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Plug Plant Identification!

Hi all,

Received some plug plants this morning and in my haste to get them out and inspect I took them all out of the tray before realising the idnetifiers were on the tray itself.. rookie error!

I'm hoping I've identified them and got them back to their rightful homes. They should be as follows.

A (top left) - Echinacea Nectar Pink
B (top right) - Foxglove Dalmatian
C (middle left) - Achillea
D (middle right) - Delphinium 
E (bottom left) - Coreopsis Golden Joy
F (bottom right) - Rudbeckia Goldsturm

Picture seems to be appear sideways to further complicate things. Take the pair of slippers as the bottom of the picture :lol:

Anyone able to say if that looks about right? Or is it a case of pot up and wait and see? :lol:



  • K67K67 Posts: 2,507

  • JennyJJennyJ Posts: 9,637

    I'm not sure about the echinacea, coreopsis and rudbeckia, but I think you've got the others right. Ive turned the picture around so a s not to get a crick in my neck :)

    Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Soil type: sandy, well-drained
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,391
    edited March 2021
    I agree with Jenny J.  I think the ones bottom-right in the photo may be the coreopsis, but can't differentiate between the echinacea and rudbeckia.
    Edit:  I'm going to put my money on the echinacea being the ones top-left in the photo.  The reason being that red-flowered plants very often have red-coloured tissue on other parts of them, so just swap the 5 on the left of the bottom row with those on the right and I think you're done.  :)
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • B3B3 Posts: 26,562
    Nice healthy looking plugs. Where did you get them?
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Thanks all, I’ve swapped the bottom row around and think that should do it. I had the echinacea pegged for the pinky effect on the stems...

    these came from Thompson and Morgan on one of their deals.. think they’ve arrived in pretty good shape :)
  • B3B3 Posts: 26,562
    They get really bad press on here. It's good to see that they can get It right sometimes too😊
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • garden geekgarden geek Posts: 138
    they look in excellent shape, if you give them a ring i would think they will tell you the order they are packing that particular order in, right away
  • Indeed, the look great. Good luck growing them on. 
    To Plant a Garden is to Believe in Tomorrow
  • JennyJJennyJ Posts: 9,637
    edited March 2021
    They'll be best potted up to grow on for a while before you plant them out. Best to label every pot at that stage (don't ask how I know that!)
    Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Soil type: sandy, well-drained
  • Mary370Mary370 Posts: 2,003
    There's letters written on each pack.......let's you know what they are
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