Houseplant. Daisy-like flowers, leaves no distinctive smell

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  1. Beanich

    Beanich New Seed

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    Can anyone tell me what this is? The leaves don't have a distinctive smell (like geraniums) and the pretty flowers are daisy like. Suckers / new plants prolific.

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  3. FlowerFreak22

    FlowerFreak22 In Flower Plants Contributor

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    That is a very interesting plant. I would like to know what it is too.
     
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    Beanich New Seed

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    Hopefully someone will be able to help. It was given to an elderly neighbour as a gift last year but the giver didn't know what it was either. Sometimes it would be useful if plants were like seaside rock ...
     
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    I have been looking for hours and can't find anything at all.

    Barb in Pa.
     



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  6. Beanich

    Beanich New Seed

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    Is there any more information I should be trying to get to help with the identification (you can see that I'm a houseplant novice)
     
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    The flowers remind me of a cinereria(sp). there are a few plants that are grown in the greenhouse that could be passed off as house plants. But the foliage is a little different than what I remember.
     
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    The flowers remind me of 'Anemone blanda' but I'm not sure if the leaves are quite right. Will keep looking.
     
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    I agree for what I can see.

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    Hi, I would love to know the name too, my first guess is cinereria growing in poor light.Great photos too!
     
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    Interesting thought. Have looked at some images (google) but cannot find anything with quite the same relaxed flower shape. Thank you too re the photos - mobile phones are useful sometimes :p
     
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    Are the leaves or stems furry even a little bit???

    Barb in Pa.
     
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    It sure is a pretty thing :p I hope we can figure out what it is called :-o
     
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    Not furry :stew1: I've just sent the photos to BBC Scotland's gardening show - maybe their experts can sort? Another neighbour has just seen the pictures and wants one too!
     
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    Jerry Sullivan Garden Experimenter Plants Contributor

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    If this keeps up we are going to have to give the plant a temporary name like 'George,' except George is taken. How about a female name as in alternating hurricane names. Is it possible for a closeup of the flower and perhaps a leaf/flower node. This plant may be more popular in Europe/UK. Plant history may be helpful.....does it grow wild somewhere or only in greenhouses. The questions keep adding up when Identification is not eminent. It may become winter project #2.

    Jerry
     
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    It needs to be a blue name ... I believe it was a gift from the Bishop of Durham so how about Jessica or Jessie?
     

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