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CB7CB7 Posts: 24
Can you help me identify this little beauty please - it has very short fine roots and a bulb/corm (?) like an iris. 
Dug up from a rotten bed in my garden I’m trying to save them :-)

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  • CB7CB7 Posts: 24
    I’ve tried the RHS encyclopaedia and plant finder app - it really looks like a Mukdenia rossii (perennial fan) to me 
  • Silver surferSilver surfer Posts: 4,710
    Sorry but not Mukdenia.
    Perthshire. SCOTLAND .
  • CB7CB7 Posts: 24
    Sorry but not Mukdenia.
    Any other ideas? 
    It has rhizomes and I remember it flowers late spring/summer - small white or pale pink I think from memory. Then the leaves turn a reddish colour.  
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,384
    edited May 2020
    I've never grown them, but could it be a Diphylleia (aka Skeleton flower or Umbrella leaf)?
    Maybe this one:
    https://www.bethchatto.co.uk/plants-for-shade-conditions/diphylleia-cymosa.htm
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • JennyJJennyJ Posts: 10,431
    Ranunculus?
    Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Soil type: sandy, well-drained
  • CB7CB7 Posts: 24
    edited May 2020
    Thanks BobTheGardener I don’t remember the flowers being like that and the leaf does look different don’t you think?
     I’ve submitted the photos to RHS for IDing so will wait and see!
  • Silver surferSilver surfer Posts: 4,710
    I've never grown them, but could it be a Diphylleia (aka Skeleton flower or Umbrella leaf)?
    Maybe this one:



    Sorry been too busy to think...but not Diphylleia..we used to grow that.
    Perthshire. SCOTLAND .
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