Foxglove Mystery

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Date Photo Taken: March 6,2011
Location: Lawrenceville, GA
Posted By: Mike Hale

Notes:

Planted last year by seed from a packet labeled Foxglove(Morse). Last year it grew to a couple of 1′ long leaves. This year it has taken off and is around 7′ tall. The flower heads aren’t the type pictured on the packets as traditional Foxgloves, and I can’t find a picture of a Foxglove that looks like this. Someone mentioned tobacco, but can’t find a match for that either.

COMMENTS

  1. sally padelford Unregistered says:

    common mullein, aka wooly mullein.

    June 3rd, 2011 at 12:43 pm
  2. Bobby Unregistered says:

    Looks like the common mullen plant. http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=VETH
    You got a good’un!

    June 3rd, 2011 at 7:49 pm
  3. mxjane Registered says:

    mullein aka “nature’s toilet paper”. Great for attracting small birds…and if you run out of T.P. a very soft leaf.

    June 6th, 2011 at 8:19 pm

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