A Plant to Identify please

crbl69June 28, 2014

Can anyone identify the attached photo of a plant/flower/weed approx 1 metre tall growing happily in Southern England?

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Purple toadflax. I have it in my garden. It seeds freely and is a bit tricky to pull up so if you don't want it popping up all over the place I'd get rid of it before it seeds.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2014 at 1:49PM
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morz8(Washington Coast Z8b)

Agree, linaria purpurea. Toadflax. It can work for some tall wispy color if you are willing to deadhead, prevent self sowing.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2014 at 3:48PM
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weedlady(Central OH 6)

It's only a weed if it's growing where YOU do not want it! LOL

    Bookmark   June 28, 2014 at 10:32PM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

It isn't native in the British Isles but has become naturalised from the European mainland. A very common self sower in gardens. Your decision as to whether to keep it.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2014 at 6:23AM
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