Sea Blush?

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  1. silver_creek

    silver_creek Active Member

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    Visited the garden yesterday, first time in almost 2 years. We saw this plant along the sides of the path leading from the tunnel towards the food garden (Garry Oak meadow?) It looks like Sea Blush, Plectritis congesta, except I have never seen it so big. Can anyone confirm identity?
     

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Yes, that's what it is. As you can tell, it's quite happy growing there.
     
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    Thanks, Daniel. Now we can answer the question we've asked ourselves before, should we try planting some Sea Blush in our "San Juan Islands" bed? NO!! Looks just a little too happy for me!
     
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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    "The garden" in this instance being UBCBG, for those that may be wondering.
     

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