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Please does anyone know what this plant is? I can't remember planting it, and although the leaves are a bit geranium-ish, I don't recognise it. Is it a weed?




Don't know, Spritz. But sometimes I get plants in my garden that I haven't planted. Possibly left by incontinent birds. I usually leave them to mature to see if I want to keep them. But then, as you may remember, I am more of the 'jungle-garden' school than you are.

21 Apr, 2011


I go with the flow as well and let any thing interesting grow. The leaf reminds me of young Squash and Pumpkin leaves before they get lighter and hairy.

21 Apr, 2011


Could also be a Geranium or other plant with a virus - almost looks like currant blister, and I note a couple of yellowish areas, with a yellow streak. Is that possible, Spritz? Otherwise, I have no clue what it might be.

21 Apr, 2011


Thanks for the thoughts - all the leaves are coming up the other yellowish areas, though, Bamboo.

I shall just have to wait and see what it does - if it flowers, that is. :-/

21 Apr, 2011


Look forward to a follow up then, lol!

21 Apr, 2011


it cold be a geranium that got a spot of frost at a crucial point in the leaf formation. have you used any weedkiler in that area? thats aslo a possibility.

21 Apr, 2011


Nope. I only ever use weedkiller on the steps - and they're nowhere near this bed.

It will be very interesting if it does flower! I do still think that the leaves are geranium-shaped.

21 Apr, 2011

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