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Weeds or flowers?

fizzylizfizzyliz Posts: 390
I am clearing my border and wondering if someone could help me identify whether the following are weeds or plants/flowers?
Thanks! 😊

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Photo 5


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 86,965
    edited March 2021
    The first four are all weeds. 

    The last one might just be a hardy geranium ... but don’t ignore it ... keep an eye on it and show us again when it’s grown a bit more  ...

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 17,439
    Jack by the hedge, celandine, cleavers (bobbys buttons) Hardy geranium.
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,391
    Agree, most of them are on the RHS 'common weeds' page:
    If the last one develops very small flowers, it might be a very invasive weedy one similar to the ones I have here.  I'm not sure if they are 'dovesfoot' as those have quite nice flowers which are a little larger.  They grow all through winter and seed like crazy (like most geraniums, they have 'explosive' seed heads, so do keep an eye on it!  :)

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • And there's a Hairy Bittercress (Cardamine hirsuta) in photo 4 (about half-way up, a fifth of the way across from the right. It's already showing its 'magnificent' white flowers. Often specialises in growing in the pots of hardy plants at the garden centre, and hence gets brought home.

  • My first thought on pic 4 was buttercup. 
  • fizzylizfizzyliz Posts: 390
    edited March 2021
    @Dovefromabove@fidgetbones @BobTheGardener @clarke.brunt @Mrs-B3-Southampton,-Hants thank you kindly for all your replies, I will get rid of the first four and keep an eye on number 5! 😀
  • JennyJJennyJ Posts: 10,110
    3 & 4 is known as Sticky Willy around here (always good for a giggle :D).
    Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Soil type: sandy, well-drained
  • fizzylizfizzyliz Posts: 390
    JennyJ said:
    3 & 4 is known as Sticky Willy around here (always good for a giggle :D).
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