Maybe an Escapee

jekeesl (south-central Arkansas)(7b)March 14, 2013

I snapped a quick shot of some tiny plants this morning, because of those cream-lined leaves. I didn't see the flower until I transferred photos to my computer this pm. That structure to the left is a plastic nursery pot with drainage holes, and the holes provide perspective on size. But I don't know if the flower and plants belong together. They were in a rocky drainage ditch, in front of a home.

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carol23_gw

I thought the white looked like leaves, not flowers. Reminds me of Euiphorbia marginata.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2013 at 5:50PM
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stimpy926

Possibly Daphne 'Carol Mackie'

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    Bookmark   March 14, 2013 at 7:18PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

i was thinking daphne also..

with a terminal albino in the mix.. dont get too excited.. it will die.. hence the name ...

ken

    Bookmark   March 14, 2013 at 8:13PM
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jekeesl (south-central Arkansas)(7b)

Daphne looks like a possibility. And carol might be right about the white portion being foliage. Thanks all.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2013 at 9:37PM
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saltcedar(Sunset zn 30/usda 8b)

Guessing a Sedum maybe S.lineare variegated.
Reason being Daphne hate hot climates. It may
be cooler than Texas, but may be hot enough
to do in Daphne.

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    Bookmark   March 14, 2013 at 10:23PM
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flora_uk(SW UK 8/9)

I agree that the white looks like leaves. Is the foliage succulent? If so I'd go with the Sedum idea. If not how about Arabis procurrens 'Variegata'.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2013 at 4:01AM
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jekeesl (south-central Arkansas)(7b)

I cropped the image until I could see leaf edges, and it does appear to be a succulent. Internet images of Sedum lineare seem to match, in both leaf shape and pattern. I'll have to return in April or May to check for yellow flowers.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2013 at 8:08AM
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