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Limnanthes (Poached Egg Flower), varietie L.douglasii is the only species you will find in the catalogues.
There are several reasons for choosing this plant for edging or planting in a border. I find it makes a welcome change from Aubrieta and Lobelia which are seen in a lot of gardens, the two-toned flowers are both abundant and colourful. The ferny foliage is pale green and low-growing, spreading habit makes it also suitable for a rockery.
Any reasonable soil will do - loves full sun, highly attractive the bees.



chriss35 - May 26, 2008 01:04 AM EDT
Thank you to Jas & Whittler, for your nice comments on this image and for viewing. Jas, I will find you some more if that does not take Chriss:)
Jas - May 25, 2008 03:58 PM EDT
Chriss, this shot of the 'Poached Egg' plant is lovely! I hope mine will be like this next year? :)
whittler113 - May 24, 2008 03:24 PM EDT
WOW!! very nice.
chriss35 - May 24, 2008 02:45 PM EDT
Many thanks to Amygale and Ann for your very kind comments on this image, and the description Chriss:)
A.Lovely - May 21, 2008 10:42 AM EDT
Wow! Profuse color! I love it Chriss. These happy colors are warm and exciting to view. I see where they got the name. The inset photo also is so nice. The discription is very interesting and helpful.
amygale - May 21, 2008 08:24 AM EDT
It's the finest omelet that I never see. Thanks for the picture and good explanations.

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