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Stelios369
Aug 26, 2016 8:39 AM CST
Hello,
Is this plant a Pencil Cactus? I have it propped up with bamboo sticks. Is this OK, or should it be a hanging plant?
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What about this other plant???

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Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Aug 26, 2016 8:40 AM CST
It appears to be a Rhipsalis.
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DaisyI
Aug 26, 2016 8:58 AM CST
The first is Rhipsalis. Those yellow bulges on the ends of the branches are flower buds. Rhipsalis is considered a hanging plant.

The other plant is some sort of Crassula.

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terrafirma
Aug 26, 2016 9:29 AM CST
I agree
http://garden.org/plants/search/text.php?q=Rhipsalis&button=

Dancing Bones Cactus (Hatiora salicornioides)
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terrafirma
Aug 26, 2016 9:31 AM CST
And here's a link for Crassula. http://garden.org/plants/search/text.php?q=Crassula&button=
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plantladylin
Aug 26, 2016 9:39 AM CST
#1 Dancing Bones Cactus (Hatiora salicornioides)
#2 & 3 reminds me of: String of Bananas (Senecio radicans)
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Finnyc
Aug 26, 2016 10:07 AM CST
Dancing bones makes a nice hanging plant. The way it sprawls it doesn't look fantastic from the top, but when it blooms its yellow flowers and its green stems look nice in a cascade.

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