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By Hijuju

Essex, United Kingdom Gb

Can anyone please tell me what this plant is called?
There's 2 different flowers for this plant pink or purple and they are tall thin spikey flowers




Can't think of the name but we pull it out of our garden as a weed...

25 Apr, 2010


I know full well its not a weed It is a garden flower

25 Apr, 2010


I think it might be a herb. If it has a strong smell or rough skin. But I am sure I have seen it before somewhere I just can't remember where

25 Apr, 2010


Hijuju I said 'we' i.e. Mr MB and I pull it out as a weed - because it does not fit into our garden. A weed is a plant in the wrong place, for us this is a weed, for others it may well be a precious asset to the garden. We also remove Mec. cambrica whenever we remember.

25 Apr, 2010


it is one of the loosestrifes. can be a weed or a joy. It is both in my garden depending on which bed it is in.

25 Apr, 2010


sorry it isnt it is the common purple toadflax Linaria. But everything else I said is true. must have been having a funny turn :o)

25 Apr, 2010


Yup that's it Linaria... seeds like mad if we don't keep pulling it out.

26 Apr, 2010

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