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Alan4711

Sorry its me again,we have loads of both these plants in a big bed ,none have flowered ,the storks sticking through were daffs  but what are all these flag type plants and the tall ones ,the bed is solid with them so i think they were planted on purpose, ( could be wrong of course)  its a lovely bed but no colour at all , any help please.


 


 

BobTheGardener

The tall ones in the first pic are delphiniums, Alan.  Just about to flower by the looks of it.

I'm not sure about the 2nd one - possibly daylilies (Hemerocallis) as the leaves of those are around for months before the flowers start appearing and they are quite rampant growers.

Fairygirl

I'd agree with Bob. Delphiniums - great looking specimens. Second pic looks like daylilies to me too. The foliage can be quite hefty on them.

KEF

Crocosmia ?

4thPanda

My crocosmia is more upright than Alan's appears to be so don't think that's it.

Can't help otherwise, soz  

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KEF

Poop..you are right Panda too upright.  

Alan4711

Hi all,would you believe it iv been trying to grow Delphiniums from seed with no luck at all and iv got a bed full,i think im loseing lately,and the others the daylillies  weve got stacks of them, perhaps a thinning out might be good although they do keep the weeds at bay, Once again im very thankful for  all the help,i wish my camera had a better camera on it so many thanks for all that AGAIN  its sunny ere in Norfolk.

A camera on a camera.......never seen that before. 

Alan4711

Pauline told you i was loseing it ,My mobile phone camera is Crap,Sorry

I thought the first were aconitum - how can you tell the difference? They look so similar!
nutcutlet

tbf I thought the top ones were aconitums as well. I think I would be able to tell the difference in the flesh (or leaf) but not from the photo

BobTheGardener

Now you mention it, I had another look at a cleaned-up and resized image of the flowers at top right (see below) and I think they are aconitums, so keep trying with those delphinium seeds, Alan!


Dovefromabove

Aconitums are glorious - many of the attributes of delphiniums and none of the disadvantages 

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