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May 19, 2020 1:40 PM CST
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Ireland
Can someone please tell me what type of plant/tree or weed this is? It has little spikes on the branch pieces
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May 19, 2020 1:55 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Hi Melissas339, Welcome!

I can't see the blooms on your plant clearly but I wonder if it might be Tree Echium (Echium pininana) or some other type of Echium?
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May 19, 2020 2:02 PM CST
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Ireland
This is the blossom
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Yes that looks very similar. The leaves aren't the healthiest here but still looks similar. Thanks for your help 😊
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May 19, 2020 5:16 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: Ukraine Region: United States of America Bird Bath, Fountain and Waterfall Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Yes, those pretty blooms sure look like the blooms of Echium pinninana. I found more photos and information on these pages:

https://fotahouse.com/flower-t...
http://www.kellsbay.ie/nursery...
https://www.deelish.ie/product...
https://mountvenusnursery.com/...
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May 19, 2020 5:28 PM CST
Name: Porkpal
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Flower tower seems such an appropriate name!
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