Plumeria forum: New Blooms

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Name: Terry
Houston, Texas
Plumerias Region: Texas
Jul 30, 2014 8:06 AM CST
Hi everyone! Some of our plummies are just now popping, and some of our favorites....

Candy Stripe
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A new Ryan Chelsey bloom on another cutting
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First bloom on a new Kiya inflo
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San Diego (Zone 10a)
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Jul 30, 2014 12:56 PM CST
Very nice!!! Candy stripe is awesome!!!
Name: James
Fabens,TX (Zone 8a)
Jul 30, 2014 1:44 PM CST
I also think Candy stripe is beautiful.
Name: Ken Ramsey
Starkville, MS (Zone 8a)

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Jul 30, 2014 4:40 PM CST
All nice ones, Terry. Thumbs up
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Name: Terry
Houston, Texas
Plumerias Region: Texas
Jul 31, 2014 10:30 AM CST
Thank y'all so much! We are very excited about them ourselves!
Candy Stripe is incredible intense and holds her colors well! We enjoy her very much.

The most beautiful inflos we have had this year has been Ryan Chelsey. Her crowns are hardy and the first one started in May and is still blooming. She puts out a ton of flowers and when they are new they are an intense , pink shell...they are hardy petals and keep their shape favorite pink of all. We ended up with 3, 4-5 ft cuttings and the stump. They are all doing well and the stump is getting knee high!

The cultivar is local, named by a grower named Emerson ( a very big PSA member and grower down here) he named it after his daughter...Chelsey.

Thanks again!
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Jul 31, 2014 1:32 PM CST


I have to correct you there. Emerson named it, but he collected it in the Florida Keys on one of his winter trips.
And I think it was his granddaughter..... and her name is Ryann Chelsey.
Another piece of trivia about this cultivar: it has some of the largest leaves of any plumeria.
Name: Terry
Houston, Texas
Plumerias Region: Texas
Jul 31, 2014 2:29 PM CST
OK, I assumed he grew it, since he named bad...he told us it was his daughter that he named it after. The spelling he used on his metal tags from the plants we bought from him was spelled Ryan...I have seen the 2 "n"s used before (Ryann), but I assumed since it was his plant..Ryan was correct.
I haven't noticed extra large leaves on that one....our deLuna gets leaves up to 30" which are the biggest ones we have.

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