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ok so i bought a grow your own venus fly trap kit but this is what grew it is definatley not a fly trap now it is driving me crazy that i dont know what i am growing, any idead what it could be ?
You are right on what it isn't
Looks a bit like buddleia leaves to me-but purely a guess
Do the leaves have any fragrance if you rub them?
The manner of growth suggests an annual to me. Not one I know though
Looks a bit like the dreaded Himalayan Balsam to me
It does a bit but the one on the left looks as if it's got a furry stem which I don't think the balsam has. Those white ribs are quite distinctive aren't they.
they do have that white midrib don't they.What about that furry looking stem, do they have that? or am I imagining that?
It's a while since I've seen one up close
Just did a search and it looks as though all the side veins on impatiens come off the midr vein. These here seem to have 3 coming up from the base. More research will follow
Sorry. Failure of my ID skills on this one. Have to grow it on and see what happens
the leaves and stem are slightly fuzzy in texture, the leaves do not have a scent that i can detect and stem has weird ridged sections about 3 at the moment you can just see it a bit in the picture
Yep, definatly not a venus flytrap... But I'll tell you what I think it is... It or should I say they look like a Salvia species and the possible square stems and the light veins would suggest Salvia divinorum. This species if it is that is normaly propagated from cuttings and hardly ever seed. Interesting...