Never did id this one last year

jankay(7b)July 31, 2014

It's back again, in another pot. Very hairy stem, 3-5 lobes on the leaves, think the flower was lavender-colored.

Any ideas?


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missingtheobvious(Blue Ridge 7a)

Ivy-leaved morning glory, Ipomoea hederacea?

    Bookmark   July 31, 2014 at 1:12PM
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I think that's the closest match, but it doesn't seem exact.. The other thing is that the flower never really blooms, but it does produce seeds -- I saved them from last year, but never planted them.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2014 at 1:58PM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

If it makes seed it must flower. Maybe you could observe carefully and try and get a photo. Or maybe show us a picture of the seed if you still have it.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2014 at 2:18PM
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Here are the remnants of the bud and seeds from last year. I only found it in one other place on the web, which I've linked. The poster includes a picture of the "bloom," and describes perfectly what happens to it. Maybe the bloom is just green? The other poster never found out what it was.

Here is a link that might be useful: Another example elsewhere on the web

    Bookmark   July 31, 2014 at 8:44PM
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