Past Plants of the Day forum: Plumeria of the Day: Plumeria (Plumeria rubra 'Celadine')

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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jan 4, 2016 6:01 PM CST
Today's plant of the day for Plumerias is Plumeria (Plumeria rubra 'Celadine').

This plant can be found in the ATP Plant Database at:
Plumeria (Plumeria rubra 'Celadine') .

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Plumeria (Plumeria rubra 'Celadine')
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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tarev
Jan 4, 2016 7:11 PM CST
My Plumie Celadine is in hiatus right now.. I have it covered this winter with burlap, since our weather this winter has been rainy. So far I only peeped briefly to see how the stem looks like..seems it is holding, as expected the leaves are wilted and ready to drop. I was away almost whole December and I believe there have been several days of overnight temps in the low 30's and been raining around Christmas time.

I have observed it can take our mild cold temps..but this is its first year where we have more rain in winter. So still keeping an eye on it how it goes. I am so tempted to remove the burlap since temps are in the mid 50's but knowing we may also get the occasional low 20's in January, will just continue to keep it under cover.

In my area, my window of time to get its blooms is very brief, in mid Fall.
During our very long hot and dry conditions running 6 tp 7 months. I freely water this plant, very thirsty. The shade from our city trees helps this plant endure our very dry heat conditions.
[Last edited by tarev - Jan 5, 2016 9:10 AM (+)]
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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator Region: Florida Cat Lover Garden Sages Cactus and Succulents Tropicals
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Dutchlady1
Jan 4, 2016 7:13 PM CST
Thank you tarev; I would like it if you would copy your post as a 'local report' in the database entry for this Plumeria! Thumbs up Thank You!

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