Please help ID these plants

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Hi everyone. Does anybody know what type of cactus and plants these are? I got them from my brother who had no idea what they were or how to care for them. He said his ex just repotted them and that's all he knew. The green cactus I believe is euphoria trigona (saw some online that looked alike when I tried to look them up) and doesn't look so well. There are 5 plants in all... Green cactus, blue cactus, huge bamboo looking thing, red thing, and the plant on the shelf behind the cactus pot . I can't be sure on how to properly care for them until I can figure out what they all are. Any help identifying them or tips on care is greatly appreciated. Thank you so much!!
q please help id these plants
q please help id these plants
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  • Alyssa Alyssa on Sep 03, 2017
    You're right about the tall plant, though there's a "b" in the name--Euphorbia trigona, also known as cathedral cactus.

    The plant in the gray pot could be a peace lily.

    The pink-and-green plant in the second picture looks like a croton, and the one behind it with the long leaves might be a corn plant (dracaena).

    I can't see enough of the fifth plant to hazard a guess.
  • FL FL on Sep 03, 2017
    Hi Teea! The green and pink plant in the brown pot is a Croton. hre is information about how much light (a lot) and how much water ( evenly moist at all time) you need to get that beauty to shine on! https://www.gertens.com/learn/Annuals-Perennials/crotons.htm Good luck!
  • Blaine Blaine on Sep 04, 2017
    The fifth plant looks like an Aloe.
  • Lillian Welch Lillian Welch on Sep 04, 2017
    In the second picture is a dracaena reflexa, they don't like a lot of water, you can let the soil dry out some between watering. No direct sunlight, but a bright room indoors is good for this plant. Right now it does not look like it's in good shape. I am guessing it's over watered, but check the soil Not sure about the plant in the pot with it (green and red leaf). I will try to see if I can find it on the internet and get back to this post. They may not be compatible in the same pot if water needs are different.
  • Lillian Welch Lillian Welch on Sep 04, 2017
    OK, the other plant in the brown pot is a croton. I found watering instructions to be a little different than the other post on here. Best to read up on the internet at a few placed and see how you do with it.

    "Allow the top 25-30% of the soil to dry out before watering a Croton Plant. Crunchy leaves indicate over-watering. Leaves become soft and droop when your Croton needs water. When a Croton is severely over or under-watered leaves drop off."
  • Lillian Welch Lillian Welch on Sep 04, 2017
    The Catus in the first picture in the pot with the white trim on top I believe is a Cereus peruvianus. You will often see these with a red or yellow round catus grafted on the top. This one may have started off that way. I had one years ago as a kid. The grafted round catus ball on the top fell off and the green cactus took off just like the one you show in the picture. Google catuses used for grafting, or "grafted cactus" .
  • Mary mary Mary mary on Sep 04, 2017
    I THINK the plant in grey pot w/ droopy leaves might B an Aspidestra, not sure of spelling. Yes thick stalk plant, brown pot is a corn

  • Teea Teea on Sep 04, 2017
    Thanks so much everyone. The fifth one is actually that little blue thingy in the pot with the white trim, infront of the euphorbia trigona (first picture).. Sorry for any confusion. I found one that looked similar just a different color, and the post said they are dyed that way. Anyone know anything about this?
  • DORLIS DORLIS on Sep 04, 2017
    I DO NOT LIKE THAT THEY DYE THE PLANTS. IT MAY NOT HARM THEM BUT A THEY GROW THEY LOOK WEIRD. IF YOU ARE NOT BUYIN G THE PLANT FOR ITSELF, JUST COLOR THEN DO NOT BUY IT. IT WILL BE ALONG TIME BEFORE THIS ONE GROWS OUT NATURAL.
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    • DORLIS DORLIS on Sep 05, 2017
      I know, I just wanted to make people aware of this practice. It usually does not harm them, just makes them look bad as the true color grows out. I am glad to know there are others who rescue plants, I simply cannot throw them out unless they are truly dead. That is why my house is so full of plants. I save leaves broken off, plant them and then try to find homes for them.
  • Terry Trobaugh Terry Trobaugh on Sep 04, 2017
    The "plant" in the grey pot is at least 4plantd. Unfortunately, florists often pot the together to give to people in hospital or funerals. Yes, the biggest plany is a peace lily (no relation to regular lilies). It needs to dry out almost completely and then give a lot of water. Fertilize every week, year round, as it blooms all year. Indoor plant, lots of DIFFUSE light. Not in front of a window unless the window is shaded outside or faces north, northeast. Mine is on the other side of my TV about 20 feet or so from a south-facing non shaded window. South has the best sunlight, but don't put your plants there. Well, your cacti will like it. Anyway, take the pot to a nursery and find out what the others are. Meantime repot the peace lily into a 5 or 6 inch pot using standard potting soil.
  • Joan Novich Joan Novich on Sep 05, 2017
    I have the one in the pot with the white collar. It is the Devil's walking stick. doesn't neen a lot of water.
  • Rebecca Quillen Millsaps Rebecca Quillen Millsaps on Sep 17, 2017
    The green cactus is a cathedral cactus.