Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Impatiens glandulifera or 'Policemen's helmet'

01-08-2012 unknown plant

EDIT:
Impatiens glandulifera or 'Policemen's helmet'
Very invasive. Do not cultivate.
 
Still pretty, though.

5 comments:

Steve Gravano said...

Might be something in the Foxglove or Orchid family? If you have a close-up of the flower it would help.

Rachel Green said...

Not foxglove but I thought possibly an orchid, though this self seeds very easily.

If you click the photo you can view the origina size.

Thanks, Steve.

Rose said...

Either a Bee Orchid or a marsh orchid lovely capture Rachel.

Rachel Green said...

Thank you Rose. It's neither, but bee orchid was close.

Rose said...

One learns something new everyday! It is a lovely flower one might just get the urge to spread it about :)