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RE: Plant ID help please


I bow to the master...

You are probably right. I did a quick search for villosa and didn't come up
with much in the way of pictures. Richardsonnii is much more common of a
native here.

BTW, give yours more sun and it will bloom better.

Donna

> -----Original Message-----
> 
> H. villosa *is* a native too.  It likes rocky woody slopes and is found
> in the Midwest and the western half of our Eastern states (i.e. Tennessee,
> W. Virginia, etc.)
> 
> The flowers just don't look like H. richardsonii to me.  That one usually
> has brownish-green flowers that are sparsely borne on really long stalks.
> 
> Personally, I still think it's H. villosa.  It can bloom as early as July,
> has whitish plumes of flowers, and the leaves seem right.  :)
> 
> Here's a photo of the 'Autumn Bride' cultivar:
> 
>    http://www.avantgardensne.com/heuaut
> 
> And one of the straight species:
> 
>    http://www.ecostudies.org/FTGG/FTGG_09-27-04_3.jpg
> 
> Chris
> 
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