Plant ID forum: Shade plant?

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Name: Lynne
Houston, TX. Zone 9b (Zone 9b)
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LynneHTx
Mar 18, 2016 5:37 PM CST
So I got this plant recently at a neighborhood plant trade. It was labeled simply 'shade plant'. What is this? I saw a patch at the botanical garden today, but the patch wasn't labeled and no one knew the name.
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Heart shaped roundish leaf. White 1 inch flower. Plant is a bit over a foot tall

Thanks
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Mar 18, 2016 5:49 PM CST
I'm probably way off but something about it reminds me of Asarum (Ginger).
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Mar 18, 2016 5:51 PM CST
Not Asarum ... I'm thinking of Trillium!
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Mar 18, 2016 5:57 PM CST
Well, I think I better quit ... I don't think it's Trillium either. The flowers remind me of Sagittaria but the foliage isn't right for that. Gee, it looks so familiar.
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Name: Lynne
Houston, TX. Zone 9b (Zone 9b)
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LynneHTx
Mar 18, 2016 7:07 PM CST
The flowers are four white petals with a chunky yellow center. I just sent the photo to Mercer Botanical Garden where I took the photo today to see if they can tell me.
Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Mar 18, 2016 8:02 PM CST
Reminds me of Japanese anemone but again, wrong leaves.
Name: Rick R.
near Minneapolis, MN zone 4a
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Leftwood
Mar 19, 2016 1:37 PM CST
Anemone have five petals, so you're right, not that either...
Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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bonitin
Mar 20, 2016 10:27 AM CST
I looks like Eomecon chionantha..
https://www.google.be/search?q=eomecon+chionantha&espv=2&biw...
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Mar 20, 2016 10:41 AM CST
bonitin said:I looks like Eomecon chionantha

Thumbs up Good eye Myriam! It sure does look like Snow Poppy (Eomecon chionantha)
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Name: Lynne
Houston, TX. Zone 9b (Zone 9b)
Enjoys or suffers hot summers I helped beta test the first seed swap
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LynneHTx
Mar 20, 2016 2:55 PM CST
Snow Poppy (Eomecon chionantha)

I was at a plant nursery and they confirmed. His first comment was 'it spreads like you know what'. I think I may have to throw it away. I have a little yard and no way to contain it. Thanks all.
Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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bonitin
Mar 20, 2016 3:25 PM CST
You could always plant it in a container, it is a charming plant, it never behaved "badly" in my garden..

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