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Seed identifications needed

Hi everyone,

I moved to a house with a large garden a year ago, I'm really new to gardening and am really thankful to everyone whose helped with the ID's and advice.










lovely friends have been collecting seeds for me and although I've found most out from Google, I'm stumped with these if anyone can help?

Thanks in advance!


  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,743

    not a scooby apart from No 4 which looks like a pea


  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,361

    second is a bulb, possibly Fritillary meleagris

    3rd looks like chives, 

    4th is as Hostafan says, a pea, one of several thousandimage


    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,361

    PS, get the bulbs sown and out in the coldimage

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • I agree nut, 2 a bulb and looks like snakeshead fritillary, 3 is an allium.  4 might be lupin?

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,361

    Have you been here trunksickle?

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • LynLyn Posts: 23,083

    first looks like just dead flowers when it's blown up, not sure if there are seeds in there.

    I would go with Fritillary seeds For 2.

    3  is an allium, but is it ripe enough, looks a bit fresh.

    I would be pretty sure that 4 are lupins.

    best sow them all then show us again when they have leaves.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

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     Last one if you don't mind?

    thank you everyone!

  • Thanks nutcutlet! I will be checking this out!

  • Steve 309Steve 309 Posts: 2,753

    Bear in mind that the fourth one, be it lupin or sweet pea, is probably poisonous.  Pefectly OK to handle but wash your hands afterwards and keep away from children (which is a good general principle, I find).

    Oh, and the thing on the right is a pen image

  • Zoomer44Zoomer44 Posts: 3,267

    I haven't got a scooby's either but me thinks pic 4, can't be sweet pea as they usually has a white bit on the seeds image

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