Summer-flowering Perennial

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  1. hortiphoto

    hortiphoto Active Member

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    Any ideas on this one. It's a summer-flowering perennial around 1m tall. I'm guessing it's from the Americas as that was the theme of the area of the botanic garden in which it was growing. The effect is rather Penstemon-like but the flower doesn't seem quite right for that.

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    It certainly looks similar, though I wouldn't have picked it as likely to develop into a shrub.
     
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    1st pic at bottom looks very woody...more shrubby than perennial.
    wait to see what others say.
     
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    Definitely Chilopsis linearis. Grow to become shrubs or large trees in the southwest
     
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    On further examination, yep, Chilopsis linearis it is. Thank you.
     
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