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31/05/2013 at 16:35

Hi forum ,

             Can anyone please identify this plant that I have found growing in a container in my garden ( I do NOT know where ity came from ) . It is about 18"/46cms tall ( see photos ) .Any suggestions welcome !!!,

                                           Regards ,

                                                        jaal

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31/05/2013 at 16:36

Teasel. A british wild flower probably brought by the birds. Goldfinches love them

31/05/2013 at 16:37

It's a teasel, wild flower that self seeds widely about.

KEF
31/05/2013 at 17:27

Yes Teasel. It needs to be in the garden and will produce lovely shoots / spikes with purple flowers. Insects all love it. As you'll know it prickly on the underside & grows tall, be careful where you put it.

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