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A plantain with burgandy/brown leaves


By Siris

A  plantain with burgandy/brown leaves (Plantago major (American Plantain) purpurea)

A plantain with burgandy/brown leaves, if planted in full sun. Well behaved.

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i have quite a bit of plantain in my garden which i normally
pull up but this year i decided to let some grow. ive never seen it reach a fully grown plant until now i quite like how it looks and
as it has i good few uses quite a bonus.
not seen one with brown leaves tho, ever!

3 Sep, 2014


Apparently according to google, you can cook with it, Mary b! I bought the plant originally.

5 Sep, 2014


hi there siris i read that too, great is it not?

8 Sep, 2014


Maryb, I'll stick to looking at it!!!

8 Sep, 2014



8 Sep, 2014

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