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Old 04-10-2009, 08:41 PM   #11781
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Not leechy nuts and not rice balls

Another hint: They're kind of like a chia-pet in that they come to life with water!
animal or vegetable?
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Old 04-11-2009, 01:54 AM   #11782
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chrysanthemum buds?
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Old 04-11-2009, 06:10 AM   #11783
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Cyanara (Cynara) Cardunculus; Cardoon
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Old 04-11-2009, 08:53 AM   #11784
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They are not flowers like you would plant in your yard, but they do bloom.
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Old 04-11-2009, 09:01 AM   #11785
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they look like those little Chinese paper flowers
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Old 04-11-2009, 09:04 AM   #11786
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They are Chinese/Asian, and they are flowers of a sort, but not paper.

You're getting vvverrryyyyy close.
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Old 04-11-2009, 09:26 AM   #11787
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I know them...& I call them Chinese paper flowers lol
but I can't remember the correct name...how annoying, I used to have them in the garden...they are little & they close up when the sun goes in
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Old 04-11-2009, 09:34 AM   #11788
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Is is a type of lotus? Maybe an aquatic flower of some sort?
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Old 04-11-2009, 09:43 AM   #11789
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mesembryantheum ?
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Old 04-11-2009, 10:25 AM   #11790
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Here's a really, really good hint:

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Old 04-11-2009, 10:49 AM   #11791
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Chinese herbs ?
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Old 04-11-2009, 11:00 AM   #11792
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Can you be a little more specific????
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Old 04-11-2009, 11:08 AM   #11793
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Cooksie..is that cat for real??
looks like he's smiling :-)

I wish I could be more specific...I can only think of some sort of herb that's Chinese, sorry mate
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Old 04-11-2009, 11:41 AM   #11794
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It's actually a leaf that is often mixed with herbs. :)

The cat pic is just an avatar that I found. He is a cutie.
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Old 04-11-2009, 12:31 PM   #11795
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& the name?
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Old 04-11-2009, 01:12 PM   #11796
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I'm take one more stab at this and say...

Coquitos or also known as Baby Coconuts
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Old 04-11-2009, 01:23 PM   #11797
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I'm obviously not very good at giving hints, but this hint should do it:

Earl Grey + Posies

If you've never seen these things, you're going to love them. Some of them are gorgeous. I saw them for the first time several months ago on tv, maybe the Travel Channel.
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Old 04-12-2009, 01:24 AM   #11798
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They're Jasmine Pearls.
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Old 04-12-2009, 09:53 AM   #11799
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phinz is right! I was just looking for tea flowers or blooming tea. I had never heard them called tea posies. Here's a video.

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Old 04-12-2009, 12:05 PM   #11800
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how beautiful!!
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