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Calalily
Deep South Coastal, TX
(Zone 10a)

June 18, 2002
11:01 AM

Post #33212

Don't have a clue, this came up in some roses we got from California. I thought it was a weed and just never got around to pulling it out. It's pretty. Does anyone know what it is? It's got lots of lateral branches and is about 3 feet tall.

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mark
Antrim, Northern Ire
United Kingdom
(Zone 8b)

June 18, 2002
11:18 AM

Post #284132

willow herb family.

dont let it seed!! 1 year seed = 7 years weed
Calalily
Deep South Coastal, TX
(Zone 10a)

June 18, 2002
1:06 PM

Post #284214

glad to know that, it is pretty, but I'll not let it seed.
gardenwife
Newark, OH
(Zone 5b)

June 18, 2002
3:56 PM

Post #284418

Is that gaura 'siskyu pink'?
Baa

June 18, 2002
6:26 PM

Post #284543

Rosebay Willowherb - Epilobium angustifolium.

The roots are rhizomatous even pulling it out will not get rid of this weed forever, it even withstands a certain amount of fire damage and as Mark says it will seed everywhere.

If left to it's own devices it will quickly take over a large area in a very short amount of years.

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