Plant ID forum: What is the plant

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Raleigh, NC
Aug 13, 2017 2:28 PM CST
Nobody in my family can identify this plant. I've inherited a trimming from my grandmother, which she inherited from her mother. When my great grandmother passed away in 1998, it flowered. To this day, it's never flowered again

I'm a little worried if it does.
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Name: Rj
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Aug 13, 2017 2:32 PM CST
Looks like a variegated ivy, and the other one looks like a asparagus fern.
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Aug 13, 2017 2:34 PM CST
It's a variegated ivy, I think. Also you're right that when ivy gets old enough to bloom, that section of the plant is near the end of its useful life. You're ok, though - years away from making any flowers with that piece.

Do you keep this plant indoors in the winter, or does it survive the winter temperatures? It may be this variety of ivy, a cold-tender one that makes a beautiful groundcover in warm climates, and a nice house plant elsewhere:

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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Aug 13, 2017 3:13 PM CST

How cool is that! Its variegated German Ivy. I inherited mine from my grandmother also. The flowers look like yellow daisies.

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Raleigh, NC
Aug 13, 2017 3:31 PM CST
Thanks guys! Being new here I'm quite thankful for the immediate help. Expect a ton more questions to come.

dyzzypyxxy: We kept it indoors all winter, but it's fairly new to us. We have probably had it for less than a year. When we re-potted it, it went nuts.

DaisyI: Yes! They looked like daisies, but white variety here.

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