help! plant id please

cotty1000cotty1000 Posts: 266

I think this is teasel,not sure please help

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 43,612

    Is it really prickly?

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 24,230

    Those lower leaves have a hint of evening primrose. 

  • cotty1000cotty1000 Posts: 266

    It isn't prickly.last year it was small with a few leaves,now it is huge.that's why I am thinking teasel,as it seems like a biennial plant.

    Has anyone else grown teasel?

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 43,612

    Teasels are prickly - very prickly!  It looks as if it won't be long before it flowers, so why not leave it and see what happens - if it's a weed get rid of it before it seeds image

    Post a picture for us when it does flower - it'll be good to find out what it isimage

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  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 5,196

    I agree with nut. It looks like an evening primrose. If it is not peickly it wont be a teasel.

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 24,230

    can guarantee not a teasel

  • KEFKEF Posts: 8,915

    Deffo' not teasel. Leaves aren't right.

  • CATSKNDCATSKND Posts: 6

    Yep, looks like Evening Primrose; I bought one years ago and still have loads come up every year, from self-seeding.  Just pull 'em up if unwanted or give seed heads away so friends can enjoy them for years to come.

    Warning though, they do grow quite tall!  Lovely perfume, though.

  • cotty1000cotty1000 Posts: 266

    Thanks.I will post a picture when it flowers in about two weeks.I was hoping it was teasel but I will try again this year,I can't seem to grow it.

    If it is evening primrose,is it a perennial or biennial?

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