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hi guys need some help, i bought a shake and rake wild flower box to try on a small unused patch infront of my garden window, as the seeds took and grew into beautiful flowers such as ornimental poppies, borage and marigolds there were a few flowers that were a mystery, one of which was a tall skinny plant that produced rows of flowers much in the same way as a fox glove would of tiny purple iris like flowers that when died off produced a seed pod like a pea, hopefully someone will know what im talking about. Thanks
guess number one
Linaria purpurea, purple toadflax
i did look for that but also tried searching to see if it produced a seed pod but couldnt find anything about the seeds
No, they don't have pods like peas Karl. One of the vetches maybe or a lupun relative
Sounds like a vetch.
don't know if this link will work. It's a guide to british wild flowers
Not a UK wildflower mix.
the seed box was from the pound shop so says it all really, did contain lots of very nice flowers including lots of these poppies and other flowers
Lovely. Good bee flower there
had loads of bees, had to rescue a few that were exhausted by putting a little stick with some honey on the end
Did you get many honey bees, I was very short of those
That blue one with the bee in it is phacelia which is good for green manure which you dig into the earth. The flowers last a long time in a vase too.
think there was a few honey bees