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StillLearningStillLearning Posts: 261

imageHi just found this at the back of the border - can anyone advise what it could be, if you brush the leaf it has quite a strong scent...


  • Peanuts3Peanuts3 Posts: 759

    It looks like a foxglove to me.  I'm sure others will confirm one way or the other shortly. x

  • StillLearningStillLearning Posts: 261

    Hi Peanuts3 it has a waxy feel to the leaf, think foxgloves have a furry texture? image

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,023

    Not foxglove. I can't recall what it is , but someone else will. image

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,283

    There are some foxgloves which don't have the furry leaves - Digitalis lutea for instance ... it does look very foxglove-like ... the flower will soon be out ... that'll tell us image

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  • StillLearningStillLearning Posts: 261

    Ah many thanks Dove and Peanut3 - will post a photo when it flowers image

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,361

    I'm interested in the scented leaves. I don't know any foxglove that has those.

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