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  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 3,747
    My mum had one too. Nice to see it again :)
  • shazza 3shazza 3 Posts: 153
    Good grief that photo brings back memories of when i had a house full of those. We used to grow them in the office years ago too before the "elf n safety" brigade told us we had to keep cupboards clear in case of fire !!!! Madness !!! When i moved house I had to give all mine away as this house doesn't have enough window space for very many plants, such as shame   
  • IlikeplantsIlikeplants W Mids Posts: 578
    My primary school had a couple of those on the window sill. Memories.
  • gondorgondor Posts: 112
    Hi guys I know I'm abit late but came across this post and believe I have an old-fashioned busy lizzie. It is a cutting from my grandmother's plant and hers was a cutting from her grandma 
    @emacheney8fmr2BGo Very nice! What's the botanical name?
  • B3B3 Posts: 18,677
    We had a piggy back plant in primary school.

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • TheGreenManTheGreenMan Tyne and Wear Green Belt Posts: 803
    Yes!  We had three of these in the house when I was little.  I haven't seen one in years.  
  • gondorgondor Posts: 112
    It is not Impatiens walleriana?
  • EustaceEustace Posts: 508
    Is this the plant seen behind the presenter @ 9:09 in last Friday's episode of GW?
  • Hi,
    Did anyone see it?
  • Poly-anthusPoly-anthus Posts: 129
    I remember having those in the house many moons ago.  We just put bits in water and they grew roots in no time.  I remember being so surprised the first time I saw them being sold as outside bedding plants, lol.
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