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19/05/2012 at 16:37

The first one I thought was a honeysuckle but after a trip to the garden centre I am not 100% sure,

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk127/swedboy/IMAG0405.jpg

The second one I think is some kind of wild allium but it doesn't smell of gralic when you touch it. The stem is round and not triangular (I pass on my way to work something similar to this but it is white with a triangular stem.)

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk127/swedboy/IMAG0403.jpg

19/05/2012 at 16:39

Photo one Photo two

Thought this might be easier to use than the links above. Can you edit posts?

19/05/2012 at 16:49

You should be able to edit your post just after you submit it.  You should see 'quote' and 'edit' buttons at bottom right.  I think your first one looks like honeysuckle - what did you see at the GC that changed your mind?

19/05/2012 at 17:08
The leaves on the ones at the garden centre was much bigger and less sound, but that might be breeding mine is a self-seeded plant from home.
19/05/2012 at 20:51

I have no idea if this helps you if your plant isn't a wildflower, but I found this great site the other day when looking for the name of toadflax...http://wildflowerfinder.org.uk/

22/05/2012 at 19:03

Lord that site is massive. Tried to use it on my phone. Not a good idea. Thanks for the tip. I'll have a look tonight.

22/05/2012 at 19:09

I know - it's very extensive! Very good too

22/05/2012 at 19:09

Could the second one be a allium cowanii but pink?

22/05/2012 at 19:16

I still don't understand how to search on it.

23/05/2012 at 10:36

I think you just select the aspects/features of the plant you know - ie: shape of leaf/flower/where it lives etc and it can be very detailed or not, depending on how much info you already have...I only used it once to find the name for Toadflax and it was pretty accurate.

23/05/2012 at 13:44
1. Definitely looks like a honeysuckle I found a bit that had rooted in my gutter, and that looked pretty weedy for a year or so. 2. Looks much like allium roseum, but I'm a bit doubtful as you say it doesn't smell oniony/garlicky.
24/05/2012 at 21:32

I think you are right Figrat. Checked a similar plant on my way to work and if you crush the stem it smells garlicy. Is this plant invasive or is that the wild garlic?

25/05/2012 at 08:19
http://www.gardeningcentral.org/allium_roseum/allium_roseum.html Doesn't seem to be a thug, above link raves about it!
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