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Identifying plants

  1. Apr 5, 2014 #1

    wukunlin

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    My mother has a plant that she forgot the name of. Does anyone know anything about it? (or a good place to find info about it)
     

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  3. Apr 5, 2014 #2

    Evo

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    The flowers appear to be Bleeding Heart, but the leaves appear to be cyclamen, could there be 2 plants in the pot?

    I am confused, I've grown both.

    You must send me the plant, it's so pretty.
     
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  4. Apr 5, 2014 #3

    wukunlin

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    Thanks Evo.
    Doesn't look like it. The flowers only appear in spring, Right now (autumn in NZ) the flowers are all gone. I can only see one plant in the pot.
    If it helps, I took another photo at the stems closer to the soil.

    I would if we don't live on opposite sides of the world lol. We are moving so we are actually looking for new homes for my mother's plants.
     

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  5. Apr 5, 2014 #4

    Evo

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    Bleeding hearts bloom in the spring. But the plant itself looks a lot like a cyclamen.
     
  6. Apr 5, 2014 #5

    Evo

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    My second guess, looking closer at the stems is some type of begonia.

    http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/images/begcuc/begcuc-01.jpg [Broken]
     
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  7. Apr 5, 2014 #6

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  8. Apr 5, 2014 #7

    wukunlin

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    Wow Evo Thanks! Took me weeks and I couldn't find it XD
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  9. Apr 5, 2014 #8

    Evo

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    Awwww, that is sooooo cute!!!

    LOL!! Got to love google,
    Uhm, no google, no I did not.
     
  10. Apr 6, 2014 #9

    Mark44

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    The asymmetric leaves make me think begonia as well.
     
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  11. Apr 6, 2014 #10

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  12. Apr 6, 2014 #11

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    I've never run across a begonia with flower spikes quite like that, but when I saw the stems, I was positive it was a begonia.
     
  13. Apr 6, 2014 #12
    It has been so dry in the southwest that it made me happy just to see some small blossoms on a climbing milkweed.

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