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another wild flower

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 12:44

I was busy pansyface. I looked things up

I usually let other people do that

but I wanted to know (and I was sitting here waiting for various things to finish cooking for a buffet meal tonight)

Talkback: Chickweed

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 12:41

my selfie


Talkback: Chickweed

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 12:19

Hi David. Is that a selfie

In all the time I've been doing moth traps and seen numerous elephant hawkmoths I have never seen one of these in the garden

another wild flower

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 12:01

No, I think quite woolly. Common name (looking at the book again,) is Mountain Everlasting. It's grouped with anaphalis and helichrysum on the page.

identify plant

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 11:48

Aquilegia doesn't have long stems like creepers as you describe in first post

another wild flower

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 11:41

My ancient 'Wild Flowers of Britain and Northern Europe' says it's found throughout. On the net rubra is usually given as 'Rubra' so probably a cultivar of the wild one.

Talkback: Chickweed

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 11:29

Elephant hawkmoth caterpillars eat willow herb. I think it depends on your garden and your tastes. I love to have the wildflowers and all the wildlife that goes with them. Some prefer something more controlled. Each to his/her own

miss selling , what next

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 11:22

What were they described as granma and what did you get?

foxglove fasciation 2 new plants have grown

Posted: 12/06/2015 at 10:48

I have a lot of fasciation in a collection of digitalis from the seed swap last year. I always though that it was damage of some sort that caused this rather than genetic variation. but maybe not. I shall have to do some reading on the subject

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