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Please identify these plants for me?

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The middle one is an Aconitum of some kind, Aimankay. The top is some kind of bramble, looks like a raspberry, with pods of a daylily sticking up through it.

10 Aug, 2010


I thought the first one looked like a Kerria.

10 Aug, 2010


You need to know that the Aconitum AKA monkshood is a beautiful plant but poisonous. I'm about to sow some seeds of it, but be aware, if you have kids, that it's one for them not to play with.

10 Aug, 2010


Last one is Mecanopsis cambrica (Welsh Poppy).

Agree with Rubus and Hemerocallis pods sticking up through it for the top one. Middle picture also agree with Aconitum with a Philadelphus behind.

10 Aug, 2010


Cinderella the leaves are a very similar texture, but Kerria leaves don't have three leaflets.

10 Aug, 2010


Is the second one Delphinium? I thought the first is either a raspberry or bramble and I agree day lily seed heads.

10 Aug, 2010


No, second one is monkshood - it's the wrong shaped flower on the spike to be delphinium.

10 Aug, 2010


Thanks for the information Tugbrethil

10 Aug, 2010


Aconitum is a very close relative to Delphinium,but the flowers have a very distinctive hooded shape, which gives it the common name Monkshood.

10 Aug, 2010


Have got monkshood in bowling green garden, looks the same, but ours never flowers until late sept. early oct.

10 Aug, 2010


A friend gave me ripe seed pods from hers a couple of days ago. Isn't it weird how the timing varies across the country? Perhaps the different varieties flower at different times.

11 Aug, 2010


Thanks everyone. I guess I need to remove monkshood asap from my garden.

12 Aug, 2010


Not unless you are planning to eat it? Please don't panic about this lovely plant. Our gardens would all be the poorer if any plant that had toxic applied to it was removed.

Keep it!

13 Aug, 2010

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