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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 1:55 pm    Post subject: another ID request Reply with quote

this has naturalised in our garden, so we were wondering what it might be. the leaves have a slight rubbery feel to them.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 4:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cant tell from that angle take photo head on need to see size, leaves and flower spike first guess could be veronica.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Definitely not Veronica. They're speedwells. I think its an Artemisia.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

never saw a blue on what about perovskia, ill wait for another pic before guessing again
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Don't think so....I have perovskia in my garden and it doesn't look like that......
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 21, 2014 7:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It looks like Linaria purpurea.
Also comes in a pink form and white.
Seeds around.
I love it.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=linaria+purpurea&espv=2&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=6TelU6mvC4nT0QWH0YHYCg&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1920&bih=967
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 23, 2014 1:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

nice one, that's exactly it. Cheers!
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