Adeniums forum: Water, WARM water

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Name: Melissa E. Keyes
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Zone 11+
Charter ATP Member
Dec 19, 2014 1:09 PM CST
One summer I was visiting a friend in Virginia. I casually turned on the cold water in the kitchen to wash my hands, and WOW!! WAH!!!! BRRRRRRRRR!! Her well water was freezing cold to me.

I find Adeniums have the same feelings toward temperatures as I do. So, please, all you Eskimos here, (no offense intended) give your plants tepid, warmish water.
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Name: Kim
Beaver Falls, PA (Zone 6a)
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Orchids Region: Pennsylvania Birds Ferns Dog Lover
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Dec 19, 2014 11:51 PM CST
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I hate losing plants....I know they are "just plants" but when you nurse them along and baby them and get them to grow, bloom, and be pretty and they's like losing a friend..... Crying
Name: Rick
Vancouver Island, Canada (Zone 8a)
Seed Starter Native Plants and Wildflowers Container Gardener Adeniums Peonies Plumerias
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Dec 20, 2014 8:06 AM CST
That is so true Melissa. Our well water comes out just as your friends.
Love that Adenium in the photo. Reminds me of Star of Yellow Dream.
Have a Wonderful Christmas and everyone else here on ATP.
All the best,
"Many times a day I realize how much my own outer and inner life is built upon the labors of my fellow men, both living and dead, and how earnestly I must exert myself in order to give in return as much as I received"

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