anyone recognize this?

Blackshear, GA

I only have the cuttings..I don't have pictures of the whole plant.

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Northeast, WA(Zone 5a)

Is it fuzzy leaves? Smell like Oregano? Looks like my Cuban Oregano in a way.

Blackshear, GA

No definately not oregano, but thank you. I have that also.

San Francisco, CA

"Cuban oregano" is a sp. of Plectranthus, it does not look like that to me. There are couple of forms of. variegated culinary oreganos in the genus Oreganum - yours could be one. It also resembles the basil Ocimum 'Pesto Perpetuo'.

Big Pine Key, FL(Zone 11)

Nice call on the variegated Basil, Vestia.
Something new to me.
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/164841/
Scott

San Francisco, CA

yes, Scott - the 'Pesto Perpetuo' does not flower and is supposedly perennial.

The plant in the photo seems more like the variegated Origanum.

Newcastle(NSW), Australia(Zone 10a)

Looks like periwinkle Variegated Vinca Major or Minor. Pretty blue flowers. I'll just check! It can run away with your garden and get invasive but I like it to twine round the shrubs in a bed that you can't give much attention. Looks attractive hanging over a wall.

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Blackshear, GA

That looks closer to it. The plant did not have purple flowers on it WHEN I took the cuttings, but the stems were long and it 'flopped' over.

San Francisco, CA

The original picture does not look like Vinca major to me.

Is the plant aromatic?

Blackshear, GA

Not that I have noticed, but I'll crush a leaf and see...

Northeast, WA(Zone 5a)

I don't know what your zone is, but when I lived in Seattle, zone 8, I had vinca and it was terrible. You talk about INVASIVE? It would come up in my lawn 10 feet away. It really covered the ground if that is what you want, BUT, you just cannot control it unless you have time 24/7 to watch it.

Now, I will admit, mine was not variegated. If there is a difference in it's growth, good luck. We are in zone 5 here, and do not have some of the things like they do in Seattle because it gets so cold here in the winter. Things like Morning Glory. There, some roots of that are the size of my little finger. You might see little thin stuff here, but nothing like it is over there.

Anne Arundel,, MD(Zone 7b)

First plant does NOT look like variegate Vinca to me, either. It has side budding that Vinca does not.

Blackshear, GA

I'm not sure either, the plant in question has a very thin leaf, no aroma.

Memphis, TN

Looks like my variegated Vinca.

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Opp, AL(Zone 8b)

Could you show a pic from the side?

Blackshear, GA

Sure...in a little while.

Rolesville, NC(Zone 7b)

That is not a Vinca (major or minor); 100% sure.
I was leaning towards basil until the revelation that the foliage isn't fragrant.
How about Alternanthera?

Blackshear, GA

I found it!!! Asystasia gangetica variegata

http://www.floridafriendlyplants.com/Plant_Detail.asp?PlantID=150

Anne Arundel,, MD(Zone 7b)

Great job! We only have the all-green one in Plantfiles
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/55915/

Blackshear, GA

OK, I'll add it...do you all agree that is what it is. I am fairly certain that it had lavender/blueish flowers on it when I got the cuttings. That is what caught my eye, the contrast of the wh/gr leaves and the lt blue flowers. I can still take some side shots of the stems.

Opp, AL(Zone 8b)

Looks like a possibility. Is there a Pseuderanthemum that's variegated like that?

San Francisco, CA

Quote from purpleinopp :
Looks like a possibility. Is there a Pseuderanthemum that's variegated like that?


Yes, but it has more irregular leaf edges.

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