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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 2:35 pm    Post subject: Is this a Verbascum Reply with quote

Is this a verbascum


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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 4:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not Verbascum.
It is Sisyrinchium striatum.

https://davisla.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/sisyrinchium-striatum-flower.jpg

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Sisyrinchium+%27Striatum&rlz=1C1GNAM_en-GBGB687GB687&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi9pry6w5XUAhUmL8AKHWsSAAAQ_AUICigB&biw=1536&bih=759
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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 4:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks SS I knew you'd know
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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 10:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Didn't think it was a verbascum, but didn't know what it was either! It's lovely. Where did you see that?
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PostPosted: Tue May 30, 2017 6:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A friend of mine asked me as it was in her garden and she didn't know what it was.
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PostPosted: Tue May 30, 2017 6:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you like that one look out for the variegated one...

Sisyrinchium striatum "Aunt May"

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Sisyrinchium+striatum+%27Aunt+May%27&client=firefox-b&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjA56bYm5jUAhVjBMAKHbekBxMQ_AUICigB&biw=1536&bih=731
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PostPosted: Tue May 30, 2017 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I really must look out for one of those. It is lovely. Very Happy
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