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Janie BJanie B LincolnshirePosts: 577
Visited beautiful gardens at Coton Manor, near Northampton today, and saw this beauty...



Thought I was being very efficient, and took a pic of the accompanying label...



Now, having looked it up, the pink flower is clearly NOT an acidanthera, bicolor or otherwise... any ideas...? 

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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 25,724
    cleome
    Devon.
  • CloggieCloggie Posts: 1,270
    Well done you for not pinching the label.  I saw a NT thing on TV and they said they had to label using numbers and an index because of the problem of visitors taking the labels home.  Hmmm bet there's a digital scan solution here?  😁
  • Janie BJanie B LincolnshirePosts: 577
    Thanks for super-speedy response, @Hostafan1, not even half way home yet! 

    Never crossed my mind to take the label @Cloggie ... some people, eh...? 
  • CloggieCloggie Posts: 1,270
    Sorry @Janie B wasn't suggesting you would of course.  I was appalled when I heard that and also surprised that the labels are actually there for the staff primarily rather than the visitors.  They were discussing a pollination program so it makes sense when you think about it.
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