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texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

April 30, 2011
11:00 PM

Post #8531545

Tropical Garden # 100- YEA !!

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Smockette
Magnolia, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 30, 2011
11:05 PM

Post #8531547

Okay, I give up! Don't know for sure what it is but do you have one to share?
LMK

Forgot to say, I'm in Cowtown til Monday!

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texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

April 30, 2011
11:08 PM

Post #8531549

Placenciarita, Happy 100th. YEA !

Everyone is welcome!

Please share your pictures of your tropical
plants and garddens.

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Smockette
Magnolia, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 30, 2011
11:16 PM

Post #8531555

Going to Arl RU tomorrow & have appts Mon am & have to head home in the PM but will be back in a few wks. Would love to come see these Tropicals!!! Awesome!!!
:~)
texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

April 30, 2011
11:19 PM

Post #8531556

Smockette.
It's a Alocasia Variegated.
It's a picture from last summer.
It has'nt come back up yet.
Jerry

joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 1, 2011
7:28 AM

Post #8531959

Thanks for the new thread..
Homer that sure ;looks like an el paio , very pretty patterns on yours there..

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 1, 2011
9:50 AM

Post #8532287

Here's one of my garden buddies eating lunch - they are so cute and helpful!

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 1, 2011
9:51 AM

Post #8532288

The Gladolias, perennials here, are starting to bloom:

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 1, 2011
9:53 AM

Post #8532293

I think these are pretty (Tecoma stans and yellow Lantana), although common here:

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 1, 2011
9:54 AM

Post #8532296

I have tried and tried to capture the Swallowtail caterpiller, but this is the best I can get:

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 1, 2011
9:55 AM

Post #8532301

The tomatoes are getting big:

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 1, 2011
10:45 AM

Post #8532392

Kay you have some beautiful critters. Love the lizards, wish we had them here..

my Glads are just now coming up, some times A few winter over with good mulch.
RIP, my Duke, bouquet came yesterday, how cute is this?

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 1, 2011
10:53 AM

Post #8532400

Deb, are you ok?! Call me if you get a chance - LOVE YOU!
prita
Red Oak, TX

May 2, 2011
7:49 AM

Post #8534294

Good Morning everyone!
It is a very cold wet day today, the last couple of days were similar. I love that we are getting rain but hate having to turn the heaters on in the HH's.

teaxsbigleaves, it is very nice to see you!! And thanks for starting the new thread. Who knew that it would have lasted this long? I wish some of the folks that started with us would stop by and say Howdy.

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 2, 2011
7:49 AM

Post #8534300

plantladylin, that is a cool unusual bloom on your Rick-Rack cactus plant.
Can you tell if this is a Rick-Rack as well?

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 2, 2011
7:50 AM

Post #8534302

RachelLF, as far as I can remember, you have always sent me well rooted plants. I sure would love to get a cutting of your noid Monstera.

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 2, 2011
7:50 AM

Post #8534303

mjsponies, congrats on your new buds, it is so exciting to get that very first bloom. Take good care of your red headed step-child. lol

These Bromeliads were bought from Mary Shelby's garden over 5 years ago as little bitty plants for less than $8.

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 2, 2011
7:50 AM

Post #8534307

Joeswife, I my so sorry to hear about your Beloved Duke, that is a true friend that sent you the beautiul bouquet.

These were pictures I took several weeks ago.

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 2, 2011
7:51 AM

Post #8534309

noid Bromeliad

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 2, 2011
7:51 AM

Post #8534310

Kay Jones, I love the gladolia, that is my favorite color.
It is a pleasure to see what is blooming in your garden.

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 2, 2011
7:51 AM

Post #8534311

Hoya

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 2, 2011
7:58 AM

Post #8534334

last

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plantladylin
South Daytona, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 2, 2011
9:17 AM

Post #8534532

texasbigleaves: Thanks for the new thread and that wonderful photo of the beautiful variegated Alocasia!

Kay: Love those Gladolus ... really beautiful color! I have the yellow lantana and tecoma stans too!

Rita: Your cactus pictured here: http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/p.php?pid=8534300 might be the same as mine but it looks a bit different from the Ric Rac I have. There are other cacti with the common name of "Ric Rac" and "Fishbone" but I'm not sure of the names. One I know of is Epiphyllum anguliger which I believe is also a night bloomer and has a fragrant white bloom. Some of the photo's in PF don't look right but this one shows the foliage well: http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/74225/

Here are links to a couple of photo's for E. anguliger:

http://cactiguide.com/cactus/?genus=Epiphyllum&species=anguliger

More pic's of E. anguliger: http://anwyl.com/photopages/epicacti/epiphyllum_anguliger.htm

Is that "Cherries Jubilee" in your first photo? It is really beautiful!


Debra: That is a beautiful puppy bouquet. I've never seen one like it, very fitting for the loss of a pet. I must have missed where you posted about the passing of your beloved "Duke". I am so sorry for your loss ... I know it is very hard to lose any member of the family, even the four legged ones.

