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Old October 8th, 2006, 06:21 AM
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Please help identify - pink and green leaves

I have a wonderful plant my son gave me, with what I consider heart-shaped leaves that vary from a light green to pale pink color. I have successfully propogated this and before sharing it with anyone, would like to know what it is! (My son bought it without asking) I have never seen it flower, but it does shoot out long trailing vines. Thanks for any help!
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Old October 8th, 2006, 08:05 AM
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Re: Please help identify - pink and green leaves

Caladium
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Old October 8th, 2006, 07:46 PM
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Re: Please help identify - pink and green leaves

Thank you for the quick answer - I have a caladium plant and realized the similarities. But I didn't think this was caladium - the difference between this plant and the caladium I have is that this one "vines" from leaf joints, producing long stems with several leaves on it. I trimmed back these vines and used them for propagation. And, since I was able to propagate from cuttings, I thought that was another sign that this wasn't caladium since it is grown from bulbs or corms.

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Old October 8th, 2006, 07:53 PM
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Re: Please help identify - pink and green leaves

Syngonium or similar.
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Old October 8th, 2006, 09:37 PM
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Re: Please help identify - pink and green leaves

I'm going to have to go with Ron on this one and suggest you look into Syngonium. I posted a pic of a similar plant and it was unanimously ID'd by this community as an arrowhead vine.

Yours is a little more 'viney' than mine, but I'm sure it is at least in the same family.
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Old October 8th, 2006, 11:25 PM
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Re: Please help identify - pink and green leaves

Syngonium rosa
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Old October 9th, 2006, 04:15 AM
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I stand corrected. I found a key that might help.
Key to Syngonium
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