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kneading dough is quite effective
The use of 'proper' names removes any confusion
Heracleum sphondylium, common hogweed, a native
Heracleum mantegazzianum, giant hogweed, an alien
I think you were right the first time Tetley
I love to watch the birds catching them in the air
Mine haven't flown yet
Mullein moth caterpillars like that almost as much as mullein
Yes it does Lyn, It self seeds. But I still managed to lose it after a few years
I think a lot of that family can cause a problem to some extent, celery rash can be quite nasty.
Take care, don't panic is my motto.
But I really wondered which plant the OP is talking about
There will be self seeding, maybe not quite as Pam's Choice but still nice.
Sometimes a foxglove will go on for another year but I never feel they're as good. Others may have better results from this.
If you want more alliums between, I'd pull the foxgloves up as soon as they've seed and start afresh
Are we talking about the native hogweed here or the alien giant hogweed?