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Name: Vicki
North Carolina
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vic
Dec 19, 2012 3:53 PM CST
That is just gorgeous Thumbs up
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Dec 19, 2012 4:33 PM CST
Thanks Vic! It was a grocery store purchase a few years ago and it's even prettier this year than in the past!
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Name: Kim
Iowa (Zone 5a)
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Chillybean
Aug 13, 2015 1:42 PM CST
Lin, mine was a grocery store purchase as well! I do not think mine has ever had so many flowers; yours is delightful.

It is the one house plant that survives under my care. I just saw on this page that hummingbirds like them, but I am not sure mine has ever flowered in hummingbird season. Has yours? That would be a moment for the camera, for sure. Smiling
Name: Sharon Texada
Louisiana (Zone 9a)
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SharonTexada
Aug 14, 2015 9:38 PM CST
Beautiful... The one thing I have no luck with...
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Aug 15, 2015 6:23 AM CST
Thanks y'all .... that plant is still doing great even with my negligent care!
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Name: Tiffany
Opp, AL (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Aug 15, 2015 3:25 PM CST
Chilly, as far north as you are, the blooms do usually happen while it's too cold outside for tropical plants. You could manipulate your plant to bloom earlier/later by controlling the hours of daylight, if you have that kind of memory, discipline, and available closet, room, or box.

http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/plants/indoor/flowerin...
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Aug 16, 2015 10:01 AM CST
Chillybean said: I just saw on this page that hummingbirds like them, but I am not sure mine has ever flowered in hummingbird season. Has yours? That would be a moment for the camera, for sure. Smiling

Kim, my plant stays on my screened porch year round and blooms mainly during the months of November and December which is not hummingbird season here either.

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