I had a question from a reader, and being mainly a vegetable gardener, I'm not familiar with this plant so I'm not sure what to tell her. I have certainly heard of catnip, but I've never before heard of dognip.
I came across this new plant in the nursery and wondered if you'd seen one before. I planted it in a huge pot and it has completely taken over. I think it's called Dognip. Let me know what you think of it.
If anyone can give her the name of this plant, I'm sure she (and I) would appreciate it. I love it, and would like to know how to get a start from it. TIA
I think you need to take a long nap! Your out of your cotton picking mind :o) Stupid me, fell right into that brick wall ! Do you have a bridge I can buy? LOLReplyDelete
Ginny, I don't have a bridge, but I have some ocean view property in Arizona I could sell you....cheap!ReplyDelete
What a doll. Why should the gardeners have all of the fun!?ReplyDelete
Lol, now that is a variety I have not seen before! - And what on earth has she been feeding it?!? ;)ReplyDelete
Ribbit, we sure do, don't we?ReplyDelete
Kelly, I don't know, but if I find out I'm giving some to Annie and Otto!
ha! so sweet.=)ReplyDelete
I'm not familiar with the variety, but it sure looks healthy!ReplyDelete
Kelli, I fell in love with it! It's my desktop photo right now :-)ReplyDelete
Villager, I'd have to guess it is the dognip variety Genus Golden Labradoris.
I think I have seen this before. It is very invasive and takes over everything including your couch and bed.ReplyDelete
Rachel, in that case could it possibly be related to Genus Dachsundaris? I have that variety, and agree it is terribly invasive. I have actually had to have it physically removed from my dinner plate.ReplyDelete
Nice, I fell for it too.ReplyDelete
I've seen one of those around. We try to keep it out of the vegetable garden. It's invasive, alright. It also kills young seedlings. LOL~ReplyDelete
I was wondering why the dog was blocking the picture of the plants. I still didn't get it until "Golden Labradoris." Pray for me.ReplyDelete
Sherry, it's a good thing it's so pretty, there's no way we'd want to eradicate it.ReplyDelete
Oh dear, Cheryl. Bless her, Father, for she has sinned.....
Too cute...you almost got me Granny.ReplyDelete
You got me! What a hoot! I'm going to send some other folks your way for the laugh.ReplyDelete
I do indeed know what that plant variety is called... it is....(wait for it)...ReplyDelete
An extremely invasive plant that creates it's own fertilizer and occassionally has been known to be scented with "aroma of dog fart".
Many gardeners make the mistake of bringing these into their garden based on the gentle brown eyed centers of the flower but I would advise you to think twice about this. :D
LMBO! Watch out too, don't go to the place where they propagate those or you will end up bringing home another!ReplyDelete
Oh my I have one of them also and its name is Troubleis. Invasive for sure. Got to love them though.ReplyDelete
Can I please have a cutting of that? Thats my favorite invasive variety! Puppalily!ReplyDelete
Thanks to all for your attempts at identification! I'm sure Langela appreciates them, as do I. Cathy, I'll ask her if we can possibly have some cuttings, but be forewarned by what Kitsap said, it makes its own fertilizer, and the aroma is not so great!ReplyDelete
The nursery said they only propagate by seed. There is actually a male and female of this variety and both are needed. I only got the male because of the cost. This one cost me $100!ReplyDelete
As for the smell. It really depends on the manure or dead animal you roll it in. I find I prefer the unscented version and try to keep it washed clean of any manure or dead animals.
One of the most fascinating things about it is its eating habits. Can you believe it is carnivorous? It also eats grass. If it could just be bred to eat weeds I'd be in business.
Thanks for everyone's help and comments on my beautiful and unique plant!
Well, Langela, I'm glad I could help, and I can definitely tell you that you got a healthy and beautiful Puppalily aka Stealinghearts flower there! It's one I'm sure many of us would like to have invading our gardens!ReplyDelete