looking good there Dana... Well.. as you say you're awaiting it to cool down.. for them to really turn on... with so many blooms there/then.. will you be able to walk outside at night..between the wild moths.. and the wild scents in the air..it will be difficult to keep your footing...I often awake with the first light of dawn.. having been taken away the night before.. Wildwood Romance is such a great name for one of the Brugs..
I have joint problems I get up sometimes at 4 am I am out there with my camera when there going strong i love it out there the air is so fragrant. Hang in there Susie theres still time. Wildwood Romance is a really nice brug with huge flowers. Really nice scent too. I bought Georgia Peach just because you said it was really fragrant. I have quite a few new ones coming I am excited about. Really looking forward to fall Gordon on BGI theres a woman thats from Conn. her plants are just gorgeous!! Her Dad helps her and they have green elbows arms feet you name it her brugs are a inspiration
I'll agree there about the black cow.. I used 300 lbs of it in mothers garden.. and I brought some back here for mine... but I also love the one I can get here in a few places.. a dehydrated one... no compost fillers.. just 100% cow... much more concentrated.. maybe only 150 lbs of it along with my black cow.. it sets up a strong plant that switches over to flowers with more fertilizers.. like MG tomato food.. or my algoflash.. a world record holding food.. http://www.algoflash.com/
Gordon what I have been using on everything is Dyna-Gro 7-9-5 with all the trace elements 1 teaspoon per gallon of water bought a Qt. off ebay price is not bad considering how many gallons of mix you would get from a Qt. Gingers Heliconias Brugs Passeys Plumeria they all get it and are looking good and a few blooming that haven't I have a seedling here of Volkers 3 plus years old it had buds can't wait very long thin pointed buds like Tea's Libling can't wait. As long as we don't get a hurricane
Looking Good Susie Plumeria don't like to share the light They want all the sun they can get looks good but I am thinking it would like some more sun. Your plants look great! never give up you have done all the right things to do all is left is flowers they will do that lol
lovely Dana... and great plumeria also.. no flowers on my plumerias here yet this year.. but they are in the back and becomming seriously overgrown... so with the decreased light.. I've only myself to thank for the flower situation...there...
Thanks Gordon we should be getting on the down hill slide here with the weather. Cooler weather been praying for this all summer been a super hot one. We received almost a foot of rain out of the last tropical storm brugs can only handle so much. Alot of them wilted some dropped buds but there's still enough out there to give me a nice show. A few new ones I have not seen bloom yet so I am excited. Have lots of butterflies around and there babies swallowtails
Schlossburg being shy never saw this befire when the second skirt doesn't drop
Maya with her helpers
This ones for Gordon the pink mate to his cute little one about 4 inches
Happy Labor Day!
Hi seedling I grew had another that was a shiny butter color it bloomed and died it was a seedling also I really liked that one too thats the way it goes. I have a double here too thats that small I will post it when it blooms
Lovely Dana... Flemming Island Rachael has a great flower for you... it looks thick and waxy.. my favorite..I'm awaiting buds on mine here... there's perhaps the beginning of some.. but it'sa cutting this spring.. and is 6' tall.. so I'm happy ..knowing with that great growth.. a knockout display will eventually occour.. GLW
It's also hoast to a passion vine of unknown everything.. it just appeared... don't know if it was in the soil... likely temptation if it was.. as it dropps fruit just everywhere or it could have come from the swap and in with the plant it'sself.. Or should it be called a beg rather than a swap..
Wow look at all those stalks looking good. Mine was 2 8 inch cuttings I bought off bgi started rooting them in Dec. They are 12 fters now mango crush was some I bought going to have to take a chain saw to them they are huge, I have quite a few blooming here now but my charger on my camera broke waiting on replacement bummer. I took a few with my old camera but it off loads where you have to hunt them. Susie there will be a rooted plant for you come spring.
