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Nigella perhaps? Easy to look after pops up in unexpected places and once you've got it you've got it forever!
I have a number of plants that have been given by friends or by OH or that I have bought with present money. It is interesting but these plants seem to have special meaning, particularly stuff my father in law gave me, as he was probably the person I learned most about gardening from and he is no longer with us.
I also have great fondness for plants which I might accidently collected the seed from whilst visiting other gardens. These allways remind me of specific gardens and the holidays they were visited on.
When the weather gets nicer I will be treating myself to a 'Rebecca' clematis, as this is my daughter's name. I also bought some 'Anastasia' tree lily bulbs, but unfortunately they didn't do anything. Anastasia is my middle name, they were bought over the internet, so I might start trawling the GC's later to see if I can get some that are actively growing, I think they just rotted in the pot with all the rain we had last year. They were sound when I recieved them, not dried out or anything like that, will have to try again this year and hope for warmer, drier weather.
Years ago my 4 children gave me a pink clematis Montana called Elizabeth. I still have it and the children have all left home and produced 6 grandchildren between them (so far!)
I grew foxglove 'Pam's Choice' last year. White with a purple throat. I scattered some of the seeds around from last year's plants so I hope they come true but lots of wild foxgloves around.