Is this a weed?
Hello. May I please ask for advice on whether this is a weed (see photo). I planted some seeds last year, but my memory being sieve-like in the extreme, I forgot to label them and inevitably have forgotten what they were. I now have these ‘plants’ (pictured) in all the places I recall planting the seeds. I strongly suspect they are weeds that I have been nurturing and not whatever plants should have evolved from the mystery seeds I planted! Hope you can help. Many thanks in advance.
They look like Sweet Williams to me-is that possible?
Oh gosh, yes, it is possible!!! Thank you, sotongeoff! I'm off to get my labels and pen : )
Yep, definitely Sweet Williams
Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.
If they were appearing on Britains Got Talent, then they would be getting 3 yes's.
They certainly resemble Dianthus plants,if they were sown last year,then they should flower this Summer & reveal their identity.
Thank you for the responses. Yes, prompted by sotongeoff's response, I finally remembered being given the seeds as a gift last year! I'm chuffed that I'll be treated to some pretty, fragrant flowers fairly soon, instead of having to fill the gaps left behind by weeds! Thanks again.
Purple-red thin stems, elongated green with pink glow leaves, small pink budded flower heads, has grown to about two foot - is it a weed. And if so what is it, as I have idea?
yes it's a weed
Thank you chilli lover - seems they may have come from some imported top soil after having a driveway laid. They are in a small bed at the end of the drive - but not for much longer!!