Plant ID forum: Philippines Medusa??

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Name: Dawne Dunton
Myrtle Beach, SC (Zone 8b)
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WhatISeebyDawne
Jul 25, 2016 4:13 PM CST
In the 8 years I've lived in South Carolina, I've only seen this once and it was at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet, SC. And as many times as I've been there, this one time is still the only time I've seen it growing there. Not sure if it was brought in just to show and didn't make it or what. It looks like it was good for a while to be this big and flowering. I'm also interested in knowing about the plant with the green and white leaves if possible too. Thank you for any and all help!!


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Dawne
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒทโš˜๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒป (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Jul 25, 2016 4:33 PM CST
What a great pic! Looks like this: Chenille Plant (Acalypha hispida)
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Name: Dawne Dunton
Myrtle Beach, SC (Zone 8b)
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WhatISeebyDawne
Jul 25, 2016 5:19 PM CST
That would be it!! Thank you purpleinopp!!
Dawne
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒทโš˜๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒป (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Jul 26, 2016 9:31 AM CST
Happy to try to help your investigation!
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The less I interfere, the more balance mother nature provides.
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Name: Feng Xiao Long
Bogor, Java, Indonesia (Zone 13a)
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XiaoLong
Jul 26, 2016 9:41 AM CST
That stripy spiral arranged leaves is Costus. Maybe Costus speciosus variegatus Smiling
Name: Dawne Dunton
Myrtle Beach, SC (Zone 8b)
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WhatISeebyDawne
Jul 26, 2016 2:10 PM CST
Yup, it is XiaoLong. Just Binged it. And that has a white flower to it. To bad it wasn't blooming when I took this photo. Hopefully I'll find it again. Thank you so much!!
Dawne
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒทโš˜๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒป (Zone 8b)
Houseplants Organic Gardener Composter Region: Gulf Coast Miniature Gardening Native Plants and Wildflowers
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purpleinopp
Jul 26, 2016 2:22 PM CST
The plant database here would be a more reliable source for finding images that correctly connect with a plant name, though some entries have a wider selection of various images than others, at any given moment. It's very active with new pics added daily.:
http://garden.org/plants/
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The less I interfere, the more balance mother nature provides.
๐Ÿ‘’๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿก๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿโฆโง ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒฝโ€โ˜€๐ŸŒบ
โ˜•๐Ÿ‘“ The only way to succeed is to try.
Name: Dawne Dunton
Myrtle Beach, SC (Zone 8b)
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WhatISeebyDawne
Jul 26, 2016 2:37 PM CST
I'm still learning the site, just been a habit to try to Bing everything. Thank you pupleinopp!! Big Grin
Dawne

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