Plant ID forum: Plant ID

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Name: Judy Haldeman
12 miles north of Athens, Texa (Zone 8b)
Jul 27, 2014 2:05 PM CST
My daughter-in-law sent me two pictures to see if I knew what they were. She got them for a house-warming gift and doesn't know how to care for them. She lives in Kaufman, Texas. Any help would be appreciated.
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Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
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Jul 27, 2014 2:32 PM CST


I'm fairly certain that the second one is Crossandra, possibly Orange Marmalade, an extremely popular cultivar:

Firecracker Plant (Crossandra infundibuliformis 'Orange Marmalade')

The first one is familiar, but the name doesn't come to mind. Sorry. Smiling
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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Jul 27, 2014 2:45 PM CST
First one might be Evoluvus (Blue Daze):

and I agree with Zuzu, that second one is Crossandra.
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Jul 27, 2014 3:15 PM CST
I second (third) both....

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