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Name: Ginger
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gingin
Dec 9, 2011 1:59 PM CST
I have two..at least that is what I think they are...#1


two pics of #2



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Stush2019
Dec 10, 2011 12:56 PM CST
Ginger,
Your first one is Syngonium podophyllum. There are at least a dozen varieties out in the market place. Almost all nurseries make up some sort of name themselves. Could be 'White Butterfly'. The more light it gets the deeper the variations gets. The second is devil's Ivy (nick name). Don't have the proper name. These are old favorites. I have several types of each myself.
Stush
Name: Ginger
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gingin
Dec 10, 2011 1:11 PM CST
Thank you Stush Smiling

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Name: Jelinda AKA jojoe Ivey
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jojoe
Dec 15, 2011 2:09 PM CST
Hello stush and jenjen,

My name is Jelinda AKA : jo or jojoe.I am new to the site and not much newer with house plants Whistling .I was browsing through the forums when I found this one.I have a question and maybe even some plants misidentified for me Confused

I have the same plants and a pothos that are in your pic's jen.I am hoping if I post pic's of my plants & the names that were given to me for them,as well as the web site that I was told to go to and see how to take care of them.(which didn't tell me much) I could get my plant's identified correctly.
On the web site on top of the pic's the name of each plant is in a different color,click it and it gives care instructions
Stush,I will appreciate any help!!! I am still learning.

Thank you, have a nice day & Merry Christmas
#1 I was told was a white butterfly "'syngonium podophyllum' i think that one was the same
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/12326/
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The 2nd pic looks like jenjen's other.I was told it was a 'heart leaf philodenron'
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/270683/
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and would you let me know if this last picture is a 'Epipremnum Aureum' devil's ivy,golden pothos

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Please if this isn't the right way to do this please let me know.

MERRY CHRISTMAS JO
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Name: Ginger
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gingin
Dec 15, 2011 3:59 PM CST
Hi Jo...my 2nd plant is a heart leaved philodendron...I only thought it was a pothos. The ID forum here is a GREAT place to go for IDs...very knowledgable (SP?) folks there. Welcome to All Things Plants...I'm sure you will love it here. Happy holidays to you as well Angel
Ginger
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Name: Sheryl
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sheryl
Dec 15, 2011 4:11 PM CST
Hi Jojoe, welcome to wild and wooly ATP!!

Thanks so much for using the latin names above. I know many people hate it when I use them, but this is a perfect case in point. I didn't realise the pothos and the philodendron were two different species. And I wouldn't have unless you used the latin. Thank you! Hurray!
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Name: Jelinda AKA jojoe Ivey
Thomson,Ga. (Zone 8a)
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jojoe
Dec 15, 2011 7:33 PM CST
Thank you Sheryl,

I haven't been collecting plants long,but I absolutely love them and love caring for them!!! I have MS and it causes a lot of memory loss,so I have notebooks with information on my plants to help my remember which likes what.I found out that when trying to id a plant it's almost impossible without the botanical/latin names.I have found I am attracted to a lot of different plants, I mean plants that look odd or unusual.I like Rhipsalis plants and they are almost impossible to id.Having the latin names helps find good,correct info on caring for them as well.

As for my pothos and philodendron they are in the same family 'Araceae'.That's where it stops they are a different genus.

It is nice meeting you,hope to see you around,trust me I have lots of questions.If i can't find it on-line or I don't understand it I ask Sticking tongue out
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'Rhipsalis sulcata'
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Name: Sheryl
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sheryl
Dec 15, 2011 7:43 PM CST
Very cool looking plant - does it bloom?
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Name: 'CareBear'

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Stush2019
Dec 16, 2011 1:22 PM CST
See, I learn something new here. I thought that pothos was just a nick name for philodendron. Like I used Sans for Sansevieria. I know there are dozens of heart shaped vines out there. I use a nursery like Hirts Greenhouses for ID. They have nice pictures to help. After I know a name then I turn to Daves Garden site to further explore it. My memory is fast failing me also. I use pictures of plants I buy and label them using the Paint program on Windows. After words I install them into a excel spread sheet and type in all the information I can remember. After about a year or so, I retake pictures and see how much they changed. I have a large list on Photo bucket which I kept free to the public to see or use as they want. Photobucket doesn't work on this site but you don't need it. I can easily download any picture off my computer's windows program to this site.
Some of our hanging baskets;

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Name: Sheryl
Hot, hot, hot, Feenix, AZ (Zone 9b)
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sheryl
Dec 17, 2011 8:43 PM CST
Oh, I had one of those pink Syngoniums - I miss it!
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Science is not the answer, it is the question.


