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farmer90
POPLAR BRANCH, NC

January 29, 2013
4:48 AM

Post #9400972

Can you guys please help me in identifying following five plants?

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sallyg

sallyg
Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

January 29, 2013
4:53 AM

Post #9400976

2 is a variegated Ginger.
KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

January 29, 2013
5:04 AM

Post #9400986

#1 is copper leaf aka Acalypha.
ecrane3
Dublin, CA
(Zone 9a)

January 29, 2013
7:31 AM

Post #9401159

To be more specific on #2, it looks like a variegated cultivar of Alpinia zerumbet http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/55244/
KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

January 29, 2013
9:21 AM

Post #9401270

Anne, thanks - I just did a google search because I couldn't think of the name and thought I had a match - sorry!

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

January 29, 2013
10:58 AM

Post #9401349

1 and 5 could both be Acalyphas

http://www.floridata.com/ref/a/acal_wil.cfm

Acalypha Wilkensiana (varieties are musaica, green and red leaves, Macafeana, red, crimson, and bronze leaves, macrophylla, russet-brown leaves, obovata, bronze-green leaves with pink edges, and marginata, pink-edged leaves).


KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

January 29, 2013
1:02 PM

Post #9401560

#3 looks like a Clerodendron to me.
Darwiniensis
Darwin
Australia

January 29, 2013
2:22 PM

Post #9401645

#4 is Excoecaria cochinchinensis.

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