Phormium I think.
I have no grasp of the word 'tidy' It looks OK to me
that's pretty extreme
I've always been able to ID fasciated plants I've seen but not that one
Shrubs and perennials rarely germinate as quickly as annuals, often in spring from an autumn sowing. tbh I can't remember the timescale but quick compared to some things I've grown.
I'm saddened by the fear of the natural world.
It's not your fault Kev, the popular press love a good scare story. We don't really have dangerous animals in the UK but one incident makes a good story and takes precedence over real life.
easy in all I've tried but the cultivars (and most are cultivars) won't come reliably true.
Scary? it's a fox, not a lion
could we see a bit more of it please?
Brussels Sprouts are a type of cabbage
Watercress is Nasturtium officinale, it's a Brassica
But nasturtiums are Tropaeolum major, Tropaeolaceae family
(just to confuse things a little more)