Some of the most exotic plants are blooming now for me.... The is Medinilla 'lalique'...believe it is a cultivar and not a species but am not sure. Before the flowers open they hang down like so many chandaliers (spelling?)... The "lalique' is for the famous French crystal of the signature color, purple....
I have the hot pink one - they are so unique and pretty - I love the color of yours!
I don't knows it's name. Where I bought it they travel a lot to Thailand for plants. Their name for it was just "A Ginger from Thailand". A bit pre-Linnean.
Yes....Globba, Dancing Ladies... "samesame'. I have a pink one, a magenta one and the white. All are so lovely and their blooms do last a long time....
Ya, Hettie - we all do! Maybe one of the lucky owners will trade cuttings!!!
that Thai ginger is so odd that it's hard to look at!!!!
When this blooming cycle stops I will root a bunch of cuttings...will be open to trades.... LOL What a happy new year conversation
(What on Earth here from St Croix could I trade for something Hawaiian???)
Or here in Florida, what could we have that you would not already have access to???!
Hahahahaha, Carol, you are terrible!! i like the last one....
i just read this thread for the first time, and the plants shown here are gorgeous!!!
lol, St Croix not on the Spanish gold route.
Tourists used to, when I worked diving, ask me to go with them in the harbor because they wanted to pick up some gold coins. They were serious!! Finally a friend gave me the answer, said to tell them I go on Saturdays, but limit myself to one bucket full.
But I probably could do well with an underwater metal detector, the day after cruise shippers are crowding our beaches...
I just called my #1 son in LA and told him to start packing I had traded him to Hawaii. Funny, he didn't seem at all upset. :)
....you are too funny. I really enjoy propagation and sharing...help with shipping is always welcome. Better stop this conversation as someone could interpret it as 'selling'....it's not. I am not selling anything!!!
no problem, no money to buy with!
Maybe you trade for ... not soil, not beach sand,,,,,,,,,, pretty tropical sunset???
Ok, tell us what you 'need' - maybe we have it or can find it.
Interesting concept! First let me root the puppies!!! I can do up to about 4 or 5...
where did you get that Medinilla 'lalique'!!!!!
There are fairly common here. I have tried propagating from seed without luck...but will try again with this bloom.
AlohaHoya I think you post a picture of a Dalechampia dioscorioefolia (vine)
The 5th photo? Probably...I don't have the name in front of me...it's in the pot.
Ah yes...3rd photo/5th post. You are right. I am anxious to plant it out and let it go!!! Do you know anything particular about this vine...I know nothing...
I grow my Dalechampia dioscorioefolia in the greenhouse year around - it doesn't like our chilly nights.
Aloha Auntie Kalola,
Nice pics, wish it was warm and sunny here. We have 36 inches of snow on the ground now. YUCK!! Da haole bruhs plants got da blues too! Can't wait till spring. :-)
beeg haole hugs!!!