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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    06 / 26 / 2013

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Canton

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    angela645

Notes:

This flower is growing at my friends house & she doesn’t know what it is, only that its antique. It was at her grandmothers and when her home was sold she collected some of these flowers. They are about 5′ high at this point and in full sun. They were in full bloom Thanksgiving last year with blossoms all along the stem (note buds). Blossoms are about 4″ around. What are they & advice on taking some now (her home sold closing end of Aug so limited time frame to collect), and best habitat advice

Comments

  • angela645 Registered says:

    Thank you so much! I’m off to collect today as the closing was moved up to the end of July.

    July 20th, 2013 at 8:03am

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    Compare to Ashy sunflower http://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/plant-of-the-week/images/ashysunflower/Helianthus_mollis_8C_lg.jpg The best time to plant a summer perennial is in the spring when they first begin to sprout. If they are moved during the growing season I would dig a clump. Cut the canes back and try to duplicate conditions where these are now growing as they do appear to be happy!

    July 15th, 2013 at 12:13pm

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