two prehistoric looking plants (ID complete)

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Date Photo Taken: July 2010
Location: Fayetteville GA
Posted By: stompee


The last people who lived here left these two prehistoric looking plants. One is about 5 feet “tall” but grows crooked. (Maybe because it it too tall for the pot) It shot out leaves from the very tip around June. The dragonflys were always landing on it. The other short one in the background looks like the leaves die and turn down toward the trunk, then become hard. You have to turn your head to the side to see clearly. I had to tilt the camera so the tall one would fit.


  1. Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    rear plant looks like monstera

    September 28th, 2010 at 10:02 am
  2. Dub Strickland Unregistered says:

    Could the front be a ficus? Seems like they are smooth barked and have leaves shaped like that.

    September 28th, 2010 at 9:11 pm
  3. caroline Unregistered says:

    What about a frangipani for the front one?

    September 29th, 2010 at 6:59 pm
  4. Angela Unregistered says:

    Thanks everyone! The front one is definately a frangipani. And the back one is a monstera. We have two of each, and will be bringing them in for the winter! Thanks again.

    September 30th, 2010 at 4:38 pm
  5. Dudice Registered says:

    It is called Kalachuchi.. the plant in front.. it bears a beautiful flower..

    January 10th, 2015 at 5:08 am

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