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ID of this flower

Friend of mine keeps saying it is white amaryllis lily, but I really don't think it is. I find the leaves different and the flowers drooping, which amaryllis lilies don't. Can anyone confirm its ID? ...
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How do I keep cut flowers presentable for longer?

When my garden feels generous, I cut flowers from it and take them inside. My normal procedure is to cut the branch I want, perhaps trim it further for aesthetics, and then place it in a vase of water....
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Vinca not blooming flowers

My vinca is having buds but it is not blooming I water it when the soil is dry also it wilts in little sunlight also the flower that last came it's colours had faded to light pink but the plant ...
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What is this purple and orange flower I found blooming during spring in my backyard in Östergötland, Sweden?

Two weeks ago I picked a flower from my backyard near my compost in Östergötland, Sweden and pressed it. Now, I realise that I don't actually know what kind of flower this is. I tried using Pl@ntNet ...
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How do hot-water baths not kill plant seeds?

I've got some lupine seeds with me, and the instructions tell me to start it in a bath of hot water 180 - 200 F. Everything I know about, um, basic biology, tells me that this will cook the seeds. But ...
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Seasonal Garden Design Challenges and Recommendations for Central European Climate

I am in the process of implementing a garden design inspired by Piet Oudolf's Serpentin Gallery, specifically tailored for a seasonal exhibition. While the primary goal of the garden plan is to create ...
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Hibiscus colour change?

A new colour? From my hibiscus. 4 years white flowers, this is the first time I have put it outside during the summer.
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Is this a dahlia?

I salvaged this plant from a dump nearby, because it looked alive. First i thought it was chrysanthemum, but then i noticed the bulbs (don't think chrysanthemums are bulbous). It seems to had been ...
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Tree buried in flower bed

Pictures are parts of tree I got out so far and tree still remaining in ground went to dig a hole for a bush, and found a tree root. I went to dig it out and the more I dug, it seems like someone ...
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Any idea what plant this is?

Have tried multiple apps but still can't get a solid answer. Live in Oahu. Looks like it was damaged earlier due to a lapse in care from a previous owner. Thank you in advance for any help.
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Is it healthy to consume pumpkin flowers with its vines diseased affected by Squash Bug?

Is it OK to eat flowers of Pumpkins Vines affected by Squash Bug? The vines are dying but not the flowers or Pumpkins, Missouri.
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Why doesn't my brugmansia flower

It looks healthy with lots of leaves and 2' tall but no flowers. I kept it over the winter and it survived well.
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What flower is this from?

New gardener here: This flower has gone to seed but I don't know what kind of flower it is. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Can I have climbing plants in a very narrow bed behind garden furniture

I'm creating a small gravel patio up against a fence in the corner of the garden, 2m x 3.5m. I'd like a corner sofa there, but also considering if I can use some of that space for a small flower bed ...
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what's affecting my zinnias?

These are a liliput variety of zinnias that I started from seed during may. Most affected plant They were doing fine when they were on the small germination pots but after repotting them directly to ...
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What is this plant with white flowers in Albania

I have photographed this flower, but I can not figure out what it is. Maybe someone can recognize it I have photographed it in Fier, Albania.
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Why won’t my phlox bloom anymore?

I purchased some beautiful pale blue phlox a month or so ago. Shortly after I planted them, all the blooms died. Some of the stems and leaves started to turn yellow. I cut off all the tops, and I ...
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Why don’t the buds in my Shasta Daisy open?

Planted this Shasta daisy from a pot after full flowering last year. We had a very snowy winter, but it came back (cut down near the ground in fall)and seems so healthy. It has many buds, but they ...
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Why my begonia flowers are drying out

I have bought a begonia plant full of flowers. After 2 weeks, the flowers started drying. For adult flowers it is okay. But the young flowers are also drying. Leaves edges are also drying. What is the ...
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Can normal Poppy crossbreed with Opium Poppy?

Around my home there are a lot of normal wild poppies (papaver rhoeas) and opium poppies (papaver somniferum). I have a few rhoeas in my garden but I'm a bit concerned about crossbreeding. Could that ...
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What is this leaf disease on the Janet Blair?

I planted a Janet Blair (type of Azalea) last year and since that time it has not been doing well. New leaves are coming out but soon half the leaves have some discoloration. I don’t know what is it. ...
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What is this white five-petal nice-smelling flower on a bush? (vine?)

What is this white five-petal nice-smelling flower on a bush? (vine? It seems to be supported by some tree but I'm not sure it wasn't the tree itself. It also seemed to me when I was taking the ...
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Hydrangea Sao Miguel

My wife and I once visited Sao Miguel. Ever since my wife wants to have one of those hydrangeas (hortensias). My concerns are: are those hydrangeas the same as those commercially available in Europe? ...
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Strategy for a new flower bed in poor soil

I have a small area in front of my house with some grass and existing shrubs. I want to make an L-shaped flower bed in my space without disturbing the existing shrubs. I have removed some of the ...
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Why does the seed from red celosia have a purple flower?

