Plant ID forum: Birthday gift

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Name: Max
Western Canada (Zone 3b)
Altashot
Feb 16, 2018 7:04 PM CST
It's my wife's birthday today and my parents sent her this arrangement. No info nor care instructions were sent with it. Can anyone ID these 2 plants so she can find out how to care for them please? Thank you
Max
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Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Feb 17, 2018 5:37 AM CST
They are both succulents so water VERY sparingly. Bright light.
Name: Christine
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Christine
Feb 17, 2018 7:15 AM CST
I agree with Hetty, I cant ID what succulents they are but another member will help with that. I would use a spray bottle and mist the pebbles once a week, never water to much since there are no drainage holes and succulents will get root rot easily.

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Name: Baja
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Baja_Costero
Feb 17, 2018 9:21 AM CST
The skinnier one looks like Crassula tetragona.



They are going to have very short lives in their current container. If you want them to live more than a few weeks or maybe months, they require a pot with holes at the bottom and a more generous amount of fast-draining soil inside. Some people like to enjoy succulent cuttings like cut flowers, which is fine of course, but if you'd like them to have long and prosperous lives, consider moving them to a new pot by early springtime.

Provide as much light as possible indoors in the meantime, which means hours of daily sun, like right by your sunniest south-facing window. And wait until the soil is dry to water.
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