♥ RIP little Duke ♥

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 2, 2011
12:24 PM

Post #8534853

Linda, I am crying AGAIN - it's so hard for me to deal with death these days.
kimarj
(Kim) Philadelphi, PA
(Zone 6a)

May 2, 2011
1:32 PM

Post #8535008

{{{Debra}}}}} sorry your sweet Duke has crossed over.

RachelLF

RachelLF

May 2, 2011
5:54 PM

Post #8535543

Thanks for the new thread TexasBigleaves and I'm looking forward to viewing more pictures from you again.

Rita, all those Bromeliads are lovely and I sure will send you a cutting.

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RachelLF

RachelLF

May 2, 2011
5:54 PM

Post #8535544

Debra, I'm with Kay on it being hard to deal with death. I am so sorry for your loss of Duke.

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 2, 2011
7:33 PM

Post #8535800

Well, I had this long post to you all, but lost it in the send.. shortened a tad, now, THANK YOU to all of you. You all make my day with your rocking tropical photos, and I had even reported status updates of everyones sends to me, but too tired to re-type it all.
Like Rita, I miss the folks who used to come here too.. RJ, CANDELLA, Phughs, and all.. but I am so glad to see James. Holly, Kay, and Rachel and MJ and Homer and Kimarj and well all of you.
Today my first hummer sighting happened. I AM SO HAPPY. 34 low temp for one hour at 6 am. Predicted.. a few things might get cold, but it will warm up fast. I am a Mean Plant MOM .. if they get sad tonight, they will have to get glad in the same pot they got mad in. The Basement is empty and in preparation for deep cleaning and re-structuring for indoor gardening.
todays bloom: "Winky" columbine

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joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 2, 2011
7:37 PM

Post #8535806

T plant is blooming..It seems to like hanging out with the Tree Philo, BIG BOY as Joe calls it..

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joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 2, 2011
7:38 PM

Post #8535810

If you get some green stuff that creeps, from anything I sent any of you, it will be this plant, which started out as a few seeds in a packet called "creeping daisey" the blooms are about a half inch if that..it seems to pop up now anywhere I had pots around it..

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joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 2, 2011
7:40 PM

Post #8535813

Lonicera John Clayton is really filling up the south East fence corner..

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 2, 2011
7:41 PM

Post #8535817

Cardinal songbird columbine

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 2, 2011
7:48 PM

Post #8535838

Poor queen emma.. she will come back and I bet she blooms this year after getting cold in the early am..sorry Rita.. we gotta get her to tuffen up so to speak, right? ( poor thing is already sunburned and wind whipped, hailed on and prolly peed on too..) that clematis there isn't looking like it is gonna come back..

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dyzzypyxxy

dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 2, 2011
8:05 PM

Post #8535901

Rachel, that alocasia is just gorgeous! Looks like it is made of leather or something.

Debra, so sorry for your loss of Duke. Pets add such great dimension to our lives.

We planted a rose bush with gold roses to remember our dear old ginger cat.

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dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 2, 2011
8:11 PM

Post #8535914

Here's an interesting one - the caladium in the pic above is Carolyn Wharton out of a bag I got at Sam's Club.

Below, same bulbs from the same bag, but in the shade of the mango tree, no pink mottling!

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dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 2, 2011
8:20 PM

Post #8535927

Pretty purple tibouchina is my lonely step-child. Found this bloom out in the jungle where the plant had pretty much died back to the ground. Got some water, and voila!

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dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 2, 2011
8:27 PM

Post #8535937

Anybody got an IDea about this ginger? I dug it out from under the big oak tree, where it was making gangly stems about 8ft. tall, but not flowering.

Potted up some cuttings and it is about 4ft. tall, with these funny corkscrew-style stems. It makes closed flower heads, sort of like the pine cone ginger. When it blooms, one flower at a time pops out the side of the head. They are a pretty coral pink. It's a strange one, not really decorative, but interesting.

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dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 2, 2011
8:32 PM

Post #8535944

Flower bud on the noid ginger plant. The ants like them.

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 2, 2011
9:53 PM

Post #8536049

I am glad you posted those spiral gingers, I have been growing them as well with no blooms, but most of mine were from seeds..
ardesia
Saint Helena Island, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 3, 2011
2:19 AM

Post #8536176

Debra, so sorry to hear about Duke, I know he was your good gardening pal.

Dyzzy, your spiral ginger might be a Costus scaber. http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/183592/

The H. johnsonii's are already finished for this year, they seemed to go more quickly than usual.

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GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 3, 2011
3:34 AM

Post #8536206

Rita,
I think your cactus is Epiphyllum chrysocardium - sharks tooth cactus.

joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 3, 2011
4:24 AM

Post #8536273

Ardesia, thank you, and that is a beautiful lilly you have there...
this was last night.. before it got cold, can't wait to see how it fared..

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dyzzypyxxy

dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 3, 2011
7:09 AM

Post #8536612

Thanks, MJ! That sure looks like my plant.

Debra, mine started making blooms after I got it into a part-sun location. Doesn't like much sun, but needs some. Even the gangly ones under the oak tree bloomed after we had the tree thinned.

It may have helped that I gave them a bit of fert and water . . .

Love your leaf pic above - is it a white caladium? Mine are hiding under the mango tree and looking great. The ones that get more light look like they're made of paper.

