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MrsGardenMrsGarden Posts: 3,951

Just found this uprooted on my path. Don't know where it's from and can't see anything similar in the garden, but I did do a fair bit of rooting around yesterday. Is it a weed, should I plant it somewhere? Thanks.

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,378

    I can't see this very well Mrs G.  It's either too small or I click to enlarge and get a massive blurred image. Not just your pic, all of them for several days now.

    I don't know what it is but I don't think it's a weed

  • Dave MorganDave Morgan Posts: 3,123

    Could be artemisia.

  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336

    I don't think it's a weed either.  Possibly an Amberboa?

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • flowering roseflowering rose Posts: 1,632

    its not a weed but cant think what it is.

  • lisa masseylisa massey Posts: 252

    It looks a bit like pasque flower leaves but I don't know what goes on under the soil with one. That looks quite woody. I'd plant it and see what happens, but it's probably in a pot by now, Mrs G.image

  • MrsGardenMrsGarden Posts: 3,951

    It is indeed in a pot now, Lisa. I can't really tell which matches the leaves form googling the suggestions above. Look forward to finding out and I'll try to remember to let you know.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,378

    It's too rigid for a pasque flower.

    All the artemesias  have a strong scent to their leaves (at least I think they all do, all the ones I've grown). Has it got that?

  • MrsGardenMrsGarden Posts: 3,951

    Nope, no smell at all Nut.I think it may have been lurking in an old hanging basket.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,378

    Maybe have a look through the hanging basket plants at the GC and see if you recognise anything. 

  • BamboogieBamboogie Posts: 239

    Anacyclus pyrethrum depressus prehaps?

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