Describe Houseplants Like David Attenborough Would!

patchyjack(10a)June 14, 2014

This is just for fun!

Here's mine (I decided to write about the plant in its natural habitat):

"An exceptionally rare blue flower which grows only in the mountainous cloud forests of tropical Africa. Here, the days are always twelve hours long, and the temperature never strays far from twenty degrees Celsius.
Clinging to the meagre soil which has gathered in a crack between two towering boulders at the edge of a deep valley, this plant - quite literally - lives life on the edge."

Can anybody tell what it is? It's a really classic houseplant.

I want to hear descriptions from other people too! :D
I can't wait to read what some of you guys come up with!

- Sparkey

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Kind of heard you twanging theTanzinia accent too. You may havey have forgoten to mention it's genus of 6 of 20 species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants finds it's way into many homes sence the 1890's ?. When discovered what was thought to be blue is actually a -------

This post was edited by nomen_nudum on Sat, Jun 14, 14 at 7:03

    Bookmark   June 14, 2014 at 6:54AM
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------ Violet?

Hey thanks, nomen! I appreciate that.

    Bookmark   June 14, 2014 at 7:59AM
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AWWW :-( Why did you give the answer away? I was going to say African Violet.

    Bookmark   June 14, 2014 at 12:20PM
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Sorry! But if you were going to say that anyway, then you still win, right?

OK, now somebody else try writing a description!

    Bookmark   June 14, 2014 at 10:19PM
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Though the sands of time and evelutinary dust It used to protect it's greens. Forfilled by mines is free protection adding more the spakly dust to cover again it's greens it's only here where they grow as neghbors of a girls best friend.

    Bookmark   June 15, 2014 at 9:20AM
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Nice one!
I've been stuck on it for two days, but I really have no idea.
What is it?

    Bookmark   June 17, 2014 at 5:46AM
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