Plumeria forum: Attended show & sale

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Name: Betsy
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piksihk
Jul 28, 2016 10:06 AM CST
This past Saturday I attended my first plumeria show and sale, dragging DH with me. He was so surprised to see many cars in parking lot and people coming out with loads of plumerias.
There were several tables displaying various Plumaria blooms in glasses of water.

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We both liked the 'raspberry sundae' Lovey dubby but found the cost was prohibitive $50. This one is for my son:
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I promised DH beforehand that I wasn't going to purchase any - so I will have to figure out how to get that 'Raspberry sundae' into my yard...and then the 'Texas Aggie'.

God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees and flowers and clouds and stars. ~Author unknown, commonly attributed to Martin Luther

Carrotz
Jul 28, 2016 6:30 PM CST
Raspberry Sundae is really popular. Why don't you start with Texas Agge? Please buy it, so that I don't. It smells like grape.
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Name: Gigi
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GigiPlumeria
Jul 28, 2016 8:35 PM CST
I agree lol

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Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Composter Butterflies Bookworm Bluebonnets Daylilies
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piksihk
Jul 28, 2016 10:06 PM CST
They were out of 'texas aggie' too. Maybe next time. I do like the dark reds.
God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees and flowers and clouds and stars. ~Author unknown, commonly attributed to Martin Luther

Carrotz
Jul 29, 2016 12:59 PM CST
LOL. there was only one left when I looked, so maybe someone else found it.

Name: Cheryl
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ShadyGreenThumb
Jul 29, 2016 4:06 PM CST
Welcome! Welcome! @Carrotsz!

Where was this sale that I missed? WAIT. Don't tell me. I don't need to be lured into more trees! I'd have to park the car in the street if I did!
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Carrotz
Jul 29, 2016 8:01 PM CST
The Plumeria Society of America has two sales a year where members can sell to people. There were maybe 20ish people selling plumeria ranging from $3 for tiny seedlings to huge plants for $100+. They had one in Seabrook in June and the second in July in Rosenberg.

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