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Forum: Subtropicals

  1. This one...

    May have to wait until spring because everything is dormant right now!

    Started by Ann B., 12-27-2004 02:29 PM
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  2. Butterfly Ginger

    Wow! I knew it was going to bloom some day soon, but I didn't even think about it while I was walking the garden until I smelled this wonderful...

    Started by Ann B., 09-29-2005 05:57 PM
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  3. Lantana

    There is a common one that is invasive, but very pretty. I have several others, and I haven't determined how hardy they are, so I have been...

    Started by Ann B., 10-29-2005 01:52 PM
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  4. Variegated Tropicals

    Many of the more commonly known subtropical and tropical plants we know and grow come in beautiful variegated forms. The picture shows two...

    Started by txbeyer, 07-15-2006 01:35 PM
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  5. wandering Jew...

    It's a houseplant here, but if it escapes into the garden, it is a weed. Still, I thought I would take a picture of the flowers that most do not...

    Started by Ann B., 03-15-2007 04:10 PM
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  6. Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

    is blooming so pretty right now!

    Started by Ann B., 03-30-2007 06:43 PM
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  7. I've Forgotten

    what this is, but it's pretty...

    Started by Ann B., 04-01-2007 12:12 PM
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  8. Lavender Trumpet

    These were in bud when the last front/freeze was threatening... They made it, and I am always thrilled to see them! Clytostoma callistegioides

    Started by Ann B., 04-13-2007 06:45 PM
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  9. Cat's Whiskers

    Orthosiphon stamineus... This is the lavender version. I also like the white one. It doesn't like full sun.

    Started by Ann B., 05-06-2007 11:03 AM
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  10. Wandering Jew

    This WAS a houseplant, but now it is a weed. It overwinters quite well in my porch, also. I keep pulling it, but don't seem to be able to get it...

    Started by Ann B., 05-06-2007 11:06 AM
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  11. Clerodendrum - Red

    This is not really a subtropical... It is tropical. It stays on my porch and being a vine, it sometimes becomes quite a hog for space, but I...

    Started by Ann B., 06-06-2007 01:05 PM
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  12. Windowsill

    Anthuriums and Phalaenopsis orchids bloomin on the windowsill, with bananas (Musa basjoo) in the yard beyond. ...

    Started by John_NY, 07-20-2007 02:17 PM
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  13. Red Mandevilla

    This thread was also lost during the recent file corruptions, so I am going to try to recreate it. Thank you for your patience! The Red...

    Started by Ann B., 11-09-2007 01:46 PM
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  14. Choosing retail box store orchids

    I stopped at Home Depot tonight. Of their lowest priced selection, the Dendrobiums looked most promising. A couple had just finished flowering as I...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 01-25-2008 05:51 PM
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  15. Excellent Video Reference: Repotting an Orchid (Dendrobium)

    Bingo ! I can't believe I found this. A live person showing you and telling you how to repot a Dendrobium orchid. Based on this SERIES of video...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 02-02-2008 02:36 PM
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  16. Calla Lilies

    I know that I will need to create some subforums for this one. I have so many I was worried about my calla lilies after the tree went down in...

    Started by Ann B., 05-27-2005 06:48 PM
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  17. Red Lantana

    They start out like this...

    Started by Ann B., 06-20-2005 06:23 PM
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  18. Plumbago

    This one is from a cutting. It is one of those subtropicals that I overwinter because it may or may not survive our winters.

    Started by Ann B., 07-02-2005 10:06 AM
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  19. Agapanthus 'Lilliput'

    This one has bloomed and bloomed for me, but the blooms are starting to be fewer and fewer. It is actually forming a few seed pods.

    Started by Ann B., 07-02-2005 10:08 AM
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  20. tropical hibiscus

    My friend bought 2 pretty tropical hibiscus this summer. Now it is time to bring them in and I told her I would ask my friends at Landspro how to...

