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Can anyone help identify please?

jaffacakesjaffacakes Posts: 434

Hi all,

Just looking for some help identifying these please.

A pretty flower


This is growing out of a pot with rosemary


And this is maybe willowherb but I hope not



  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,498

    Top one is an Oxalis, bottom one is Rosebay willowherb - beaurtiful but invasive. Not sure about the middle one, looks a bit as if it might turn out to be a sow-thistle.

  • jaffacakesjaffacakes Posts: 434

    Sorry i forgot to thank you buttercupdays. I think you are right about all of these image I must have pulled out 100's of young willowherb already and this one mature one escaped as i thought it was possibly something else.

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,353

    If you can't clear the willowherb plants themselves - at least deadhead them before they seed. Each plant produces around 100,000 seeds. image

    They can look different depending on whether they're an annual or perennial plant - they do both. It's why they're such successful weeds image

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

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • jaffacakesjaffacakes Posts: 434

    Thanks Fairygirl. Do they flower for long before they set seed? I might leave a few in the bare spots of garden and be sure to deadhead. image

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