Forum home Problem solving

Could someone identify this plant please??

It’s just sprung up amongst my artificial plant display so I definitely didn’t plant it 😃

Posts

  • BijdezeeBijdezee BPosts: 1,484
    edited April 2020
    Looks a bit like a Lobelia Cardinalis to me, but then again might just be a weed or rogue seed.

    https://images.app.goo.gl/4tUt6ScmnaPUTgbw5

    The foliage looks very similar. Let's hope it flowers. If so, should go in the garden. 
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336
    Given the location, it'll be one of the willowherbs (Epilobium species), seed blown in on the wind.  They can survive in almost no soil.  I've rotated and resized the image which helps:

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • BijdezeeBijdezee BPosts: 1,484
    It's funny how when someone else id's a plant you suddenly can see it as that but not before. The willowherb I get has a different leaf shape.

    Still think it looks like the lobelia though 😉

  • meldryden2014meldryden2014 Posts: 10
    edited April 2020
    hmmmmm I guess time will tell 🙂 thanks for your help guys
Sign In or Register to comment.