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help me identify these plants please

Bobby SprayBobby Spray Stirling ScotlandPosts: 21

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 71,842
    edited 21 July
    The first looks like a gaura.

    The second is Persicaria maculosa (aka Redshank)  … a common weed of agricultural and newly disturbed land. Related to some very garden-worthy plants … but this one’s best pulled up before it seeds. 
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  • Bobby SprayBobby Spray Stirling ScotlandPosts: 21
    Thanks very much
  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 18,440
    I agree, I love that pink guara seems we have to call it Oenothera lindheimeri now. 
    What’s with all the name changes? 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 39,291
    I agree too with those IDs.
    It's the new names for Dicentra and Sedum spectabile that get me @Lyn. Murder!
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • zehrsonthelake11zehrsonthelake11 Burt, NY, USPosts: 12
    I agree with them. The first plant is gaura and The second is Persicaria maculosa. and I must say the pink gaura looks very beautiful.
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