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Common weed

Posted by carcioffio 7 (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 7, 14 at 20:33

Wondering about the grass like plant with the pink flowers. It is everywhere! Happily, the chickens love it. Also, what is the variegated plant, perhaps an eounymus?


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RE: Common weed

Is the pink one Kiss Me Over The Garden Gate? If the chickens like it it's probably not getting very tall, but it can. Gorgeous fuschia flowers. My seed didn't come up this year. Has LOTS of seeds.

Polygonum orientale “Kiss Me Over The Garden Gate”
www.anniesannuals.com
Incredibly quick growing and easy-breezy, this 6’ high & 5’ wide, old-timey cottage garden denizen can’t be beat for fast thrills! Tumbling off the ends of many ...

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RE: Common weed

Polygonum persicaria


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knotweed


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That looks like Persicaria longiseta (Oriental Lady's-thumb) to me.

Here is a link that might be useful: Persicaria longiseta


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RE: Common weed

I think the variegated plant is a vinca ... a weed in my book!


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Totally agree, Esh!


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pennsylvania smart weed..aka polygonum persicaria as Janine said.....


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the poly is one horrible weed .. latin name.. and pretty pink aside...

DO NOT LET IT SEED ...

ken


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