can anyone identify this thing?

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  1. brjlhlej

    brjlhlej Member

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    I was just visiting my sister in va and she showed me a pretty plant that just came up, it caught me off gaurd but she asked if I could help her find out what it is. Does anyone know.
     

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    sorry about the email address and having it in the wrong place. Actually I was wrong about how the plant came to be, she bought it from a lady who just took over a nursery but did not know what it was so any help would be greatly appreciated
     
  3. tipularia

    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Wild guess, Lantana
     
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    Looks like a weed to me....:)
     
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    she got it in two pots so we know it is not a weed but we have found out exactly what it is
     
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    Liz Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Almost looks like Hyderangea where the leaves go into the stem. Is there one with narrower leaves? Does it smell like hyderangea? In the pic. it looks as tho it could do with a drink whatever it is.

    Liz
     
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    KarinL Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Hydrangea's not a bad guess. Is there a woody part? Some photos of the stem would help. And if all else fails, just wait a year or two and it will flower.
     
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    saltcedar Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    Does any Hydrangea have whorled leaves?

    Thanks
    Chris
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    I'm leaning toward lantana, myself.
     
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    saltcedar Rising Contributor 10 Years

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    Hard to tell but I would guess lemon verbena perhaps? Looks a bit like the one I have to make teas and accompany salmon with.
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    KarinL Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Ah, I thought they were paired - my mistake.
     
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    Liz Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Has it had flowers yet??? Now that the 2 photos are side by side I will concede I was way wrong with Hyderangea (sp) (Embarrassed red face.) This would almost have made a stumper. I have also just realised the small pictures can be made large and things look very different when magnified :)

    Liz (It's raining and pouring hope it keeps up. Stage 4 water restrictions are on their way)
     
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    How about one of your native Eupatorium species?
     
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    it is not a lantana nor a hydrangea. it looks very similar to comfrey.
     

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