[Plant-biology] Re: Please Help Identify House Plant

monique monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Wed May 3 08:35:25 EST 2006


A photo or comparison would be helpful.  Here is a starting point:
http://www.hear.org/starr/hiplants/images/600max/html/starr_011026_9002_plectranthus_verticillatus.htm

How does your plant differ from this?

M. Reed

Sam wrote:
> It's been growing in a hanging basket in a shady window for about 2
> years.  Quite bushy.  Leaves look similar to those on strawberry
> plants.  This spring it sprouted  flowers - a big surprise.   They are
> about an inch and a half long and bell shaped.  They are white with
> purple dots at the opening.   They are on a stalk with 3 or 4 around
> each position.  These positions are spaced about an inch from each
> other, along the stalk.  I am completely mystified by what this
> supermarket bought plant is.  There was no identification on the pot.
> Thanks for any help here.


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