New Volunteer in garden

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  1. Jerry Sullivan

    Jerry Sullivan Garden Experimenter Plants Contributor

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    Screen Shot 2023-04-29 at 8.53.14 AM.png This is the first year for this volunteer, about 10 inches tall - the multi-color is unusual.

    Any guesses?

    Jerry
     
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  3. Palustris

    Palustris Young Pine

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    If it had spotted leaves I would have suggested Pulmonaria, but...............?
     
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    Tetters Young Pine

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    That is a member of the Borage family. Mertensia virginica . It's lovely!
     
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    Pacnorwest Hardy Maple

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    Frank that is a beautiful example of the many good surprises waiting for us in our gardens. Very pretty :)
     
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  6. Jerry Sullivan

    Jerry Sullivan Garden Experimenter Plants Contributor

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    Thank you Tatters for the ID, I will try to cultivate the new plant.

    Jerry
     
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    Palustris Young Pine

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    Should have recognised that, I used to grow it. My excuse is that it was a long long time ago though.
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    I know them as Virginia Bluebells. Very pretty!
     
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    Clay_22 In Flower

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    very pretty.
     
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    Tetters Young Pine

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    I believe it grows on rhizomes, and you should have it in the soil by now. I have never grown it myself, but it sure is tempting, and hardy!
     
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