Is it a flower or is it a weed?

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Date Photo Taken: 07/16/2012
Location: Cullman, Alabama
Posted By: marshasmum


This spring my husband threw a bunch of perennial seeds into our flowerbed in the back yard. Plants from last year came up (apparently they too are perennial plants) I think they’re from the Vinca Family. Any way, these two plants came up. I think they are perennial flowers and my husband says they’re weeds. If they are a weed, why haven’t more of them came up? We don’t ‘weed’ the flower bed because we mulch. Someone, please tell me what they are.


  1. stone Unregistered says:

    The middle plant looks like cosmos, an annual.
    The bottom plant looks like a green-leaf perilla, also an annual.
    The perilla is probably a weed, unless you can figure out how to season your cooking with it….
    It is used in oriental cuisines.

    July 20th, 2012 at 8:27 am

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