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lezelle

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Identify Please
« on: May 03, 2020, 13:21:56 »
Hi Ya, can anyone please identify this plant thanks

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Identify Please
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Flighty

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Re: Identify Please
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2020, 14:44:41 »
Possibly salsify. 
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galina

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Re: Identify Please
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2020, 15:44:48 »
Salsify was my first thought too.  What would clinch it is watching the flowers, they close in the afternoon  :wave:

lezelle

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Re: Identify Please
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2020, 18:14:47 »
Hi Ya, I think salsify is the answer. I wonder where it came from. The flowers close up due to lack of sunshine and I think someone grew it as I've been told it attracts bees by the score as they love it. Edible as well so I may leave a few to grow. Thanks to you

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Re: Identify Please
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2020, 20:38:37 »
It is quite a re-seeder so if you don't want hundreds of new plants you need to remove the spent flowers. They are almost impossible to eradicate once they have got a foothold. Pretty though. :happy7: