Post a reply

Avatar for NightCrow
May 23, 2018 10:45 AM CST
Thread OP
New-Brunswick, Canada
Is this a Giant Butterbur (Petasites japonicus)? (It was bought somewhere, not native)
Thumb of 2018-05-23/NightCrow/93e069
May 23, 2018 2:11 PM CST
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
Garden Photography Region: United Kingdom Plant Identifier
Yes it is..... Petasites japonica gigantea......common name inc Giant butterbur, Giant Japanese Coltsfoot etc

Thumb of 2018-05-23/Silversurfer/a8e1b7
Last edited by Silversurfer May 23, 2018 2:16 PM Icon for preview
May 23, 2018 2:29 PM CST
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
Annuals Native Plants and Wildflowers Keeps Horses Dog Lover Daylilies Region: Canadian
Butterflies Birds Enjoys or suffers cold winters Garden Sages Plant Identifier
Under the botanical code of nomenclature we're not to use trinomial names any more so, according to the Catalogue of LIfe and if that's the plant, it should be Petasites japonicus subsp. giganteus.
May 23, 2018 3:30 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!
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener
~ I'm an old gal who still loves playing in the dirt!
~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot!

Only the members of the Members group may reply to this thread.
Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )