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LatimerLatimer Latimer, BuckinghamshirePosts: 790
My guess is the sun coming out has awoken all the verbena seeds!! If I'm right, I have about a million of them!


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  • PlantmindedPlantminded Wirral (free draining sandy soil)Posts: 1,733
    Yes, you are right, they are very determined!  You could pot up a few, grow on and plant elsewhere.  Avoid planting near blockpaving though in expectation of next year's seedlings!
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,391
    Pretty sure that's Verbena bonariensis - mine are just sprouting from the roots and look identical. :)

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • LatimerLatimer Latimer, BuckinghamshirePosts: 790
    Thanks guys. I had thought I wasn't getting any when I had a hunt earlier in the year so sowed a few seeds indoors. Now I have some good sized ones in pots and too many to count in the ground 😀
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,012
    They're with you for life now😊
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • LatimerLatimer Latimer, BuckinghamshirePosts: 790
    @B3 I had expected to find some babies but thought they'd appear earlier than they did. I love them so don't mind them being there........ Just maybe not as many as there are!!
  • B3B3 South East LondonPosts: 24,012
    Easy enough to jiggle out now you're sure what they look like. 
    In London. Keen but lazy.
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