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Aug 5, 2014 8:22 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ✌️👍☼🌷⚘ðŸ (Zone 8b)
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Some of the plants I have are under-represented by pics in the amazing ATP database. As mine grow, I try to contribute, and wanted to encourage anyone who likes to take pics of their plants to share them with the database! Not just "wow" pics of a whole plant in its' prime, but also pics of the stem, flowers front and back, back of leaves, pics that help with ID and propagation.

There are also many plants on my list that I know many other people have but haven't clicked that they have it. Keeping a list of my plants on ATP is so handy, I think anyone who tries it would like it. You never have to try to remember the botanical name anymore, (or the common name, if you're more into the Latin ones,) and you can add personal notes for yourself, make sub-lists.

Even if you just accumulate pics this summer but don't have time to upload them until the 'off season,' please do!

P.S. I'm happy to help if I can, if anyone has questions about doing this. Feel free to ask here or send me a private!
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Aug 5, 2014 12:21 PM CST
Name: aud/odd
Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
Garden Ideas: Level 1
This is one that I do not see a pic of I will put in the data base.
Chlorophytum Amaniense Fire Flash’ (aka Orange Spider Plant)

It is even prettier now that it has been outside this summer. I will get a prettier pic and submit.

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Aug 5, 2014 1:11 PM CST
Name: Jacquie (JB) Berger
Wrightstown, New Jersey (Zone 6b)

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Cinta, may I ask where you got that plant? I would love to have Fire Flash and Chlorophytum orchidiastrum 'Greenorange' also. It is lovely just the way it is. It is so hard to find some of these unusual spiders.
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Aug 5, 2014 1:15 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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I used to see that one for sale often about seven or eight years ago but haven't seen it at garden centers in quite awhile. The photo's in the database Sierra Leone Lily (Chlorophytum 'Fireflash') don't show the orange coloration.
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Aug 5, 2014 1:27 PM CST
Name: Jacquie (JB) Berger
Wrightstown, New Jersey (Zone 6b)

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I need to find a place online where I can get these different spiders. I have started a collection and I want to add to it. I do not get to garden centers anymore.
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Aug 5, 2014 3:39 PM CST
Name: aud/odd
Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
Garden Ideas: Level 1
plantladylin said:I used to see that one for sale often about seven or eight years ago but haven't seen it at garden centers in quite awhile. The photo's in the database Sierra Leone Lily (Chlorophytum 'Fireflash') don't show the orange coloration.


Yes it was about 8 yrs ago that I picked it up at my local nursery. You do not see it often.
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Aug 5, 2014 4:01 PM CST
Name: Jacquie (JB) Berger
Wrightstown, New Jersey (Zone 6b)

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Thank You!
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Aug 5, 2014 4:06 PM CST
Name: Jacquie (JB) Berger
Wrightstown, New Jersey (Zone 6b)

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I picked up a chlorophytum 'bichetii' from Hirt last year.
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The tiny flowrs are so adorable...they look almost like jasmine flowers. No odor on these.
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Aug 6, 2014 3:00 PM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ✌️👍☼🌷⚘ðŸ (Zone 8b)
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I've never seen that Chlorophytum in person at all, very cool, Cinta!

I did take & upload some pics today, some in multi-plant form. Most of my pots have multiple plants.
The last day of this year is 123123!!
The golden rule: Do to others only that which you would have done to you.
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The only way to succeed is to try!
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The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The 2nd best time is now. (-Unknown)
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Aug 6, 2014 3:44 PM CST
Name: Deborah
midstate South Carolina (Zone 8a)
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I saw it a few times at Lowe's a couple of years ago, but I didn't get one. I should have.
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Aug 6, 2014 4:00 PM CST
Name: Jacquie (JB) Berger
Wrightstown, New Jersey (Zone 6b)

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I am still looking for one. If you google orange spider you get a site that said it is the plant of the day or week. I forget which, but it does not say where to buy it. WAAAAH!
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Aug 6, 2014 4:30 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Black Jungle has it listed for $7.99: http://www.blackjungleterrariu...

Kartuz carries it but it's listed as out of stock: http://www.kartuz.com/p/50825/...

Top Tropicals has seeds for $2.95: http://toptropicals.com/catalo...

Steve's Leaves carries it but it's also listed as out of stock: http://stevesleaves.com/store#...
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Aug 6, 2014 4:46 PM CST
Name: Jacquie (JB) Berger
Wrightstown, New Jersey (Zone 6b)

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OMG Lin....I am going crazy and you have all this right here. I love you. Thanks.
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Aug 6, 2014 5:03 PM CST
Name: Jacquie (JB) Berger
Wrightstown, New Jersey (Zone 6b)

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Just bought it from Black Jungle and thanks again. big sigh
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Aug 6, 2014 6:25 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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I tip my hat to you. Look forward to your photo's!
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Aug 6, 2014 7:28 PM CST
Name: aud/odd
Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
Garden Ideas: Level 1
Lin you are good. Who sells Begonias. I lost a couple over the winter that I liked. I was caring for a family member and lost a lot of my tropical plants. Most if I water them once a month they are good until they go out for the summer.

My DH was sick all winter and between hospital and rehab I did not water anything at all not even once all winter.

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I am pretty sure this one is Escargot. The plant to the right.
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Aug 6, 2014 8:50 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Ukraine Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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Cinta, oh wow ... those are beautiful. Yes, that last one looks to be Escargot. I like Begonias but currently only have one, a noid Rex Begonia that I think I got at Wal-Mart awhile back.

Brad's Begonia World has a list of sources you might want to check out: http://www.bradsbegoniaworld.c...

And, The Violet Barn carries a few: https://www.violetbarn.com/sho... I used to buy AV's from them a few years back, the plants they ship are small but usually very healthy.
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Aug 7, 2014 6:55 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ✌️👍☼🌷⚘ðŸ (Zone 8b)
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Cinta, hope your DH has recovered!
The last day of this year is 123123!!
The golden rule: Do to others only that which you would have done to you.
👀😁😂 - SMILE! -☺😎☻☮👌✌∞☯
The only way to succeed is to try!
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The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The 2nd best time is now. (-Unknown)
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Aug 7, 2014 11:59 AM CST
Name: Jacquie (JB) Berger
Wrightstown, New Jersey (Zone 6b)

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Region: New Jersey Houseplants Container Gardener
Farmer Keeps Horses Dog Lover Birds The WITWIT Badge Plays in the sandbox
Yes, Cinta...prayers coming your way for your husband and your family.

I have an old tea rose begonia that I thought died several times and it keeps coming back. Sits on the back deck and is blooming like crazy. I just ignore it...seems to get brown in spots but never dies all together. The other one someone gave me and it too died but I never threw it out and it came back and is now blooming. Believe me, begonias do not get much attention here. I bought an entire collection of the fragrant ones and they grew for awhile and then just looked terrible. I gave them all to my girl that works for me and she had great luck with them. I have some white ones in the barnyard containers but they are not really looking too good now either. I think I had better stay away from begonias.

Tea Rose
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Other begonia that died and now looks like this
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I doubt anyone will fight over putting these pictures on the database. Rolling on the floor laughing
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Aug 7, 2014 12:24 PM CST
Name: Jacquie (JB) Berger
Wrightstown, New Jersey (Zone 6b)

Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: United States of America Region: New Jersey Houseplants Container Gardener
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I do have a beauty I wanted to share, this is one of my baby
streptocarpus (Cape Primrose) called Bristol's Black Rubies
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It looks so much like Bristol's Boo Boo I am not sure why I bought both of them.
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