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This plant has appeared in my garden and I cannot remember planting anything where it is growing, have no idea what it is. Can anyone id it for me please?

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Looks like a young Rosebay Willow Herb to me and if it is I would be uprooting it now!

28 May, 2013


Don't think it is that as the stalk is growing centrally through six leaves which are like a ruff and Rosebay is a single leaf on the stem. Thanks for the information though Moongrower.

28 May, 2013


OOil I am sure Karen will know.

I am not too sure .

28 May, 2013


Hum... yes you are right yet I still, somehow, think this is one of the willow herbs - and I am not the oracle some folk like to think I am :-)

28 May, 2013


what about veronicastrum?

31 May, 2013


Thanks Seaburngirl, not sure, have been trying to get a picture of veronicastrum leaves without flowers but all I can find are the flowers and not really a comparison, but found one with flowers and leaves and it does look like it could be. I shall just have to be patient and see what the flower is like. I hope it is veronicastrum I like that a lot. lol :O) thanks again for trying to help. :O)

31 May, 2013


Seaburngirl, you were spot on, have seen it at a garden today and it is definitely veronicastrum in fact think it is VERONICASTRUM. SCROPHULARIACEAE it has now developed a pink flower spike and is beginning to look v.pretty. Thanks for your help in answering my query. :O)

22 Jul, 2013

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