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Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
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Jun 8, 2019 9:36 AM CST
On Valentine's Day I was given a mini-rose plant and have kept it growing in its original pot ever since. It's on my kitchen table. Once the original blooms died, it re-bloomed and those also died off. All except one. That last bloom stayed looking fairly healthy longer than I thought it should.

Then I noticed some green stuff happening in the center of it. Eventually I saw tiny buds taking shape. It began to look like it was actually growing a new plant. I shared the phenomenon with some friends over at Cubits and someone told me my rose was proliferating.

I have been taking pictures every few days since May 27th. I'll post a few.

May 27th
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May 31st
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June 2nd
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June 6th
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Today, June 8th
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I had planned to plant it outside when the Buffalo weather was suitable, but now I want to keep it in my kitchen so I can keep an eye on it. I'm curious to see what is going to happen with it.

Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
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porkpal
Jun 8, 2019 12:34 PM CST
Wow! Another bouquet within a rose.
Porkpal
Name: Zuzu
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zuzu
Jun 8, 2019 1:03 PM CST

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Hi, Nancy. It's good to see you over here. I fully expect to see that little beauty illustrating some words about nonconformity in one of your Spotlight articles on Cubits.
Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
Jun 8, 2019 1:17 PM CST

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Great photos nancy!
@valleylynn, see, yours is not that unusual, here's another one!
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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jun 8, 2019 4:33 PM CST
Sue, it is the same rose. The first post was to find out what was going on with Nancy's rose. The other two were updates. Now you have them all in one thread. Hurray!
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
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Jun 8, 2019 8:25 PM CST
zuzu said:Hi, Nancy. It's good to see you over here. I fully expect to see that little beauty illustrating some words about nonconformity in one of your Spotlight articles on Cubits.


What a great idea, Zuzu!

The problem is though, I can't create any new articles on Cubits at the moment. Something is wrong with the Edit box. I Cmailed Dave, but haven't had a response yet. Maybe you could put in a good word??

About the rose, have you ever seen this happen before?

Sue, yes Lynn did ask you about my rose. They are one and the same.
Name: Zuzu
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Jun 8, 2019 8:30 PM CST

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I'll ask Dave about that issue, Nancy.

I have seen proliferation in my garden, but it has always been confined to vegetative centers. Nothing as fancy as your rose.
Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
Jun 8, 2019 11:26 PM CST

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Well duh, I thought they looked alike!
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Name: Carol
Alberta, Canada (Zone 3b)
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Canadian_Rose
Jun 9, 2019 12:57 AM CST
It reminds me of cone flowers that have two tiers and double decker peonies. Pretty cool!!
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
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Jun 9, 2019 5:34 AM CST
Canadian_Rose said:It reminds me of cone flowers that have two tiers and double decker peonies. Pretty cool!!


I have not seen those. I just googled them and yes, the cone flowers do have the same appearance, but with only 1 flower growing out.

We have tiger lilies that seem to grow double flowers. This year I'll get a picture of them and post it. (July is their time.)
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
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Jun 9, 2019 9:35 AM CST
Not much has changed since yesterday's photos, but I just can't seem to stop taking it's picture!


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Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
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Jun 10, 2019 10:29 AM CST
Nothing new since yesterday, other than it is standing a little taller, away from the source. So I took a flashlight and got up under it to see where it is attached. Too hard to see in there, though.


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Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
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Jun 12, 2019 12:14 PM CST
Porkpal, you're right. Today my little mama rose is looking like a whole bouquet.


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And this is how it looks on the plant itself.

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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jun 12, 2019 1:04 PM CST
That is awesome Nancy. Lovey dubby
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
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nap
Jun 14, 2019 9:00 AM CST
It's looking basically the same as it did 2 days ago.


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fisherwoman
Jun 14, 2019 9:57 AM CST
I think that is the cooolest thing Nancy, I wish all my roses would do that.
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
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Jun 15, 2019 7:54 AM CST
Yes, fisherwoman, and I'm really glad I didn't chop it off when it started growing those green things in the middle of it. I almost did. It looked deformed. I thought there was something bad happening. Like a disease or bugs or something. Good thing I didn't do it.


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Name: Lynn
Dallas, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Jun 15, 2019 8:42 AM CST
Nancy it has been so much fun watching it go through all the stages of blooming.
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
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Jun 15, 2019 3:39 PM CST
Yes it has, Lynn. I'm glad I documented it, and I wish I had taken a picture of it at the very beginning.

And now I'm curious to see what's going to happen next. Will it be the end when these flowers die, or will it keep growing? We can all watch it together. Smiling
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
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porkpal
Jun 15, 2019 6:08 PM CST
Will one of the bouquet follow suit and proliferate too?
Porkpal

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