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Sandy Navas
June 23rd, 2014, 08:42 PM
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You all know I'm good at locating things on the internet, but I cannot, for the life of me, find this plant. Very slight smell. The flowers are all droopy and composed of clusters of little flowers with 5 petals.

HELP????

Hulamoon
June 23rd, 2014, 08:50 PM
It looks to me like a butterfly plant, or some version of it. Did it just pop up and really young?

https://www.mountainvalleygrowers.com/Butterflybushes.htm

Doloris
June 23rd, 2014, 08:55 PM
https://www.mountainvalleygrowers.com/budwhite.htm
got this from Lori's page. might be it

Hulamoon
June 23rd, 2014, 08:59 PM
Here is another one

AESCULUS PARVIFOLIA - shrub (http://www.marysplantfarm.com/_photos/shrubs/aesculus_parvifolia.htm)

I have two really good books upstairs like I spent to much. lol. I'll flip through them unless you get a better answer.

New York Sue
June 23rd, 2014, 09:01 PM
I just went through my perennial book, and although no direct hit, my best guess is a variety of astilbe. Similar, but different, to astilbe thunbergii.....

Doloris
June 23rd, 2014, 09:01 PM
Here is another one

AESCULUS PARVIFOLIA - shrub (http://www.marysplantfarm.com/_photos/shrubs/aesculus_parvifolia.htm)

I have two really good books upstairs like I spent to much. lol. I'll flip through them unless you get a better answer.

now that I see that one, not sure. The leaves don't look right, unless Sandy's is a VERY young plant

Doloris
June 23rd, 2014, 09:10 PM
I just went through my perennial book, and although no direct hit, my best guess is a variety of astilbe. Similar, but different, to astilbe thunbergii.....

Sandy's leaves have smooth edges. do some astilbe plants have smooth edged leaves

Hulamoon
June 23rd, 2014, 09:12 PM
now that I see that one, not sure. The leaves don't look right, unless Sandy's is a VERY young plant

Yeh the leaves are wrong. I'm looking through my book right now.

Pandabear
June 23rd, 2014, 09:12 PM
Could it be this one? About halfway down the page, the Little Henry Sweetspire.

White Flowering Shrubs-Five Stand Outs | Southern Perennial Gardening (http://www.southern-gardening.com/white-flowering-shrubs/)

Hulamoon
June 23rd, 2014, 09:15 PM
Gooseneck Loosestrife in the Garden | Today's Homeowner (http://www.todayshomeowner.com/gooseneck-loosestrife-in-the-garden/)

Is that closer?

Doloris
June 23rd, 2014, 09:16 PM
Could it be this one? About halfway down the page, the Little Henry Sweetspire.

White Flowering Shrubs-Five Stand Outs | Southern Perennial Gardening (http://www.southern-gardening.com/white-flowering-shrubs/)

close on the flower, but the leaves still don't look right to me
isn't there a way to do a picture search on google??

Doloris
June 23rd, 2014, 09:19 PM
Gooseneck Loosestrife in the Garden | Today's Homeowner (http://www.todayshomeowner.com/gooseneck-loosestrife-in-the-garden/)

Is that closer?

I think you have found it. Yea For Lori
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/253942/

a close up

bubba
June 23rd, 2014, 09:21 PM
Marijuana!!!!

WendyI
June 23rd, 2014, 09:21 PM
It is gooseneck loosestrife and it's an evil devil spawned plant straight from.....oh sorry...I got carried away...I have this in my front garden and rip it out by the armful constantly!! I despise it and it's impossible to get rid of! Completely enveloped my evening primrose, my David Austen roses and my yucca. If you have some...kill it with fire!

Doloris
June 23rd, 2014, 09:23 PM
Gosh Wendy tell us how you really feel. LOLOLOL

Doloris
June 23rd, 2014, 09:24 PM
Marijuana!!!!
OMG only you would come up with that answer. :icon_evil:

Hulamoon
June 23rd, 2014, 09:24 PM
I think you have found it. Yea For Lori
PlantFiles: Picture #20 of Gooseneck Loosestrife (Lysimachia clethroides) (http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/253942/)

a close up

:) Did I win something? lol

Doloris
June 23rd, 2014, 09:26 PM
:) Did I win something? lol

not sure, better hope it's not from Wendy or Pat. LOL

Monique
June 23rd, 2014, 09:27 PM
I think Lorie you might get some of this plant in the mail.

Doloris
June 23rd, 2014, 09:29 PM
and where is Sandy while we all strive to identify this plant for her??? :icon_popcorn: ????

Hulamoon
June 23rd, 2014, 09:37 PM
Knowing Sandy I will get a box of feathers.:lol:

Sandy Navas
June 23rd, 2014, 09:59 PM
It looks to me like a butterfly plant, or some version of it. Did it just pop up and really young?

https://www.mountainvalleygrowers.com/Butterflybushes.htm

Nope, different leaves.

It's taking over.

Doloris
June 23rd, 2014, 10:00 PM
Nope, different leaves.

It's taking over.
keep reading, we found it

Sandy Navas
June 23rd, 2014, 10:06 PM
I do believe we did. I love, love Wendy's description.

You gals are fantastic. Thinking something special for Lorie . . . no feathers this time though.

Cathy F
June 23rd, 2014, 10:07 PM
Sandy, I believe it's a loosestrife. I have it in purple but not the gooseneck variety. It can be an aggressive plant in the garden if not kept in check.

New York Sue
June 23rd, 2014, 10:18 PM
Is that it?
Where the heck is Ryan??

Ginny B
June 23rd, 2014, 10:26 PM
I had no idea on what the plant was (although it did look a little like a butterfly plant) but I was just amazed at how you all looked to see if you could find out what it was. That's what I love about this forum, ask a question and poof!, so many people try to help find the answer. And not just about quilting. You all have such a wealth of information.

Miss Sheri
June 24th, 2014, 01:21 AM
I had no idea on what the plant was (although it did look a little like a butterfly plant) but I was just amazed at how you all looked to see if you could find out what it was. That's what I love about this forum, ask a question and poof!, so many people try to help find the answer. And not just about quilting. You all have such a wealth of information.

Exactly! And the conversations while the search is in progress are often extremely entertaining! Just one of many reasons I love it here!

Jean Sewing Machine
June 24th, 2014, 01:47 AM
I vote for the sweetspire. I have one in my yard, it was very late blooming this year.

HandsomeRyan
June 24th, 2014, 07:20 AM
Is that it?
Where the heck is Ryan??

By the time I saw this the correct answer had already been given. I'll have to be faster next time.

Carol336
June 24th, 2014, 07:35 AM
It's very pretty, but after reading Wendy's description, methinks I'll keep it out of my yard - LOL