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On this page you'll find thoughts, advice and photos all about invasive plants. Everything you find here comes from real gardens and gardeners who are part of the Grows on You community.

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Latest photos of invasive plants

  • Euphorbia amygdaloides var robbiae - 2014 (Euphorbia amygdaloides)
    Andrewr
  • Tropaeolum ciliatum - 2013 (Tropaeolum ciliatum)
    Andrewr
  • Romneya coulteri - 2012 (Romneya coulteri)
    Andrewr
  • Nadina domestica (Heavenly bamboo)
    Klahanie

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We have 186 photos of invasive plants

These photos are from real gardens by real gardeners! Just click on one to start exploring in slideshow format, or you can browse 16 at a time.

  • Pretty - invasive weeds
    Bonkersbon
  • Phuopsis stylosa. (Phuopsis stylosa)
    Dottydaisy2
  • The gravel garden in May.
    Spritzhenry
  • Vinca difformis 'Jenny Pym' (Vinca difformis)
    Spritzhenry
  • Ajuga Valfredda. (Ajuga reptans (Bugle) Valfredda.)
    Dottydaisy2
  • Omphalodes verna (Omphalodes verna)
    Spritzhenry
  • Gooseneck Loosestrife With Hummingbird (Lysimachia clethroides (Lysimachia))
    Diohio
  • Lysimachia clethroides (Lysimachia clethroides)
    Spritzhenry

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Gardeners' thoughts

A Cautionary Tale.

Vinca_minor_alba_

Do you grow Vinca? I do, and my goodness, it is such a thug! I should have learned by now to keep it under control, but...

28 comments

spritzhenry

20 Apr, 2015
Spritzhenry

Too Much Of A Good Thing

Gladiolus_papilio_2009

This is gladiolus papilio – the flower is a dusky purple and opens in September. It always attacts attention when in bloom But...

3 comments

AndrewR

6 Sep, 2010
Andrewr

eradicate Himalayan Balsam

Himalayan_balsam

I saw the BBC1 programme Halcyon Diaries today (on June 30, 2010), where we could see how the Himalayan Balsam takes over...

9 comments

hildadorissen

30 May, 2010
Hildadorissen

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Questions & advice on invasive plants

If you can't find the answer to your gardening question here, feel free to ask our friendly community. Just ask in the form on this page


We have Romneya coulteri invading our house

7 replies

pmscott6135

21 Oct, 2017
Pmscott6135

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ID needed please

16 replies

melchisedec

27 May, 2012
Melchisedec

Please could you tell me if comfrey can be divided

3 replies

paulinehemmings

5 Sep, 2011
Paulinehemmings

Dsc00095

Please can you help me identify this plant/shrub ?

7 replies

rubysmum

30 Aug, 2011
Rubysmum

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Does anyone know what this plant is?

2 replies

dawnsaunt

25 Aug, 2011
Dawnsaunt

B915

This rather pretty

9 replies

anchorman

19 Aug, 2011
Anchorman

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Trying to identify this for someone - anyone have any idea please?

4 replies

Gillian

20 Jun, 2011
Gillian

I have Lesser Celandine

3 replies

pauli1968

13 Apr, 2011
Pauli1968

my neighbours ivy is growing over my side of the fence

7 replies

galmott

6 Apr, 2011
Galmott

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I wonder of anyone can help me identify the two plants on the right?

7 replies

rachelsmum

2 Nov, 2010
Rachelsmum

how to get rid of bamboo roots

1 reply

guest

29 Sep, 2010
Guest

Flower31_001

Does anyone know what this is?

12 replies

brummydee

18 Jul, 2010
Brummydee

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