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 3, 2011
5:10 PM

Post #8537789

Hello All!!

plantladylin,and GAgirl1066 thanks for helping with the identification of the cactus plant. It was hard for me to decide betwen the E. anguliger and E chrysocardium, they are quite similar and both have white blooms. I feel like it is the E chrysocardium. I would be a bit more excited if the flower was a different color. Thanks very much!

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 3, 2011
5:11 PM

Post #8537791

Bromeliad

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 3, 2011
5:11 PM

Post #8537792

Kimarj, it is good to see you!!

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 3, 2011
5:12 PM

Post #8537794

RachelLF, thanks! is that a Alocasia Mark Campbell?

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 3, 2011
5:12 PM

Post #8537796

joeswife, those were lovely pictures, I am a little jealous of your columbine. I will have to plant a few more this spring. I had one yellow to bloom so far.
I hope that the Queen Emma blooms for you this year.

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 3, 2011
5:12 PM

Post #8537797

dyz, love your caladiums, I am going out now to check mine. Both you and joeswife are showing them, I should be seeing some activity.

Thanks to ardesia, I now have the proper name for that ginger plant. I hope that I can remember the next time I need to give them a name. lol
here is another noid ginger plant

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 3, 2011
7:17 PM

Post #8538117

dyzzypyxxy
That is an alocasia, can't tell if it is purple cloak or coffee cup yet..
I love your photos , Rita. What is the vine up there?
Macho Fern is happy, still.. and so is everything else I am pleased to say.

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GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 4, 2011
3:15 AM

Post #8538670

ooo Rita, What is the varigated plant? That's beautiful!!
prita
Red Oak, TX

May 4, 2011
3:53 PM

Post #8539953

plantladylin, sorry that I missed your question yesterday, that is a Allamanda Cherry Jubilee.
African Amaryllis foliage

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 4, 2011
3:54 PM

Post #8539956

Joeswife, the vine is supposed to be a variegated Clerodendron thomsoniae that seems to be losing its variegation.
Good looking Macho fern, it has doubled in size.

Variegated Shampoo ginger

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 4, 2011
3:54 PM

Post #8539958

GAgirl1066,thanks, that is a variegated Althea.(Rose-of-Sharon), the foliage is very pretty but the blooms are not significant.

Musa Siam Ruby

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texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

May 4, 2011
3:54 PM

Post #8539959

Rita.

Your picture of your Variegated Hibiscus ( at least i
thank it is ). Has it bloomed and do you have a picture
of it ?
All of your plants look like they are in FL.rather than in
Red Oak!!!!!!!
All of my plants took a bad beating this winter.
Lost alot of plants this winter but so has lots of people.

Have you thought about a trip to Zone 9 and to R J's?
Jerry

dyzzypyxxy

dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 4, 2011
4:11 PM

Post #8539993

First bloom on my Gloriosa rothschildiana opened today! Amazing, hardly a month since they popped out of the ground.

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dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 4, 2011
4:23 PM

Post #8540018

Rita, I love that variegated Shampoo Ginger! I see a big stem going up out of the picture, how tall does it get?

My Shooting Star hydrangea is just starting to bloom, too.

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dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 4, 2011
5:09 PM

Post #8540125

My little diva, the Peacock Ginger - Kaempferia pulchra has finally decided it is spring. Love the pretty leaf patterns, and pretty little daily flowers.

I just wish it was around for more of the year.

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RachelLF

RachelLF

May 4, 2011
7:32 PM

Post #8540433

Rita, yes, that was Mark Campbell and your noid Ginger and Musa Siam Ruby are beauties.

Dizzy, your Gloriosa rothschildiana is so pretty. I just bought some seeds for that plant. Nice Caladiums too.

Debra, I always enjoy viewing your Philo. "Big Boy" and the cane Begonia you sent me is about to show it's first blooms;)

joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 4, 2011
9:03 PM

Post #8540584

love that Shooting Star hydrangea , I almost got one, but decided I needed to see of other things can grow I have gotten first.
Rita my bananas all look so fried, but I do see new leaves trying to push up from the middle.
Work has had me so captive, I am good to get a shot of this Iris this am before I left..
Rachel, I am glad your cane begonia is going good, everything here is just now getting used to their new homes for the summer, unless I change their minds ..I saw my string of pearls and rosary vines are coming out fine.. need to take pictures maybe this weekend..
You know, I have never really grown Iris, *my grandma and great aunt did* but I am glad someone was kind enough to send me this one..

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 5, 2011
4:06 AM

Post #8540822

Good morning, everyone! Deb, that Iris is really pretty!

mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 5, 2011
4:28 AM

Post #8540855

Hi guys I'm here...Debra I'm so sorry to hear about Duke...Here's a bloom for him.
Everyone's pics are great...been busy busy but hope to get a chance to walk around and take more pics soon.
Things are popping a bit slowly...we've not had any rain in over a month ! Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

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GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 5, 2011
4:33 AM

Post #8540862

Good Morning!!

Very nice, MJ!

joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 5, 2011
5:37 AM

Post #8540950

Good Morning Kay and GAgirl, I was already out loking for the big yellow one to open, and even thi it was kinda dark out, I think I can show this Beautiful Yellow one to you..

