Clarkia amoena (Lehm.) A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr., Bot. Gaz. 65: 62 1918. (Syn: Clarkia amoena f. concolor (Jeps.) A.Nelson & J.F.Macbr.; Clarkia amoena var. pacifica (Peck) C.L.Hitchc.; Godetia amoena (Lehm.) G.Don; Godetia amoena var. concolor Jeps. (Unresolved); Godetia lehmanniana Spach; Godetia nivertiana Goujaud; Godetia roseoalba (Bernh.) J.W.Loudon; Godetia vinosa Lindl.; Oenothera amoena Lehm.; Oenothera prismatica var. amoena (Lehm.) H. Lév.; Oenothera vinosa (Lindl.) Torr. & A. Gray;);
USA (California), Canada (Quebec), Vietnam (I), Argentina (I) as per Catalogue of Life;
Farewell to Spring or Godetia;
Clarkia amoena (farewell to spring or godetia; syn. Godetia amoena) is a flowering plant native to western North America, found in coastal hills and mountains from British Columbia south to the San Francisco Bay Area.
It is an annual plant growing to 1 m tall, with slender, linear leaves 2–7 cm long and 2–6 mm broad. The flowers are pink to pale purple, with four broad petals 1.5–6 cm long. The fruit is a dry capsule, which splits open when mature to release the numerous seeds.
Farewell to spring is commonly cultivated as a garden plant, and cultivated varieties are known.
(From Wikipedia on 27.7.13)
Flower for Id. : Attachments (1). 10 posts by 5 authors.
This flower was shot at a garden in Awantipora ruins – Srinagar, Kashmir. It’s got a rose like fragrance.
Kindly identify the flower.
…, it is not portulaca sp. the flowers is double than portulaca flowers and it’s highly fragrant.
I think it is Godetia amoena
commonly known as Farewell-to-spring, now the correct botanical names is Clarkia amoena var. amoena. It a garden annual and not shrub like rose.
Clarkia amoena (Godetia) (Onagraceae).
SK979 13 FEB-2018 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Location : Leh, India
Altitude: Around 11000 ft.
Date: 19 August 2014
Habit : Cultivated
I hope it is cultivated, may be Clarkea amoena
Thanks, …, for id.
To me also appear close as per the following:
Thank you …! Clarkia amoena (Lehm.) A. Nels. & J.F. Macbr.