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30/09/2013 at 14:23

Hi this is a small plant I have and its started flowering. I made a thread about it before and someone thought it might be corncockle? That was when the forums were not working properly.

Anyway can anyone id this?

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30/09/2013 at 15:25
30/09/2013 at 15:27

not corncockle, that's pink or white

Something in the borage family I should think. One of those annual echiums maybe?

30/09/2013 at 16:26

Thanks for the replies. I've grown vipers bugloss before and they always had hairier stems and not a slender stem like this. hmm

30/09/2013 at 16:42

It's a large family, not just Viper's Bugloss

30/09/2013 at 16:46

Also some of this family don't do so well in pots which may account for weak appearance

30/09/2013 at 16:59

ok I did sow this only a month ago. Hope it starts getting stronger

30/09/2013 at 18:06

LOL Nut, we're doing well today 

30/09/2013 at 18:26

Looks like an anchusa.

30/09/2013 at 18:41

we are Dove. 

If it was only sown a month ago it's an annual Ynnead.

Are there annual anchusas, they're not a plant I've grown.

Still looks like a depressed annual echium to me.

11/10/2013 at 10:10

Hi I didnt want to start a new thread but since u guys were so good at identifying that plant any chance for an id for this one lol?

Its a climber from what I can see and has got three little hooks on the end of the tendrils its using to climb I think. Might be too early as it is still small

 

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