Help in naming pink flower, cottage garden plant. Have tried numerous books and internet for identification.


  • Welcome Jillia! It's great to meet you! Thanks for joining us, and for caring enough to post your answer. We do indeed need a picture to keep the question from being closed, but our system is very tricky, so it's not your fault. I'll walk you through it, then if you're getting an error message of some kind, let us know what it says. Also, if you have it on another website, like a Google photo album or something, you can post the link, or just leave a note and one of us will download it for you. I hope this helps! – Sue Saddest Farewell TGO GL Mar 13 '18 at 18:43
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  • Jillia, our system is different from others, so I invite you to visit our help center if you haven't already. How to Ask is a good place to start. There are the rules for identification questions. Again, we're glad you're here and hope you'll stay and keep contributing. – Sue Saddest Farewell TGO GL Mar 13 '18 at 19:14

Plant is Strobilanthes flaccidifolius. I received the name via text message from a friend who saw my question.

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