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Hi all, 

 So went away for two weeks and have come back to a bit of a mess. All my sweet peas have gone over or died because the mother in law didn't water them so I've had to pull them up, glads have flopped over, and there are weeds everywhere. That will teach me for going away. However I have found this in the borders. Now I let the kids chuck down a couple of seed packets so it's probably from that but I have no idea what it is. Do you ? 

 Thanks in advance image


  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 13,685

    Delphinium family. Either Perennial type or annual Larkspur.

    How can you lie there and think of England
    When you don't even know who's in the team

    S.Yorkshire/Derbyshire border
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 83,739

    I'll go for larkspur image

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,145

    me too Dove

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Thanks so much, I know I had a packet of larkspur which isn't there now so must be that. It's so pretty. 

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 52,027

    It's a great value plant, and attracts lots of bees etc. They germinate very readily, so it's a nice one for kids to sow - makes a change from them doing nasturtiums too! image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
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