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Zone 19344 | Carol m added on May 24, 2020 | Answered

Second post hope pics load identify the purple plant in pics please

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Answered on May 26, 2020

I see that you have encountered Perilla frutescens. This is an invasive relative of Mint, and is commonly called "Beefsteak Mint". It is just as invasive as its cousin. They come in shades of purple and green, but can often appear black, too.

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