Sunday, August 24, 2008

What's my name?



I'm cute, about a foot tall, have slightly succulent-looking foliage, and am growing in full sun at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens in Fort Bragg, California. Sadly, I have no identification. Can anybody tell me my name, preferably in Latin?

5 comments:

  1. It is Orphium frutescens - a native of South Africa. You can find it at Annie's Annuals.
    http://www.anniesannuals.com/plants/plant_display.asp?prodid=752

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  2. Thank you, Marta!

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  3. I love Annie's Annuals but mail order shipping to Tennessee is out of the equation! What a wonderful plant and my favorite colors green and pink!

    Gail
    clay and limestone via blotanical!

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  4. Shame on me for not remembering that I'd seen and photographed this very plant at Hortus Botanicus on a previous visit. It was even labeled. In my defense, it's not something I see in local nurseries.

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  5. memendo6:51 PM

    Wow. Nice photos, good blog. You're also a beauty! I am a landscaper and live on the Mendocino Coast so it's all very familiar! In fact I designed and installed one of these gardens years ago!

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