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Jackie, thanks. I think it probably is Black King. The growth of everything in this planter is so thick that I can't find the pot, it could have fallen behind it too and nest to the fence.
I took several of my seedlings into the greenhouse b/c of all the rain and they are taking off. Now I'm thinking of putting the rest of them in there too.
Helena, I used to have to do that too. A few I could get up under the eaves to keep some of the rain off.
I had to carry a bunch to the g house but that got old. I don't have that problem now
with this being one of the dryest summers on record. Its # 3 or higher for least rainfall.
At least the temps are down here for a while, just 89 or 90 today.
pretty blooms! I thought I missed you guys..
black king is awsome and I love the yojiro
2010 was an awsome year for me , too, Jackie. We are in draought conditions, and if I wasn't watering and saving laundry water, I would not have anything blooming..
this am gave me a bright spot in my day..
Beautiful blooms Tony, Debra and Jackie. So glad you all are having such nice and lots of blooms.
If I remember to take my camera tomorrow morning on way to drop off kids at school, I'll take a picture of the Pandy, today it was loaded with blooms on a bush along the road.
I'll have to look along a different part of town to see if the other wild mg's are blooming yet or if they got mowed down.
I love the purps, Jackie. I have some vines that I will be wanting to send away this fall. If kept inside where it won't freeze, someone cold enjoy them.
Dmail me if anyone wants a vine or two for the winter.
Pretty bloom Debra. I'd take your offer but I'm afraid I'm going to have lots of plants to care for during winter.
Had a busy morning and forgot the camera or even to look for the Pandy's. Had one not so nice bloom but enjoyed my little hummer on the 6 ft tall Hamelia patens blooms (top left corner). Last pic of my 4 o'clock I took yesterday evening.
Thanks Helena and Debra.
Pretty purple bloom Debra.
Helena your 4 o'clock is beautiful. I like your mg too with the blue color on one petal, very nice,.
I miss my Hamelia patens. Mine got huge and I think I gave it away. I should have
kept it, my poor hummers are looking for flowers and I have so few mg blooms. I keep their
feeder full. I have so many, we're having to re-fill every day or every other day.
Thanks Jackie. I have a yellow 4 o'clock from S A, a white and yellow had a red one but it died, too much rain I think. A couple of seedlings I'm looking forward to see what color they'll be. You are so lucky to have lots of hummers. I only have a few now but hopefully I'll have more during migration. I need to get the seeds off to you soon, the little red morning glories will be great for the hummers along a fence. I have Hamelia patens seeds in the fall if you want, glad you are feeding them with feeders,
I have never heard of that. I would trade you some of the 4 o clocks you may not have for some of those Hamelia patens seeds. I love shrubs. Helena does it grow like a shrub? Is it cold hardy?
Jackie, the spotted ( speckles) is from your seeds..Helena these are from your seeds..
Debra, I love your 4 o'clocks. Yes lets trade for the hamelia patens seeds.
This is my Hamelia patens bush. It's in the ground. How cold does it get in KS? Mine gets killed by the frost but comes back every year. This bush might be around 5 year old.
Some can grow it in a pot for winter protection. You could also cover the bush with leaves and a tarp if you want to try growing it outside. The seeds are tiny but they grow fairly fast.
Your mg's have beautiful blooms Debra. I like those a lot too, glad they turned out really nice.
Had one pink fuchsia bloom youjiro. I was able to remember to look for the Pandy blooms this morning but had to go home to get the camera. It was loaded with blooms, so nice to see that the neighbors aren't cutting it down.
Debra, those are beauties. Mine must have come from the unk blue in the tub out back last yr. It had
some lovely speckled blues and mine are all open pollinated. Your bloom from Helenas sds is lovely too,.
Helena, pretty fuschia. Your Hamelia patens in the ground is very impressive. If I can get mine to do,
I would like to plant one in the ground next spring. More nectar for the hummers.
Hopefully your neighbors are enjoying the pandy blooms too
OK now where is my browse button. to send a pic. I had several open this am including my tree mg.
looked it up, I would have to over winter ins garage, but can grow it in large tub..
None of my pandsy are doing anything, can't even trell which is which at this point, hope to find a tuber somewhere.. lost my i lantesis due to over watering I think, boo hoo!
love the yojiros, I have the pink and blue, so pretty!
lobata is slow to grow this year, prolly wont see seeds from it either.
my water bill jumped up 60 bucks last month... no rain to speak of, we are in a drought, Joes says be ready , it is the new norm for a few years. what does that mean?
Lovely show of blooms today, Jackie. Thanks! am hoping my tree glory blooms this year for me.
National news says no relief in sight for draught conditions for kansas, nebraska and oklahoma until next Spring, and that was a maybe they said.
Love your rooster combs. A few of my red celosias are up and a few of the yellows and fuschias, but not too pretty right now.I am going to collect condensation water from the gutters at work and fill water bottles and jugs non stop every day. I brought 8 home today, taking back 16 bottles. they set up a tub for me and a plastic oil catch pan and it fits under the gutter. when it is full they empty it into a tall bucket and I get that before I go home. My cabinets and garage are going to be full. LOL wish my a/c condensation drained outside, it drains into a sewer drain downstairs. ugh.
should be easy to do, I kept my annuals going and they are coming right back in this fall..
this is the corner so far as of now ( first pic) and last year it was full of vines..(second pic, Dec 8th)
third pic January 8th 2011, 4th pic broader view Jan 9th 2011, last pic feb 9th 2011, before watering..
