Lovely yellow Plant

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    [​IMG]given this plant last year cannot recall its name :doh:
     
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    Do you have a larger photo? From what little I can make out I'm tempted to say Mimulus, possibly M.luteus. Is it growing near water?
     
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    See if this comes any bigger20130606_203958.jpg
     
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    Its in a planter, with some dead looking ivy I transplanted.
     
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    That's better!
    Deffo one of the Mimulus family IMO.
     
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    If I am correct, it likes lots of moisture.
     
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      Thanks Longk will have to give it some thought about moving it , nowhere in my garden is paticularly moist. It seems happy enough for now.:dbgrtmb:
       
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      I used to grow M.cardinalis at my old house................
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      It was tolerant of wet or dry, and would self seed freely....................
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