Plant Identification Help?

Cassandra cassandrae at earthlink.net
Thu Feb 14 13:39:47 EST 2002


Yeah, I saw that picture, mine just looks a bit different.  Maybe it's just
not a good pic.  But I can see it being part of the dandelion family.  The
leaves do resemble that.  Thanks!!


"Monique Reed" <monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu> wrote in message
news:3C6BF5DB.C3B4F481 at mail.bio.tamu.edu...
> Sounds like a Purple Passion Plant--
> http://www.plantoftheweek.org/week130.shtml
>
> They do bloom, and have yellow-orange flowers that are quite striking
> against the purply foliage.  You'd never guess it's a relative of the
> sunflower and the dandelion.
>
> Monique Reed
>
> Cassandra wrote:
> >
> > I have this plant and I can't figure out what it is.
> > It's a house plant.  Well, here in CO it is anyway.  It has green
leaves,
> > but the purple fuzz all over is makes it look purple.  Very velvet like.
It
> > seems to prefer a good amount of light.  As far as I know, it doesn't
bloom.
> > Unfortunately, when I got it, no one could tell me what it was.  The
leaves
> > *kind of * look like holly leaves, except there is no sharp point.  I
don't
> > know how much more I can describe.  If anyone can help me out, I'd
> > appreciate it.
>





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