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By Howee74

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anybody know what these are?

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First one looks like Platycodon, second one I don't know.

23 Jun, 2011


Aha yes! Planted that two years ago, thought it was dead - now theres three of them ! Thanks for jogging my memory....

23 Jun, 2011


Agree with first one too.

Second looks remarkably like Thunbergia elata? I can even see the alate leaf stalks! Unusual if that came through a winter though???

23 Jun, 2011


i had that in last year, though in a different place - might it have seeded?

24 Jun, 2011


Wouldn't have thought so but hey, stranger things have happened?

29 Jun, 2011


Its started to flower so the mystery's solved. Its Salvia Cambridge Blue that i put in last year and thought had died. I really should start putting labels in or something.....

30 Jun, 2011


Aha! An answer. I was completely fooled by the leaves. Very, very similar though even if I do say so myself.

Good that it survived though as Salvia patens is not too hardy and the fleshy roots can rot in winter so it has done very well.

30 Jun, 2011


yes i'm chuffed, its one of my favourite flowers. i'd already replaced it with a similar variety in the same spot so now i'll have more than i know what to do with....

1 Jul, 2011

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