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Need help identifying this plant!

Hello all,

My mum needs a hand figuring out what plant this is. For some reason, knowing full well I wouldn’t know, she came to me...

any ideas?

Thanks, Ben

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  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,010
    Erysimum Bowles' Mauve - a perennial wallflower. Remove flower heads as they go over and it will keep flowering for months. Help them out by keeping them fed and watered, especially in a pot like the one in your pic. They tend to get leggy and woody after a couple of years but root easily from cuttings so take one or two (if you can find a non-flowering stem!) so you have a replacement ready.
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,961
    No need to remove flowers, the plants sterile, only propagate by cuttings. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Silver surferSilver surfer Posts: 3,718
    Lyn said:
    No need to remove flowers, the plants sterile, only propagate by cuttings. 
    I always remove the dead flower heads.
    It makes it look neater and keeps it flowering for ages.
    Perthshire. SCOTLAND .
  • Ditto
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