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joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 5, 2011
5:39 AM

Post #8540951

Kinda cloudy out, so I moved the non draining things under the table.. and while walking around to feed the critters, I saw the Pink Evening PrimRose is blooming and the yellow yarrow is about to..

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joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 5, 2011
5:41 AM

Post #8540955

Of course you have to go thru the dog run, out the gate and down the alley back there to see it... so since I was there I took my May photo of the Back Yard Project.. as I call it.. this is the far south west corner looking East

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joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 5, 2011
5:42 AM

Post #8540959

and the head on view

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joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 5, 2011
5:44 AM

Post #8540964

one more post and off to work... This is from seed from a customer.. out back..
Have a great Tropical day!

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 5, 2011
6:52 AM

Post #8541123

Ohhh, I can smell that yellow Iris - beautiful!
GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 5, 2011
8:11 AM

Post #8541278

Just beautiful Debra! So what is the project? or did I miss that?

dyzzypyxxy

dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 5, 2011
10:15 AM

Post #8541538

Debra, I love that bronzy iris. Can't grow them here but I got a bunch of different colors for my daughter's garden in Salt Lake. Talk about a dazzling array of colors available. Plus they're SO easy.

I'm most impressed by all those huge pots in your yard shot. All out of the basement, huh?? It's going to be an amazing jungle there by summer.

Agapanthus have forgiven me for re-potting them - first bloom just coming.

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texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

May 5, 2011
10:57 AM

Post #8541606

Alpinia Zerumbet Variegated and flower.

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texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

May 5, 2011
11:09 AM

Post #8541621

Clematis

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 5, 2011
12:17 PM

Post #8541743

I have several Agapanthus plants and they have never bloomed - should I keep them in shade, under the eave where they are now, or move them to full sun - what do they want?!

dyzzypyxxy

dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 5, 2011
2:53 PM

Post #8542062

Kay, my Agapanthus are in a huge pot in full sun, but inside the pool cage, so slightly less intense sun than if they were in the garden. They stay out there all year, but I do cover at night in cold weather.

They like being pot-bound and hate to be moved. Up until this spring, my big clump was in the same pot for 8 years. I would add some soil on top of the roots each spring, and a sprinkle of time release fert, then just water maybe once a week if there was no rain. The old pot finally broke so I had to re-pot this clump. When we turned it out, you could hardly see any soil for all the roots in that pot!

Whenever I have taken divisions or tried to get them going in the garden, they have died off. They also really like to dry out between waterings.

Here's a shot of the big clump in its pot. Looks like I have two varieties in there now - how'd that happen??

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dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 5, 2011
2:56 PM

Post #8542070

Here's a start I got from a friend that I've been ignoring and neglecting for about 3 years. It now has 3 fans of leaves and two flower scapes! It is outside the pool cage but right beside it, so it gets a little shade in the morning through the middle of the day. Hoping it is another color than the big clump, but I can't remember . . . sigh.

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ardesia
Saint Helena Island, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 5, 2011
3:58 PM

Post #8542207

I had a number of them, this picture is from years ago, but all mine stopped blooming. When I dug them up I noticed they all had root knot nematodes and there were holes in the roots like you would see on iris rhizomes from borers.
I hope yours just need a different location.

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 5, 2011
4:49 PM

Post #8542343

Thanks, Alice - I'll dig them this summer and check the roots.

RachelLF

RachelLF

May 5, 2011
8:10 PM

Post #8542866

Nice Clematis texasbigleaves. I am a bit surprised you can grow them in your part of TX.
homer1958
Huntersville, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 6, 2011
12:50 PM

Post #8544092

ensete maurelii far right of front left bed

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homer1958
Huntersville, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 6, 2011
12:55 PM

Post #8544096

record low of 36F this am ...enjoying warmth in the pm on driveway

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homer1958
Huntersville, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 6, 2011
1:05 PM

Post #8544107

l-r a. gageana,borneo giant,sarian,okinawa silver,variegated macrorrhizosand partial part of loweii variegata.

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homer1958
Huntersville, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 6, 2011
1:11 PM

Post #8544118

x. sagittifolium and m. basjoo. hope this sag. attains my 9' barrier this year. 5-full months to do so.

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homer1958
Huntersville, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 6, 2011
1:15 PM

Post #8544126

first nice full p.selloum leaf at a little over 3'-long

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homer1958
Huntersville, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 6, 2011
1:18 PM

Post #8544132

Azaleas rocking about a month ago

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Tina_A
Caddo Mills, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 6, 2011
1:32 PM

Post #8544148

Homer1958,
You have some beautiful plants. I hope mine do as well.
homer1958
Huntersville, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 6, 2011
1:49 PM

Post #8544175

Thanks Tina!
prita
Red Oak, TX

May 6, 2011
5:48 PM

Post #8544568

Good Evening gardeners!

dzy, I admire you for getting the Agapanthus to grow and bloom for you, I have tried more times than I care to admit. I am a little behind you with the Gloriosa lily. I am showing nice fat buds, thanks for sharing your pretties with us.
The long stalks in my picture are the Costus scaber, they are almost to the top of my hh.

