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Does anyone know what this plant is that has seeded itself in my lawn?

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  • An orchid, probably the Common Spotted Orchid.

  • Wow, and orchid in your lawn Rosie, you are so lucky.  Common it may be but I for one would love to have an orchid in my lawn. A friend of mine had some in her field - 3 in the first year, 14 the next and 28 this year - they look fantastic.

  • Thanks for the replies.

    My lawn has been a bit neglected for a while as I had an accident and fractured my hip so not a lot of gardening was done.

    On the bright side several interesting plants have seeded themselves in the lawn and the birds love my garden now.image 

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,465

    Neglected lawns are often full of interesting things ... carry on with no weedkiller and no fertiliser and your orchids should multiply image

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







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