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What is it?


By Madmum

United Kingdom Gb

I'm sure I'll kick myself, I just can't conjure up a name for this. It's a seedling that has appeared in one of my pots.

So, is it weed or desirable? Thanks!




looks like a poppy to me can't be sure thouigh

27 May, 2009


is it a meconopsis poppy?
or it could be a young buttercup type weed. pot it on and wait and see madmum. keep us posted.

27 May, 2009


could it be a young Japanese anemone???

27 May, 2009


Maybe Aquilegia?

27 May, 2009


I think it's meconopsis cambrica (Welsh poppy)

27 May, 2009


Thanks for the answers, not sure about any of them so I guess it's just wait and see! lol

I have definitely seen it before somewhere....

27 May, 2009


I think this is a Welsh poppy. These appear everywhere in my garden and the leaves look very similar.

27 May, 2009


is it a herb, coriander, parsley?
they look pretty similar although I cant really tell how big your seedling is

keep us posted Im intruiged now

x x x

27 May, 2009


It would be wonderful if it is a Welsh poppy! I'll keep you all updated as it grows - I need to move it into a separate pot, at the moment it's with a bearded iris which isn't strong enough for the garden.

27 May, 2009


Think Andrews right I thought it was the Welsh Mountain Poppy...yellow flowers.

27 May, 2009


yes, yellow poppy. I have a few and try to get rid of them. one woman's meat!

27 May, 2009


If it is Mec. cambrica be sure to dead head regularly or you will have a garden full of yellow poppies in no time :-)

28 May, 2009


Thanks for the tip moon grower, I'll definitely do that!

29 May, 2009

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