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Dec 19, 2012 3:53 PM CST
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Name: Vicki
North Carolina
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Dec 19, 2012 4:33 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Thanks Vic! It was a grocery store purchase a few years ago and it's even prettier this year than in the past!
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Aug 13, 2015 1:42 PM CST
Name: Kim
Iowa (Zone 5a)
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Lin, mine was a grocery store purchase as well! I do not think mine has ever had so many flowers; yours is delightful.

It is the one house plant that survives under my care. I just saw on this page that hummingbirds like them, but I am not sure mine has ever flowered in hummingbird season. Has yours? That would be a moment for the camera, for sure. Smiling
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Aug 14, 2015 9:38 PM CST
Name: Sharon Texada
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Aug 15, 2015 6:23 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Thanks y'all .... that plant is still doing great even with my negligent care!
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~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot!


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Aug 15, 2015 3:25 PM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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Chilly, as far north as you are, the blooms do usually happen while it's too cold outside for tropical plants. You could manipulate your plant to bloom earlier/later by controlling the hours of daylight, if you have that kind of memory, discipline, and available closet, room, or box.

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Aug 16, 2015 10:01 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Chillybean said: I just saw on this page that hummingbirds like them, but I am not sure mine has ever flowered in hummingbird season. Has yours? That would be a moment for the camera, for sure. Smiling

Kim, my plant stays on my screened porch year round and blooms mainly during the months of November and December which is not hummingbird season here either.
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