Pink Jatropha integerrima

Houston, TX(Zone 9b)

Someone posted a pic of one of these a little while back. I had resisted buying one since I'm not really into pink flowers, but a few months ago I gave in... :) As with the "normal" one, it's been blooming non-stop.

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Tulsa, OK(Zone 7a)

really lovely..

Northern California, CA(Zone 9b)

Not intro PINK flowers?? My my. LOL

I love it. Great photo too, Carter!

Jacksonville, AR(Zone 7b)

Love the delicate pink flowers. I'd say it's a beauty.

Jackie

(Zone 9a)

Everywhere I go I look for a pink one; one of these days I'll get lucky. :-))))

Richmond, TX(Zone 9a)

carter that is absolutely lovely. so sad about you not favoring pink. so very sad......

in Houston, TX(Zone 9a)

It is beautiful Carter. Do you have it planted in the pot or in your landscape?
Patti

Houston, TX(Zone 9b)

Patti, It's in a pot. My regular red one freezes back every year if I don't protect it, so this one will be staying in a pot!

LOL at everyone! Sorry... I'm just not a pink guy. ;^) I do have plenty of pink flowers, though - pink is a prominent color in the brug world, and just about all the best are pink. So guess what most of mine are! :) Other than that, though, I tend to not be attracted by pink. *shrugs* Now yellow... deep red... ORANGE... bring'em on!!

But really, I can appreciate it even if if doesn't necessarily appeal to me.

thanks, everyone!

Vancleave, MS(Zone 8b)

Carter it is beautiful. I think it was Donna-Perennialgirl that post one before

Mc Call Creek, MS

Hey Carter! If that pink ever pops a seed, please save one for me. I'll find something or other to trade you for it. I've never seen one anywhere at all!

Thanks !

Kay

Houston, TX(Zone 9b)

I've been watching it all summer and no seed yet! But then, my "regular" red one right next to it hasn't set any seed either. In fact, I've never had luck with this species setting seed. Dunno why.

Mc Call Creek, MS

Hmmmm! Maybe you have a bee shortage!

My red one pops them everywhere and they come up everywhere.

That podigreca you sent me was the champion seed popper though.
Also that lacey leafed one you sent (I can't remember the name of that one) is doing just great.

Houston, TX(Zone 9b)

J. multifida. I love that one, too. :) I don't have a ton of bees, but I definitely have them. Ya, J. podagrica does set seed easily.

Taft, TX(Zone 9a)

could you have seen one I posted.................here are a couple of pics for my 'Baby Pink' is the name of this pink jatropha.....................I love them.............but we have had so much rain this summer I have mushrooms growing even in bougainvilleas..............

There is a local nursery who carries them here............

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Taft, TX(Zone 9a)

Here it was last summer............now it is a giant of a plant with 3 big major stems in a big big pot...............I tried during the winter to root cuttings.............now is a better time during summer.............they say it is hard to root............real woody cuttings...........

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Baytown, TX(Zone 9b)

I know this is an old thread but I NEED one of these....

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