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Alan4711

Good evening all,is there any chance someone can ID these 2 plants, the fury bushy one was i thought dead a few months ago but a clip and a drop of H2o woke it up i think ,the other again iv not the fogiest , Help if poss, wot a great day its been so far erein Munsly , good luck 


 


 


 

Never good at this as I can never enlarge any pic but surely the first is a Fennel ...bronze by the look of it ?

Busy Bee2

Could the second one be evening primrose?  First one looks a bit like some wild fennel we had once, only pinker!  So I don't think it is.  I am rubbish at these threads anyway.  The right answer will be along in a minute!!!!

If the sword type leaves are part of the plant I don't think Oenthera........but it looks interesting anyway

KEF

I thought that philippa, maybe if Alan has a rub and a sniff he might know, daren't say a taste in case I'm wrong

Don't know the second but a nice looking plant Alan.

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Busy Bee2

Oh yes, I thought they were an iris in the foreground, but if they go with the plant, then not like the primrose at all.  Also wondered about mullein, but that doesn't look right either in terms of leaves.  I give up.  I am rubbish at these threads!!

 

Fairygirl

First one looks like fennel to me. Bronze one - the new growth does have that colouration. No idea about the second. Looks like a Phormium at the front of the plant in second pic BB2.

Dovefromabove

The first is bronze fennel

I think the third pic is Sisyrinchium striatum 

nutcutlet
Dovefromabove wrote (see)

The first is bronze fennel

I think the third pic is Sisyrinchium striatum 

 That sounds about right

 

So do I

4thPanda

Me three  I have both in my garden 

Alan4711

Yes ,iv followed that name Sisyrinchium, and its in my Flower Expert,and bronze Fennels not in but sounds right to most , so thank you all very much for that info,and yes at the front is a Phormium,  many thanks all from erein Sunny Munsly,, now wheres that sun tan cream again,,glass of wine in the garden maybe  

Dovefromabove

Sunny here too Alan - gorgeous weather   

Lots of watering needed, but hey ho, that's gardening 

Alan4711

Hi m,atey, i,v joined up and  hidden  hose pipes from the tap all around the garden among the plants all out of sight i just connect and away with the spray gun, im like a big kid with a new toy and so so easy now, even the car might get a wet  

Busy Bee2

Foster some children everyone.  Had the pots at the front not only watered but fed for me this evening!  (It's not slave labour if they volunteer, is it??!!)

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Busy Bee2

Very ejukayshunal I say! 

LorraineP

Dove & BB2, are you sharing Alan4711's wine?  

Dovefromabove

Lorraine, you've sussed!  

I've just ordered some Sisyrinchium striatum - I've been wanting some for ages, and they'll be perfect in the new front border 

They grow really well from seed, in fact I can't stop them self seeding!  And the fennel too. I love plants for free! 

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