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chinese lantern flower

chinese lantern flower (Physalis alkekengi (Alkekengi))

this is the flower of the Chinese lantern plant, amazing how a small plain flower like this has a gorgeous papery orange lantern in autumn..

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nice - better than mine too :)))))))

29 Jun, 2011


thanks Paul, yours had the concrete to contend with ! how's it doing now?

29 Jun, 2011


still alive just - lol - bought a new one too :))

29 Jun, 2011


that's good, it'll have some friends :-))

29 Jun, 2011



29 Jun, 2011


Thats lovely I know now what to look out for grandson a few months ago planted them for me.

29 Jun, 2011


that'll be nice sixpence, lets hope you have loads then :-))

30 Jun, 2011


I can't get to see them at present bags are in the way shall let you know if I do.

2 Jul, 2011


great thanks sixpence :-))

2 Jul, 2011


Your welcome Surreylad :o))

2 Jul, 2011

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This photo is of "chinese lantern" in Surreylad's garden

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