Help! I don't know what the name of this plant is...do you?

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My husband loves this plant and wants to plant it in our flower garden in the front yard. The problem is neither of us know what it's called so we can find it. Please help so I can order some.
help i don t know what the name of this plant is do you, flowers, gardening
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  • It is flowering Kale and you plant it in the fall-it is a cool weather plant which is readily sold at many stores along with mums.

  • Gretchen Gretchen on Apr 23, 2014
    The success with ornamental kale depends on your zone and the kale you put in. Here in Virginia, I plant it in the fall and it sticks around all winter - as the weather gets colder, it deepens in color. It does not spread but can grow a long neck as it gets older. There are many different ornamental kales with different colors and "ruffles." The deer do not bother it.

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    • JMTaylor70 JMTaylor70 on Apr 25, 2014
      @Joffer .... Thank you so much! I will keep an eye out for them in the fall. Maybe next winter the weather won't be so harsh. ;)

  • Jeanette S Jeanette S on Apr 23, 2014
    This is an annual. Here in Atlanta they sometimes do very well...but the one time I planted them they grew into a tall stalk...not pretty. I think this is because we have had such different winters...one we are in t-shirts at Christmas, another it is almost too cold to decorate outside!

  • JMTaylor70 JMTaylor70 on Apr 23, 2014
    Thank you all so much for the info. May God bless you all.

  • Janiebird Janiebird on Apr 24, 2014
    ornamental kale or cabbage I think.

  • Janiebird Janiebird on Apr 24, 2014
    should be at a place that sells plants..

  • Hilliriah Jacobs Hilliriah Jacobs on Apr 25, 2014
    i have always wanted to have one of these so pretty

  • Liliana Wells Liliana Wells on Apr 25, 2014
    I planted one in the fall and it did very well for while. But once we got a cold spell, it just flopped over and never recovered.

  • Luis Luis on Apr 25, 2014
    Ornamental Kale for sure

  • Sharon Steeves Sharon Steeves on Apr 25, 2014
    It is Ornamental Kale and in Canada it is offered by the nurseries in late summer and early fall. People plant it in the gardens or urns for beautiful Thanksgiving and Fall gardens. It likes the cool and tolerates cold (to a point !....it freezes to death here eventually !!). To us, it is just a festive annual.

  • Cindie Taylor-pamula Cindie Taylor-pamula on Apr 25, 2014
    Ornamental Cabbage. also known as Flowering Cabbage. I see seeds for them and in the fall garden centers carry the plants . They are very pretty colors of life that peek through the snow .

  • Linda Lezousky Linda Lezousky on Apr 25, 2014
    yes, ornamental cabbage as Cindie said.