Garden Detective

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Let's play: Name that plant!

Annual with curled pink petals.

(Credit: Handout)

This beauty thrives in full sun and has 5-petaled pink blossoms with white centers. Anyone?

UPDATE: Trish Reilly Auerbach was the first to correctly identify this plant as an ivy geranium (Pelargonium peltatum). The leaves are a dead giveaway that this beauty belongs to the geranium family.

She writes (via Facebook):

"Ivy geranium -- "Invasive Village Hanging Plants"...

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