How many can you identify???
(personally there are 2 I do not know - yet!)
I am very happy that I have B, tried to cultivate it for long!
- Examine carefully
Photo taken today,
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- Examine carefully :-)
Photo taken today,
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A = Difficult to say
B = correct - finally I am having one at home!
C = You have to tell me if red or blue flower !!
D = Correct
E = Lotus spp accepted at this stage, we need the flower to distingusih
X = ??
Y = Are you sure? Flowering is nearly over for Colchicum - this have not flowered yet!
Z = Maybe difficult at this stage, but I have an opinion.
Can Mesembryanthemum cristallinum be grown as a perennial if moderately watered in summer?. I really adore this plant, grown from seed (1 from about 40 seeds!) Hope it would not mind a transplant!
I managed to identify C = Anagallis arvensis,
D = I think is Arisarum vulgare
E is a Lotus sp.
Y = might be an orchid
Z = Compositae
The rest I will wait till they flower, then I will tell you! (maybe)
However at this stage of the Gov legislation (with increased fuel and elec bills) I do not get surprised if both get red next Spring!
There is also Bellis annua growing up, but I think they miss the train for the flowering period.
Z was thinking of Bellis sylvestris ??
Y was thinking of Scilla sicula ???
What are your comments regards my guesses?
Y: I don`t think so, I would confirm Colchicum cupani, in the center you can see small brown-purplish fruits, characteristic for the genus...
There is (as far as I may recognize) Ranunculus bullatus between Y & Z...
That brown purple centre was some soil. I clened the plant and it has nothing at the centre. The leaves seam to have 3 longitudinal folds, maybe not visible in the photo) and grown to 5cm in length.
- Updated photo in sunshine
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Scilla sicula (because leaves are small) or a baby Scilla maritima (Urginea maritima) grown from a seed. Dont think it is Colchicium. Orchids?? I wish but lets put our feet to the ground
- How much I like this Anagallis arvensis plant. Plenty of blue flowers. Both plants are blue!
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- The Asteracea Plant (not yet identified)
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- Close up of the buds
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- No Scilla sicula unfortunately - just a small Uriginea maritima :-(
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- This grown up plants with linear leaves up to 20cm reveal to us that they are not Romulea... Juncus spp. maybe?
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- The whole pot!
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Z and E: can be guessed easily now
Y: is unfortunately uriginea maritima, no Orchid, no Colchicum, no. S. sicula.
A: This I dont know... Still on Romulea Jack?
See comments or corresponding photos.
- The scarlet pimpernel (Anagallis arvensis) in full bloom
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- Quiz Plant Z: Should not be difficult now.
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- Quiz Plant Z: another photo including bud to show involucre.
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- Bees enjoying sunshine and start of Spring on this cushion-like flower. (21st Macrh today)
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- Quiz New Entry - was unobserevd when posting. Hint: Fabaceae he he!
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- Quiz Plant E:
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The leaves and most of the plant have dried but the scape is still green with a small bud as seen in the photo below. Since being a late flowering (assumingly Alium) I was thinking about A. parciflorum.
Any ideas guys ?
- Taken 29th May 2006.
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