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Can anyone identify these plants please?imageimageimageimage


  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,158

    1st one an aeonium

    2nd  Lychnis coronaria

     3rd one a candelabra primula, possible pulverulenta

     Not sure of last one.

     Does it smell oniony?

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  • Gosh fidgetbones - is there no end to the things you know about plants - or am I just soooo ignorant of them - don't bother to answer that one! I did have a feeling that 3 was a primula candelabra - and I don't know if the last one had an onion smell but it was such a dainty little flower that stood out with it's bright white petals.  All these plants were all seen in gardens that we visited today, We were given a small off cut from the 1st plant - it looked to be a type of succulent but was assured that we could leave it outside all winter here.

  • FritillaryFritillary WiltshirePosts: 492

    The last one could be Star of Bethlehem. (Ornithogalum Umbellatum)

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 16,158

    Well the first  three were easy as I have all three. The aeonium has to be overwintered in a greenhouse here. The lychnis casts around a bit, it comes up in odd cracks. The candelabra primula look like the one I have labelled as  himalayan cowslips which are yellow and three ft high. I guess I got mislabelled seed. It likes damp conditions, streamsides , boggy bits etc.

    Last edited: 05 June 2016 21:31:41

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  • Yes fidgetbones the candelabra was in dappled sunlight and some of the gardens visited had flowing streams and ponds - talk about garden envy - they were all such lovely gardens and the houses were pretty fantastic too - but they weren't open - just the gardens. Thanks Fritillary I will look up Star of Bethlehem - they are so delicate looking and quite pretty too.

  • Jay TeaJay Tea Posts: 27

    On the last one I agree with Fritillary, looks like Star of Bethlehem.

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