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LatimerLatimer Latimer, BuckinghamshirePosts: 364
Hi everyone

Just some foliage I'm afraid. It was in a pot with a clematis I got from my parents but was unlabeled. It's grown well since I potted into a much larger pot.

Thanks


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  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 7,055
    Possibly comfrey? 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 64,635
    That’s my thought too @AnniD
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  • LatimerLatimer Latimer, BuckinghamshirePosts: 364
    Thanks @AnniD and @Dovefromabove.

    I'm not sure if this is a silly question or not but is it worth keeping? I am aware of it's uses as a tea feed for plants so is it worth planting it in a corner of the garden? Is it overly invasive?
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 14,710
    Not invasive if you don't let it flower. But once you have it in the ground, you will never get rid, as it propagates from the smallest bit of root.
    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
  • LatimerLatimer Latimer, BuckinghamshirePosts: 364
    Not invasive if you don't let it flower. But once you have it in the ground, you will never get rid, as it propagates from the smallest bit of root.
    Hmm, maybe something for when I am a little more experienced then! Might just keep it in a pot in a corner somewhere for now.
  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 7,055
    I try and keep some over the winter as the flowers provide nectar for the bees when there's not much else around. As soon as other things start to appear for them, l dig it out, but it does have a habit of popping up in unexpected places. It's worth it for the bees though 🐝.
  • LatimerLatimer Latimer, BuckinghamshirePosts: 364
    Thanks @AnniD

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