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junebensted

Artist at heart . Love to paint pictures and my gardens ( one in SW England the other in SW France) provide the canvas !

Hesperantha coccinea syn. Schizostylis coccinea

  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2015
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junebensted

These pop up all over my front garden !

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kathy

Oh I like them what are they

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barbaramatthews

Yes, we need to know!

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junebensted

I dont know ! Was hoping someone would tell me ! @barbaramatthews , @kathy

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junebensted

I never planted them . They just selfseed all over the place

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junebensted

Long thin strip leaves

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barbaramatthews

Ok we challenge! x

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junebensted

May be a Schizostylus coccinea. Though not sure. The strappy leaves come through first . What do you think folks? @barbaramatthews

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junebensted

@kathy

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junebensted

I dont get large clumps though just lots of individual ones dotted throughout !

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junebensted

Alternative name. Hesperantha 'crimson flag ' @kathy@barbaramatthews

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kathy

Have just looked it up and you are right they are so pretty @junebensted

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