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Puzzle

Postby jethrotattydrill » Mon Oct 24, 2016 9:53 am

A friend has been given this plant and has asked me what it is. I don't have a clue can anyone help?
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Re: Puzzle

Postby Geoff » Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:31 am

Impatiens niamniamensis aka "Congo Cockatoo"

http://www.strangewonderfulthings.com/102.htm
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Re: Puzzle

Postby Diane » Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:34 am

Its....Parrot_Impatiens or Impatiens niamniamensis. Very pretty - used to have one years ago but you don't often see them nowadays. Grows really well from cuttings. I used to snip bits off and root them a jar of water.
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Re: Puzzle

Postby Pa Snip » Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:41 am

That is pretty impressive,

both the plant itself and the fact the puzzle was solved in 38 and 41 minutes, even though 'The Team' did not get a chance to answer
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Re: Puzzle

Postby jethrotattydrill » Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:45 am

Many thanks for both replies
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Re: Puzzle

Postby KG Steve » Tue Oct 25, 2016 1:43 pm

Damn - beaten to it by our forum experts...and I knew that one too (honestly) :lol:
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Re: Puzzle

Postby oldherbaceous » Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:42 pm

You did after you had asked Lady Lettuce.... :)
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Re: Puzzle

Postby KG Steve » Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:45 pm

You know me too well Old Herbaceous! :wink:
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