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25/06/2014 at 21:32

Does anyone have any idea what this beautiful plant is..

I

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look after a nursing home garden with raised beds and have never been able to idea this plant.....it grows quite tall and has beautiful yellow flowers on it.......this year i have been able to divide it and now have two more plants....

25/06/2014 at 21:40

Oh, that is gorgeous!  Bumping the thread, as I'd like to know what it is too!

25/06/2014 at 21:40

Looks like a verbascum to me. ???? Very pretty !!!

25/06/2014 at 21:41

Supernoodle. Explain 'bumping the thread' please.

25/06/2014 at 21:42
Its sisyrinchium.
25/06/2014 at 21:43

sisyrinchium striatum methinks

 

25/06/2014 at 21:44

there's a nice variegated for called  " aunt May"

 

25/06/2014 at 21:45

I agree with hostafan

 Sisyrinchium striatum

25/06/2014 at 21:45

Hey Runnybeak, by replying I "bump" the question to the top of the forum latest posts list - makes it more likely for someone to spot.

25/06/2014 at 21:48

Thanks foe the id.  Just looked it up and not really suitable for my soil

Got a large pot I was wondering what to do with though 

25/06/2014 at 21:51

Thanks Supernoodle. . Just popping out to water. Slabs in garden are still warm as we have had a scorcher this afternoon. Hope it continues. 

25/06/2014 at 21:54

Ok, thanks for the feed back....will check out the suggestions....

 

25/06/2014 at 21:56

Flower Bird. Oops !!!! Got it wrong.....again !!!  I mean well but don't look it up,before hand and jump straight in. . So far in the short time I been with GW I've got every one id'd wrongly. Nea mind ey !!!!

25/06/2014 at 22:04

Right guys and gals...checked it out AND it is definately  what hostafan said...sisyrinchium striatum (what a mouthful..hehehe)..and the Aunt May variety...

feeling pleased...this plant has been bugging me for a few years.and now i know what it is..

 

thanks hosta..and and everyone else...GW site is really helpful...some great people on here...

 

25/06/2014 at 22:08

Thanks Ceres too...sounds like an oscar acceptance speech..

never mind runny beak..i appreciated your feedback....

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