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Can anyone name this flower for me please - it was growing from our wild flower mix. Thanks.


  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,639
    Could it be Epilobium Hirsutum?
  • I am not sure Borderline, although the description mentions hairy and this plant didn't appear to be, rather greener and fresher looking I would say.
  • Papi JoPapi Jo Brittany, France Posts: 3,450
    Could we have a better focused photo, please? 
    You are invited to a virtual visit of my garden (in English or in French).
  • I will try to get a better picture, there is a lot of other growth around the flower I admit.
  • josusa47josusa47 Posts: 3,532
    Easier to id if you can isolate it from the surrounding greenery so we can see its leaves.
  • ju1i3ju1i3 Camden Town, LondonPosts: 189
    the flowers do look willowherb-like but the stem and leaves (and flowers) look like corn cockle, was that in the description?
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,378
    It doesn't look like Willowherb or Corncockle to me, I'll wait for the leaves
  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,002
    Have a look at Silene coeli...
  • ju1i3ju1i3 Camden Town, LondonPosts: 189
    That silene is a corncockle and it looks right to me.
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,378
    ju1i3 said:
    That silene is a corncockle and it looks right to me.
    looks all wrong to me, look at the one that's facing the other way, coencockle doesn't look like that at the back
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