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  • SwissSueSwissSue Posts: 1,447

    Pretty certain it's Ligularia,

     

  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 4,297

    Wish I could see the leaves though, to be absolutely sure.

  • John HardingJohn Harding Posts: 541

    Can't enlarge the picture as the file size is already set at max but they look like Erymurus (Fox Tail Lilies) to me.

  • addictaddict Posts: 659

    I say Ligularia too. Looks like "The rocket" 

  • SunnydayzSunnydayz Posts: 50

    Yep, I'd say Ligularia 'the Rocket', nice ....

  • ObelixxObelixx Posts: 30,007

    Ligularia - http://apps.rhs.org.uk/plantselector/plant?plantid=1155

    Eremerus have strappy leaves and, as their other common name - Desert Candles - indicates, need good drainage and full sun to do well.

     

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  • flowering roseflowering rose Posts: 1,632

    fox tail lilies,ooo I would love to be able to grow these but i have very heavy clay soil.

  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 4,297

    That is why I wanted to see the leaves.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,415

    I can see enough leaf to know it's not any sort of bulb or other monocot. My guess would be ligularia but I don't know them well enough to say which one



    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Lupin 1Lupin 1 Posts: 8,916

    I can show pics of leaves and no spikes (this year). image

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