Name: Jelinda AKA jojoe Ivey
Thomson,Ga. (Zone 8a)
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jojoe
Dec 18, 2011 9:58 AM CST
Good morning,

Sheryl there are a lot of different Syngoniums cultivar's.I have 2 and I'm not sure about their exact cultivar if you look on davesgarden.com plant files they are all syngonium podophyllum.What it took me a while to realize was that the climbers or vines take sun to partial shade.The other cultivars that are in the tropicals & tender perennials category take light shade.I have one of the pink ones not sure which one it is, i'm leaning towards 'Mango Allusion' it's in the tropical & tender perennials group.I have one in the vines & climbers category.I can't decide if it's a imperial white or a white butterfly?? The pink ones get pinker the more sun they get and they recommend light shade for them.

Stush,you have some beautiful hanging plants!! Is your 3rd picture a type of philodendron? It's so pretty I love the variegated leaves.Is the 4th picture a pothos?Last question *Blush* what kind of plant is that last picture of.I couldn't tell,it kind of looked like a pink philodendron but i've never seen or heard of such a plant,but anything is possible I tip my hat to you.
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MERRY CHRISTMAS
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Name: 'CareBear'

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Stush2019
Dec 18, 2011 11:54 AM CST
Jo,
Took me awhile to find all the info. Here goes;
Picture #1 Syngonium podophyllum 'White Butterfly'
Picture #2 Syngonium podophyllum NOID (no identification). This develops nicely rosy leaf colors when in bright light (not direct sun). It can take morning sun.
Picture #3 Scindapsis pictus argyraeus. Purchased at Hirt's Gardens. Said to be rare but latter saw at local store.
Picture #4 nick name in the Devil's Ivies Tribe. (Like who's not) 'Double Dip. Proper name 'Epipremnum aureum 'Njoy'.
Picture #5 Syngonium podophyllum 'Orientals Shanghal'. What I like about this one is the leaves has 3 lobs. Some still have the traditional caladium look. The leaves that turned all pink, didn't last long when brought indoors. In fact I tend to loose about 1/2 of my leaves when bringing in from out doors.
Also Hirt's Gardens is still having a discounted sale going on. I like the pictures and ID's on each plant. I use it as a ID checker. I know buying a plant for $3 seems like nothing but like me after the total is added up, I owe $50 or more. This time of year and also the bad economy, that can seem excessive for our hobby.
Please excuse some of my poor spelling/typing mistakes,
Stush
PS, If you want a piece, let me know. I can mail out something in spring. If you like starting from a small stem.
Name: Jelinda AKA jojoe Ivey
Thomson,Ga. (Zone 8a)
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jojoe
Dec 19, 2011 7:46 AM CST
Good morning,

Stush, I would love a cutting off of it.Have you trying going to davesgarden.com and typing 'syngonium podophyllum' into the search plant files bar.It pulls up every species of plant in that genus and you can just click on one of them,when it opens where it list family,genus,species etc... click on family name.That brings up every type of olant within that family.That's how I id plants that i'm having a hard time finding,sometimes i'll have better luck nailing down the cultivar and common names even.

You have identified your plant as a white butterfly maybe you can help me *Blush* .I can't decide if mine is a white butterfly or a imperial white Sticking tongue out .Do.you mind looking at mine and i'll give you a link to them and i would appreciate your opinion.It the 2 plants on my last post above yours,the last one and i'm not positive about the 1st one,i think it's a mango allusion Shrug!

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/13818

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/262675/

On these links will you look and see which one looks the most like mine???

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HELPING AND THE OFFER!!!!!
for the record i would also love a cutting of that 3rd one *Blush* Whistling If you see any pictures of anything you would like a cutting of this spring just send me a message (what are they called here? t-mail).

I bought 2 new plants last night as soon as i get a picture of them i will post,they are both exotic angel nursery plants and of course they are labeled all screwed up Thumbs down

SHERYL OH GOODNESS,i almost forgot to answer your question Smiling Sorry
Yes the rhipsalis does bloom it gets it flowers all down the stems and they are so pretty!!
have a nice day everyone!!!
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Name: Sheryl
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sheryl
Dec 19, 2011 9:19 AM CST
Thanks, I might need to invest in one of those.... hmmm...

