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whats it called?

Posted: Yesterday at 18:48

 What nut said.

whats it called?

Posted: 27/06/2017 at 22:19

Looks like Geum urbanum (wood avens) to me, just before it sends up flowering stems.  I can't get rid of the damn stuff from my garden.

Plant ID?

Posted: 27/06/2017 at 19:31

Looks like Phlomis russeliana (aka Turkish or Jerusalem sage.)  No uses that I'm aware of but might be worth a google.

Interesting hen and chickens marigold

Posted: 27/06/2017 at 19:20

It looks like fasciation which is usually caused by environmental damage (eg insects, a virus, UV light) at an earlier stage in its development in which case it won't get passed on to the next generation.  If all of the flowers on that plant are similar it will be a genetic variation and may be passed on to some of the seeds.

What's eating my Sanguisorba?

Posted: 26/06/2017 at 21:32

That looks like typical adult vine weevil damage.


https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=234

Please help in identifing these plants.

Posted: 26/06/2017 at 18:57

1) is Campanula poscharskyana or a similar spreading groundcover campanula.


2) ?


3) Aconitum (aka monkshood, wolf's bane)


4) Bellis

Help! pepper growing problems!

Posted: 25/06/2017 at 18:52

The compost in the growbags looks very wet.  Peppers don't like their roots too damp so I would stop watering until the surface of the compost goes dry and keep fingers crossed.

What are these?

Posted: 25/06/2017 at 18:18

The first one is Clematis integrifolia.  The 2nd and third photo's I'm not sure about but possibly grape hyacinth.

Last edited: 25 June 2017 18:18:49

Plant ID please.

Posted: 25/06/2017 at 16:11

1) is musk mallow (Malva moschata)

Anyone know what this is on my almond leaf

Posted: 25/06/2017 at 13:38

I think it's peach leaf curl.  Not much you can do other than pick off affected leaves but if most leaves are affected then I would leave it alone.  See RHS advice, here:


https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=232


Basically, if you can protect the leaves from rain early in the season by covering it, you should reduce the number of leaves affected.

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