1/04/2011

My favorite nameless flower

I picked up this flower from a garden center a couple of years ago because it was suppose to be able to withstand drought. I have been trying to find out what it is ever since. In the meantime, I call her Gracie.

If you know what she is, please let me know!




**Edit: Thanks, Clipped Wings! Gracie is definitely of the Origanum 'Kent Beauty' variety.

18 comments:

Desiree said...

Not a clue - but what a lovely, unusual plant!

Menopausal New Mom said...

What a gorgeous flower and Gracie is a perfect name for it.

Thanks for posting, we are getting another snowstorm here today so it's nice to see a little reminder of summer :)

Happy New Year To you!

Belle said...

It is very beautiful. I like the name Gracie! It looks like grace falling down from heaven.

chitra said...

Gracie is beautiful!!
happy New year Betty.

Sandra said...

Sorry I can't help. But Gracie is lovely!

Sridharan said...

Lovely flower...!

Ratz said...

I think it is bouganvilla... else it looks very similar to it

Connie said...

Pretty! I have bouganvilla all over my back wall and Gracie looks more delicate. It was the first thing I thought of though, so maybe it is a different variety? Does Gracie have thorns?

KB said...

She's so pretty.

bettyl said...

Thanks, dear friends, for all your help!

She seems to be rather unique by all standards.

Connie, no, she doesn't have thorns.

Connie said...

Mine definitely has thorns, so I am not sure what it might be.

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Su-sieee! Mac said...

I thought it was bougainvillea, too (before I read your note) but not one like I've ever seen. The flowers are so much more free and light than the ones that grow around the house. Your Gracie reminds me more of a honeysuckle. I'd like to find one to grow here. Thanks for sharing. :-)

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Clipped Wings said...

Your plant looks like Origanum Kent Beauty. Been looking through your latest posts. You have a very nice blog.

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I spent quiet a few months in Australia and LOVED it. In fact I never wanted to come home! I bet your having an amazing life there!

bettyl said...

Thanks you, Clipped Wings! I am convinced you found the correct name! Thanks!!

Clipped Wings said...

It's a very hardy plant. I have it growing out in my yard, and it has survived many very cold winters.