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Re: Plant ID


We used to call them Alligator plants- and in western new york- we had 
them growing outside next to the garage.  Some of the babies always 
managed to survive and come up after winter (how I have no idea- since 
they would have been covered by leaves and snow).

Theresa

Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center wrote:

>No, not too much info at all.  And I appreciate the Common name - it is
>captivating and that can help sell a plant. Growing in your gutters?
>Amazing, all we get are maple tree seedlings in our gutters.
>
>Kitty
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Friday, May 20, 2005 5:14 AM
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plant ID
>
>
>  
>
>>Yep....that's exactly what it is, it's in the Kalanchoe  family....It's a
>>bryophyllum, not sure exactly which, since it's hard  to ID from the
>>photo....many of them look a like except for minor  details.    Very easy
>>    
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>to grow.  This
>  
>
>>is the darned plant  that is growing in my gutters, and every where
>>    
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>else....how
>  
>
>>on earth it manages  to get in those places is anyone's guess.
>>It also has the commo name of "Chandelier plant" because it blooms in
>>winter, with huge stalks with blooms that hang down in a circular like
>>    
>>
>patter,  much
>  
>
>>like a chandelier or one of those new shower heads that are huge.   LOL
>>Easy to propogate from the leaf.  Some folks also call them  aligator
>>    
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>plants
>  
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>>here, because the children take two leaves put them together and  it looks
>>    
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>like
>  
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>>the head of an aligator.  Okay....too much  info...sorry.
>>
>>Jim would know more about your Zamia since, if I remember  correctly, it's
>>    
>>
>a
>  
>
>>Florida native in the Cycad family.....called "Coontie"....or  so my
>>    
>>
>florida
>  
>
>>born Dh says.
>>Noreen
>>zone 9
>>Texas Gulf Coast
>>
>>In a message dated 5/19/2005 11:02:21 PM Central Standard Time,
>>gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
>>
>>Also for  Jim and any of you far southern folk, and for northerners, like
>>    
>>
>Sue
>  
>
>>who  love houseplants, could you look at this photo for  me?
>>
>>http://snipurl.com/f0om
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>>She ripped these leaves off another  plant that seemed to have the same
>>    
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>form
>  
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>>and size as the Zamia.  Anyone  recognize this?  When I asked, she
>>    
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>mentioned
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>>something about mothers  and thousands, but clearly couldn't remember.
>>    
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>Does
>  
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>>it look like some  sort of Kalanchoe?
>>
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      • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" <4042N15@nationalhearing.com>

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