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Clara's Journal

Clara's Journal

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Hippeastrum

19 January 2012 22:51:23
Hippeastrum

Hippeastrum

Just saw ClairE putting this up as I was about to do the same I am so pleased with mine as I never had a white one before and 2 more flowers to open .


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ClaireE ClaireE 19 January 2012 22:55:27

Gorgeous in white!


Rachel Rachel 19 January 2012 22:57:26

At least yours is white.

There is too much confusion - 2 Clares, both in Bray, both with avatars of pink flowers and now both have Hippeastrum in flower at the same time :P


Clara Clara 19 January 2012 23:00:03

Rachel we both spell our name a different way and are you impressed with the photo of your cuttings .... what is the proper name of  that please.


Rachel Rachel 19 January 2012 23:00:59

Holy moly - look at your Tradescantia!!! And, do I see another Hippeastrum coming?


Rachel Rachel 19 January 2012 23:02:33

I know that, Clare. And meeting you both in person, there can be no confusion. You are the giddy one!


Clara Clara 19 January 2012 23:04:41

Yes it is a very slow one coming I have that since long before Christmas Tesco special €4.99 wish it would open as I hope it does what it says on the box. I love the Tradescantia thanks again for it .


Rachel Rachel 19 January 2012 23:07:25

You must have some nice memory tied up with that Tradescantia, Clare, that you rate it so highly. It is not really a remarkable plant but is very useful and tolerates serious neglect.


Clara Clara 19 January 2012 23:08:16

Rachel I dont call that giddy I call that a happy person :))

 


Rachel Rachel 19 January 2012 23:10:04

Not mutually exclusive :)


Clara Clara 19 January 2012 23:10:24

Rachel I had one for years and when we moved house 28 years ago left it with a neighbour as it was so big , but this is not going anywhere  I love it .


Rachel Rachel 19 January 2012 23:11:29

Ah, very good, Clare. The parent plant was my mothers so I love it too.


Joann Joann 19 January 2012 23:22:18

Thats lovely Clare, I have a red one but no where near flowering yet. That pretty pink orchid you gave me looks lovely too, I put it on the window at the kitchen sink so I can admire it all the time. After sitting for lunch with you at Johnstown I wouldnt describe you as giddy, just a woman who is fecking mad craic!


Rachel Rachel 19 January 2012 23:24:04

Lol


J.D. J.D. 20 January 2012 07:05:01

Whatever the colour, all Hippeastrums are the Queens of the indoor plants. Absolutely beautiful.


TinaJ TinaJ 20 January 2012 17:31:31

Lovely my white one bloomed before christmas,my red one is in bloo now


Wellie Wellie 21 January 2012 21:36:07

Your Hippy definately has flower power Clara.


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