2697 - AlpenPix (Garden) - 2010-11-29|
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Locality: USA - Colorado - Mountain View Experimental Gardens, Peak 7 Area, Summit County, elevation 10,000 feet.
Photographer: Jane Hendrix
Note: This is a lovely native species that adapts well to a cultivated garden. In the wild, it grows to 18 inches in height but in the garden, it will attain a height of 40 inches and will produce many more large flowers per plant. It's easy from seed and self-sows gently. It's common name is "Daffodil Groundsel" because of its recurved ray flowers. It blooms in early July in my garden. (Sent: Alpineemail@example.com)
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