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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Houseplant ID *2

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Lilith
Durham
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

February 13, 2002
3:19 PM

Post #23075

again, no label

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philomel
Castelnau RB Pyrenée
France
(Zone 8a)


February 13, 2002
3:41 PM

Post #210446

Is this a Pilea - aluminium plant or relative??
Lilith
Durham
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

February 13, 2002
3:47 PM

Post #210453

hmm, i dont think so...the stems are quite fleshy if that's any help
Wingnut
Spicewood, TX
(Zone 8b)

February 13, 2002
3:53 PM

Post #210461

I think it's called Waffle Plant. My BIL is looking for one, but I haven't found a latin name yet. Closest I've come is Peperomia. ???
philomel
Castelnau RB Pyrenée
France
(Zone 8a)


February 13, 2002
3:58 PM

Post #210466

Waffle plant is in my book as Hemigraphis colorata. May be the illustration there, but the leaf shape doesn't look the same, though the puckering etc is.
Lilith
Durham
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

February 13, 2002
4:21 PM

Post #210481

no, that plant is an aquatic one, mine is a houseplant, peperomia maybe..
philomel
Castelnau RB Pyrenée
France
(Zone 8a)


February 13, 2002
4:32 PM

Post #210494

In my book described as a climber often used in hanging baskets in the US but not often grown in UK...
Lilith
Durham
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

February 13, 2002
5:17 PM

Post #210522

no dont think it's that, i did a search for it on google..
brommom
smithton, MO
(Zone 5a)

February 13, 2002
9:31 PM

Post #210700

is it a flame violet?...epscia?...cindy
Lilith
Durham
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

February 14, 2002
10:54 AM

Post #210989

not a flame violet, thanks brommom, i think it may be a peperomia, heres a pic i found of a similar one, what do you think? http://www.peperomia.net/photos/c_caperata_Shumi_2.jpg

lil
MaVieRose
High Desert, CA
(Zone 8a)

February 16, 2002
7:03 AM

Post #212298

it look more like a calathea http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/interiorscape/calathearos.html
Lilith
Durham
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

February 24, 2002
11:46 PM

Post #217367

hmm, dont think it's that either
Eclipse
Norwalk, IA
(Zone 5b)

March 2, 2002
5:54 PM

Post #220655

Lilith its..a common houseplant and terrarium plant..Pilea Sp. "Silver Tree" stays short..we use it as a groundcover at work.
philomel
Castelnau RB Pyrenée
France
(Zone 8a)


March 2, 2002
6:01 PM

Post #220662

As in my 1st reply, think i agree with you, Eclipse - a Pilea :)
Lilith
Durham
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

March 7, 2002
12:40 PM

Post #222992

thanks again eclipse :)

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