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Unknown Plant sprung up in uk

I bought some top soil for my garden and this strange plant popped up. it has a black stem and green leaves. the flowers are blue and after the flowers there is a seed pod thing that looks like a chinese gooseberry, but its kind of purple. See the series of pictures in my photos.




17 Oct, 2007


no I don't think so. I have looked this up on the internet and it looks different. I think that i will have to post some more pics showing the plant from further away. This plant is not a climber. it is about a foot and a half high. the stems are purpleish but more like black.

18 Oct, 2007


Leaf would be useful along with indication of size of flower!

18 Oct, 2007


see my pictures. have added a few showing the shape of leaf, seed head type thingy, and the flowers.

18 Oct, 2007


Thought Nemophila, until I looked at the leaves, then not so sure.

18 Oct, 2007


Thanks to some friends on another site it is Nicandra physaloides, the Shoo Fly plant.

19 Oct, 2007


Yes I think you have it well done! thanks for that!!!!!

19 Oct, 2007

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