Monday, May 27, 2013

Pic of the Day - May 27



Coneflowers - pretty damn kewl!  At night they close up tight and resemble an ice cream cone.  Now I want ice cream...anybody have B&J's chunky monkey around?

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  1. They look a little spider-y, too.

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    1. yeah; no scent to these lovelies. just neat!

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  2. I like cone flowers but for some reason this is one plant that doesn't cooperate with my green thumb.
    Retired in Delaware

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    1. my house's former owner planted these; I cannot take credit.

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  3. Coneflowers (Echinachea) are very popular here in Upstate NY. Did you know that they are reputed to have medicinal properties?

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    1. so THAT'S what ech looks like! supposedly it helps ward off the common cold...

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  4. I used to grow there too, back in Chicago.

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