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i have the same problm just different plant maybe someone can help figure it out here's a pic of it :arrow: [url=https://s549.photobucket.com/albums/ii365/dragondude_2009/?action=view&current=002.jpg][img]https://i549.photobucket.com/albums/ii365/dragondude_2009/th_002.jpg[/img][/url] also i have this one [url=https://s549.photobucket.com/albums/ii365/dragondude_2009/?action=view&current=007.jpg][img]https://i549.photobucket.com/albums/ii365/dragondude_2009/th_007.jpg[/img][/url]

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The first picture looks like Cordyline terminalis, commonly known as Ti plant.

I'm sorry, but I don't recognize the second plant. I'll do some looking around,, but perhaps someone else will recognize it. :)
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I'd hoped to one-up Kisal on that 2d one, but other than: "Oooh, that's Pretty!", I have no clue. Are the stems woody or soft? Love the variegation.
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The stems are woody oh I'm BonsaiPyro's Brother :lol: yea i've never seen anything like it but it has little bottle brush like red and pink flowers on the top and all around it I saw it and figured me and my bro Pyro would both like to have it so I got it.

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Thanks, Gardenerx, and welcome to the forum! :)

With your added information about the flowers, I would guess the little shrub is Fothergilla gardenii. :)
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thank's and thank you for the info i'll be sure to look it up :wink:

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ok guys i manneged to fix up a pic of a flower on the unknown plant here it is :arrow:

[url=https://s549.photobucket.com/albums/ii365/dragondude_2009/?action=view&current=001-2-1-1.jpg][img]https://i549.photobucket.com/albums/ii365/dragondude_2009/th_001-2-1-1.jpg[/img][/url]

oh and you where right Kisal the purple plant is a Ti Plant and its doing very well but I do have a question about it, do they ever flower?????
Some of the leaves at the top are unfolding I guess that's all they do?????

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Ti plants are grown for their foliage, but they do flower--it's just not considered the primary reason to grow it, I guess. No, I've never seen a flower, so I can't describe it for you.

(oops, meant to say the second photo...)Reminds me of a sweet... sweet... crap, I can't remember what it's called, but it's a woody shrub with bottle-brush-y white flowers on it, flowers in June here and does have a sweet vanilla-like fragrance. Sweetspire! Man, I miss my mind sometimes... :roll:
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lol Thank's for the info

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Not Fothergilla, then, for the little shrub, because their flowers are white.

A possibility would be Alternanthera, common name Joseph's Coat. There are several varieties of Alternanthera, and I'm not sure which yours is. It might be the one called 'Party Time'.
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thx again Kisal i'll look it up

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