What plant is that?

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June 2018 Mystery plant

June 2018 Mystery plant--close up of flowers

June 2018 Mystery plant foliage
Photo credits:©David G. Smith, http://www.delawarewildflowers.org

The mystery plant for June
is a perennial with opposite
and entire leaves.
The flowers are pink to white
and have 5 petals and 5 sepals.
The sepals are fused into a tube
while the petals are separate.
The lanceolate leaves are smooth,
3-5” long and 1-2” wide.
This plant grows in waste places and
is from 18-30” tall. 
It blooms from mid-June to late September.
  This plant is not native but
introduced from Europe.

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Congratulations to the following
for correctly identifying
last month's mystery plant.

Robin Baranowski
Elizabeth E. Dickson
Nancy Fullerton
Brian Maynard