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OnZephyrstdayofXmas Thu 09-Dec-04 17:30:27

Can anyone tell me what these two are? Ive had the big one for about 10 years and saved it when it was a little half dead brown stick! My mum reckons its an easter cactus as it flowers at easter - but its flowering now as you can see!!

The other one i've only just bought but i've lost the card!!


TracyK Thu 09-Dec-04 17:34:12

The one on the right i think is an umbrella plant. I have one too.

DoesntChristmasDragOn Thu 09-Dec-04 17:34:43

Christmas cactus I think. Although I think they're the same as easter ones.

LAMBda Thu 09-Dec-04 17:34:48

umbrella plant and Christmas cactus

judegarland2512 Thu 09-Dec-04 17:35:25

The one on the right is a Christmas Cactus.

LAMBda Thu 09-Dec-04 17:38:04

picture of umbrella plant for you

OnZephyrstdayofXmas Thu 09-Dec-04 17:50:09

thanks guys!

turquey Thu 09-Dec-04 17:58:15

Ooh - while there's knowledgeable helpful peeps about , can I highjack and ask if anyone knows the name of this plant: bright crimson pink summer flowers with furry silver gray leaves, I think it's a perennial? The various friends I know who've got it don't know what it is, and I can't find it in my gardening books. The leaves are really lovely and furry, shaped a bit like tulips leaves, and they're about a foot high, maybe less.

OnZephyrstdayofXmas Thu 09-Dec-04 18:42:14

no idea!!! Sounds really nice though - do you have a pic?

WigWamBam Thu 09-Dec-04 19:21:05

Could it be Stachys (Lamb's Ears)? The leaves are quite thick, furry and look like (surprise, surprise) lamb's ears.

turquey Fri 10-Dec-04 04:13:36

Thanks WWB - I think that's the one.
It is gorgeous Onzephyrst, can't link the picture I've found but well worth hunting out.

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