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By Bernard

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Gb

Is this a goody or a baddy?




I would have to say a baddy I have it & it seeds everywhere & is not particularly very showy.

18 Jun, 2010


I view it as a weed

18 Jun, 2010


Isn't it a violet? Hard to tell from the pic because there is a weed with similar growth - did this have little violet flowers in Spring?

18 Jun, 2010


Doesn't look like violet leaves to me - at least not does not look like the ones in our garden. And I view those as a weed too as they spread so rapidly.

18 Jun, 2010


it would probably help if we knew which leaf we were talking about, if its the leaf on the top right it looks like symphytum to me, i have just dug loads of this plant out, it gets everywhere.

18 Jun, 2010


Yup that is the plant I was thinking of thank you Steve - another senior moment!

18 Jun, 2010


Stevebuk, the leaves we are talking about are the ones which occupy the centre of the picture.
Bamboo, the plant has only just appeared and hasn't flowered yet, there are some very small buds visible in the picture so it might be a good idea to wait util the flowers do appear and I'll re-publish the question.

18 Jun, 2010


That's the one I assumed you were talking about, Bernard, as its in the middle of the pic. I shall look forward to seeing the flowers.

19 Jun, 2010

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