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May 16, 2018 3:35 PM CST
Hello. I am new to taking care of plants. Does anyone know what kind these are? The pink one has one little guy looking a bit droopy and the green hanging plant seems to be limp and has brown spots!

Thank you
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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May 16, 2018 4:47 PM CST

The first is Celosia and the second is a Philodendron.
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May 16, 2018 5:29 PM CST
I agree,

#1 Appears to be a variety of Cockscomb (Celosia argentea)

#2 Is Heart Leaf Philodendron (Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium)
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Name: Will Creed
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May 16, 2018 5:34 PM CST
The Celosia needs lots of indoor sun and the soil should be kept moist.

The Philodendron has a few physically damaged leaves that can be trimmed off. They are not a sign of any disease. Keep it away from direct sun, but otherwise, provide lots of bright indirect light. Water when the top half-inch of soil is dry.
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