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Q.identifying a houseplant

Zone Lewisburg, Tennessee 37091 | jw3 added on April 24, 2016 | Answered

Two summers ago my husband brought me a red flowering plant for our screened in porch I don’t know the name of it but it was great. It had very small 1/2 inch red flowers with round shaped leaves. It was low maintenance. I would water it when the leaves started to look wilted and it would come back out in a matter of hours. It bloomed all summer and into the fall. It frosted one night when I didn’t realize it was going to, especially under the porch, and killed part of it. I could not save the rest. I would love to have another. When I have been looking for it, it looks like a Christ Plant but it didn’t have thorns. Do you have any ideas what it could be?

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Answered on April 25, 2016

@Downtoearthdigs - I have gone around to the big store garden centers and the Mom and Pop ones and can't find the plant I am looking for. The types you listed are very common so they don't fit my description. I was hoping to get some answers of the less common type. The red flower is about 1/2 inch in size and does not bloom in a bunch. Hoping some others can give me other suggestions to look into. Thanks

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Answered on April 24, 2016

There are many plants that could match your description, both annuals and perennials.

Azaleas, Geraniums, Begonias, Hibiscus, Impatience to name a few.
Perhaps a visit to your local garden center or greenhouse would help you locate the plant or you may even find another plant that would be a nice addition to your screened in porch!

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