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I don't think it is what it seems, please help.

Perenial. Medium growth. Arbor Day tree identifier result suggests American Horbeam, however the  tree has an upright shape and some horizontal dashes on the trunk, and I haven't seen that on any of...

"Twin" Echinacea 'White Swan'

I've bought these last year, on sale, at a main chain Home Improvement Store. I'm not sure how this happened... It looks like a mirrored image. And check out the other one on the background...

Another Mysterious Perennial...

Zone 6, Perennial, about 18" tall now, and growing. The wild bunny likes eating it. Please help.

SOLVED! Ilex crenata 'Rotundifolia' (Japanese Holly) - Thanks for the help

This is a boxwood that came with the house, and if left alone, can have branches more than 6' tall. I'm not sure how much taller, because we always have to prune it so that it won't obstruct a...

SOLVED! Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum) - Thanks for the help!

Hi everyone! Thanks for helping. Here is a short description: 6" to 8" tall, Perennial, April. This picture was taken earlier on April. Please help.



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Re: Anyone know what this beautiful purple bush is?

It looks like Blue Wild Indigo, Baptisia australis. 'Purple Smoke' cultivar.

Re: What kind of insect is this?

Looks like Nezara viridula (stink bug).

Re: Another Mysterious Perennial...

Thanks, I hope it's not ragweed too... Does it look like anything else besides ragweed? After your post, I've searched online for ragweed and there are so many varieties. I guess it might be better just to pull it out...

Re: SOLVED! Ilex crenata 'Rotundifolia' (Japanese Holly) - Thanks for the help

I was surprise to learn it is actually an ilex, but happy to have the mistery finally solved. Thanks for the help!

Re: SOLVED! Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum) - Thanks for the help!

Thanks whiterock and Cubkin for your comments. I've looked up online larger pictures of the Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum), and it sure looks like that.

Re: SOLVED! Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum) - Thanks for the help!

Thanks Katie74. That was a good starting point for me. However, after your post, I went to look up pictures of the chinodoxa online and they are different. I'll try to get a closer image of what I have.