Looks like this one will be similar to P. nepalensis, with its strawberry-like leaves and low mounding foliage along with red flowers, even though its origin in the U.S. southwest is rather different from that species.
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
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- Seed from HPS/MAG '10/'11 exchange. Baggy 70F (18%G, 5-20d)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (10%G, 8-14d)
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March 03, 2012