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Please can someone identify this plant.

It was given to me by my mother in law,and she told me it was a Orchid (Pearl)? thanks in advance




It looks like a type of tradescantia, has many common names such as wandering sailor. It isn't an orchid. well I don't think it is.

19 Nov, 2014


It 'could' be jewel orchid Ludisia discolour, I seem to remember Lidl was selling them a couple of years (or more) ago. Take a look at

19 Nov, 2014


that looks spot on MG. I've had a look at images of it and it certainly looks like it.

19 Nov, 2014


Looks like tradescantia to me.

19 Nov, 2014


I think leaves are too broad for tradescantia...

19 Nov, 2014

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