Plant ID forum: Help me ID, please!

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Beaumont, Tx
kalllumnix
Apr 7, 2018 2:47 PM CST
This plant has orange blossoms that have yet to fully open and also has a hard, woody stem. I purchased this at a local indoor garden in Beaumont, Tx. Thank you for your time!
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Name: Lin
Southeast Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Apr 7, 2018 3:01 PM CST
Pretty! I'm not sure but it reminds me of Orange Trumpet Creeper (Pyrostegia venusta)
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Bristol, VA (Zone 6b)
TShutters
Apr 7, 2018 3:08 PM CST
My first impression from the color of the bloom and the shape of the leaf is that it is a milkweed. "Asclepias tuberosa Orange Butterfly Weed". I have never seen one in a pot but we plant the seed here to support the Monarch butterfly. Maybe someone else will weigh in on this.

I believe mellie is right on.
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Name: Lin
Southeast Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Apr 7, 2018 3:18 PM CST
The buds don't look match and the leaves look too wide for Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) fly-Weed-Asclepias-tuberosa/:
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Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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piksihk
Apr 7, 2018 3:33 PM CST
@kalllimnex, welcome to NGA. Join us at the Texas forum.

When the blooms open, take a photo of them and repost.
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Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
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Silversurfer
Apr 7, 2018 3:39 PM CST
kalllumnix several flowers are already open.

I believe it is Justicia spicigera...common name Mexican honeysuckle.

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Name: Lin
Southeast Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Apr 7, 2018 4:12 PM CST
Silversurfer said:I believe it is Justicia spicigera...common name Mexican honeysuckle.

Thumbs up That's it!! Beautiful Mexican Honeysuckle (Justicia spicigera)


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Beaumont, Tx
kalllumnix
Apr 7, 2018 4:31 PM CST
Thank you all for taking the time to help me ID this plant. It's 100% most defintely the mexican honeysuckle! Thank You!
Name: Lin
Southeast Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Procrastinator Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener
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plantladylin
Apr 7, 2018 4:37 PM CST
@Silversurfer is great at identifying many plants for us!
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