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By Junjun

Surrey, United Kingdom Gb

Could you help me identify this plant? I found 2 of these in a shady wet flower bed. This plant has hairs on its leaves and stems. I started to see them in this June but have never seen them before as long as I can remember. I have been checking it online but can't find it. Is there anyone who know this plant? Thank you for your help!

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It looks like a begonia ,did you empty old bedding pots on last year they may have survived


7 Jul, 2012


Bergenia , maybe.

7 Jul, 2012


I thought begonia too. a previous plant may have seeded and over the last few years they may have been growing un-noticed.
There are hardy ones. I had B sutherlandii for years in the open garden until the winter of 2010/11 killed it.

7 Jul, 2012


Looks like a begonia to me, when it flowers you might have a better idea :)

7 Jul, 2012


Tuberous Begonia

7 Jul, 2012


Thank you very much for all your help!! I was thinking it looked like a Japanese pumpkin or a bottle gourd but bit different and strange to have it in flower bed. I have never had a begonia before so I couldn't imagine it. I am so glad to have them and excited to see flowers! Thank you!!

7 Jul, 2012

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