Helena, so glad to see your DFNM still blooming and George Strait.
Your orange tree looks wonderful.
We'll enjoy your winter blooms with you. Still haven't got to start any here but hoping I can.
Still getting new school clothes and supplies for my g kids.
Love your basement jungle Debra. I like Elmer too.
Lovely blooms nicole. I grew all those last year and the year before, now I am growing seeds from everyone here .. I loved the orihime and the roman candy when I had them. Just blew me away when they first showed their loverly faces. The Orihime is my favorite..Roman Candy was my absolute favorite year before last. Beautiful!
Wow, love all those blooms, and the Hamelia patens is also called a firebush, and they get huge down here. I have one small one in a pot I just bought, so I will have to find a place and put it in the ground!
I too have no seeds from my white Morning glory tree. I think when the time comes, I will chop it down, like I do with the angel trumpets, and make new ones. As tall as it is, I think I can get quite a few cuttings from it!
Thanks Jackie, I also have several seedling growing of agastache shades of orange I need to transplant. We are getting more rain here again.
Gorgeous blooms Jackie too. I remember having a lavender LYK too a couple of years ago, I think I grew a blue on last year or the year before.It's hard to pick which ones to grow but very nice when you get something better than the year before. Yours turned out to be very nice colors on your blooms.
I must have been tirred didn't mean to post the same thing twice, the last flower in the top one is a white 4 o clcok I meant to be on the bottom LOL
Trying to show my two favorites, glorys and clocks..
oh.. I feel for the folks in the Midwest.. with the awful water issues.. I might be slowing my flowering down by too much water .. the drip syatem is up and running this year.. it has to be run anew every year as the things change so.. down on the street.. the planter there has them climbing back up the drip line I've run the 4 floors down from the roof.. they are through the first and second floors.. with no sign of slowing down... you can see the wet sidewalk from the 5 am watering.. there's a new frozen yogurt w/ toppings next door... they are open to midnight..and thei light has confused the moon flowers that are there also.. or maybe they are just slow to kick into gear also..
well it won't digest and post 5 images.. might be too big... here's a few this time
Debra, thanks for posting your beautiful blooms for me to see. They are really nice. The orance with pink center looks like the one I have. But that pink with darker pink bloom is really neat too. Is it a mg?
I have no mg blooms today. I also naticed that something has been munching on the leaves of my 4 o'clocks really bad. Not too many seeds this year, maybe the planter has too many plants in it.
Nice blooms too Gordon, I like the way you use all available space for the mg to climb on.
so nice to see you Gordon. I am still growing the brug from the seed you sent me, it has had buds but dropped them with the heat. I spent the evening spraying windex on all my vines/mites are killing me. Need more Forbid!
Anyway, Helena, I have yellow, Yellow marble, salmon, red, two toned pink red, white, Pink and fuschia 4 clocks. just tell me which color and I will send you some, oh and white too. I have no clue what any of the names are atm of these glories I have been posting, all tags are gone as usual and vines gone crazy everywhere. It is your duty to tell me what they are LOL I just grow them.
still no rain. *sigh*
not posting much elsewheres on DG, so worried about my sister atm.. Love you all..
Jackie, thanks, I think you have the blue rebecca there, I have both the dark burgandy and the blue, both seeds from different sources.. I like them both.. I am glad you have a Rebecca I love all the morning glorys, actually..
Sister is a fighter, she won't go down without a fight.
Debra, Your Rebeccas are lovely. I'm not sure where I got my Rebecca. I may have planted a few new purpureas there on the fence.and it was one of the sds. Most are from dropped sds but no sign of the beautiful hige I had there last yr
Debra, I've lost most of mine, the bugs and no rain to help wash them off. So just a fraction left of the
glories I started this season. I might start more like Helena for fall and winter bloom but haven't had time.
Beautiful pink star bloom Tony.
Beautiful color on your George Strait Helena. I'm still waiting on my 2 George Straits to bloom.
My Choc Silk was so pretty this morning, almost a 5 inch bloom. Oops I cant send a pic on this new pic submit program, no browse button to get to my pic files.
I don't see a problem loading pictures jackie, it has a choose a File button on my screen..
my poor cinnamon vine is struggling..
I sure love your pinks, Tony.
And Helena, If I have a GS, I sure wouldn't know it at the moment, I have too many vines all over each other as usual..
Oh, I saw my lil red Noah is blooming, waiting on the yellows next..
Yep, this is a problem, there is no browse button for my pictures to come up, only a Preview and send button. This message is useless to me...You may upload up to 5 images. Press CTRL to select more than one image file.
Solved my problem Jackie. Clicked on tools and clicked on Compatability View to turn it off. After I did that and logged on to the forum under the Upload Images to your reply there is the box for
"Choose a File" that takes you to my pictures.
This will some getting use, a little different way of uploading.