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Dryas is the logo for The Scottish Rock Garden Club.
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After I posted I looked to see where Lake...
Have trimmed your pic to see the leaves.
Going by the leaves in bottom left pic dsc8685 ....it looks like Dryas octopetala.
That looks like Phlox subulata...common name creeping or mossy Phlox
It looks wonderful in the spring.
There are many named cultivars depending...
To id any flowers that are so tiny I would recommend you take really clear pics, close up in the future.
To show detail ....such as the number of...
There are a lot that go through the change in leaf colours.
To add to the equation of leaf shape/leaf colour/ leaf size/ruffles etc .
It is Astrantia.
Maybe Astrantia major.
There are many different named cultivars.
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Maybe safer to id after the flowers open.
Allium Summer Drummer is very tall and has pointed buds as in your pic..it is a late flowering Allium....
With many thanks to Rolando Perez for giving me the id.
Quote...."It is about Cojoba rufescens in many books it...
Thank you for looking ...answer now found.
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I think I will put this on the back burner and wait for long dark cold winter nights.
THEN it will keep me busy for hours...doing...
Many thanks for looking and for your thoughts.
Nothing ventured nothing gained.
I had the cheek to write to Kew a good while ago!
I have just...
That was also my first thought.
But...I cannot find any with square stems.
Mystery plant seems to have glands on the leaf axils.
I really want to...
All suggestions accepted.
I will investigate.
Superb tree...not a clue what it is.
Surely Quercus agrifolia leaves are nothing like mystery tree...nor are they on spurs.
Your post 13 above with pic is definitely the same flower as yours!
I have been concentrating on those different /very distinctive...
We need as much info as possible.
I have just double checked.
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I now assume these pics were not taken...