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 6, 2011
5:48 PM

Post #8544572

texasbigleaves, I could not find a picture of the flowers. That is the little plant you gave me several years ago. It will bloom soon and Ipromise to take a picture then.
I hope that you have not lost your AeAe banana, and your big Alocasias from Lari Ann. How big is that variegated ginger plant?
I do not have any plans for Houston anytime soon, been spending all my money on e-bay. lol

variegated Thai

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 6, 2011
5:49 PM

Post #8544573

mjsponies, I hope that you are saving seeds from that MG,
that is a beauty. Wishing rain for you, and no fires this year.


Joeswife, you have so much room in the backyard for flowerbeds. Someone sugested that I put a island bed in mine and I have been enjoying it ever since, much less grass to mow. Those are some beautiful Irises you posted. It seems as if I had the shortest blooming time in my perennial beds this year.

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 6, 2011
5:49 PM

Post #8544574

RachelLF, did you get the Philo. Gigas to root for you?

Nong Nooch vine

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 6, 2011
5:50 PM

Post #8544575

Hi Tina



homer1958, I will second what Tina said and add that you also have a beautiful home.
The mother Musa Rowe Red rooted and left me two very nice babies.

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 6, 2011
5:50 PM

Post #8544578

Rita, how do you keep your Noch looking so good?!

dyzzypyxxy

dyzzypyxxy
Sarasota, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 6, 2011
6:24 PM

Post #8544669

So, Drew, do your tropicals stay in their pots all summer so you can take them inside in winter?

Or do you dig them up and re-pot them all before it gets cold? Whew!

It sure looks beautiful anyway! Keep us up on the progress.
homer1958
Huntersville, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 6, 2011
7:39 PM

Post #8544831

Prita, Thank you so much for the wonderful comments!
DYZZY, I usually plant from the pots in the spring except for a few that I kinda tour around in the sun in larger and larger pots through the summer!

I like to get a jump on things. you never know around here till about middle to end of May for everything to be normal temperatures. It was 36 Wed. am and 39
Thurs. morning.

RachelLF

RachelLF

May 7, 2011
1:32 PM

Post #8546072

Drew, you know I loved your pictures too.

Rita, beautiful flowers on your Nong Nooch vine and no, I never got the Gigas to root but thats OK. I also never got the big, beautiful cutting of melanochrysum from ebay to root either. However, I did manage to get this ebay cutting to root;) Do you recognize which Philo. it may be? I have a hunch but I am probably just going to have to let it grow more.

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 7, 2011
5:01 PM

Post #8546422

Hi everyone, it was a beautiful spring day today, I managed to take half my potted plants out of the GH. I hope everyone had a very pleasant day.


Kay Jones, It can only be dumb luck, getting that vine to bloom. I lost a mature vine in the previous bad winter and even with extra covers on the HH, this new plant lost all it's foliage. It is in a spot where it gets morning sun and I try to never let it dry out.


RachelLF, I am having a hard time with the P Gigas. I might have to re-pot it to see if that will help any. I usually have good luck with Philos but this one is hard to please. I thought that if you got the cuttings to strike, maybe you would share some wisdom with me.
I will have to see a picture of your mature leaf before I can help with your new Philo. Kudos to you for getting it to grow. I will not buy any more cuttings from e-bay, having lost too many already.


homer1958, lets hope that is the last of the cold weather, and we can enjoy what's left of spring.

DH got me this Colocasia for Mothers Day. Let's see your your Mother's day presents.(even if you bought it for yourself)

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mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 7, 2011
6:03 PM

Post #8546557

Hey all...I got 2 new Hoya's I'll try to take pics tomorrow.. They are smaller leaved and one is Rosay colored foliage. It's late, the kids and grandkids are here and I'm just checkin in ! Yikes, it's all crazy with the grandkids here... LOL...but they keep us young !
prita
Red Oak, TX

May 8, 2011
11:10 AM

Post #8547786

A Glorious Mother's Day to all the Moms and GrandMoms!!!


mjsponies, I hope that you are having a great day! Looking forward to seeing your new Hoyas especially the plant with the rosary colored foliage.

I have been wanting one of these palms ever since I saw it in a Florida GH picture. I was given one today for Mothers day.Yea!

Licuala Mapu palm

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GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 8, 2011
1:00 PM

Post #8547888

ooo, Rita, I so want to come live with you. You have and find the prettiest plants!! I didn't get my surprise today, its coming Wednesday, so I am told. My kids said they could have expressed it, but would have been $90. so it must be kinda big. LOL
ardesia
Saint Helena Island, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 8, 2011
2:45 PM

Post #8548025

What a fabulous present. I used to have a licuala and sadly did not take good care of it one winter may it RIP.

I finally found something I absolutly cannot live without. Of course no one has it for sale right now. Agristarts will have them in July but they will only be tiny babies and it is famous for being a slow grower, not to mention I believe Agristarts is a wholesale place.

http://www.agristarts.com/htm/ts_pages/alocasia_infernalis.htm

RachelLF

RachelLF

May 8, 2011
6:20 PM

Post #8548510

I hope all mothers have had a wonderful Mothers Day.

