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wild flowers

Posted: 10/05/2014 at 13:07

There's an easy answer, just use the scientific name! These are specific so one name, one plant. You might have to look it up though, if you're not familiar with them. Vernacular names are interesting but give rise to many misunderstandings; there are no right or wrong names as others have said.

Aquilegia shapes

Posted: 10/05/2014 at 12:46

Nut and Bob, I don't agree about the colour of wild A. vulgaris, it is usually a deep, intense blue. These are in my garden, but they are the wild type.


Can anyone identify a seedling?

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 23:35

Well, I'm fairly sure it's a tree seedling, not sure which.

Ornamental tree

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 19:31

I don't think the lilac will be evergreen.

How about a small variegated holly?

Wildflower ID please

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 22:45

Ramsons, Allium ursinium. Very invasive in gardens, lovely in the wild.

weed or veg?

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 18:51

That looks like Ragwort, Senecio jacobea. Definitely don't eat it!


Posted: 07/05/2014 at 13:52

They don't take over though, they are light and airy and flower early. They are welcome wherever they want to seed in my garden.

Plant ID assistance

Posted: 07/05/2014 at 12:28

Looks like a Spiraea. Not sure which one, there are a few with similar flowers.

Bark coverage

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 14:16


Verdun, that rather depends on how big the bags are!

What is it?

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 11:30

Thanks, looks a nice little border. Foxglove is still the best bet, let's hope it puts up a flower spike soon!

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