Tropicals forum: Medenilla

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Name: Gordon
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GordonHawk
Jun 1, 2014 6:09 AM CST
Oh last month I was in a favored nursery.. Getting some annuals... And saw the medenillas they had.. On my return I saw it again... And thought what a wonderful plant for inside.. With most plants having been mover outside for the summer.. A real tropical looking plant... With four Hugh flowers... I love it

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Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Jun 1, 2014 8:19 AM CST
It's a stunner, Gordon. I had those inside when I lived in England. They love a daily misting.
Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Jun 1, 2014 8:21 AM CST
Those are gorgeous! Utterly GORGEOUS!
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Name: Jonna
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extranjera
Jun 1, 2014 12:47 PM CST
Really beautiful. and the kitties are beautiful too Thumbs up
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Name: Sandi
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Bubbles
Jun 1, 2014 4:03 PM CST

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I found one last spring and bought it. Didn't think about keeping it indoors when it got chilly. I don't think it'll come back, but I found a great nursery that sells them near here. Gordon, your photos are tempting me to try another one. Love the kitties too!
Name: Cheryl
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ShadyGreenThumb
Jun 1, 2014 9:15 PM CST
How exciting, Gordon! And she's a looker! I got mine last Fall. It survived the winter in a warm greenhouse and has new growth on it. But it sits outside in the shade as I wait for a bloom.
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mjsponies
Jun 2, 2014 4:52 AM CST
Gordon if you move it outside make sure you put it in a sturdy wide bottom base. They can get top heavy very easily and a little bit of wind can knock them over.

Mine had 4 blooms on it, I had it on the porch, took it outside to give it a shower and set it on a table it was a little breezy and it tipped over..........broke two of the blooms off and a stem. Sad

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