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Jun 11, 2012 8:12 PM CST
Name: Robert B
Bradenton, Florida (Zone 9b)
Plumeria to trade!!!
Amaryllis The WITWIT Badge Tropicals Plant and/or Seed Trader Enjoys or suffers hot summers Seed Starter
Region: Gulf Coast Ponds Plumerias Hummingbirder Region: Florida Dog Lover
My three new sticks arrived today fro Jim Little farms in Hawaii...

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Don Ho This NEW flower is named for the legendary singer who entertained the world
with his unselfish gift of Aloha. He is remembered for bringing people together in his shows
at Waikiki and his years of singing “Tiny Bubbles” along with other unforgettable tunes
“I’ll remember you”. Some of you probably have pictures of Don draped in Plumeria leis.
The large 3-4” flower was developed at JL Farms and Nursery and is a first time release.
This extraordinary orange-gold flower can be seen on a full page spread on page 82 in the
plumeria book, Growing plumeria

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Hula Girl


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HALEAKALA is a prize flower that was developed at the JLFarms seven years ago.
It is introduced in the book just released by Jim Little, Growing Plumerias in Hawaii and
pictured on page 84. The flower was named for the famed Haleakala National Park on
Maui, Hawaii. This is one of most beautiful parks in Hawaii and is represented by the
breathtaking pastel rainbow flower featured as a first time release. The flower averages
four inches in size, has thick petals and is long lasting. The large inflorescence is as big
and colorful as the sunsets at Haleakala. The back side of the flower is equally as beautiful
as the face with its fading red band to white color. This will be a collector’s choice for years
to come. This is only the third time this cutting has ever been released.

Excited about these... hope to pot them in another week.... they came in good shape
but you never know if they cooked somewhere in a truck during shipping..


RobertB
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Apr 21, 2015 8:11 AM CST

I got your cutting at the Dole Plantation I am wondering how much perlite do I need to start the plant? Do I mix in other soil?
kthibedeau@me.com
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Apr 21, 2015 8:21 AM CST

Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Forum moderator
Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle
Welcome! kthibedeau

I generally start a cutting in pure perlite; then once I see leaves emerging I pot them up in a well draining soil mix (1/3 perlite).
Don't water while it is rooting!

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Apr 21, 2015 6:22 PM CST
Name: Gigi Adenium
Florida (Zone 9b)
Adeniums Roses Plumerias Orchids Miniature Gardening Hibiscus
Region: Florida Container Gardener Garden Photography Cactus and Succulents Butterflies Garden Ideas: Level 1
They are all gorgeous RobertB. Hopefully all three will bloom for you this year, including your Kapalua.
©by Gigi Plumeria "Gardening is my favorite pastime. I grow whatever plant that catches my attention." Plumeria Photos http://www.flickr.com/groups/c... plant photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/g...
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Apr 22, 2015 11:29 AM CST
Name: Ken Ramsey
Vero Beach, FL (Zone 10a)
Bromeliad Vegetable Grower Region: United States of America Tropicals Plumerias Orchids
Region: Mississippi Master Gardener: Mississippi Hummingbirder Cat Lover Composter Seller of Garden Stuff
Good luck with those cuttings, Robert. Those sure are beautiful flowers. Lovey dubby
drdawg (Dr. Kenneth Ramsey)

I don't have gray hair, I have a lot of wisdom-highlights. I must be very wise.
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May 28, 2015 11:24 AM CST
Name: Gigi Adenium
Florida (Zone 9b)
Adeniums Roses Plumerias Orchids Miniature Gardening Hibiscus
Region: Florida Container Gardener Garden Photography Cactus and Succulents Butterflies Garden Ideas: Level 1
@RobertB, We have not seen any updates for quite sometime from you. Stuart has been posting those gorgeous Plumeria blooms in Flickr but I have not seen it here.
©by Gigi Plumeria "Gardening is my favorite pastime. I grow whatever plant that catches my attention." Plumeria Photos http://www.flickr.com/groups/c... plant photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/g...
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Jun 1, 2015 10:11 PM CST
Name: Robert B
Bradenton, Florida (Zone 9b)
Plumeria to trade!!!
Amaryllis The WITWIT Badge Tropicals Plant and/or Seed Trader Enjoys or suffers hot summers Seed Starter
Region: Gulf Coast Ponds Plumerias Hummingbirder Region: Florida Dog Lover
Sorry I'm so lazy!!! Here are some beauties to enjoy for 2015! Our yard is looking the best ever as many plumeria are getting large enough they are in ground now.


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Chompoo Pann
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Chompoo Pann


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Hawaiian Rose
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Hawaiian Rose


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Katie Morange
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Katie Morange



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Kimo



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Lemon Chiffon


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Nebel's Rainbow
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Nebel's Rainbow



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Nopacaw



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Purple Jaded Dragon
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Purple Jaded Dragon
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Purple Jaded Dragon
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Purple Jaded Dragon

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Toba's Fire
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Toba's Fire
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Toba's Fire




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Waimea
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Waimea
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Waimea
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Waimea

nodding nodding nodding Group hug
I'll try to be better! Big Grin
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Jun 2, 2015 3:55 AM CST

Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Forum moderator
Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle
Great collection Robert, and glad to see you posting. Thumbs up
I love the back picture of Toba's Fire.
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Jun 2, 2015 5:27 AM CST
Name: Ken Ramsey
Vero Beach, FL (Zone 10a)
Bromeliad Vegetable Grower Region: United States of America Tropicals Plumerias Orchids
Region: Mississippi Master Gardener: Mississippi Hummingbirder Cat Lover Composter Seller of Garden Stuff
I am so envious of all you with flowers. It will be weeks before I see any color whatsoever. Sighing! Those sure are beautiful flowers, Robert. Lovey dubby
drdawg (Dr. Kenneth Ramsey)

I don't have gray hair, I have a lot of wisdom-highlights. I must be very wise.
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Jun 2, 2015 5:13 PM CST
Name: Gigi Adenium
Florida (Zone 9b)
Adeniums Roses Plumerias Orchids Miniature Gardening Hibiscus
Region: Florida Container Gardener Garden Photography Cactus and Succulents Butterflies Garden Ideas: Level 1
They are all gorgeous blooms Robert! Lovey dubby Lovey dubby Glad you are posting here again!

I specially love that purple jaded dragon.
©by Gigi Plumeria "Gardening is my favorite pastime. I grow whatever plant that catches my attention." Plumeria Photos http://www.flickr.com/groups/c... plant photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/g...
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