Be careful about the info you get on Dave's garden in the plant files... Unfortunately, things were pretty much posted wholesale on there without a whole lot of oversight, so there are a lot of mistakes and misinformation. The only thing I really depend on there are the remarks, knowing that those are experiences of people with [possibly] much different environments than mine.

In the end, only kindness matters.

Science is not the answer, it is the question.


Name: 'CareBear'

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Stush2019
Dec 19, 2011 11:06 AM CST
Jelinda,
I'll put you on my give a way list for spring. Your plant will look like both at different times and I really wonder if there are any real difference in them. My plants change dramatically from spring to summer to fall when I have to bring them in. Colors change tremendously. It really doesn't matter what cultivar as long as the species is right. If you see a lot of difference then ok. Also I have the variegated heart leaf ivy that carries the same name as my Double Dip. They are completely different. Double Dip is thicker and smaller leafed. Almost like a succulent.
Trying to find the species is the hardest part. If you know it then Dave's Garden is great. But to find the right species, I look at the nurseries that sell the plants with the proper names. I find this the easiest way.
I am no expert here but I will look into your request on ID's .
Stush
Name: Jelinda AKA jojoe Ivey
Thomson,Ga. (Zone 8a)
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jojoe
Dec 20, 2011 12:52 PM CST
Maybe you can tell me where you find good pictures with names that make's it easier to id the plants.If you find that more reliable,i'm not having a lot of luck the way I have been doing it!!!

I had to have a medical procedure done yesterday and am having another tomorrow.My lovely husband knows I love hoya's and that I have been wanting a purple waffle plant.He went to lowe's and found one of each.But they both came from EA nurseries and may be labeled wrong,I think.When I looked up the botanical name of the waffle it looked nothing like a purple waffle plant?They had it labeled hemigraphis alternata, but the pictures of purple waffle plants on-line where labeled Hemigraphis exotica.

The hoya is a hoya, but there are 200-300 different species,some are even succulents,they have different water,light etc... requirements.I'm having a hard time finding much on this one labeled (I am Hoya "Bilobata" then under that it's printed Hoya tsangii.I can find both and also this plant they call DS-70.Apparently 2 plants got the same name and there was a big mix up and they appointed this plant DS-70
for identification, but the other names are still being used.BIG MESS over a typo someone made in naming a plant!!! I'm going to jump over to the hoya thread & see what they know!!!

Thank you so much for the cuttings,nobody has ever sent me anything like that from anywhere before.Your a very nice person.If you see a picture of any of my plants,(i may not have anything you don't have) you want a cutting of let me know.I will put more pic's on my profile just check it every now and then.

MERRY CHRISTMAS Jo

purple waffle

hoya bilobata/tsangii/DS-70

hoya close up
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Name: 'CareBear'

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Stush2019
Dec 20, 2011 3:56 PM CST
Jelinda,
'Glasshouse Works' is a great place to look over as well as 'Arid Lands Greenhouses'. I have been busy finding the differences between Pothos' and Philos'. I learned a great deal so far. Some types are almost impossible to tell apart. Also I find many mistaken ID's on local 'Big Box Stores' and Grocery stores. I have found some real deals thou.
Stush
Name: Jelinda AKA jojoe Ivey
Thomson,Ga. (Zone 8a)
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jojoe
Dec 21, 2011 7:53 AM CST
Stush,

Share some of what you've learned !!!!

JO
A green thumb comes only as a result of the mistakes you make while learning to see things from the plants point of view!!
Name: 'CareBear'

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Stush2019
Dec 21, 2011 9:50 AM CST
Pothos vs Philos; For the longest time their considered the same. That was until the Pothos bloomed a flower. For botanist, it's all in the flower. Since pothos never bloom for us, we tend to confuse the species. I thing I found out is Philodendrons produce cataphylls, which are modified leaves that surround and protect the newly forming leaves. Don't know if they are on our pothos or Syngonium podophyllum. All this learning is giving me a headache.
Stush
Name: Sheryl
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sheryl
Dec 21, 2011 10:51 AM CST
Just a quick note - Exotic Angel also has a website; that might help.
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