Rita, I've wasted enough money on cuttings from ebay too and thanks for trying to help with an I.D. I'm like you and find most of the Philodendrons I have, to be easy to grow but I do have one that seems to be almost as finicky as your Gigas. Wishing you the best with it and you received some extra nice Mothers Day gifts. They are both gorgeous.

Ardesia, you may want to check with LariAnn Garner, if you've not already.

Franco24
Hammonton, NJ
(Zone 6b)

May 8, 2011
7:24 PM

Post #8548714

My Tacca chantrieri that is just now coming into bud! Will post again in a few weeks with blooms!

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homer1958
Huntersville, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 8, 2011
7:44 PM

Post #8548789

Well; all you "MUTHAS" have a great week and all you "FATHAS" do the same!

I never tire of all the beautiful plants on here...

Keep sending those pictures in everyone!
ardesia
Saint Helena Island, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 9, 2011
5:27 AM

Post #8549208

Good suggestion Rachel, I'll dmail her and see what she says.
prita
Red Oak, TX

May 9, 2011
6:07 PM

Post #8550922

Hello!!

GAgirl1066, thanks, you are good at finding those rare cool plants as well! I always look forward to your new finds.
I love surprises, I bet you will be looking out for the mail truck on Wednesday. Great Kids!

ardesia, I would love to have a few of those too!


Franco24, lucky you! Looking forward to seeing your bloom. That is a very healthy plant. Did you use bloombooster? Mine are not doing well.

My Rangoon Creeper is blooming

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 9, 2011
9:23 PM

Post #8551374

I love that Rangoon Creeper.. don't think mine made it.. oh well.. that is twice now I have tried, no trying again.
GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 10, 2011
3:13 AM

Post #8551549

Hi Rita,
Is that normal for it to be white and turn to pink/red? Is that a certain variety? Its beautiful!!
phughes
Portland, TX
(Zone 9a)

May 10, 2011
7:37 AM

Post #8551944

yeah Rita . . .go ahead and post that rangoon creeper picture . . .just rub it in that you can get yours to bloom and I can't. LOL

Wouldn't you know that is the one vine of mine that won't freeze. It's coming back again. I need to try and acidify the soil and see if that will help with the bloom. I'm so tired of messing with it, but I can't bring myself to dig it up and give in. I wish it would die!
GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 10, 2011
11:53 AM

Post #8552469

blooming today, my hydrangeas are starting too bloom

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GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 10, 2011
11:54 AM

Post #8552473

the picture does not reflect the color right. they are almost purple

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GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 10, 2011
11:55 AM

Post #8552475

Kong coleus

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GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 10, 2011
11:57 AM

Post #8552488

geraniums and creeping jenny

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GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 10, 2011
11:58 AM

Post #8552494

more geraniums - haven't planted these yet...work in progress

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GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 10, 2011
12:00 PM

Post #8552504

begonia - one of my favs

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GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 10, 2011
12:01 PM

Post #8552505

and bleeding heart

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homer1958
Huntersville, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2011
4:35 PM

Post #8553160

I like the Kong Georgia Girl!

mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2011
5:40 PM

Post #8553336

phughes - Supposedly Hibiscus fertilizer works great for Rangoon Creeper. I'm going to give it a try ...see Rj's Journal... or get Rita to tell us her secret ! Course mine is still a baby so I can't complain about it yet.

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homer1958
Huntersville, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2011
7:48 PM

Post #8553636

Rachel, I think that one of the three P.Gigas that I got on E-Bay will make it.When and if I get it big enough, I will get you a cutting. From what I have read they love fast draining soil that stays moist!

RachelLF

RachelLF

May 10, 2011
8:14 PM

Post #8553692

Drew, you are so very thoughtful. Thank you so much for thinking of me concerning a Philo. gigas, but for now, just concentrate on getting your plant to grow. I know that Rita and I will applaud you on growing this particular Philodendron!

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 10, 2011
9:47 PM

Post #8553854

Not a tropical, but very lovely...

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 10, 2011
9:56 PM

Post #8553861

all my roses are blooming, but the record high of 100 the other day with high winds burned them..
This WAS a mini rose at one point in time..

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 10, 2011
9:57 PM

Post #8553864

Carribia has been trying to bloom all the past weekend and this week, I think it might open tommorrow will be only in the 60's like it is supposed to be..

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 10, 2011
9:58 PM

Post #8553867

Dames Rocket is blooming..

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 10, 2011
9:59 PM

Post #8553869

RoseQueen Salvia is blooming

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 10, 2011
10:02 PM

Post #8553871

Snow Nymph, Maynight and Cardonna salvias are all blooming, and these things are blooming everywhere.. Joe calls these my weeds..

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 10, 2011
10:06 PM

Post #8553874

from 34 to 100 in four days, it has confused everything here.. I was taking pictures of the brugs in their spots, and looked up to see this big guy watching me, he didn't move, and I noticed a smaller one on down the fence hiding in the bushes, it looked like it might storm at this time, but of course, it did not, but they were sure ready for what ever went north of us ( tornados)

I brought a few tropicals back inside.. don't wanna lose anything to the crazy weather..

