Vines and Climbers forum: Hummingbird Vine / Gloriosa Vine / Black eyed Susan Vine

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jmorth
Jun 26, 2014 1:40 AM CST
HBV usually hosts hummers from mid July through August. Same time as my Gloriosas do. I guess where they have been before must start to fizzle out and they're looking for other good nectar sources.
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Jun 26, 2014 1:10 PM CST
Beautiful J Thumbs up So many flowers!!
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Jun 26, 2014 1:32 PM CST
Oh that is pretty! I've only seen two hummingbirds this year and that was in late May! I haven't seen any since. I'm kind of worried about them here.
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jmorth
Jun 28, 2014 4:43 AM CST
Black eyed Susan vine w/o the black eye -


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jmorth
Jun 29, 2014 10:26 AM CST
Gloriosa w/ Sweet Potato Vine in large pot w/ trellis
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Name: Dave
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TennesseeDave
Jun 29, 2014 12:14 PM CST
J I like that. Next year my Gloriosa pot(s) are getting the same treatment.
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jmorth
Jun 29, 2014 12:52 PM CST
I also add large rocks (being a rock/mineral collector has given me a nice pile of "Leaverite" (should have left em there) to pull from). Addition of large rocks (once the stems have broken through) adds 'ballast' to the creation as a whole, but more importantly adds the weight necessary to help stabilize the creation when beset with summer thunderstorms. The glories get thick enough growing up those trellis' that were they not grounded securely they could sail across these midwestern prairies like a land ship. Sometimes I also surround the large pots with large bricks to provide even more support structure.
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TennesseeDave
Jul 12, 2014 10:48 AM CST
Gloriosa putting on the Glitz

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jmorth
Jul 16, 2014 11:47 PM CST
Some glorious blooms -
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Thunbergia
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Campsis
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jmorth
Aug 12, 2014 11:25 PM CST
Thunbergia blooms from Hanging Baskets -
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Name: James
Fabens,TX (Zone 8a)
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Txtea
Aug 16, 2014 6:32 PM CST
jmorth, you blooming glorious is beautiful. I have never seen this plant before.
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jmorth
Aug 16, 2014 9:26 PM CST
Thanks
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jmorth
Aug 30, 2014 11:22 PM CST
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Name: James
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Txtea
Sep 1, 2014 7:09 PM CST
I have to get one of these next season, so pretty.
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TennesseeDave
Sep 6, 2014 6:18 PM CST
Mine are done for the year but I have really enjoyed them. Looking for even better showing next year.
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jmorth
Sep 17, 2014 11:03 PM CST
Present state of these vines and a few others -

Hummingbird Vine
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Gloriosa
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Thunbergia
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Few others:

Cypress Vine (self seeded)
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Sweet Potato Vine


Fall Clematis
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Morning Glory (self-seeded)
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jmorth
Oct 1, 2014 10:51 PM CST
Fall Clematis seed starting to evolve their feather wings...
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