Plant ID forum: big plant taking over

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wojogirl
May 30, 2017 11:54 AM CST
What is this it grew 5 feet in two months
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Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
May 30, 2017 12:09 PM CST
It kind of looks like a scented geranium. What do leaves smell like.
Anything i say, could be misrepresented, or wrong.
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Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
May 30, 2017 12:37 PM CST
If its 5 feet tall, its not a geranium. Maybe something in the Malvaceae family like a hollyhock or mallow?
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Name: June
Rosemont, Ont. (Zone 4a)
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JuneOntario
May 30, 2017 12:57 PM CST
Hi @wojogirl
It could be a plume poppy (Macleaya). Plume poppy looks impressive, but spreads aggressively and takes up a lot of space.
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islander
May 30, 2017 12:59 PM CST
I agree, Macleaya.
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greene
May 30, 2017 1:04 PM CST
Plume Poppy (Macleaya cordata)
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~"Leaf of Faith"

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