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Plant Identification Help?

Monique Reed monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Thu Feb 14 12:37:31 EST 2002

Sounds like a Purple Passion Plant--

They do bloom, and have yellow-orange flowers that are quite striking
against the purply foliage.  You'd never guess it's a relative of the
sunflower and the dandelion.

Monique Reed

Cassandra wrote:
> I have this plant and I can't figure out what it is.
> It's a house plant.  Well, here in CO it is anyway.  It has green leaves,
> but the purple fuzz all over is makes it look purple.  Very velvet like.  It
> seems to prefer a good amount of light.  As far as I know, it doesn't bloom.
> Unfortunately, when I got it, no one could tell me what it was.  The leaves
> *kind of * look like holly leaves, except there is no sharp point.  I don't
> know how much more I can describe.  If anyone can help me out, I'd
> appreciate it.

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