Posted: 23/06/2014 at 01:29
End of last summer I had a packet of annual flower seeds left and as it had rained and rained I was fed up and literally threw the seeds onto a patch of a border. There was no sign of anything for the rest of the year as it was really late in the year.
Now, for the past four weeks, there are these large and growing seedlings all along the front of the border. At least I think it must be as they are pretty much in a regular straight line. I haven't thinned them out because I haven't a clue what they are and there are no stem shoots as yet. I cannot for the life of me remember what the seed packet was.
Does anybody recognise them? Difficult when there isn't any real tell tale feature unless someone is hot on recognising foliage only. They could of course be a weed but I think they're in too regular a line to be a weed. But I'm not sure.
Any guesses? I had so many packets of seeds last year that I just can't put my finger on anything likely. A simple calendula comes to mind but maybe not. The little blue flowers in between some are the remains of aubretia. These seedlings range from abut 6" to 8" high.