Plantidote of the Day 2012-07-31 UPDATED (i.e., CORRECTED)!!
Thanks to astute reader insanely sane, we now know that the previously identified "chrysanthemum" shown above is actually a dahlia. For more about these flowers, including new varieties and growing suggestions, check out the American Dahlia Society. Thanks, insanely!! Excellent catch!
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