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Posted: 16/07/2015 at 19:27

There was a thread on this fairly recently John. I'll see if I can find it later but dinner is cooked and I'm starving

ID please

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 19:25

I think it's a salvia. They don't all have the characteristic smell. I have the offspring of one originally grown as Mainatch. I just went out and prodded it and it smells of leaves

Seeds from tall Foxgloves

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 17:21

Assuming they're all from D. purpurea or varieties of. You'll probably have a higher proportion of purples to whites but you won't get any other colours creeping in. They all just seed back closer and closer to the real foxglove over the years.

Ammi majus

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 14:37

Ah well. If he can, I can

Thanks Dove

Ammi majus

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 14:06

I've got a few Ammi majus still need planting. Can they take a bit of shade or are they sun plants?



Posted: 16/07/2015 at 13:56

And the leaves of H. sphodylium are a very dull, flat green compared to H.mantegazzianum.

I used to grow the latter, it's splendid and I never had a problem but I think it's one of those things that doesn't always happen. Conditions, stage of growth of plant and maybe weather, have to be right. (or wrong).

It's like euphorbias, I've pruned, damaged, dug up and otherwise tortured many euphorbias and only be bitten once.

Mystery illness

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 11:58

There aren't many complete leaves left to ID are there?

Poor little thing

I think it's Viburnum tinus following a visit from the viburnum beetles

Brilliant Hand Cleaner

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 11:54

 Like kids' pastry making results Lizzy

Brilliant Hand Cleaner

Posted: 16/07/2015 at 09:35

kneading dough is quite effective


Posted: 16/07/2015 at 09:33

The use of 'proper' names removes any confusion

Heracleum sphondylium, common hogweed, a native

Heracleum mantegazzianum, giant hogweed, an alien

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fidget, look at this. Roscoea scillifolia

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