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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Oct 9, 2011 1:00 PM CST
~ Edited to say that this plant has been identified as Callisia congesta

I bought this plant sometime in 2005 but lost it to the winter freeze of 2009/2010. It was labeled as Callisia warszewcziana when I bought it, I googled and found a Callisia warszewiczia but it doesn't look like my plant. Someone said it was Callisia fragrans but I have C. fragrans and this plant has much softer and broader leaves and a flatter surface appearance. It does have the same trailing habit as Callisia fragrans and other Callisia's but for the life of me I can't find a photo of any that look close to this one. I loved the foliage and would really like to find this plant again. I thought it was in the Commalinaceae family but have searched though thousands of pictures and haven't found anything similar so it may be in a different family. I'm hoping someone will recognize it so I will finally have a name and can try to locate another one. Thanks in advance for any help/suggestions!
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Oct 10, 2011 6:45 PM CST

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Hmmm, http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/188217/ You should probably have this one corrected. Smiling
I have seen plants like that at nurseries in the houseplants section, it's really pretty!
It reminded me of a Tradescantia, Wandering Jew but that's probably not right. Sad
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Oct 10, 2011 6:50 PM CST
Thanks Sue. Yes, I searched through many Tradescantia photo's and couldn't find a match either. Thanks for reminding me to go to DG and have them remove the photo's, I will do that right now!
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Calif_Sue
Oct 10, 2011 7:09 PM CST

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I hope someone knows, I love it!
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Oct 10, 2011 7:28 PM CST
I do too and I'd love to find another one!
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Name: Linda
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LindaTX8
Oct 11, 2011 6:53 PM CST
No flowers?
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Oct 11, 2011 8:04 PM CST
Nope ... the plant died winter before last and I never saw flowers ... wish I had, that would make it a bit easier to ID.
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Name: Rick R.
near Minneapolis, MN zone 4a
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Leftwood
Oct 12, 2011 10:07 PM CST
It's the spirit and image of this Callisia warszewcziana:
http://www.cloudjungle.com/shop/productdetail/fcab253a-9a4d-...

Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Oct 13, 2011 6:31 AM CST
Rick: Yes, that looks identical to my plant but I'm wondering if it's labeled correctly? When I googled for C. warszewcziana I got these Callisia images that don't show the flat, rosette leaf form like my plant and the one pictured at the cloud jungle website:

http://www.google.com/search?q=callisia+warszewicziana&hl=en...
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