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NanniemoNanniemo Posts: 219

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Can anyone help me identify these please. I randomly threw some seeds around the garden last year but don't recognise these. Any suggestions gratefully received, thanks in advance.

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  • LoganLogan Posts: 2,532

    Didn't you keep the packets? Looks like sweet William or a campanula. I could be wrong.

    Last edited: 02 March 2017 12:12:23

  • NanniemoNanniemo Posts: 219

    I've looked through packets some of which were seeds I collected myself but can't match them to any of them.  I haven't got either of your suggestions I'm afraid, but thanks anyway. I'm going to Oz in a few weeks and not returning until May so I'll just have to wait until my return and see what's sprung up.

  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,557

    Have a google of rose campion, the leaves look similar
    If it is, they self-seed all over the place in my garden. Just pull up the ones you don't want

    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • NanniemoNanniemo Posts: 219

    You could be right Pete8 as I have these on the other side of my garden, although the leaves are more "silvery" when they come through. I'll go with that thanks, unless anyone else has other suggestions??

  • The leaves look too hairy for sweet William I would go with rose campion as well, but not sure.

  • NanniemoNanniemo Posts: 219

    UPDATE: This is what's it looks like now, I've dug it up but would still like to know what it is if anyone can now recognise it, thanks.image

  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,557

    I don't think it's rose campion, but afraid I don't know what it is. It looks familiar - hopefully someone will be along to identify

    The original pic does look a lot like some scabious seedlings I've just potted up

    Last edited: 12 May 2017 11:38:04

    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • MobowMobow Posts: 92

    Hi

    The plant in the latest picture looks familiar  to me too. First I thought it it was some sort of dianthus and then I wondered if it was corncockle. I think it is often included in packets of wild flower seeds. 

  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,557

    I did wonder about an out of control dianthus, but corncockle is a strong contender I think

    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • greenfingazgreenfingaz Posts: 12

    I'm adding my support for Corncockle too. image If left in they would reveal their flowers sometime later this summer. image

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