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Aug 15, 2015 6:22 PM CST
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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New Orleans Lady is making huge leaves! 17 inches from tip of leaf to the point where it is attached to the plant! This is a starter plant grown from a rooted cutting received this spring. I can't wait to see the flowers!!

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Aug 17, 2015 3:20 PM CST
Name: Rhapsody Hooks
Long Beach Ca USA (Zone 10a)
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This is one of my all time favorite. I am sure you are going to love her.
Rhapsody
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Aug 17, 2015 10:20 PM CST
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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Thanks, Rhapsody, I have seen flower photos and can't wait to see the real thing!
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Aug 18, 2015 4:02 AM CST
Name: Rhapsody Hooks
Long Beach Ca USA (Zone 10a)
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Your look good and healthy so it won't take long before you have pretty orange blooms.
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Aug 18, 2015 9:31 AM CST
Name: Elaine
Sarasota, Fl
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I also started New Orleans Lady from a cutting this spring and it is making huge leaves just like yours. It has given me a couple of blooms already, but they were not double yet. I guess it takes a little time to get into full production.

As the sun angle gets lower, my plant will get more sun and I'm hoping that will inspire it to double up the blooms.
Elaine

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Aug 18, 2015 7:06 PM CST
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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Elaine, how exciting you're already getting flowers! Do you have photos to share, I'd love to see them if so?
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Aug 18, 2015 7:35 PM CST
Name: Elaine
Sarasota, Fl
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Here ya go, Joseph. These are from June but it has bloomed one or two again a couple of weeks ago. Don't feel bad, I do live in Florida and we had an exceptionally warm spring this year, so it really took off. I've already had to re-pot it into a 16in. pot, and it's over 5ft. tall now.
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Elaine

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Aug 18, 2015 8:41 PM CST
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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Wowwwww huge flower, thanks!
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Aug 19, 2015 10:33 PM CST
Name: Rhapsody Hooks
Long Beach Ca USA (Zone 10a)
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The blooms aren't very big but they are very nice double flowers.
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Aug 20, 2015 9:04 AM CST
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I second Rhapsody's praise of this one.It is still one of the very best.
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Aug 21, 2015 4:51 PM CST
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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I have buds on my plant! Woohooooooooo!!!
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Aug 23, 2015 7:18 PM CST
Name: David Laderoute
Zone 5B/6 - NW MO (Zone 5b)
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I have Zone envy Smiling Cutting to bloom in a matter of months. Of course I was tickled to have a rooted cutting that bloomed for me multiple times last year in Zone 5 b NW Missouri. Two flushes with over 20 blooms.
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Aug 23, 2015 7:38 PM CST
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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Aug 23, 2015 8:26 PM CST
Name: Elaine
Sarasota, Fl
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Hurray! Looking good!
Elaine

"Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." –Winston Churchill
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Aug 24, 2015 2:53 PM CST
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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Yes yes yes I can't wait yes yes yes hahahahahaha
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Aug 26, 2015 7:48 PM CST
Name: David Laderoute
Zone 5B/6 - NW MO (Zone 5b)
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:-)) Nice buds and that is one healthy looking plant. Had it Y'ed before you got it?
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Aug 27, 2015 6:17 AM CST
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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I started out with a rooted cutting. It made 3 robust lateral branches that subsequently Y-d.
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Aug 27, 2015 6:59 AM CST
Name: Elaine
Sarasota, Fl
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If your cutting came from above a Y, it will bloom a lot sooner, but some people don't like the more shrubby, short shape the plant makes from those cuttings.

A couple I've had from cuttings below the Y have gone up nearly 6ft before dividing and blooming. I like the shorter, quicker blooming version a lot better.
Elaine

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Aug 30, 2015 3:09 PM CST
Name: Joseph
Delaware USA (Zone 7a)
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Aug 30, 2015 3:54 PM CST
Name: Elaine
Sarasota, Fl
The one constant in life is change
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Give it lots of warm water, and keep it warm as you can, Joseph.

It's nearly September already, and if you let it get cold at night, it will slow down and stop making buds.
Elaine

"Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." –Winston Churchill

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