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Blue wildflower ID

Charlie 224Charlie 224 Posts: 129

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 Anyone know what this is? It spreads everywhere and pops up very quickly. Thanks

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,638

    pretty though, and the bees love itimage

  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,374

    Green alkanet Charlie, very invasive and extremely deep roots, every piece of which will produce a new plant if you dig them up and don't remove it all.

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • The root can be used as a red dye or a wood stain

  • LandlubberLandlubber Posts: 396

    such a pretty flower though.....image

  • LandlubberLandlubber Posts: 396

    looks similar to forget-me nots.image

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 80,514
    Prefer Forgetmenots image
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,638

    They both seed like mad here, plus the other spring blue, Brunnera

  • Charlie 224Charlie 224 Posts: 129

    Yeah the bees love it and it is pretty!

     

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