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By Bernard

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Gb

Attractive plant or villain?
This plant and two companions has just appeared in my woodland garden. I quite like it but uncertain if it will prove to be a desirable resident.
Can any one of our magic members help me to decide?




Not sure,but do you think it could be Lunaria,or as it is commonly known as Honesty?

22 Apr, 2010


i think its honesty as well.yes it will self seed prolifically, my mum has it in her garden, mainly because she likes the silver penny seed heads but its not a huge problem,they like shade and are easy to pull up if you get to many.

22 Apr, 2010


Yep,Lunaria. I like it. It grows in the really dry shade under my trees and I love the purple haze it makes and then tops it all off with the wonderful silver seedpods. If it's a woodland garden you have, then I'd say this is a good choise.

22 Apr, 2010


i have a few dotted about the garden. good colour in deep shade too.

22 Apr, 2010


Thanks everyone, as usual, you've come up with the goods

23 Apr, 2010

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