Plumeria forum: 2013 Blooms

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Plumactus25
Jul 23, 2013 8:49 PM CST
Grumbling Grumbling New to this site, thought I'd share some pics 😄
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jul 24, 2013 4:17 AM CST

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Welcome! Plumactus; I wouldn't be Grumbling over so many gorgeous blooms! Hilarious!
Name: Robert B
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RobertB
Jul 24, 2013 5:02 AM CST
Welcome! Kapalua Drooling you have been visiting exotic plumeria! Smiling
Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Jul 24, 2013 5:24 AM CST

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Kapalua can be had for much less if you consider the fact that it is a re-name (one of Exotic Plumeria's specialties) of the registered variety 'Gulf Stream'.....

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Plumactus25
Jul 24, 2013 6:51 AM CST
LOL Dutchlady, I didn't add those little angry dudes myself (possibly inserted on accident?? IDK...) but I didn't notice they were there until after I submitted the post... Hilarious! As for Kapalua being Gulf Stream renamed, I only see a pink/white with a little yellow in that flower when I look it up? Is there another Gulf Stream I am unaware of?? I am always up for learning the true names of Plumeria that have been renamed by EP. I do know Kahana is the same as Hawaiian Cocktail, Embers is Toba's Fire, and Confetti is Barbados Showgirl. I also remember seeing Matt (1-stop-aloha) having a Koolina listed with another name (Orange Punch or something like that....can't quite remember). I have searched for another orange that looks like Kapalua, but have yet to find one. Can you show me a pic of the Gulf Stream you are referring to? Thanks for the welcomes!
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
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Dutchlady1
Jul 24, 2013 8:12 AM CST

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I'm sorry, I wasn't awake enough... it's Kahana that is a re-name of Gulf Stream.... *Blush*
Name: Sandi
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Bubbles
Jul 24, 2013 12:06 PM CST
I wondered why anyone with so many gorgeous plumerias would be soooo angry!!! Whistling Glad it was just a glitch. You have quite a collection. I've never seen Texas Aggie. Pretty cool!
Welcome to ATP. Thanks for sharing your plumerias with us.

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Plumactus25
Jul 24, 2013 12:44 PM CST
Bubbles, look up bloomingplumerias on ebay, or Brad's Buds and Blooms. They both have Texas Aggie periodically, with bloomingplumerias having them more often.

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Plumactus25
Jul 24, 2013 12:46 PM CST
haha I fell you Dutchlady, I don't usually "wake up" until 11:00 am every morning Hilarious!
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tarev
Jul 24, 2013 12:53 PM CST
Welcome! Plumactus25! Those are very lovely blooms! Thanks for sharing!
Name: Sandi
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Bubbles
Jul 24, 2013 1:48 PM CST
Plumactus25 said:Bubbles, look up bloomingplumerias on ebay, or Brad's Buds and Blooms. They both have Texas Aggie periodically, with bloomingplumerias having them more often.


You just get here and now you're trying to get us in trouble! Whistling

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Plumactus25
Jul 24, 2013 2:53 PM CST
Tarev, thanks & my pleasure. Bubbles, my bad! Pretend I didn't post anything about getting Texas Aggie from bloomingplumerias or Brad's Buds & Blooms! Big Grin
Name: Sandi
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Bubbles
Jul 24, 2013 3:25 PM CST
Too late, Enabler! I had to look. I've already been there lurking around the BB&B site for an hour. Wow! So many to choose from.......

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Plumactus25
Jul 24, 2013 5:53 PM CST
I know right? It's like a kid in toys r us haha! Try not to spend too much!
Name: Gigi
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GigiPlumeria
Jul 24, 2013 8:11 PM CST
Welcome! Welcome! Welcome! Welcome! I enjoyed your blooms in our Flickr group, thanks for joining us! I drool over your collection!
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Name: Gigi
Florida (Zone 9a)
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GigiPlumeria
Jul 24, 2013 8:23 PM CST
You can add your pictures in our plumeria photo database and you will get an acorn, which is the ATP currency.
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Name: Annette
Duluth, Ga (Zone 7a)
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Cem9165
Jul 24, 2013 8:32 PM CST
Welcome Plumacactus25 Welcome! I now have plumeria envy. Keep posting your gorgeous blooms.

Talk about enabling, Gigi just had to tell us what BBB meant,( of course i did ask) and yep I also spent several hours on his website this weekend too. The plumies that I ordered arrived today Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing The plants are nicely rooted, with thick stems, with several tips.

"Aspire to inspire before you expire"

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Name: Gigi
Florida (Zone 9a)
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GigiPlumeria
Jul 24, 2013 8:43 PM CST
I agree Annette, Plumacactus collection keeps me wanting more...thank goodness for my DH ("the voice of reason") I can hold off a little bit.
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Name: Annette
Duluth, Ga (Zone 7a)
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Cem9165
Jul 24, 2013 9:06 PM CST
I'm kinda glad my DH wasn't available to be "the voice of reason" Hilarious! Now I've got some really cool plants that I look forward to growing, and I don't have to root them myself.
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Name: Gigi
Florida (Zone 9a)
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GigiPlumeria
Jul 24, 2013 9:23 PM CST
I think that's one of the reasons why I got hooked with BBB, I think I purchased 15 varieties (mostly Thai and some Aussie varieties) from them last year and they were all rooted when I got them. I don't know if it was luck (mild winter) or maybe I learned how to grow plummies but I did not lose a single plant. A few bloomed already, I'm just waiting for the rest of them to bloom. Whistling Whistling
©by Gigi Plumeria "Gardening is my favorite past time. I grow whatever plant that catches my attention." Plumeria Photos http://www.flickr.com/groups/calachuchi_plumeria_/ plant photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gigiplumeria/sets/

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