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Please can you help me identify this plant?
Picture of the young plant, plus seed pod it came out of below on flickr...
Plant: http://www.flickr.com/photos/97194991@N07/8995591398/Seed pod: http://www.flickr.com/photos/97194991@N07/8995589512/
Difficult to say until it does something like flower or fruit-at the moment looks a bit like a pepper but then again also a bit like lilac-so....
Where did the seed come from?
Don't think it's a pepper seed, they look like this: http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4017/4420445949_d264b5790f.jpg
This one came from this: http://www.flickr.com/photos/97194991@N07/8995589512/
The seed was originally in a wildflower seed mix.
Was it any specific type of wildflower mix, eg. for bees, or for dry areas, or woodland etc?
Could be Nicandra Physiloides, the "shoo-fly" plant, but I am not sure.
@Dovefromabove, looks like it was targeted at pollinators. Was in a pack from B&M bargains so it won't be a specialist mix I doubt.
@punkdoc comparing the seeds, it doesn't look like it unfortunately, but thanks for the suggestion.
Try Mirabilis jalapa. aka Marvel of Peru or 4 o'clock flower.
I'm pretty confident that it isn't a native wildflower (UK) though it will be a wild flower somewhere.
Seeds and seedling look right to me
@nutcutlut Thanks, that looks spot on! I shall plant it out as it does look nice. Funny that its not a British wildflower as the box was advertised as such.
Thanks for the ID!
It's an evening flowerer with a wonderful scent but sometimes get muddled and becomes a day time flowerers