Plant ID forum: Mystery Plant

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jasonbaum
Sep 28, 2016 1:46 PM CST
I'm always on the look out for unusual house plants and came across one today that I have never seen before. I have now added it to my ever-growing collection but haven't a clue what it is. It was sold as an indoor plant.

Any help with ID would be great.

Thank,

Jason

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Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Sep 28, 2016 1:57 PM CST
Kleinia stapeliiformis - a very cool plant.

jasonbaum
Sep 28, 2016 2:11 PM CST
Thanks Daisyl for your informed response. Now I will have to look up how to care for it. Do you know if it is considered a rare or common houseplant?

Thanks,

Jason
Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
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DaisyI
Sep 28, 2016 2:17 PM CST
I don't think its rare but always fun to find. The care is like any other succulent. I have a Kleinia (but not that one) and it seems to sunburn easily but I do have it in a greenhouse. If you are keeping it inside your house, I would give it as much sun as possible. Transition to sun slowly - you don't want to fry it.

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