Plant ID forum: Please identify this flower

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PicoAzores
Jun 10, 2017 11:40 AM CST
Please identify this flower. It is in the Azores (Pico island). Probably birds brought it a couple years ago to my pit yard. It is very spreading, even to the bottoms of pots and around pines etc. Could be invasive and... it blooms year round, incessantly. Very beautiful indeed and I want to spread it more to decorate my yard. I suspect it may not like too much wind. That's why it did not get out of this pit yet. Top of the pot does not have it growing, only the bottom. That's how they spread sometimes, from another nearby pot. A mystery flower. Crazy beautiful.

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Name: Carol
Santa Ana, ca
Sunset zone 22, USDA zone 10 A.
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ctcarol
Jun 10, 2017 11:42 AM CST
Begonia of some kind.
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
Jun 10, 2017 12:10 PM CST
I agree
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