Melanie Wall

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plant ID

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 09:06
Wow! Thanks guys, knew I could rely on you. I have no idea where this came from but I did get a lot of random plants last year from allotment sales and Freecycle. It must've been in one of the pots. How exciting! It says on a website that the smell only lasts for a day but I fear I'm going to miss it, I'm going on holiday soon!
Thanks again, Mel

plant ID

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 06:26
Ha ha, no, I live in Sheffield, UK! I only have a concrete yard out back so all my plants are in pots. This weird plant does look like something that doesn't belong here though!

plant ID

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 01:43

Hello all, anyone any idea as to what plant this weird thing is please?

It grew like wildfire out of a pot in my yard this Spring like a huge mottled spike. It almost reminded me of reptile skin. These weird leaves unfurled from the spike and it now has what looks like the start of a huge flower, another foot long spike with a purpley, frilly edge along the length. It looks set to unfurl anytime but conitnues to grow.

I've never seen anything like it and have no idea where it's come from. The excitement of what this flower is going to look like is killing me!

If someone can ID this I would be very grateful. The plant is currently about 2-3 feet in height.

Many thanks,


plant ID

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 14:51
Oh, that's annoying. Will have to do it later then. Thanks!

plant ID

Posted: 11/06/2015 at 14:47
Hello folks, hope you're all enjoying this gorgeous sunny weather. I was about to post a plant ID from my mobile but don't seem to be able to find anywhere to attach a pic. I know it works from my PC. Any ideas? Thanks, Mel

Plant ID please

Posted: 22/09/2014 at 20:29

Ha, I'm in Yorkshire too. It can't get too far, it's in a pot!

Plant ID please

Posted: 22/09/2014 at 20:15


Just wondering, do you know if it'll be alright in the garden all winter or does it need protecting from the frost? Thanks.

Plant ID please

Posted: 22/09/2014 at 20:11

Wonderful, thanks! 

Plant ID please

Posted: 22/09/2014 at 19:47


Hi all,

Been a while since I've been on here, hope you're all well.

I've just bought a plant from an allotment sale which I've totally fallen in love with,

but have no idea what it is.

I'm sure there's someone on here who does though....thanks in advance!



plant I don't have but would love

Posted: 31/07/2014 at 00:02

Saw this plant, the one with long, drooping stalks and conical-shaped pink flowers in the botanical gardens near me. It's sooo pretty, would love to know what it was.

Anyone got a coveted plant they wold love to have but don't/can't?


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plant ID

weird plant - any ideas? 
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plant ID

please can anyone ID this plant? 
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Plant ID please

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plant I don't have but would love

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Grass ID

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A few plant ID's if anyone can help...

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It's about 6ft tall, huge leaves (can't get text in box below) Thanks! 
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Bug ID!

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One last plant ID thread!

Two hostas and a complete unknown 
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Another plant ID

anyone know what this is?... 
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Plant ID

Could anyone tell me what this is please? 
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Echinacea and hydrangea problems

? bugs 
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