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Daturas: Ballerina Blooming in a Small Pot

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angel_tree_baby
Chickenville, FL
(Zone 9a)

July 25, 2007
4:52 PM

Post #3777932

Hi I just thought I would share this photo of the ballerina double purple I have had for three years. It blooms just fine in a pot that is about quart size. I transplant it into a gallon size later in the spring usually and then overwinter it back in the smaller pot and keep semi dry in the garage (just a few windows) It rarely freezes here but last winter it did. I am going to keep it growing and see how long it will last. The only benefit is that it blooms much sooner than the ones I start from seed each year.

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Xeramtheum
Summerville, SC
(Zone 8a)

July 26, 2007
1:38 PM

Post #3781304

Wow! Three years is amazing. I love the ballerina datura, they are always so pretty. It's always so funny to see flowers as big or bigger than the actual plant. That happens a lot with brugmansia cuttings that bloom.

Here is a picture of a white ballerina from 2 years ago.

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angel_tree_baby
Chickenville, FL
(Zone 9a)

July 26, 2007
5:09 PM

Post #3782085

X,
I think the flower in that photo was as big as the pot lol. It is really wierd when it gets several on it.
I love your white ballerina! I tried white and I got a very washed out off white/pretty much yellowish white~ I wonder why? Perhaps some variation in temperature or something? Or are the whites just different~ Is there a such thing as cream colored? I had the yellow as well and it was actually yellow not cream...so I am really wondering. This year I am trying some of the larger double white (in big pots lol) but so far they haven't bloomed so I dont know how white they will be. I want mine to be white white like yours!

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