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mystery purple plant

comments (3) July 3rd, 2013 in gallery
chris1985 chris1985, member
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At first I thought this was lysimachia ciliata but the shape and texture of the leaves are all wrong. The leaves are the size of the palm of your hand with a soft delicate texture. The shape is that of a fat arrow and it grows very fast. This is 8 weeks old and stands around 5 foot tall and still growing. The stem is a bright purple and the leaves a deeper shade of purple. The are no flowers yet which I know would help in identifying this plant but lets see what you come up with. Any help would be greatly appreciated. This is not a climber.



posted in: The Gallery, purple leave, purple stem, fat arrow shaped leaves

Comments (3)

Daisey22 writes: Could it be a persicaria? Color and leaf shape are similar. Posted: 11:01 am on July 4th
chris1985 writes: Had a look at purple perilla but the shape of the leaf is wrong. Perilla has a toothed edge where as this mystery plant is smooth edge. Posted: 11:26 am on July 3rd
Heycorrie writes: Perilla, maybe. They frequently come up from seed.
Posted: 9:20 am on July 3rd
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