Variegated Foliage forum: Show your pretty variegated foliage!

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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Sep 21, 2019 12:34 PM CST
Thanks to @Jon for giving us a new Forum specifically for variegated foliage plants!

We're heading out to an early dinner in a couple of minutes to celebrate my nieces 50th birthday but I thought I'd start off the fun with a few variegated foliage photos.

Variegated Desert Rose ..................... Variegated African Violets
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Callisia soconuscensis ........................ Callisia fragrans 'Melnikoff'
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Hemigraphis 'Snow White' ................... Breynia disticha
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Nerium oleander 'Twist of Pink' ......... Schefflera arboricola 'Trinette'
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Plectranthus madagascariensis ......... Codiaeum ("Crotons")
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Name: Alice
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ardesia
Sep 21, 2019 12:58 PM CST
I agree thanks Jon and a big thank you to Gina for getting the ball rolling.
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Hamwild
Sep 21, 2019 5:55 PM CST
I only have a few.

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Mutisia
Sep 21, 2019 5:59 PM CST
Love your Crotons, Lin! Lovey dubby Lovey dubby Lovey dubby
Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
Sep 21, 2019 6:55 PM CST
I had no idea how many variegated plants I had until I came across this forum and decided to go look.

Hoya publicalyx 'Silver Pink'
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Pothos Ivy
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Variegated Shell Ginger
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Hedychium 'Dr. Moy'
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Croton
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Christ's Light Canna
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Spiderplant Chlorophytum comosum
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Variegated Society Garlic
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Weeping Fig, Ficus benjamina
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Colocasia esculenta 'Mojito'
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Sea Hibiscus, Talipariti talaceum 'Tricolor'
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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
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Gina1960
Sep 21, 2019 6:58 PM CST
OOOOhhhh everyone's stuff is so cool! Variegated amazonicus action!

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Name: Gina
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Gina1960
Sep 21, 2019 7:37 PM CST
This is something I used to grow but no longer have...variegated Coral Tree (Erythrina). I really loved it, I bought it at the Fairchild Gardens Ramble one year in a 3 gal container for $25. But I lost it and have never seen it again in person. Anyone else have one??
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Name: Frenchy
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Frenchy21
Sep 21, 2019 8:59 PM CST
Some of my variegated plants:

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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
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Gina1960
Sep 22, 2019 6:01 AM CST
Oh Oh I used to have Maya!!!!!!! I wonder where it got to? It was years ago! One of my favorites. I love LOVE that Brazilian Red Hots!

These are a few variegated Colocasias. Yellow Splash, and Black Marble. You have to look kinda close to see the marbling in the black, in this photo.
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Name: Alice
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ardesia
Sep 22, 2019 6:18 AM CST
Gina, I love that Costus amazonicus, the green is so dark and the contrast with the white is striking.
I have never seen or even heard of a variegated Erythrina, yours was beautiful.
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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Sep 22, 2019 6:24 AM CST
Variegated Coral Tree (Erythrina variegata) is one I'd never heard of either. Gina, you need to add your photo to the database, that's a really great shot of those gorgeous leaves!
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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
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Gina1960
Sep 22, 2019 7:06 AM CST
Thanks guys! I may stumble on it again and re-buy it if it isn;t too expensive. But its like all the Erythinas, its deciduous so it makes a big mess LOL
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Name: Scott
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ScotTi
Sep 22, 2019 7:06 AM CST
This Strelitzia reginae 'Mandela's Gold' jumped in my hands when I noticed the one variegated plant in the pot with the normal green leaf plant.
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Name: Gina
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Gina1960
Sep 22, 2019 7:07 AM CST
ScotTi said:This Strelitzia reginae 'Mandela's Gold' jumped in my hands when I noticed the one variegated plant in the pot with the normal green leaf plant.
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nodding Green Grin! Jealous very jealous
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Name: Alice
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ardesia
Sep 22, 2019 8:43 AM CST
Good find!
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Name: Julia
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springcolor
Sep 22, 2019 11:40 AM CST
This forum could stir up lots of buying. Love variegated foliage.
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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Sep 22, 2019 12:37 PM CST
A few more of my fav's.

Fittonia albivenis 'Pink Wave' ............ Cordyline fruticosa 'Red Sister'
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Aglaonemas ("Chinese Evergreen") No names.
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Name: Arlene
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pirl
Sep 22, 2019 12:42 PM CST
Beautiful, Julia.




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Name: Gina
Florida (Zone 9a)
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Gina1960
Sep 22, 2019 2:00 PM CST
springcolor said:This forum could stir up lots of buying. Love variegated foliage.
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That's the idea Big Grin give everyone ideas, Evil ideas that prompt shopping!!!!!!
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Name: Scott
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ScotTi
Sep 22, 2019 3:36 PM CST
Pedilanthus
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Vanilla Bean Orchid
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Yucca
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Agave
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Spathiphyllum
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