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Re: Plant ID

Post by Jacksparrow » Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:45 pm

Willpar wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:25 am
Hi Placi, the 4 ft ones placi are the nearest and farthest. The tall on is in the middle. That one is starting to grow upwards now. Just been out with the tape measure and it is 28 inches high.
I think John Wyndham wrote book about those things back in the 1950s. Be afraid............very afraid :nod:

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:28 pm

Seen the film......very scary.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:20 am

Bought the book. I think that was JW's best.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:20 am

The Echium "pink fountain" is now 36 inches high. Is reaching for the stars.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Tue Mar 03, 2020 10:47 am

:yikes: :bolt:

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Jacksparrow » Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:27 pm

Willpar wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:20 am
The Echium "pink fountain" is now 36 inches high. Is reaching for the stars.
You'll have Crows nesting in the top before long :nod:

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:59 am

The tall Echium is getting flower buds now. Not sure about the shorter ones.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:34 am

Oh gawd, it's breeding :yikes: :dogrun:. It's the warm weather.

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Re: Plant ID

Post by Willpar » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:03 am

Here is a video of the buds placi. The hairs on the plant I am told can irritate the skin if touched.


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Re: Plant ID

Post by Placido » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:14 pm

Now that's interesting - axillary buds !! Don't go too close, Willpar, it's got a lot of growing to do :eek:.
I wouldn't be a bit surprised it doesn't like being touched :shake:

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