Flower of the day

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Flower of the day

Postby goldhorse » Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:06 pm

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End of the tulips

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby AmityBee » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:56 am

My grocery store bought phalaenopsis. They just don't quit. I've had them for 3 years in my kitchen window and they have been pretty much in constant bloom.

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby goldhorse » Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:15 pm

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby PaulaO » Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:59 pm

My favorite flower is carnation. That was my grandma’s favorite too.

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby Koolkat » Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:22 pm

Many years ago, a neighbor (who had a rather large collection of feral cats) gave us 2 black kittens which she had socialized. They were cute as buttons, very affectionate, and bold. Early on, Crick disappeared, I think the roof estimator snatched him while he was here. Watson was with us for a few months. He was an intrepid little fellow, and ultimately it led to his demise when he made a visit to the pasture. I found him there, his back broken in a major way, I'd like to think it was very quick. DH buried him for me and we planted daffodils over him. To this day, these are the only daffodils which come back in full bloom every year, all the other ones just put out leaves over time with no flowers (any hints on this?). Anyway, every year Watson brings us spring.

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby goldhorse » Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:33 am

PaulaO wrote:My favorite flower is carnation. That was my grandma’s favorite too.

Paula, I didn't see any fresh flowers at the produce market today. If I do, I'll look for carnations but I think it's too early for them. My pics are of what's in my garden.

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby Flight » Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:03 am

Pretty flowers everyone :)
Sad/nice story with the daffodils, Koolkat.

Our season has been strange due to the drought and then a bit of rain at the end of summer, this crepe myrtle has just managed to get it's flowering in. Nice to get some green grass after so long with none.

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby Literiding » Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:52 pm

While these photos are from a couple years ago, the "Self Heal" is growing in great profusion to the delight of the carpenter bees:

. . . . . photo of plant here

Here is the close up of the flower:

. . . . . close up of purple flower


After five attempts to upload the photos and getting kicked off line every time I gave up. I've always had problems uploading photos to this forum and they've become insurmountable now.

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby Canyon » Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:01 pm

@Koolkat - here is some advice from the experts on daffodils:

https://daffodilusa.org/growing-daffodi ... daffodils/

I think that Watson's body is recycling and feeding the daffodils directly above him, if all the bulbs are planted in the same general area and same type of soil. The others may benefit from fertilizer as recommended in the article. But, I haven't fed any of mine in quite a while, and they continue to bloom enthusiastically every spring. Go figure...

Anyway, Watson's flowers are very pretty!

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby Canyon » Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:33 pm

This morning, I took a photo of some of my daffodils in my unkempt garden. If it stays warm and sunny, I really do need to get going on spring cleaning outside!

I'm loving the photos of everyone's flowers!
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Re: Flower of the day

Postby goldhorse » Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:37 pm

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby KathyK » Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:12 am

First crocus of the year on this chilly morning.

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby goldhorse » Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:14 pm

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby goldhorse » Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:54 pm

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Bird of Paradise
Disclaimer: Not in my garden but seen on a walk of the neighborhood

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby piedmontfields » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:32 pm

A few fleurs from our property. The star magnolia tree is one of my favorites.

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby WheresMyWhite » Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:41 am

Echinopsis oxygona - night blooming and lasts 2 days.

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby KathyK » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:30 pm

The race to see which will open first is on!

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby goldhorse » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:52 pm

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Easter Lilies

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby goldhorse » Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:47 pm

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The very rare turkey plant

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby KathyK » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:32 pm

The very rare turkey plant

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby goldhorse » Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:59 pm

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Iris in the rain

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby WheresMyWhite » Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:17 pm

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby goldhorse » Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:39 am

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Re: Flower of the day

Postby Koolkat » Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:38 pm

Such beautiful flowers everyone! The world keeps turning. . .

Thanks for the link, Canyon! I'll try some diet enhancement with them.

These are currants, a native bush, we've planted 4 along the fence line, alternating posts with the aforementioned daffodils. The hummers like them.
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