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Dec 16, 2014 6:01 PM CST
Name: Dirt
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Murraya paniculata

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Dec 16, 2014 6:07 PM CST
Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
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Exceptional banner, Dirt!
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Dec 16, 2014 6:35 PM CST
Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
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Dirt, I love this one! Lovey dubby Thumbs up
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Dec 16, 2014 7:06 PM CST
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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Thank you ladies!
ha--I'm catching on that it is white flowers banner week! Cool Green Grin!
I Lovey dubby white flowers!

This one here is exceptionally fragrant. It's got oodles of itty-bitty buds forming right now and I'm really looking forward to their explosion and lovely scent filling the house Smiling it'll be a while yet, though. Meanwhile, I have some paperwhites just coming on to tide me over Hilarious!
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Dec 16, 2014 7:30 PM CST
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dirtdorphins said:Thank you ladies!
ha--I'm catching on that it is white flowers banner week! Cool Green Grin!
I Lovey dubby white flowers!


Whistling Someone finally figured it out! nodding I did one last year with all blue flowers and another bees and bugs. Kinda fun when we don't have any special theme week.
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Dec 16, 2014 7:50 PM CST
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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ooh yeah, can we do it again? please!?
I've got lots of glorious bees--
on any color Hilarious!
--that I have refrained from clogging up the banner queue with (well, and quite a few that I haven't refrained on Rolling on the floor laughing )
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Dec 16, 2014 8:13 PM CST
Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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Oh Dirt, how right you are! Murraya paniculata has THE most delicious fragrance in the whole wide world. Makes me think I've died and gone to heaven. Beautiful leaves, very glossy and those small white blooms that are so powerfully fragrant. When I saw the banner & then who did it, I wondered how you had one where you live but I see you have it indoors. I miss mine so but it had to stay down south (planted in ground). I might just have to try one indoors here.

Thank you for the wonderful trip down memory lane.
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Dec 16, 2014 8:27 PM CST
Name: Dirt
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It goes outside for the summer and then back in for the winter--cuz, yeah, otherwise it would die. I have had mine for many years (~15+) this way and it does well. I get a good bloom in late winter/early spring like February, then off/on thru about June. Then it takes a summer break when the nights get hot and blooms again in the fall before I bring it in, then it sulks a bit and then starts over Smiling
I have found it to be a very tolerant plant and it has eventually forgiven me every time that I have accidentally tried to kill it! Hilarious!
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Dec 16, 2014 9:21 PM CST
Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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They are tough plants. I could keep one outside most of the year, even most of winter. I think I'm going to do it. Thumbs up
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Dec 16, 2014 9:24 PM CST
Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
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Dirt, do you think that plant would grow well here inside all year round, I love fragrant blooms but refrain from having too many inside plants to take care of as we like to go camping during the summer, it's bad enough with all of those Amaryllis but at least you can leave them for a couple of weeks no problem. Shrug!
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Dec 16, 2014 11:27 PM CST
Name: Natalie
North Central Idaho (Zone 7a)
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STUNNING!!! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray!

I need to get some good smelling plants for the inside of the house! That is, if I can get over the fact that I've sworn that I will not have house plants again. Hilarious!
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Dec 17, 2014 5:34 AM CST
Name: Vickie
southern Indiana (Zone 6b)
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Today is when I got the "white" theme too! This is a cool banner!
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Dec 17, 2014 7:46 AM CST
Name: Leon
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blue23rose said:Today is when I got the "white" theme too! This is a cool banner!

It finally occurred to me: They are all white. And they're all exceptional! Thumbs up
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Dec 17, 2014 8:16 AM CST
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Glad you are all enjoying it, more to come! Gives a 'snowy' wintery feeling I thought. Thumbs up
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Dec 17, 2014 7:37 PM CST
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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mcash70 said:Dirt, do you think that plant would grow well here inside all year round, I love fragrant blooms but refrain from having too many inside plants to take care of as we like to go camping during the summer, it's bad enough with all of those Amaryllis but at least you can leave them for a couple of weeks no problem. Shrug!


@mcash70
Well it loves sun --so if you could provide sufficient light I'm sure that it could
Also can be left for a couple weeks with no problem
Mine has demonstrated that it can recover quite well after near fatal water failures of the epic too much and not at all variety--automatic systems work great as long as they are working but one must remember to check that they are working once in a while Rolling my eyes.
People do really cool bonsai things with them and they don't seem to mind the seemingly brutal surgery involved in that transition either Shrug!
Incidentally--I don't fertilize mine and it blooms regularly as I said above, but it is written all over the internet to feed it if you want blooms.
Try it if you can find one!
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Dec 17, 2014 8:54 PM CST
Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
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Thanks Dirt, finding one could be a real problem here I guess, I do have a sunny window, how large is your plant??
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Dec 18, 2014 7:34 AM CST
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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After all these years, mine is a small shrub--about 3'x3' in a 3 gallon container
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Dec 18, 2014 10:12 AM CST
Name: Margaret
Near Kamloops, BC, Canada (Zone 3a)
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Thanks Dirt, that's not too big. I tip my hat to you.
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