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HollyAnnS
Dover, PA
(Zone 6b)

March 28, 2013
12:46 PM

Post #9465111

So a few weeks ago I was looking at a small bed near my pool it has a few plants that like wet soil and not too much sun. I noticed this root sticking mostly out of the ground and started wondering what did I plant there? So today I noticed that it is definitely growing even though the roots are almost completely out of the ground.
So can any of you ID this for me.

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altagardener
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

March 28, 2013
12:49 PM

Post #9465114

Petasites japonica or similar species.
HollyAnnS
Dover, PA
(Zone 6b)

March 28, 2013
1:14 PM

Post #9465142

LOL Oh yes that is my Lingularia I don't think I have ever seen it in this stage. It was just put in last summer. Thank you so very much.

growin

growin
Vancouver, BC
(Zone 8b)


March 28, 2013
1:24 PM

Post #9465154

I don't believe it is Ligularia. They bloom later with a different type of bloom. Maybe what you thought was Ligularia is actually Petasites.
HollyAnnS
Dover, PA
(Zone 6b)

March 28, 2013
1:38 PM

Post #9465163

Thanks I will check out the differences.
HollyAnnS
Dover, PA
(Zone 6b)

March 29, 2013
4:17 AM

Post #9465585

I found out that I was indeed given a Petasites at last years plant swap and I planted it next to the Ligularia that was already there. Thanks again for the info.

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