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Hello everyone,
does anyone recognise this hairy plant that is growing sparsely in my garden? 
To me it looks like a plant from the family Lamiaceae (maybe?) but I have no further guesses...
Thank you!


  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Posts: 36,863
    edited June 2021
    It looks very like Stachys lanata to me.
    p.s. you are correct in identifying the family it is from.
    Cacoethes: An irresistible urge to do something inadvisable
  • Thank you for your help :-)
  • LynLyn Posts: 22,876
    Bit crinkly for Stachys I think, could be Borage, they just appear on their own,  I’ve found lots over the garden this year. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 22,646
    I think I agree with @Lyn. Also the leaves are a bit too round for Stachys.
    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • I have two plants which have arrived in a border, both have huge leaves. The one is growing taller and taller, looks like it might flower but not so far.  Any suggestions, before I get rid of them?
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 86,133
    edited July 2021
    @janeofcardiff  hello and welcome 😊 

    Looks a lot like Burdock to me

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

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