Plant ID forum: Saw at Mall

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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 5, 2015 1:59 PM CST
I did a double take when I saw this .. at first glance I thought it was a light starved elephant ear then realized it wasn't .. can someone put an id to it please?

Thanks!

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Name: Porkpal
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Dec 5, 2015 5:09 PM CST
Are there two different plants in that pot?
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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
Dec 5, 2015 5:20 PM CST
I may be wrong, but it looks like some type of Philodendron to me.
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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 5, 2015 7:04 PM CST
I'm asking about the plant in the middle and not the one in the lower right hand side. It's not a vining/climbing plant.
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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 5, 2015 7:38 PM CST
These are the leaves .. don't think it's philodendron. That first picture is what I saw at first kind of peripherally and that's what made me think Elephant Ear until I took a second look. If you look closely at the last picture you can see the stems have a margin.

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Name: Ronnie
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luvsgrtdanes
Dec 7, 2015 7:19 AM CST
It looks like a Philodendron to me too...there are a lot of them that don't vine or climb.
Check out Philodendron 'Xanadu', looks like a young one.
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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 7, 2015 7:30 AM CST
Wow! I had NO IDEA that Philodendron came in a no climb form! No idea at all! That's what it is! Thanks Ronnie and Jay. Definitely need to find one.
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Name: Ronnie
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luvsgrtdanes
Dec 7, 2015 7:52 AM CST
They are great for low light areas, really fills out a corner nicely.
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Name: Jay
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Horntoad
Dec 7, 2015 12:01 PM CST
luvsgrtdanes said:It looks like a Philodendron to me too...there are a lot of them that don't vine or climb.
Check out Philodendron 'Xanadu', looks like a young one.

I thought it kind of looked like 'Xanadu' also, but didn't want to go to far out on a limb with my guess.

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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 7, 2015 12:11 PM CST
Lol .. I have come to the conclusion that I don't know ANYTHING about plants. Seriously .. I had no idea Philo's were anything but the climbing ones.
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Name: Rick R.
near Minneapolis, MN zone 4a
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Leftwood
Dec 7, 2015 6:18 PM CST
Xeramtheum said:Lol .. I have come to the conclusion that I don't know ANYTHING about plants.


That's a bit of an exaggeration, but you've come upon the first truism of knowledge (in any subject):
--- The more you know, the more you realize that there is even more that you don't know.

Name: Sherry
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wcgypsy
Dec 7, 2015 6:20 PM CST
yes, indeed......
I could be wrong...
and.....
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Name: Sandi
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Bubbles
Dec 7, 2015 7:29 PM CST
This one's about six years old.
Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 7, 2015 8:48 PM CST
I've already been looking for babies .. found a few mature ones but there is no room in the greenhouse or garage .. if anyone has any babies, raise your hand!
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