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mikeymustardmikeymustard Posts: 495
This little delicate 🙄 thing hitched a ride home in a pot with a euphorbia. I suddenly have two pots full of the stuff!


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  • bertrand-mabelbertrand-mabel Posts: 2,655
    Could it be one of the silenes?
  • mikeymustardmikeymustard Posts: 495
    The flowers are quite similar, I'll grant you, but the leaves are quite different to a campion
  • mikeymustardmikeymustard Posts: 495
    edited May 2022
    Oh and having just looked up silenes, I now know that a silene is an unsaturated hydrosilicon!
  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,416
    Claytonia sibirica, Pink Purslane


    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • GardenerSuzeGardenerSuze Posts: 5,621
     @nutcutlet Agree will grow in dry shade.
     Retired Gardener, new build garden, clay soil, South Notts.


    The more I garden the less I know but the more pleasure I get from it. Monty Don 
  • mikeymustardmikeymustard Posts: 495
    Oh yes, that's it thank you. I see it's edible too!
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