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Offline Moonshae

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I have no idea what these flowers are...
« on: June 04, 2007, 09:49:31 PM »
...but i thought this was a great shot of one of my girls checking it out:

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Re: I have no idea what these flowers are...
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2007, 04:35:57 AM »
I dunno either, but its a great shot!

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Re: I have no idea what these flowers are...
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2007, 05:59:04 PM »
Looks like field phlox....is it fragrant?

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Re: I have no idea what these flowers are...
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2007, 11:15:05 PM »
HEY!!!!!!  :-x
That looks like one of my bees. What the heck is it doing over at your house?  :-P

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Re: I have no idea what these flowers are...
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2007, 11:58:38 PM »
Im not much into flowers and stuff but to me it looks like a lylacc, but dont trust me on it.
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Re: I have no idea what these flowers are...
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2007, 12:02:10 AM »
Could it be Buddleia - the butterfly bush - looks like the one blooming in my yard....

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Re: I have no idea what these flowers are...
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2007, 07:32:12 AM »
Im not much into flowers and stuff but to me it looks like a lylacc, but dont trust me on it.
No, it's not a lilac (sorry, I'm not trying to be the spelling police, but that's got to be the strangest attempt at spelling lilac I've ever seen!  :shock:)  :)

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Re: I have no idea what these flowers are...
« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2007, 09:16:47 AM »
Hard to tell.  Could be phlox if it's a smallish plant.  If it's a bush, my bet would be some kind of nandina, although it could be buddleia.

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Re: I have no idea what these flowers are...
« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2007, 10:43:00 AM »
It is a smallish bush, not fragrant. It's not a butterfly bush, I have a few of them around. I'll take some bigger pictures to give a better idea of what it looks like.

The people who lived in our house before us were avid gardeners and retired. There's generally always something blooming, but I don't know what most things are and can't tell if something is a weed or a flower until it blooms (and even then, sometimes I'm not sure). We don't really have the inclination to maintain the huge numbers of beds, so I've been trying to move obvious flowers to other beds and remove some of the beds completely, but it's slow going. Consequently, much of the garden is fairly overgrown. I'm hoping to find something invasive that the bees like a lot, so I can minimize the weed growth and still have something useful.
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Re: I have no idea what these flowers are...
« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2007, 06:01:31 PM »
Im not much into flowers and stuff but to me it looks like a lylacc, but dont trust me on it.
No, it's not a lilac (sorry, I'm not trying to be the spelling police, but that's got to be the strangest attempt at spelling lilac I've ever seen!  :shock:)  :)
Ah, its alright i was just typing and heading out the door. :)
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Re: I have no idea what these flowers are...
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2007, 07:42:59 PM »
It is a really great shot!