    Started by sue salley, 10-22-2006 12:56 PM
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  21. Mango making fruit already

    The mango tree has smaller than pea sized mangoes on it. I was surprised. It usually bears in July and it seems very early to be flowering. I have...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 01-18-2007 05:11 PM
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  22. Murreya paniculata (Orange Jessamine)

    Since we've begun a nice series of discussions about subtropical and tropical plants, let me sing praises about the Orange Jessamine (Murreya...

    Started by txbeyer, 01-18-2007 08:23 PM
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  23. Red Lantana

    It is not always totally red...

    Started by Ann B., 05-02-2007 03:45 PM
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  24. Angelonia

    This is another tender perennial that does not like full sun, but blooms its heart out. This one wintered over in my porch. It comes in pink,...

    Started by Ann B., 05-06-2007 11:04 AM
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  25. Weird plant I saw

    What is the weird plant that looks like it has cored out reddish zuchinnis hanging from it. I saw it at the nursery. Of course, after seeing the name...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 06-01-2007 08:08 PM
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  26. Orchid auction

    Today's paper's Garden section had a blurb about the Orchid Society having an auction tomorrow. I just looked up their webpage and read: Don't...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 06-16-2007 11:56 AM
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  27. The Orchid Hunter

    I ran across this while looking for pics of fireworks. It doesn't take much to send me off on a tangent. Anyway, this caught my eye. The transcript...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 06-22-2007 09:18 AM
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  28. Another discount cymbidium !!!!

    Hubby asked me if I wanted to go on a quick run with him to the grocery. I was busy watering plants but went anyway. Noticed this deep discounted...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 04-24-2008 08:12 PM
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  29. Desert Rose blooms

    My two desert rose plants that I've had for two seasons now have produced their first blooms this year. Of course they live in my greenhouse in the...

    Started by Keylime, 07-08-2008 05:14 PM
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  30. Chicken Gizzard

    LOL! Sorry for the 'teaser'... This is Irisene 'Chicken Gizzard'--found it at Lowes for a few dollars--the hot pink is just so attractive ! It hails...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 12-29-2008 08:43 PM
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  31. Variegated Wandering Jew

    Sometimes, I do not know where it is best to post. The non-variegated form of this one is a pesty weed here. It's a common form of wandering...

    Started by Ann B., 01-10-2009 04:17 PM
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  32. Brug Cuttings

    Hi All, I am looking for some brug cuttings, for postage or trade. TIA!

    Started by vicki, 03-19-2009 10:04 PM
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  33. Tricolor Plumeria

    This is a very small plant blooming for the first time.

    Started by Jan, 05-06-2010 04:48 AM
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  34. Bromeliad 'Rana'

    Just bought one on sale. Wiped off all the leaves as best I could. A few white spots that I hope were not scale. And white residue at the leaf bases...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 01-31-2013 08:55 PM
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  35. Keiki's

    Are keiki's like daylily prolifs ? I have two on my Phalenopsis. How do you get them to root ? Do they just sprout roots at some point and then you...

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 09-23-2013 07:15 PM
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  36. CLIVIA miniata

    I have 5 C. miniata seedlings left that need new homes. Priced very resonalbly, please email or PM me if interested. These are now around 18 ...

    Started by Rebecca, 08-25-2006 05:38 PM
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  37. Copper Leaf Plant

    Here is another beauty Mom has. It grows easily from cuttings. They can grow quite tall and wide--about 6 x 6....

    Started by Dazed_Lily, 01-18-2007 04:46 PM
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  38. Mexican Poinciana

    This hardy small tree or large bush is a natural for Central Texas, loves dry conditions, full sun and blooms prolifically on new growth. Unlike...

    Started by txbeyer, 07-05-2007 01:43 PM
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  39. Keiki Pro

    Hi All-- I wonder if anyone has any experience with this product? Its purpose, for those that do not know, is to encourage plant growth from buds...

    Started by ryan820, 05-07-2010 08:43 AM
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  40. Clivia

    Had this plant for a while and grew it as a seedling. First time blooming. I like the peach color. ...

    Started by ryan820, 06-23-2010 11:33 AM
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    06-23-2010 02:43 PM Go to last post

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