Just wondering about this foundling

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A dear friend who was born, raised, and passed away, here in key west, was an avid gardener. Only t

  1. broad leafed

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  1. kwmarko

    kwmarko Active Member

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  2. kwmarko

    kwmarko Active Member

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    A third generation conch grandaughter lives there now.... (her grandparents were TOOTSIE and BUSTER !!!
     
  3. Native son

    Native son Well-Known Member

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    I had a Bravo Sport that was very much like this color pattern and leaf shape.
     
  4. kwmarko

    kwmarko Active Member

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    If I were to guess this plant has been on the property since the 60's or 70's ..... thanks for your reply, we'll see what
    may change as it gets a little TLC.
     
  5. Moose

    Moose Esteemed Member

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    Gandering at the older leaves my head keeps having Caribbean Star popping into it ... BagHead
     
  6. kurt decker

    kurt decker Well-Known Member

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    Looks very similar to the pictures of a plant being called herringbone a couple of months back. Not a plant I am familiar with.
     
  7. kwmarko

    kwmarko Active Member

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    THANK YOU ALL for your replies.... that's how we all learn.... but I guess the jury is still out.
    Gosh I enjoy this sight. It's been since hurricane Wilma since I dicovered it. Great info, and
    a grand group of people too.
     
  8. Native son

    Native son Well-Known Member

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    Can you say Clipper image.jpg
     
  9. kwmarko

    kwmarko Active Member

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    HMMMMMMM.... CLIPPER! For my fairly untrained eye..... looks really close. Would anyone know
    any history? Common?rare? ...I would guees it's been right where it's growing for 20 or 30 years right next to...
    almost edged out by a mamoth pony tail palm.....
     

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