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#103700 Aug 5th, 2007 at 09:57 AM
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Hello,


about 2 mounths ago i sowd a seed that was labeled as a vine, so i thought i d put it in a pot along a fence but now i m not so sure it s a vine, doesn t looklike one does it ? if someone knows what it is, please tell me.


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thanks

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Francine #103703 Aug 5th, 2007 at 09:59 AM
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and thi one is very beautiful but unfirtunately i don t remember the name of it.


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Francine #103706 Aug 5th, 2007 at 10:01 AM
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sorry if i got a lot of uknown, this ll be one of the last one...thanks for baring with me...



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such beautiful, delicate purple flowers.

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The first one looks like a grass that I pull out of the garden every spring...but I do have a trendency to pullout whatever I'm not sure of lol I am almost (not positive) sure its a weed

As for the second picture, of the purple flower, I think it might be veronica, or speedwell (they might be the same plant, veronica and speedwell) My first thought was purple loostrife...but whatever has tall purple spikes I think is loostrife lol I;ve never seen PL in real life before

AS for the third pic, I can't think of what it is


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kennyso #103720 Aug 5th, 2007 at 10:21 AM
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thank you so much kenny for your replies. ya, leave it to me to try growing weeds(no.not the kind you think of ) along my fence.

have a good day and thank you.

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Hi Franny!!!

I have purple loosestrife, and your second picture does look a lot like mine.
If it is, be careful - it has become so invasive in the waterways and wetlands down here, that it is actually banned in numerous places. Mine is in a small, contained area in my garden, and I try and keep it cut back.


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Francine #103834 Aug 5th, 2007 at 02:53 PM
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Hi ya Franny!! wavy kissie


I have to agree with Kenny The first one is a weed we pull up around here,
The second one I may agree with too ( Possibly) How Tall is the second one?


The third one I wanted to say lobelia But I know that's not right dang I just can't remember the name it looks soooooooo familiar!! notme


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angelblossom #103858 Aug 5th, 2007 at 03:25 PM
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hi, second one is 4 to 5 ft.so now i will 86 the first one,boohooo...i tought it was a nice vine at first...so sad...

Francine #104190 Aug 6th, 2007 at 07:14 AM
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hi Francine
Just wanted to share a photo & website for purple loosestrife with you, it doesn't look like your pretty purple flowers.

http://www.great-lakes.net/envt/flora-fauna/invasive/loosestf.html#overview

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Well don't I feel like a dumbbell blush, I was looking at your last picture of the round purple flowers when I posted here last! Yes it definitely looks like purple loosestrife.

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The second one is definitely purple loosestrife...I have several of the same ones. The third one is delphinium grandiflorum.


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alankhart #115590 Aug 21st, 2007 at 09:58 AM
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The first one looks an awful lot like crab grass to me. The only part that doesn't quite add up is the feathery blossom. Strange that you would only have one stalk, and strange that someone sold it to you as a vine. Maybe the vine died long before you bought it, and no one at the nursery knew any better.


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