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Discussion in 'Other Plants' started by longk, Sep 11, 2012.

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  1. strongylodon

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    It always looks stunning @roders.:blue thumb:
     
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        This is looking good - pale wall doesn't show off the flowers that well

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          Speaking of Phalaenopsis, this one was given to Mrs S in July when she retired, it is still in full flower four and a half months later with one flower just starting to curl, talk about value for money.
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            Another Amaryllis in bloom..............
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            I still have two more bulbs in the greenhouse but I'm tempted to leave them there for spring blooms outdoors.
             
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              pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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              I dont have any Hippeastrums, (amaryllis), these days, but when I did I always found they flowered much better around June time, rather than "forced" during the winter.:smile:

              Got a few cyclamen, three corms in one pot, neglected to be honest, but do pretty well even so,
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                Some stunning plants here, looking gorgeous in bloom, .My orchid is at rest, my cyclamen outside are struggling with the cold( I suspect they are the non hardy bedding ones) and I don't have a Christmas cactus .
                They do brighten up a winter gloom, don't they?
                 
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                  Dendrobium.
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                      Nigel - that's most unusual. I have never seen flowers on a Crassula before.
                       
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                        @PeterS It flowers every 2-3 years. Winters on a windowsill and then either in the greenhouse or on the decking outside for the summer. Probably had it for over 35 years.
                         
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                          @PeterS I understand they do not bloom in pots until they are about 25 years old. Mine was about that age when it initially did here. They bloom sooner when in the ground and I have seen some eye stunners here and quite large. Would put ours in the ground ... if only we had the space!

                          This is an old one of mine when it first flowered ... (sorry for the blurry photo) :rolleyespink:


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                            Thanks Victoria, that would explain why you never see them in flower.
                             
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                            pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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                            Treat em mean.
                            Hardly any water in summer, but a bit in winter.
                            Neglect is the best way to get them to flower, I find.
                             
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