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 10, 2011
10:08 PM

Post #8553876

one more Rose..double delight Pink

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mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
2:15 AM

Post #8553962

Well we still haven't gotten any rain...Who stole Florida ?? It's been pretty warm, but breezy, so not unpleasant in that regard...just very very dry. The Leafless Beaked Ladie's Tresses is making her annual appearance...I manged to get two tiny babies started from it this year.

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mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
2:17 AM

Post #8553964

here's a close up of the bloom

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mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
2:24 AM

Post #8553969

Canna Picasso...I think

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mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
2:48 AM

Post #8553977

A new Hoya Iris Marie

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mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
3:02 AM

Post #8553980

I haven't got an Id on this Hoya yet...
I love the Rosy foliage, and smaller leaves.

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mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
3:11 AM

Post #8553988

Here's the bloom...not the best pic is was breezy

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mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
3:20 AM

Post #8553996

Jmg Fujishibori

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mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
3:29 AM

Post #8554005

Debra, Here's "Baby Mojito"... I love it !

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mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
3:32 AM

Post #8554009

I can't remember the name of this Daylily right now...but I really like it.

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homer1958
Huntersville, NC
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2011
4:03 AM

Post #8554039

Mjs, very nice Mojito! You are up VERY early...

mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
4:10 AM

Post #8554050

homer, Thanks, I hope it grows alot this summer...I think it's so cool !
I'm up almost every morning by 4:30-4:45...11 acres, horses, plants and work...keeps me busy...

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phughes
Portland, TX
(Zone 9a)

May 11, 2011
5:41 AM

Post #8554181

mjs--I have tried hibiscus fertilizer. RJ was my first DG buddy when I joined DG in 2002 I think thanks to that glorious rangoon picture he posted. I've tried bloombooster and hibiscus fertilizer. I've threatened to chop it down with a machete and make a midnight raid on RJ's place in Houston to steal his and his tree fern which I covet. . .nothing works. I need to get the machete out again but I just can't admit defeat while it lives! I should just dig it up, plant it in a pot and deliver it to RJ and tell him I want it back just as soon as he gets it to bloom. I know he'd take good care of it. HAHA!!!!

Where is RJ? I know he had a trip to his brother's planned. Oh RJ--where are you??? Inquiring minds want to know!!!!!!
KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
11:46 AM

Post #8554977

Here is a Gardenia shrub on it's way out of bloom:

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
12:11 PM

Post #8555025

Giant red Salvia in bloom:

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
12:11 PM

Post #8555031

Alstromeria in bloom:

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
12:12 PM

Post #8555035

Anole on one of my Plumeria plants:

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
12:27 PM

Post #8555065

"buttermilk" Begonia is blooming:

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
12:28 PM

Post #8555069

Gloriosa lilys are starting to bloom:

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
12:34 PM

Post #8555087

Hoya carnosa varigata is loaded with blooms:

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
12:35 PM

Post #8555088

Stargazers are almost kaput for this year:

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
12:37 PM

Post #8555093

Passifloras (Caerula and lady margaret) are in a lull, putting out a few blooms each day:

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
12:38 PM

Post #8555098

Lace cap Hydrangeas are just opening:

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ardesia
Saint Helena Island, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 11, 2011
3:10 PM

Post #8555382

Jo, your gloriosas are lovely, mine are just starting to come up this year. Very late.
This was an interesting find today. It is the newly emerged leaves of a cheesecake monstera that I thought was dead.

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ardesia
Saint Helena Island, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 11, 2011
3:12 PM

Post #8555389

Hippeaskelia hybrid

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ardesia
Saint Helena Island, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 11, 2011
4:03 PM

Post #8556196

Species alstroemeria and a noid salvia.

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KayJones
Panama City Beach, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 11, 2011
5:13 PM

Post #8556380

Alice, did I send you this Alstromeria? It's just like mine!
ardesia
Saint Helena Island, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 11, 2011
6:29 PM

Post #8556533

No, I have had this one for many years, all the old gardens around here have them. I love them and usually the deer eat them but I have been fortunate this year.
texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

May 11, 2011
7:30 PM

Post #8556645

Good evening every one.

Had a very much needed rain today. Maybe every thing will start to
green up and to start growing.






My last surviving AE AE Banana

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 11, 2011
7:33 PM

Post #8556654

Beautiful flowers and plant blooms. It is still just starting here. Tropicals seem to be putting out new growth. meanwhile, since Duke is gone, the bunnies and crows and squirrels keep raiding the pots and stuff. I think I need Joe to go "mark" the whole yard LOL
anyway, here is Carribia all open and rained on..

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texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

May 11, 2011
7:40 PM

Post #8556671

Pansies and Onions.
Yum

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 11, 2011
7:42 PM

Post #8556677

Yum, indeed! Those look awesome..
Primroses, roses and cones, monardas and yarrow all starting to collide with each other here..

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texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

May 11, 2011
7:56 PM

Post #8556709

joeswife,
I hope your rose smells as good it looks.





My rose " Fourth of July " did'nt make it this winter.

