Plumeria forum: Blooms summer 2012

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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 4, 2012 4:26 AM CST

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Even though officially summer is still a few weeks away, I am starting a thread to show the abundance of blooms I currently have. Pride of place goes to Plumeria obtusa 'Singapore', the classic beauty found all over Hawai'i where it perfumes the air with its strong fragrance.
Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Jun 4, 2012 4:28 AM CST

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I would also like to share this: a new seedling of 'Maui Beauty' which is in the process of getting a new name. It was grown by a Plumeria-friend in California, Dewaine Callahan, who was nice enough to share it!Thumb of 2012-06-04/Dutchlady1/876931
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 4, 2012 4:29 AM CST

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Bali Whirl is the only plumeria that has ten petals. It can either grow like this, with wide open spaced petals, or sometimes as a nice tight little rose-like shape.Thumb of 2012-06-04/Dutchlady1/071978
Name: Michael Hicks
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chefmike92
Jun 4, 2012 10:12 AM CST
Dutchlady1 said:I would also like to share this: a new seedling of 'Maui Beauty' which is in the process of getting a new name. It was grown by a Plumeria-friend in California, Dewaine Callahan, who was nice enough to share it!Thumb of 2012-06-04/Dutchlady1/876931


wow that is a great new one i love the way the petals are spaced hows the fragrance? this is why i like seeds you never know what you will get !!

Everywhere i turn i have blooms or inflows but all have been seen before but its nice to walk around and the smell changes with the wind and almost every step i take!!!

Hurray!
Name: Jonna
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extranjera
Jun 4, 2012 11:20 AM CST
Singapore is the species that doesn't lose its leaves, correct? I remember seeing it all over Hawaii and it looks a lot like the ones that are all over here. The smell is stronger on some than others or perhaps it is the time of day that I go by them. There are 3 or 4 trees near the outside escalator to the grocery store I use and at some times the smell is fabulous, other times I barely get a whiff.

That Maui Beauty is certainly a beauty. I love the shape and color combo. Nice.

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 4, 2012 11:51 AM CST

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Yes, Singapore stays pretty much evergreen.
The picture above is a seedling of Maui Beauty named 'Blazing Heart'. Here is Maui Beauty - the pod parent....Thumb of 2012-06-04/Dutchlady1/801bd5
Maui Beauty is also the pod parent of the plumeria 'Henriette' which was named for me
Name: Michael Hicks
Clermont, Fl
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chefmike92
Jun 4, 2012 1:06 PM CST
wow its great to be able to trace it back like that and the beauty was named correct takes on the beauty of its name sake! Lovey dubby

mike
Name: Monica
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krancmm
Jun 4, 2012 1:16 PM CST
Love the seedling "Blazing Heart" - looks prettier than the parent...good genes. Smiling

And 'Singapore' is lovely. I recently ran across 'Dwarf Singapore Pink' - is that as wonderful a plant as is being hyped?
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 4, 2012 2:45 PM CST

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Dwarf Singapore Pink is a true dwarf, very small and compact. Other than that, it has cute small pink flowers, which does not make my heart beat faster Shrug! Thumb of 2012-06-04/Dutchlady1/09da03
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 4, 2012 3:23 PM CST

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Tropical SpiderThumb of 2012-06-04/Dutchlady1/6ce7ce
Name: Monica
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krancmm
Jun 4, 2012 7:37 PM CST
Dutchlady1 said:Dwarf Singapore Pink is a true dwarf, very small and compact. Other than that, it has cute small pink flowers, which does not make my heart beat faster Shrug!


Thanks for info - some of the gardeners in my area were talking about it as it would be so easy to protect. Your "shrug" says it all. Smiling
Monica
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 4, 2012 8:06 PM CST

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Well, Pink is not my favorite color.
Name: Monica
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krancmm
Jun 4, 2012 9:08 PM CST
Dutchlady1 said:Well, Pink is not my favorite color.


Nor mine. And it appear to be a very wishy-washy pink...even worse. nodding

I already posted to the banner page, but it needs to be said again. Great photography and beautiful plant. Thanks.
Monica
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 5, 2012 4:18 AM CST

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I tip my hat to you.
Name: Michael Hicks
Clermont, Fl
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chefmike92
Jun 5, 2012 2:21 PM CST
one of my new ones it is Gardenia is it??? Very small flower strong sent but cant tell what it smells like (got a sinus infection) the yellow was bigger yesterday.

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i know its a plumeria site but i have to do this one of my hibiscus i sold this spring

i have missed 2 other flowers different kinds but saved this from the rain!!!
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 5, 2012 3:02 PM CST

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No Mike that is not the Gardenia White. Which is now called Madame Gallibert by the way Smiling

It is a nice white though and a great smell is excellent!
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 8, 2012 4:49 AM CST

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This is a plumeria I call *25* since DH gave it to me for our 25th anniversary.
I am fairly certain it is 'Plastic Pink'.
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 8, 2012 4:49 AM CST

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'Ucu' Thumb of 2012-06-08/Dutchlady1/b41bc1
This one is from the Yucatan. The blooms smell sweet like butterscotch.
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 8, 2012 4:50 AM CST

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'Makaha Sunn' is a very desirable cultivar from Hawai'i
Name: Judy
Simpsonville SC (Zone 7b)
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SCButtercup
Jun 8, 2012 7:05 AM CST
Someday I'll be able to post my plumeria flowers, right now they are little starts from chefmike's coop earlier this spring. Had 100 percent success rate on three cuttings which are now outside in sunken pots and have leaves but don't look like much yet. Ecuador pink, Aztec gold and something else. Also from seeds have seedlings of slaughter pink and mareno rainbow, tho I know these don't come true from seed. Very exciting to see your photos, how many years before mine will flower like that?

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