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Apr 23, 2018 5:43 PM CST
Seattle, Washington
Hi there

My wife and I moved in to a new house with a large perennial garden, and there is one particular plant that seems to be multiplying all over the place and we haven't seen any flowers or anything yet, so just wanted to know what it was before we decide whether to rip it out or not. Thank you for any help!


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Apr 23, 2018 6:31 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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I don't recognize it but it appears you are going to have lots of blooms in the near future. Hopefully someone who is familiar with plants in the Pacific N.W. will be along soon and share it's identity.
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Apr 23, 2018 7:42 PM CST
Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
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Looks like Centaurea montana or one of it's many cultivars.
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Apr 23, 2018 8:07 PM CST
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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I agree
As Yogi Berra said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
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Apr 23, 2018 8:08 PM CST
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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I agree , I can be very aggressive.
As Yogi Berra said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
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Apr 24, 2018 1:33 PM CST
Seattle, Washington
Thank you all! Definitely is Centaurea montana
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