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unknown prenenial flower

unknown prenenial flower
Posted by: Elaine Johnson (IP Logged)
Date: September 08, 2007 01:00

I have a perenial flower that someone gave me a start and she did not know the name. It starts out as a fern like leaf but grows to about 2 to 3 feet in height, has a thick stem, with stickers on it when mature,has a pretty purple bloom,smells really bad when brushed against, and apparently keeps mosquitos away because I have it around my pond and do not have any mosquitoes there. Could you give me any ideas to its name? I live in southern Indiana. Thanks

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|  unknown prenenial flower Elaine Johnson 08/09/2007 01:00
||  Re: unknown prenenial flower Newt 04/11/2007 03:51

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