Plant ID forum: Plant ID

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Jun 6, 2017 10:11 AM CST
Hi, can anyone id this plant for me, i bought it in Greece, it's not doing too well at the moment, I want to id it so I can get some info on looking after it...

Thanks, Darryl.
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Name: Porkpal
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Jun 6, 2017 10:19 AM CST
It looks like what we call shrimp plant.
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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Jun 6, 2017 10:23 AM CST
I agree
Shrimp Plant (Justicia brandegeeana)
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~"Leaf of Faith"
Jun 6, 2017 10:24 AM CST
Thanks Porkpal and Greene, that's the one!
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Jun 6, 2017 2:03 PM CST
Give it some shade in the hottest part of the day - it is getting sunburned.
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Jun 6, 2017 9:06 PM CST
OK Daisyl, thanks, I have moved it into the shade of the Magnolia tree, hopefully it will recover now......

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