Return to the Name That Plant Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Are these hosta plants?

Posted by LantanaLove 9 - Riverside, CA (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 23, 14 at 14:40

These little plants have been popping up throughout one of my annual flower beds. I know I didn't plant them, but can someone tell me what they are? They're relatively slow growing and I can only imagine they're a variety of hosta that was planted years ago by someone else.
Can anyone identify these? I've been waiting for them to get bigger for easier identification but as I said, they don't seem to be a rapidly growing plant.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Are these hosta plants?

I should add that this area was previously a shade bed. Until a few months ago it sat underneath a row of cypress trees in a mostly shade yard. Since the trees were removed, the left side of the bed receives partial shade throughout the day. These plants have sprung up alongside nasturtiums which don't grow in the full sun side.


 o
RE: Are these hosta plants?

I don't know what it is, but it is not Hosta.


 o
RE: Are these hosta plants?

Not a Hosta. Could possibly be Brunnera.


 o
RE: Are these hosta plants?

  • Posted by hoovb z9 Southern CA (My Page) on
    Mon, Jun 23, 14 at 15:35

Might be Rudbeckia foliage. It looks slightly fuzzy.

Hostas don't grow well in Southern California.


 o
RE: Are these hosta plants?

Too narrow for Brunnera IMO. could those be Echinacea/ coneflower seedlings?


 o
RE: Are these hosta plants?

I've grown coneflower and they looked nothing like these. Are there different types of coneflower?


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Name That Plant Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here