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Can someone id these please - they came in a ‘butterfly attracting’ pack - thank you 🌸

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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 9,071
    I reckon Mallow (Malva)
    Borage- great for freezing the flowers into ice cubes - has a cucumber taste
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    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • TopbirdTopbird Mid SuffolkPosts: 7,214
    I'm pretty sure the 2nd picture is borage - flowers are edible and taste a bit like cucumber. You can decorate a Pimms and lemonade with the flowers. Lots of ice in mine please...

    The first one appears to be from the mallow / lavatera family but I'm not sure beyond that.😎
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  • TopbirdTopbird Mid SuffolkPosts: 7,214
    SNAP!! @Pete.8 😁
    Heaven is ... sitting in the garden with a G&T and a cat while watching the sun go down
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 9,071
    Great Minds and all that 😁
    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • Nanny BeachNanny Beach Posts: 7,888
    Yes!! The borage goes mad. Mine gets to about 4ft then keels over in wind or (distant memory!) rain. Leaves are very prickly
  • raisingirlraisingirl East Devon, on the Edge of Exmoor.Posts: 5,893
    The pink one, as has been said is a malva, I think may be a malva sylvestris, something like 'Mystic Merlin' possibly - seems quite a common one. The borage - the flowers are nice in a herby salad as well as in Pimms
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