Very curious

lynne24lynne24 Posts: 121
I have a yellow foxglove, but the top flower is open like a daisy, has anyone seen this before, thanks
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  • WillDBWillDB Posts: 1,456

    Is it actually a Verbascum? 

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cc/Verbascum_nigrum_flowers_closeup.jpg

     

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 25,825

    Yes, a verbascum.

    A very nice oneimage

  • lynne24lynne24 Posts: 121
    No 100% it's a foxglove, I'm posting this on my phone, not giving me the option to post pic
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 25,825

    Sorry Lynn, my ID was for Will's pic. I should have been less hasty with my reading and noticed it wasn''t yoursimage.

    There's a thread on here somewhere about fasciation, I'll see if I can find it. Foxgloves are very prone.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 25,825

    http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/talkback/fascinated-by-fasciation/388011.html

    I put a foxglove on this thread last year, have a look 

  • punkdocpunkdoc Sheffield, Derbyshire border.Posts: 6,582

    There are of course yellow Foxgloves, and there are Foxgloves, where the flower tube is split into petals, so maybe that is it.

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  • lynne24lynne24 Posts: 121
    It's driving me mad nuthatch I can't post it, I just tried on my laptop and I'm just getting an error msg, I really wish you could see it lol
  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 13,016

    Looks like verbascum bananas and custard. Is there a photo of the whole plant?'

     

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  • lynne24lynne24 Posts: 121

    image

     

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 25,825

    Well done Lynne

    I think that's fasciation,

    fidget, The verbascum isn't Lynne's, I made that mistake as wellimage

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