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karenktekarenkte Posts: 46
I have four plants I need help to identify.  One is crocosmia a bright red - I would like to know the exact variety if possible.  The third plant (yellow) seems to spread like a weed. Thanks.


  • KeenOnGreenKeenOnGreen Posts: 1,819
    1) Possibly houttounynia cordata
    2) One of the cultivars of Kniphofia
    3) Looks like a Lsyimachia to me
    4) Possibly Crocosmia Lucifer, that is the most popular bright red variety, and one of the tallest.  
  • Agree with Houttounynia
    Could the kniphofia be 'Mango Popsicle'?
    Lysimachia punctata
    If not Crocosmia Lucifer, could be 'Hellfire'
  • HalleSHalleS Posts: 105
    That is Houttounynia. I have it in my garden and it is terribly invasive. I’d spray it with some weed killer if I were you! I’ve been trying to kill it for years but it is winning. 
  • ErgatesErgates Posts: 2,402
    Also had  Houttuynia in a previous garden. Pretty leaf colours, but hideously invasive. Spread everywhere, including underneath paving slabs and came up in the cracks. I’d get rid of it ASAP. 
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