Around 4-6 months ago I planted the seeds of a Cock's Comb (Celosia). I found the seeds from a very pretty bush of red Cock's Comb that looked exactly liked the first picture below around my park so I ...
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Looking for an extremely shade-tolerant decorative plant

direct sun light: 0h/day indirect sunlight: quite dim, the window is 10 meters away temperature: never freezing, never too hot We tried a Ficus tree (was 50cm and in good health when moved there, ...
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What to do with wasabi flowering?

I'm trying to grow wasabi for the first time. The plant seems to be doing well and has produced several flowers (on long snaking stems). I'm not sure what to do with them. I know some plants grow ...
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Pelargonium rapidly losing leaves after sunburn

Timeline: Was very healthy despite the tiny container. Possibly got in contact with other pelargoniums exhibiting some probably fungal disease. Was still completely healthy. Was moved outdoors at ...
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Nursery Hellebore Planted is Heavily Struggling

(Zone 6A, the hellebore I have is a perennial here.) I have a hellebore that I bought from the nursery a few months ago. It has this issue where no matter how little or how much water I give it (even ...
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How to get flowers on my Bougainvillea

After answer provided here: https://gardening.stackexchange.com/a/62869/39970 I gave less water and no more fertilizer. I managed to have some flowers, but just on a small part of the plant: I tried ...
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What flower can climb a simple string trellis 15 feet up?

Our living room windows are about 10 feet from the ground. I'd like to plant some kind of a flower near the house that will... Attract hummingbirds Climb a simple trellis like a few strings Be happy ...
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Black Eyed Susan Question

I planted some Black-Eyed Susan's on a grave site here in Coastal North Carolina a week-and-a-half ago. I watered them well a few times over the past week-and-half the last time being last Saturday (a ...
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What are these orange flowers growing in my father's garden?

My father asked me to help him identifying these orange flowers that grow in his garden (located in the Eastern-Northern part of France). He told me that he thinks they are greasy plants and that they ...
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Dilemma about the identity of this plant: leopard lily? Silver squill?

I am searching for this plant. Somebody said that it is leopard lily..others said it is silver squill. Now when I google about "silver squill", Wiki says: Ledebouria socialis, the silver ...
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Bouganville, new green parts but no flowers

Here is my bouganville, I bought it two months ago. I removed all dry flowers, so none remain. It does not seems to suffer since it is producing new trees, but: No flowers, and new born parts are ...
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Can anyone tell me what this flower is called I’m in Surrey UK

My 5 year old granddaughter asked me what this flower was called and I have no clue.
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Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Plants don't produce flowers

I have a hedge of yesterday, today, tomorrow plants which hardly have any flowers. All trees are over 1m tall, bushy, healthy and beautiful. But no flowers! This is in Brisbane, Queenslands.I went to ...
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Can someone please help me to identify this plant?

I found this plant in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It looks to be a tree with purple flowers.Tree with purple flowrs
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Grow Light Tobbaco/Chili Peppers

I'm currently growing some bubblegum chill/Long Scotch Bonnet/Jamaican Mushroom Chili under a grow light and some Amber leaf tobbaco as well as some bronze tobbaco. I'm keeping it under the light for ...
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The Pastel Oasis [closed]

I'm looking for trees, flower, shrubs, or vines that fit the following requirements: Can grow in Las Vegas, NV (Zone 9A) Pastel colors : blue, lavender, teal, maybe purple Low Pollen So far, I'm ...
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What is the problem with my hanging basket? Am I overwatering or is it underwater

I planted this hanging basket almost 2 weeks ago and it already looks like this. I’m not the best with planting flowers but I always do great with ferns. Everyone has always told me that I never water ...
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Does my rose flower have another flower bud in it?

Title says it all... what's going on with my rose flower? [Update]: The inside flower has now also opened!
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Geranium petals are drying out

My geranium petals are drying out. They are sitting in a jute lined crate, plenty of drainage (which I need because it rains on and off in this city a lot). However, I test the soul every few days and ...
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How do orchids not fall over in the wild?

I have an orchid that had budded and flowered but the flowers are so heavy that the flower weighed down the stem and broke it. In the wild why does this not happen?
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What is this tree? Southern Missouri in mid April

I was told we have flowering pink dogwoods, but these flowers only have reddish/pinkish tips and are yellowish whitish. The tree bloomed much later than the other local white dogwoods did, and these ...
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Identify tree with large pink flowers

Blooming in early spring in the US Northwest.
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How to propagate pelargonium?

This is probably a dup but SO isn't pointing me to a suitable one right now. I own an overgrown pelargonium. It being huge is not a problem; it being smaller wouldn't be either. When I was ...
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chrysanthemum plant looks dull and almost dying

I am living in Germany and now the temperature is between 3 to 12 degree celsius these days. Rarely at night it goes to 0 or -1. I have 2 chrysanthemum plants in my balcony pot out of which one is ...
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Herb identification

I received a dried herb from amazon that I didn't order. I have many packages at the moment so my boyfriend opened and trew the packaging thinking is just another one that came. I cannot send it back ...
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What flowering plants will do well in Southern California outside in pots all year round?

I live in Pasadena, CA, which is USDA hardiness zone 10a, I believe. I'd like to add some color to my outdoor space via flowering plants in pots. I'm looking for flowers with vibrant colors that will ...
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