Can you help me identify this plant?

JoeySaadApril 1, 2014


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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

Is the car a pocket size or larger? Not sure how big these plants are.

    Bookmark   April 1, 2014 at 5:25PM
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saltcedar(Sunset zn 30/usda 8b)

Tradescantia or Commelina most likely.

    Bookmark   April 1, 2014 at 7:02PM
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Although it rather made me think of young costus ginger plants, or gloriosa seedlings.
Any chance you could dig round a little and see if there is a bulbous root or rhizome?

    Bookmark   April 2, 2014 at 2:40AM
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Hey all, I want to thank you for your replies and sorry it took me so long to answer!
Turns out this is a "green wandering jew". Very hardy plant and it has almost doubled in size since I first posted the pics!

    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 10:24AM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

one version is the worst weed i ever ran across... 10 years of killing it in spring.. and i still have sprouting seed ...

so make sure which version you have.. long before it seeds ..

and if you didnt plant it.. and its a rogue seedling... that might tell you all you need to know ...

i am noting your media .... or is that native soil????

i see you figured out the HTML code for this post ...


    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 11:16AM
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The plant can be invasive but i want plants that are fast growing and low maintenance.
The potting soil is from a company named "Florava".

    Bookmark   April 20, 2014 at 11:23AM
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