patience is a virtue

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Re: patience is a virtue

Postby Andrea » Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:38 pm

Thanks for the heads up Lizzy.lol As long as the folks here post pics of theirs,I should be fine without my own.I am not known to be one with alot of patience when it comes to plants. :)
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Re: patience is a virtue

Postby Smitty » Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:43 pm

LOL Lizzy!!!!

it is soo worth the trouble and wait tho.

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Re: patience is a virtue

Postby Lizzy » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:21 pm

Ooooooooooh! Beautiful! What a marvellous treat, Smitty!

I know mine would die if I brought it indoors...probably instantly.

Instead it can stay out there, in the cold, the wind, the RAIN, with pearly grey skies and dark ocean.
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Re: patience is a virtue

Postby Smitty » Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:09 pm

perhaps the great outdoors there ..make them feel more at home Lizzy??

I have never tried to take any of mine outdoors..they live quite nicely in the sunroom and the west bay window and the south facing living room window...occasionally they even bloom for me :D
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Re: patience is a virtue

Postby Lizzy » Wed Aug 14, 2013 9:27 pm

Mine did not like the west window, nor the north window...southeast window would get burning hot...so, it is the shaded back porch, with bright morning sun...indirect light the rest of the day altho some of the late sun might hit them (low table, railing behind.) Daily slops of cold water...little stones/pebbles at bottom of pot their pot is in...other one is on a dish of pebbles...looks really healthy, growing...but I think I will not get a flower stem again...ever...

Sure is a treat to get so many flowers on the one!
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