I have this little flower garden. It has some Flox and some Dianthis and some Allysum.
In previous years, its had Petunias or Vinca flowers.
Randomly, this year a few purple-violet Pansies appeared. There has never been Pansies in that bed before. Head-scratcher.
Now, I know these are cold weather flowers. I thought that I would put my new Dianthis in and once the weather was consistently over 80 degrees, they would die and would pluck them out. And given they are the color that I really wanted to do in that bed, it couldn't do any harm, right?
Well, a few months of consistently nearly 90 degrees and guess what?
It's not 3 little buds.
It's this explosion!
So, I've left them. Even though, technically, they are a weed.