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Bloom of the Day Photos: July 30th, 2007: Golden Dew Drop 'Sapphire Showers' (Duranta erecta) by butterfl

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dave

July 30, 2007
12:04 AM

Post #3794122

The Bloom of the Day for July 30th, 2007 was Golden Dew Drop 'Sapphire Showers' (Duranta erecta).

View the bloom of the day here: http://davesgarden.com/bloom.php?date=2007-07-30
terriculture
london England
United Kingdom

July 30, 2007
1:13 PM

Post #3795762

lovely vibrant colour
picketty
taree
Australia

September 10, 2007
10:54 PM

Post #3959968

I am in australia, New south wales, and have a beautiful duranta tree. It is very robust and easily propogated from a large branch stuck in the ground.
Although i havent had any seedlings come up i understand it wont be long before it is put on the noxious weeds list because of seeds being dropped on the forest by birds.

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picketty
taree
Australia

September 10, 2007
10:58 PM

Post #3959979

PS it doesnt bloom all year here and we are sub tropical. See we call her geisha girl. the Golden Dew drops refers to those seeds which are allegedly a problem. I havent seen any birds remotely attracted to these seeds.
terriculture
london England
United Kingdom

September 10, 2007
11:06 PM

Post #3959999

Thanks for that info, I would love to have one of those.

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