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what is this??


By nelke


Who can help me to find out: WHO is this??? It is growing between mayflowers (Lily of the Valley), is about 35 cm high, just 2 stems, but with a distance of 40 cm, wearing those little 5-patterned flowers. the length of a single blossom is about 3 mm. I thought it to be a primula or a kind of scrophulariacea, but didn´t find it.Here it is:

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sorry cant help you but its a lovely flower, you might have been better to post this in questions nelke, members go there to answer and you might have more chance on finding out

28 Jul, 2010


is it an asphodel?

28 Jul, 2010


Could it be nicotinia tabacum

29 Jul, 2010


Thanks for Your answers. It is not a lily /asphodel and not a Nicotinia.

30 Jul, 2010


I would post this as a question Nelke as there are a lot of very knowledgable members who may know what it is. I'm sorry we were unable to find the name for you. It is a delightful flower.

30 Jul, 2010


First I want to thank You again. In the questions I´ve got some answers. It is Lysimachia clethroides, snowy-gooseneck or sth. like that. An invasive, but beautiful cultivar. I´ll take care of it.

30 Jul, 2010


In UK we also call it Chinese Loosestrife. I am pleased you and we now know what it is. I am surprised it looks too solid and straight to be that as I would have expected the flowering stem to be drooping rather than rigid. It is very pretty.

30 Jul, 2010


yes I too am surprised as mine has a 'gooseneck twist to the flower. Glad you were able to id it Nelke.

30 Jul, 2010


now, all the pics in Google are with a gooseneck. - my flower is young, I guess that´s why. I´ll be after it and let You know.

31 Jul, 2010

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