Plant ID forum: Would really really like to know what this is...!!...please..

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Zen1
Jul 13, 2016 2:23 PM CST
Just come across this plant ...wonderful scent...excellent ground cover.....but can't find out what it is....any ideas please...?.
Thanks in advance.
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Name: Myriam
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bonitin
Jul 13, 2016 2:34 PM CST
Welcome!
Persicaria affinis I think..
https://www.google.be/search?q=persicaria+affinis&espv=2&biw...

Zen1
Jul 13, 2016 3:46 PM CST
Thank you.....it certainly looks like it....yes that's the one...!!
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Name: Myriam
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bonitin
Jul 13, 2016 4:17 PM CST
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zuzu
Jul 13, 2016 4:39 PM CST

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Now known as Bistorta affinis.

Himalayan Bistort (Bistorta affinis)
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purpleinopp
Jul 13, 2016 4:48 PM CST
Hi & welcome! It would never occur to me to sniff that, how cool!
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Name: Myriam
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bonitin
Jul 13, 2016 4:50 PM CST
Thanks Zuzu for the botanical updated nomenclature of the plant in question..
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Calif_Sue
Jul 14, 2016 12:17 AM CST

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Moved over to the Plant ID forum so other can see it for any future reference and it also can be marked as identified, Thumbs up
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JRsbugs
Jul 14, 2016 5:12 AM CST
It looks like "Darjeeling Red" which is an old popular cultivar. It was Polygonum when I bought it years ago!

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=polygonum+darjeeling+red&b...

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