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Unknown plants - please help.
These surprise plants have grown last year (they don't even remind anything I have actually planted) and I have no idea what they are
They look very healthy and strong, and going to flower.
Please help with identifying them!

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looks similar to a scottish thistle if it is its good for the birds

22 Apr, 2010


leaves are not spikey enough for a thistle. I have seen these before. I need to go away and have a think.

is it a valarian?

22 Apr, 2010


Don't think it's Valerian Sbg, as they have glossy leaves and these ones look fuzzy to me. Havings said that, I have no idea what it is!

22 Apr, 2010


I don't know what it is but I'm certain it's not Valeriana officinalis and it's not red valerian either.

22 Apr, 2010


It looks like a species of edelweiss--probably not the famous one! I've found it difficult to find images of different leontopodiums. It seems like no matter what species I look for, I always get pictures of Leontopodium alpinum! Oh, well.

23 Apr, 2010


when it flowers will you post another picture so we can have another go.
I agree it isnt valarian. the flower clusters are 'wrong'.

23 Apr, 2010

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