I just recieved this plant today for a birthday gift never heard of it before was just trying to fig out how to take care of it. It came from our local walmart store. Mine has ligth pink around the out side of the flower. It is diffrent from any plant I have ever had.
I also love the desert rose. I lived in FL. for 18 years
> and had 2 for most of that time. They bloomed continually
> unless we had a frost. I moved to Huntsville. AL
> around 2 years ago and was surprised to find them here. I
> bought 1 to see how it would grow and the first year it was
> beautiful. I have to bring them inside for the winter
> months since I live in Zone 7. The last 2 years I haven't
> received as many flowers but I have received seed pods.
> This year there are 13. My 2 Florida plants have
> never produced seed pods. My question is should I get
> another desert rose for the beauty of the flowers & what do
> I do with all of these seeds? Thank you,
> Liz Rowe
On Mar 5, 2008, BayAreaTropics from Hayward, CA wrote:
This might be what i have-and it's very easy(unlike seedling plants) and about to bloom on the window sill. There isnt an Adenium in the world that is 9b..20f?..30F will melt them. 40f and cold rain will do them in!.they aren't even happy at 50F-lol.
On Mar 5, 2008, Polyacre from Rapid City, SD (Zone 4b) wrote:
Had this plant for 2 years now. Received it from my mom who lives in Florida. It has never really looked very good, never bloomed. Was about to pitch it. But then after compleating our GH I put it out there. I is blooming now and I am so glad that I never "pitched" it.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Athens, Alabama Big Coppitt Key, Florida Cape Coral, Florida Citrus Springs, Florida Conway, Florida Crestview, Florida Destin, Florida Merritt Island, Florida Pompano Beach, Florida Port Charlotte, Florida South Daytona, Florida Tamarac, Florida Wellington, Florida Flemington, Georgia Kenner, Louisiana Brownsville, Texas Collinsville, Texas Houston, Texas Laredo, Texas Tomball, Texas