my grandfather gave me a beautiful pot plant for christmas, but it didnt come with a info card. it had sturdy stems, beautiful bright red flowers and the the leaves have little zig zag edges.
i have no idea what sort of plant it is, what sort of care it needs etc etc
i had been watering it every couple of days, especially with the heat. i also had it in the coolest part of the house.
however, yesterday afternoon if looked like it does in the pics
the stems are soft and droopy, and it just looks, well... dead...
i have no idea what ive done to my poor plant
i noticed the water in the bottom of the pot it was in smelled rotten? so i cleaned it all out, made sure there was no leaves or dead flowers in the water etc and sat it in the sink to try and give it a big drink of water.
i noticed when it was in the sink, murky white foul smelling stuff was seeping out into the water.
does anyone know what it is? or is i can help my poor plant? or have i officially killed it??
heres the link to the pics:my poor plant