Plant ID forum: Virginia Copperleaf (Acalypha virginica)

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Name: Ronnie
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
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luvsgrtdanes
Jun 4, 2015 12:28 PM CST
I have a tub filled with this, no signs of a flower yet...not sure whether to pull them out Confused



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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Jun 4, 2015 1:27 PM CST
It reminds me a bit of Lamium but I really don't know. I'd leave it for awhile to see what it becomes. Green Grin!
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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jun 4, 2015 1:43 PM CST
Can you show us the stems of the plants?
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: stone
near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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stone
Jun 4, 2015 4:01 PM CST
Looks like Acalypha virginica to me...
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
Jun 4, 2015 4:10 PM CST
good eye stone! LOL, I was looking at Acalypha virginica earlier (probably due to viewing this thread) http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=acalypha+virginica&qpvt=... I don't know why I posted that it reminded me of Lamium ... could be I got mixed up with the threads I was on and got confused. Blinking Confused I'm getting old so it doesn't take much to confuse me anymore. Green Grin!
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Name: Ronnie
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
Morning Glories Garden Photography Region: Pennsylvania Charter ATP Member Orchids Dragonflies
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Garden Ideas: Level 1 I helped beta test the first seed swap Bookworm Bee Lover
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luvsgrtdanes
Jun 4, 2015 6:28 PM CST
Thanks Stone looks like Acalypha virginica to me too after looking at images of it...out it comes, weedy for me.
It happens in a flash, but the memory of it last forever. It can not be borrowed or stolen, and it is of no earthly good until it is given away. So if in your hurry you meet someone who is too weary to smile, leave him one of yours, for no one needs a smile quite as much as he who has none to give...

Name: Ronnie
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
Morning Glories Garden Photography Region: Pennsylvania Charter ATP Member Orchids Dragonflies
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Garden Ideas: Level 1 I helped beta test the first seed swap Bookworm Bee Lover
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luvsgrtdanes
Jun 4, 2015 6:31 PM CST
I wonder where the heck it all came from Confused
It happens in a flash, but the memory of it last forever. It can not be borrowed or stolen, and it is of no earthly good until it is given away. So if in your hurry you meet someone who is too weary to smile, leave him one of yours, for no one needs a smile quite as much as he who has none to give...

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