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Name: Michael
Coastal SE GA (Zone 9a)
emddvm
Aug 18, 2019 10:11 AM CST
I have had this one several years and it has never had a name but it is a reliable bloomer. Usually several times a year.

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Name: Karen
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plantmanager
Aug 20, 2019 10:41 AM CST
Gorgeous! I have mine outside, but no blooms so far this summer. It may be too hot for them right now. Our humidity is only 10% and temps are near 100F.
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Name: Elaine
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dyzzypyxxy
Aug 20, 2019 11:22 AM CST
I've had that same pink one with outward facing blooms for years, too. Sorry, not sure of the name, either. It sure is hardy and disease resistant. Very reliable bloomer. I think my garden "helper" may have ripped it out by mistake this spring, because it is now MIA.

I've had several named hybrids that have come and gone in my garden, not very durable. Charles Grimaldi (yellow) and New Orleans Lady (pale pink double) have both croaked on me. One that has persisted is Milk 'n Honey, a large pendant white one.
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Name: Michael
Coastal SE GA (Zone 9a)
emddvm
Aug 20, 2019 4:55 PM CST
Elaine It is very hardy and disease free. Originally it was grown from seeds given to me by a local. When I take cuttings and put them in the greenhouse they are white fly magnets though. The only other one I grow is Peaches and Cream which is variegated. I did buy one called Angels Flight earlier this year which is also variegated but it never did well and eventually croaked.
Name: Elaine
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dyzzypyxxy
Aug 20, 2019 5:44 PM CST
I'm with you, just bought a start of 'Maya' this spring, and it is struggling to stay alive.

My brugs were always magnets for spider mites, too. I finally grew them inside my pool cage with my orchids, where they got sprayed more regularly with spinosad insecticide, which seemed to have shut down the insect problems nicely.
Elaine

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Name: Jayce
Indiana (Zone 5a)
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JayZeke
Sep 20, 2019 7:28 PM CST
Hi all,
So have anyone ever seen 1 single plant having different color blooms?
I have a pink velvet thats always had "pink velvet" trumpets...... Right now it seems they have changed to a creamy white, example in images.

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Name: Elaine
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dyzzypyxxy
Sep 21, 2019 10:02 AM CST
My pink one always opened from creamy white buds, the flowers were white at first and the pink suffused into the ends of the petals on the first day.

Keep an eye on it for doing this.
Elaine

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Name: Karen
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plantmanager
Sep 24, 2019 1:32 PM CST
Weather conditions can make a difference in bloom color. Too hot or too cool often will change the colors.
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Name: Jayce
Indiana (Zone 5a)
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JayZeke
Sep 24, 2019 2:03 PM CST
dyzzypyxxy said:My pink one always opened from creamy white buds, the flowers were white at first and the pink suffused into the ends of the petals on the first day.

Keep an eye on it for doing this.


You were correct they changed to pink the following morning. It just something i hadn't witnessed before. Ty
Name: Sandi
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Bubbles
Oct 1, 2019 3:38 PM CST
@emddvm I think your brug may be Isabella.

On the brug forum, there's two search boxes on the right side. In the second box, type in Isabella. It will take you to a thread started by papa in 2016. I had sent him a box of brug cuttings. He wanted to show me Isabella was about to bloom. Also look at the database photos for Isabella.
It blooms throughout the seasons (except late summer) and is disease free.
Name: Sandi
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Bubbles
Oct 1, 2019 5:13 PM CST
@emddvm
Forgot to send photo of my brug in May. Does it look anything like yours?

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Name: Michael
Coastal SE GA (Zone 9a)
emddvm
Oct 2, 2019 4:50 PM CST
It looks very similar to me. Thank you.

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