No music here Fin
Those big seeds look like acanthus to me as well
I don't think using them as posts ever looks good and they're not permanent, they'll rot and fall over eventually
I can cope with surreal
If it's one of the tree type, I'd hack some off now to stop the rocking and take it right back in the spring.
That's just what I would do, probably not the recommended way.
Lavatera 'Bredon Springs'
Don't know what to do about it though, sorry
Dunno Verdun, seen nothing like that here
I don't have labels in the garden, they spoil the flow for me. I make a note of anything I think I might forget. But sometimes I forget
I'd agree with rugosas. They're the ones that do OK with my sloppy gardening style and poor soil
Might have to sow them and see what comes up Lyn