**** Out on a drive in the country today

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  1. glendann

    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    I was driving around out in the country and went into another county Leon).I noticed a bunch of Red wild flowers along the road side.I was in an area I had never been before so I didn't get out. I took the pictures through the window but will go back and dig some up later ,like tomorrow. :)
    First two are at a distance and the last one is lots closer up.
    Does anyone know what its Name ?

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    One more even closer.


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  3. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Glenda that's a Standing Cypress. I really want to get some for the front yard but just keep putting it off.
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    I'll try to get you some seeds when they start seeding toni.I wonder how hard they are to start from seeds?
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    Thank you toni and Sharon.
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    kuntrygal Texas Rose

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    You thief you !!!!! Those are very pretty. I suppose no one lives around there and that they just come up wild. :-o
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    Yep and they are in the ditch. hehehe
     
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    kuntrygal Texas Rose

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    Oh I want some...if we ever make it to Crockett!! :rolleyes:
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    It will happen.I have faith in us.
     
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    stratsmom Flower Fanatic

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    Those are cool! Good find!
    Deanna
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    Congratulations on your find, Glendann. :D And good luck with transplanting them. They are very pretty.
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Oh boy you certainly find some beautiful plants in ditches Glenda!! Around here we're not allowed to dig up wild plants - we could be arrested if we did - but I've drooled over quite a few that I've seen and had itchy fingers. I do harvest seeds though when, and if, I can. ;)
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Those are very pretty Glenda.
    I usually carry a shovel in my trunk just for situations like that LOL
     
  14. toni

    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    I would love some seeds Glenda. They are supposed to be very easy to grow from seed. It does require a little patience, which is one of the things that their floral essence is used to overcome, because germination takes 2-4 weeks.
     
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    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    Were not suppose to dig them up either but their miles down a dirt road and .I saw 2 people the whole time I was down that road.I usually carry my little shovel but I took it out for some reason.
     
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    Great find Glenda. They are very pretty. Good luck getting them and be sure to send us another pic with them in your yard.
     

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