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joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 11, 2011
8:03 PM

Post #8556724

well Texas, mine didn't either the very first year I planted it.. strange how some do and some don't.. Question:

Should a Desert Rose stay outside or not?

this is wild ginger, it has to be dug up.. any takers? The bloom is weird looking, it is a prennieal.. it is growing in the dogrun under the igloo house which comes out this weekend..

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ardesia
Saint Helena Island, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 11, 2011
9:52 PM

Post #8556888

Gorgeous AeAe, I am envious.
prita
Red Oak, TX

May 12, 2011
6:01 PM

Post #8558907

Good evening everyone!
I can tell from all those beautiful healthy plants that we have the most talanted and dedicated gardeners on this thread.

GAGirl1066, beautiful hydrangea and pot combination, you have inspired me to get mine put together. I have a few of the plants already, but need to visit Lowe's for potting soil.
It is normal for the color change on the Rangoon Creaper, it is the same on the single flowering plant.

mjsponies,thanks for showing your Hoyas. I have to agree, the rosy leaf plant is my favorite. I will have to get one, your morning glory picture is perfect. You are the only person I have seen with those Leafless beaked ladies Tresses. They are special!

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 12, 2011
6:02 PM

Post #8558910

I have no new plants to show off tonight, but snapped a few pictures when I propped up the plastic on the hh to get some fresh air.

Joeswife, you can't give up on a plant until you have tried it 3 times, that is the gardener's code. Love your roses!

Phughes, Good to see you!!
I had to wait almost 4 years for my Rangoon Creeper to bloom. I bet your's is going to bloom this year. The only trick I know is what I have learned from Rj, trim it in the fall.

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 12, 2011
6:02 PM

Post #8558911

I am really missing Plantladylin. If someone has a tropical plant that they would like to show off, they are welcome to start a new thread.

Kay Jones, you have a beautiful yard, It was very nice to visit through your pictures.

ardesia, those Alstromeria are new to me, thanks for showing them!

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 12, 2011
6:02 PM

Post #8558913

texasbigleaves, That is a beautiful sight! your AeAe came through the winter with flying colors. I would show you mine but it would make you cry. lol

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prita
Red Oak, TX

May 12, 2011
6:08 PM

Post #8558926

RachelLF, Anthurium picture for you.

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mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 12, 2011
6:36 PM

Post #8558991

Rita,
I love my Leafless beaked ladies Tresses. it was a matter of luck finding them growing on the side of our drive. I have two pots, but the deer ate the tops off of one. They ( the deer and the rabbits) have been pretty pesky this year. They are hungry. Lack of rain means lack of forage for them...so they are getting bold and coming up into the main yard.
She bloomed !
Epiphyllum, Orchid Cactus,Veneta

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texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

May 12, 2011
7:59 PM

Post #8559198

Prita.
What is the name of your Philo. in post # 8558910?
Jerry

Alpina Zerumbet variegated " Chinese Beauty "

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texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

May 12, 2011
8:07 PM

Post #8559214

Old green Alpina Zerumbet

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mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 13, 2011
3:06 AM

Post #8559505

One more pic of the Orchid Cactus from this morning

Rita- Cool Anthurium ! Which one is that ?

Alstromeria should be open this morning. I think it's the same as Kay's and Ardesias..I just have a tiny clump of it but I hope it spreads more this year.

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GAgirl1066
Blackshear, GA

May 13, 2011
3:07 AM

Post #8559507

Beautiful MJ!

joeswife

joeswife
(Debra) Derby, KS
(Zone 6a)

May 13, 2011
4:01 AM

Post #8559594

very nice !

mjsponies

mjsponies
DeLand/Deleon Spring, FL
(Zone 8b)

May 13, 2011
4:35 AM

Post #8559658

Thank You I'm very excited ! Can you tell LOL..
One last one as it's lighter out now and you can see the pale green in it.

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Tina_A
Caddo Mills, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 13, 2011
4:50 AM

Post #8559690

How beautiful
ardesia
Saint Helena Island, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 13, 2011
8:01 AM

Post #8560024

OMG, Veneta is gorgeous.

RachelLF

RachelLF

May 13, 2011
5:13 PM

Post #8561231

Debra, beautiful Carribia and texasbigleaves, sorry you lost your "Fourth of July" rose. It was gorgeous.

mjs, I echo everyone else on Veneta. Beautiful.

Rita,thanks for giving me an Aroid fix;) Love that Philo. and is that Anthurium crystal hope? I lost my Mehani and have no idea why. It was so easy to grow the first couple of years I had it. I'll get another one though.
texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

May 13, 2011
6:28 PM

Post #8561395

RacheILF, How about this for another Aroid fix.

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texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

May 13, 2011
6:39 PM

Post #8561431

My Variegated BORNEO GIANT

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RachelLF

RachelLF

May 13, 2011
8:14 PM

Post #8561627

It's about time you started showing some of those big leaved Aroids you grow;) Love them both, especially that Philodendron. Who is that?

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texasbigleaves
Dallas, TX

May 13, 2011
10:26 PM

Post #8561777

Lets continue on to # 101

Jerry













phughes
Portland, TX
(Zone 9a)

May 16, 2011
7:14 AM

Post #8566426

Here's the link to 101

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1181382/

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