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Identify This Plant!


Monday, July 14, 2014

Mom bought this from a greenhouse and the staff member couldn't tell her what it was:

Close up of the flower or whatever it is lol:

I am guessing its nor for zone 3, but not knowing what it is means we don't know if it likes sun or not and how much to water it..
Thanks!
Have a great day!
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WATERMELLEN 7/15/2014 7:06AM

    I di-spurge my ability to ID this one: glad others here could!!

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 7/14/2014 10:17PM

    Although I have never seen one like it, it does look like a succulent to me. It is absolutely Beautiful!!! I will keep looking and also ask my sister who knows more than I do about flowers and plants. Have a wonderful week!!!
Blessings and hugs,
Helen

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1BEACHWALKER 7/14/2014 9:59PM

    Glad you got some help on it! Nice plant!! emoticon

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JUNEAU2010 7/14/2014 9:41PM

    I can't even guess how _RAMONA found the plant! What a find!

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_RAMONA 7/14/2014 6:10PM

    FOUND IT! :)

http://plant-library.home
depot.ca/en/view/1962/euphorbia
/x-martinii/-tiny-tim-?search=true


Spurge 'Tiny Tim' (Euphorbia x martinii)


Enjoy your new plant!

(Like most succulents, the more sun it gets the redder the leaves will be.)




Comment edited on: 7/14/2014 6:12:00 PM

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MEXGAL1 7/14/2014 6:10PM

    Very lovely but you are asking the wrong person.

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_RAMONA 7/14/2014 6:00PM

    I'm certain this is some variety of cold weather succulent (Sempervivum)... a 'spurge' is a type of succulent... while not able to find the exact one, I found many that look similar.

Here is how to care for them:
http://parentingpatch.com/garde
ning-tips-for-choosing-and-grow
ing-cold-weather-succulents/


Here's a local resource that may be able to tell you specifically what it is:
http://stewing-pot.com/tag/succ
ulents/


If I'm correct, succulents of any sort are very forgiving, and will grow under any conditions!

Comment edited on: 7/14/2014 6:05:31 PM

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ENTIRELYBEVERLY 7/14/2014 2:16PM

    I tried googling it, also! No luck! It sure is pretty, though. Reminds me of a succulent of some type.

HUGS!

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PHOENIX1949 7/14/2014 1:39PM

    Really lovely plant whatever it is.

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BEATLETOT 7/14/2014 1:35PM

    Is it this?

http://www.asergeev.co
m/pictures/archives/compress/20
10/845/16s.htm

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LJCANNON 7/14/2014 1:20PM

    emoticon Whatever it is, it really is pretty. You may have to just try Trial and Error, watching it closely to see what it prefers. I would almost be tempted to go back to the Greenhouse to see if a different Employee could tell you what it is. -- Or try a different Greenhouse or Gardening Center, if that is an option?

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LUVSBULLDOGS 7/14/2014 12:25PM

    I'm no help with the type of plant it is. I have a Phd from Edmonton living next door to me, buy he's never home, always working. He would probably know. I don't remember seeing a plant like that before, either. It is a gorgeous plant.

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123ELAINE456 7/14/2014 11:14AM

  It is such an unusual Plant. I would love to have one myself. No I don't know the name of it. Please Let Us know if You find out the name of it though. It is such a Beautiful Plant. God Blessings Always. Have a Wonderful Week. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Coming Your Way. Take Care.

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1HAPPYSPIRIT 7/14/2014 10:29AM

    Just enjoy its beauty!

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SEATTLE58 7/14/2014 10:24AM

    It almost looks like the leaves have the texture of a Seedum plant. Are they thick like that? Interesting! Let us know if you find out, ok? I'd love to know for sure!

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KANOE10 7/14/2014 8:47AM

    I do not know what it is, but it is a lovely plant. Maybe you can name it, LOL.

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SLIMMERJESSE 7/14/2014 8:42AM

    Pretty. And unusual.

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KALIGIRL 7/14/2014 8:31AM

    Don't know, but I'll bet it will be gorgeous!

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C8TSON 7/14/2014 8:25AM

    Wow! I tried to google search the image just to see if that might bring a result, and apparently google doesn't even recognize it! Fascinating looking plant though! It's pretty!

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