Hanging Plant ID

suzy713August 29, 2010

I am presenting my photos to the masters at GardenWeb, in the hopes someone can help me ID this plant. It was purchased at Home Depot for about 15 dollars. It has thick fleshy leaves and stems, which are rigid and break somewhat easily. It is about 3 feet across from left to right, and weighs about 30lbs. Can anyone identify this "Mystery Beast" of a plant? Many Thanks-

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Peperomia obtusifolia, in flower mode.

    Bookmark   August 29, 2010 at 3:58PM
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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

Well, I'm no Master, but it's some kind of Peperomia, those long, rat tail-like things are its blooms, characteristic of this kind of plant.

I believe it's Peperomia obtusifolia & it looks VERY happy & healthy, good work!

    Bookmark   August 29, 2010 at 7:47PM
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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

For anyone wondering why I posted the same thing after Rhizo, well I'd actually answered this afternoon around 3 pm but apparently left home w/ it still at preview & only discovered it on return hours later.

    Bookmark   August 29, 2010 at 8:30PM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

lololol! I've done the same thing, too! So funny. You were REALLY just copycatting me, weren't you?

    Bookmark   September 1, 2010 at 1:51PM
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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

You betcha!

    Bookmark   September 1, 2010 at 11:06PM
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scsva(7/VA)

That is one beautiful peperomia. Good growing!

Susan

    Bookmark   June 23, 2011 at 8:57AM
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