I call these star flowers, but they are actually flowers of the Cypress vine plant. This plant is also called Hummingbird Flower and Star Glory. The flowers are deep red, about an inch in diameter, and have a perfect star shape.

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A neighbor gave me a couple of plants a few years ago and they come back every year.

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A side view of a flower.

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In this photo you can really see the outline of a star on the flower petals.

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