My Coneflower Conundrum


City Life, Country GardenReaders,

I need help. Something is amiss in the Coneflower Garden. I had noticed one of the coneflowers was green. Literally green and wasn’t turning the lovely pinkish-purple color. I was fine with that, chalking off the anomaly as a new variety of flower I had rescued from development.

Green cornflower 

However, as summer has progressed the flower has not only remained green but is now grown mini-blooms on top of the existing bloom.

Green cornflower in flower bed

Any ideas?

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