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17/06/2013 at 17:00

The mauve plant grows to about 4 ft high.  The pink plant is quite low growing but very invasive.  Does anyone have any ideas what either of them are please?

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17/06/2013 at 17:12

The pink one looks like fumitory

17/06/2013 at 17:30

Thank you,   Have just looked it up in book and says a weed of cultivated land not good seeing as its all over my garden

17/06/2013 at 18:16

I'm not v. good at this, but could the top one be a Veronica?

17/06/2013 at 18:40

I think that purple is one of the linarias from the shape of the individual flowers.

I should think the second is fumitory if it's all over the garden though at firstglance I thought it was one of the corydalis, taliensis or one of those, nearly as invasive

17/06/2013 at 18:44

Nut, do you think the leaves are linaria?

17/06/2013 at 18:46

I'll just go and look artjak

17/06/2013 at 18:52

yes. But mine isn't L. purpurea. i don't know what it is. The packet said L. dalmatica but that's yellow. It's tall and comes in purple, pink and a sprt of beigy colour

17/06/2013 at 19:14

i thought the blue flowers look like speedwell, but speedwells are veronicas and I can't find a tall one like that.

17/06/2013 at 19:29

Yes, it really is tall, easily 4ft maybe more.  I'm 5ft 3 and it reaches my neck. It reproduces through the roots producing offshoots.  Does that help at all?

17/06/2013 at 19:54

The pink one is a small dicentra(bleeding heart).a side on photo would be more conclusive.the leaves look similar to a Welsh poppy,which I nearly mistake it for in my garden.I like it.does well in dappled shade

17/06/2013 at 20:18

On closer inspection,I think you are right fidgetbones.

I will be first to get a plant id right one day 

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