Please help ID this plant!

Hi, I had these in the garden last year and were beautiful, i was hoping they would come back but think they have perished, any idea what they are please, very vivid purples and pinks

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,090

    Hi Mat

    what time of year and did you get any photos of the leaves

  • they were in full flower in the summer, died back a bit late summer, leaves were long and thin if that helps

  • ElusiveElusive Posts: 992

    Looks like a Senetti image

  • ElusiveElusive Posts: 992

    Search for Senetti Blue Bicolour. It should be that.

    It's only an annual but they do flower for a long period if deadheaded regularly image

    They tend to arrive in Garden Centres Mid-March down here

  • higgy50higgy50 Posts: 184

    I had some of these in a south facing porch in our old house and they flowered right through a mild winter one year!!image

  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 7,637

    Fairly certain it is a Senetti. They are Spring and early summer flowering, and not fully hardy.

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  • Brilliant, thanks all!!

     

  • BookertooBookertoo Posts: 1,306

    I did overwinter one of these once, in a cool greenhouse, but truth to tell it was not really worth the effort.  It never flowered well again, and really I could have given the space to something else - but you have to try these things once in a while. 

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