What's looking Exotic in 2022

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  1. JWK

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    Thank you too John for also putting the new year forums up. I will look later to see if there is anything of beauty to share. :biggrin:
     
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      You will have to help us out at this time of year thanks Vicky :)
       
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        To start the new year 2022, I think the Poincettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) is appropriate for the season ... it must be nearing four meters tall ...
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          Bought this Aloe back in the summer, it's had no heating in the porch but has decided to flower now.
          Flower colour is a bit washed out though.

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            Hibiscus rosa-sinensis ...
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              A bit of sunshine has brought out the colour in the Aloe flowers.
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                I never gave aloe's a thought about flowering, I've had them on the windowsill for years and never had one!
                 
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                  That looks nice Pete and another flower coming too.
                   
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                    It isn't very good but it's the most exotic looking thing here at the moment ... a cutting of a Christmas cactus flowering for the first time :smile:
                    Sorry for poor quality photo, it must be the fluorescent light.

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                      Some flower every year in captivity, some of the bigger ones are not easy to flower in the UK.
                       
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                        A little bit of colour for you guys and FANGS!
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                          Something ive never seen going into February before is the outdoor Lantana camara in full leaf in the local park. Some more photos too of various exotic stuff including Cestrum elegans and Anisodontea capensis as well as a resilient Salvia confertiflora.IMG_20220125_131655-01.jpegIMG_20220125_131157-01.jpegIMG_20220125_131511.jpgIMG_20220125_131217.jpg
                           
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                            Strelitzia regina (Bird of Paradise) ...BoP2 25 Feb22.jpg
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                              Saw loads of these in Gran Canaria last week.IMG_20220324_095113323_1.jpg
                               
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