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darren hansen 134darren hansen 134 CambridgePosts: 87
I am sorry for being a major rookie gardener..but ..is this a plant that will come back year after year 

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  • darren hansen 134darren hansen 134 CambridgePosts: 87
    Again.. sorry for the picture
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 32,413
    if the slugs leave it alone. 
    lobelia cardinalis, Queen Victoria

    Devon.
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 9,081
    Yes it's a perennial lobelia - possibly Cardinalis 
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  • UffUff SW Scotland but born in DerbyshirePosts: 2,176
    edited 3 August
    It's salvia @darren hansen 134. Someone will be along to tell you which one


  • Silver surferSilver surfer Posts: 3,920
    edited 3 August
    Hostafan1 said:

    lobelia cardinalis, Queen Victoria

    Pete.8 said:
    Yes it's a perennial lobelia - possibly Cardinalis 
    Agree.Lobelia...maybe Lobelia speciosa.

    https://www.waltersgardens.com/variety.php?ID=LOBSB

    Perthshire. SCOTLAND .
  • UffUff SW Scotland but born in DerbyshirePosts: 2,176
    Yes of course it is, thank you silver surfer. Senior moment in in the Uff household. Got the flipping picture right though. 
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 79,444
    I had one once … looked exactly like yours … tall and beautiful… I planted it with loving care … next morning just an inch of stump left … and a lot of slime trails 😭 
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  • FireFire North LondonPosts: 15,649
    … yes, mine barely made it through the back door. Top of the mollusc menu 
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 20,592
    I put one in the pond,  quite a way in from the edge,  the slugs still had it! 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

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