Guess what this is 21 NOW SOLVED

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Guess what this is 21 NOW SOLVED
« on: October 31, 2011, 11:22:14 PM »
A not dissimilar one to guess what this is 20! At least in the sense that it could be obvious but it probably is not.
Added later:
And if you want to jump ahead, you can see a picture of the whole flower if you click here!
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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2011, 07:28:53 AM »
note sure if you're leading us stray in the clue,
but I'll havea stab at Tropaeolum anyway, and if pushed T.  majus
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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2011, 09:09:01 AM »
No, sorry only the colour is near!
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« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2011, 11:22:25 AM »
Campsis radicans or grandifolia
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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2011, 11:39:55 AM »
Nope. Not even warm.
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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2011, 05:09:51 PM »
pomegranate
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No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

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« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2011, 06:41:30 PM »
No, sorry.
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« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2011, 07:25:24 PM »
A tulip?
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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2011, 08:08:36 PM »
Very slightly warmer in the sense that it's closer in evolutionary terms!
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« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2011, 12:13:24 AM »
A lily?
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« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2011, 12:17:10 AM »
Or maybe gladiolus?
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« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2011, 07:47:07 AM »
Hemerocallis
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Re: Guess what this is 21
« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2011, 10:07:51 AM »
No and no and no!
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« Reply #13 on: November 06, 2011, 11:29:05 AM »
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« Reply #14 on: November 06, 2011, 12:00:37 PM »
No.
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