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Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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piksihk
Dec 30, 2015 11:43 AM CST
Found this lonely plant in the front bed...kinda looks like a type of wild ginger.


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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Dec 30, 2015 1:37 PM CST
Pretty! Looks like a Viola of some sort to me.
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jmorth
Dec 30, 2015 1:54 PM CST
Maybe an Anthurium ?
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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Dec 30, 2015 4:17 PM CST
Cyclamen ...

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=cyclamen+leaves&biw=1440&b...
Name: Carol
Santa Ana,Ca. (Zone 10b)
Sunset zone 22
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ctcarol
Dec 30, 2015 4:22 PM CST
Cyclamen was my first thought too.
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Dec 30, 2015 4:22 PM CST
Probably Cyclamen persicum, but if it's one bought as a 'florist's cyclamen' then it will be a hybrid ..

http://healthyhomegardening.com/Plant.php?pid=1378

http://www.edgewoodgardens.net/articles/the_magic_of_cyclame...
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Dec 30, 2015 4:56 PM CST
Aaah, I knew it looked familiar ... never thought of Cyclamen. Y'all are good!!
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Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Daylilies Native Plants and Wildflowers Amaryllis Cottage Gardener Container Gardener
Lilies Vegetable Grower Hummingbirder Bulbs Plant and/or Seed Trader Clematis
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piksihk
Jan 2, 2016 9:56 PM CST
Thanks to all...cyclamen it is.
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