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05/07/2014 at 20:34

Hi,

This plant is a self-comer in my garden and a friend pointed out to me it might be Japanese Knotweed because of the red stems, can anyone identify this plant for me please? ( hope its not knotweed!!)

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/51717.jpg?width=306&height=350&mode=max

Any help very much appreciated!

05/07/2014 at 20:36
Hi, that looks more like a cyclamen to me
05/07/2014 at 20:37

Oh that would be so much better than knotweed!

05/07/2014 at 20:37

Definitely not Japanese Knotweed 

05/07/2014 at 20:39

Its the spiky leaves and red stems that concerned me

05/07/2014 at 20:41

Hellebore seedling?

Def Not JKW

05/07/2014 at 20:57

Hellebore.

05/07/2014 at 20:57
Ive had the same heart in mouth moment which turned out to be suckers from a cherry tree!
05/07/2014 at 20:58

That looks a winner Fidgetbones! relieved its not jkw 

very close to a cyclamen too bekkie - thanks peeps

05/07/2014 at 21:00

Yes its not something you want to find in your garden

05/07/2014 at 23:26

Definitely a hellebore but not one of the orientalis hybrids.  sternii?

07/07/2014 at 11:18

Thanks nutcutlet 

07/07/2014 at 12:25

..Helleborus argutifolius... I would say...from those toothed leaves...

07/07/2014 at 17:15

you peeps know your stuff!

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