Name that plant...

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by OmegaRed, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. OmegaRed

    OmegaRed LawnSite Member
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 191

    Plant is shaped like a hosta, but I don't think it is unless it's another variation. Leaves arent hard like hosta

  2. PerfectEarth

    PerfectEarth LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,734

    Looks like Lamb's Ear to me. Without the fuzz on the foliage.
  3. Think Green

    Think Green LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,746

    I agree as this plant is a perennial and was a pretty popular thing around old home settings. I have a few older customers that prefer this plant. It is of the old times garden setting.
  4. lakesregionscapes

    lakesregionscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 147

    Looks to me like it could be a rather large, older foxglove: perennial/biannual depending on the variety, easy self-seeders...
  5. OmegaRed

    OmegaRed LawnSite Member
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 191

    K much appreciated everyone
  6. lcfd8

    lcfd8 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 18

    That is a Foxglove
  7. Duekster

    Duekster LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 7,961

    +1 but it seems too big. Could be a naturalized version. I have seen that happen with other perennials.
  8. Kate Butler

    Kate Butler LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 640

    Leaf veining looks like comfrey to me.
  9. TX Easymoney

    TX Easymoney LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,109

    looks like something i would 'accidently' spray roundup on
  10. Ducke

    Ducke LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 353

    George !:laugh:

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