TY Dana I Find all mine have been doing better this year since I Put them right into the ground I Just got home from Bingo , as i was walking up the path the smell is just so aromatic out there & I want to go back out there but My eyes are saying go to bed so guess i will just get up early & Have my coffee outside in the morning :))))
Yes they love the cooler weather its still hot here but end of this month mine should really turn on still getting alot of bud drop but that will end with cooler temps. Heres that 2 tone again can see it better in this pic its a nodding
Lovely Dana...does it keep the two tone look throughout the bloom.. I've a few that are about like that .. but like in the first picture of Kelly Ann I believe... after a day or so of the white/ yellow look... it starts to become pink
In the second picture of Georgia peach.. there's a yellow stripe on the orange of the flower.. before it becomes more yellow/orange
Thanks for sharing Gordon those are neat I checked mine 2 days that lasted this morning its pretty much yellow. But I did have one bloom for the first time Magnifique. Angels Proud is blooming again last time was 3/4 skirts this time all doubles and more flowers. White Noid Well its going to be a rainy day here plants will love it me to I don't have to water. Good day for making bread
MMM Fresh Bread sounds great wish I could bake Well I can do cakes pies cookies but not breads . unless it is Banana nut or Zuccinii.
Love that Georgia peach. but then I Love Orange Plants :) HEHE I sure hope Naughty Nick will bloom for me still No Buds yet & He Gets extra feed & I told him I was going to cut him back on his food if he did form BUDS Soon :)
nice weather gotta play outside while i can just had to come eat back later
Yes me to love the orange blooms too I bought Georgia peach because Gordon said it was so fragrant it came and had the kiss of death so in to the fire pit it went. Mine has not offered to bloom yet here either hold your pants on lol it will
Dana... lovely.. in the last batch of 5 pictures were the center three angels Proud... I have angels proud.. it's starting out.. and no buds yet.. I was just imagining what it might be like,,, perhaps mine is a cross of AP as I think of it.. one of Volkers crosses with it.. I'll enjoy awaiting the third bloom... even if it takes a few cycles..
4th pic is Angels Proud the last time it bloomed it was different than this time. It was a quad 3 skirts came down and flower fell off before 4th came down. This time its all doubles with cooler weather coming I am hoping for some really nice flowers here
DANA Look What is still Blooming Heavy in our 40* weather :) this is crazy
Here is butterfly #1 No names on the other ones . & Still in full blooms except for NAUGHTY NICK Still No Buds
Guess I will have to bring him in & Pamper him a bit . He's taller then the others but no buds & He gets the same treatment as the others .
last picture is of naughty nick & He is Next to Butterfly . I Have one out there that is about 7ft tall. & loaded with buds & one or two open flowers this morning . will go snap a pic brb
Its in the 40's this morning & they are all loving the coolness PIC 4 IS BUTTERFLY with NN behind ,
sure not looking forward to cutting them down going to let them bloom as long as i can :) there is no freeze in sight for awhile yet
going to leave one root in the ground & Mulch heavy just to see what might happen.
OK Susie fist one is what you sent me solid gold but thats not its name. 2nd is Volkers seedling 3rd is another Volkers seedling 4th is supposed to be creamsickle first time blooming theres single and doubles its just starting
way cool nights are turning cooler up this way No frost in site for awhile yet & All are smelling out of this world yet :)
just came in from using my nightly inhaler so i can now go to bed :) chat aoon
I have angels proud theres pic's of it here its bloomed twice and has buds on it now I also have angels sunbeam both came from Peter so I know there the real deal. These are angels proud first time it bloomed it was a triple second time around it was a double. Last pic is angels sunbeam
very pretty I Know I Have to cut mine down this week Nauty Nick still has No Buds So He is the ONLY One that I will be Keeping in the House for the winter then the others are going to be Divided up between Friends .
Lovely there..such a great assortment ...it's great to see Flemming Island Rachael... she's here with buds finally... from a little plant this spring.. she stands at 7 feet .. and is finally budding... thanks for keeping my interest peaked..
Hi Gordon my angels pride is just starting to bloom again. From last Thanksgiving when I bought my cuttings I bought 2 Rachels they are both 10 fters now small trees it blooms decent here and blooms hold together in the heat big plus.
well it is going to be another 37 tomorrow am I cut some today but the others are still In full BLOOM & Beauty ful I hate to cut them .
the cold this morning didn't seem to hurt them at all .
question : when you cut them back do you strip off all the leaves & put them right into water to root. ???
anyone need a few No Name Burgs cuttings for next spring ?? Dmail me dana the ones I want to save that you shared with me
I have taken to my friends place she has a full HUGE Basement & I can still let them grow in pots over there .
Very good Susie you take all the leaves off Green is hard to root now woody cuttings go in water green cuttings rot in water. I used frost cloth and left mine out all winter they were under trees went down to 20