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Can Anyone Identify This Plant Please

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LIZS Tue 24-May-16 17:52:17

Bought at a plant sale a few weeks ago and have forgotten what it is. blushThink flowerbed plant rather than veg! Any ideas please? Tia

HerbWoman Tue 24-May-16 17:57:10

The leaf facing the camera is probably a seed leaf and looks a bit of a weird shape, but I'd guess at courgette.

P1nkP0ppy Tue 24-May-16 17:59:58

Is it Black-eyed Susan (Thunbergia), climber with orange flowers?

Scone1nSixtySeconds Tue 24-May-16 18:01:32

Could possibly be nasturtium as well?

HerbWoman Tue 24-May-16 18:02:27

Sorry - I misread (phone screen zipping about) and thought you said veg!

LIZS Tue 24-May-16 18:19:08

My recollection was that it could grow tall so poppy may be right!

Liara Tue 24-May-16 20:00:53

I would guess morning glory.

NanTheWiser Tue 24-May-16 20:59:06

Another vote for Morning glory - after planting some a few years ago, I get seedlings pop up every summer, and very welcome they are too!

Gatekeeper Wed 25-May-16 16:58:14

Lizs, can you turn the plant around the photo it again please

Gatekeeper Wed 25-May-16 17:00:44

scrap that. Just had a look at my Morning glory- the seed leaves look like yours and then on they resemble a heart shape so can vote on Morning Glory as well

LIZS Wed 25-May-16 17:04:52

Any better?

Gatekeeper Wed 25-May-16 17:26:38

def morning glory

the name they give to old blokes morning erection grin

LIZS Wed 25-May-16 17:28:07

Haha, is it the same as bindweed? We have an ongoing battle with that in another bed.

Gatekeeper Wed 25-May-16 17:31:31

its in the same family but this one dies off with frosts etc whereas the bindweed bugger manages sub zero/ice age temperatures!!

Liara Thu 26-May-16 20:38:50

It is easy enough to keep under control in our frost prone climate, however I recommended it to my sister who lives in California and apparently it is a vile weed round there, prone to climbing up to the roof edges and lifting off tiles!

PollyPerky Sun 29-May-16 20:40:20

Looks more like a vegetable to me- cucumber of other sort of squash.

hairymuffet Mon 30-May-16 23:29:41

Courgette ??

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