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Please could anyone identify the plant in the attached photos. one photo was taken yesterday and the flowering one ws taken last july. the plant is c10 inches in diameter and the flower was c. 18inches tall. i have little shoots appearing all over my garden and suspect they are related to this plant i was given last year so woulld love to be able to learn a bit more about it. many thanks andy

Name that plant in one! (14/03/2012)Name that plant in one! (14/03/2012)

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  • Posted: Wed. 14th March 2012 07:10

Re: Name that plant in one!

Reply from Patricia Jones

Looks like the Thistle family, try typing Cirsium into the plant search and you may be able to identify the flower .

  • Posted: Sun. 18th March 2012 16:17

Re: Name that plant in one!

Reply from Richard Loader

I'm wondering if it might Eryngium agavifolium (try googling) need to see the flowers though.

  • Posted: Mon. 19th March 2012 08:23

Re: Re: Name that plant in one!

Reply from Andrew Grainger

Thanks Richard, that certainly seems to be the one, Best Andy

  • Posted: Mon. 19th March 2012 09:00

Re: Name that plant in one!

Reply from Andrew Grainger

Thank you both very much, i will get googling, Best Andy

  • Posted: Mon. 19th March 2012 08:55