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Rachel's Journal

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Nice Climber

26 May 2011 22:25:55
Rhodochiton

Rhodochiton

Here's another nice climber.

I think Fran will recognise this one!

I have two Rhodochiton. 

I grew them from seed last winter but left the majority of them outdoors, where they perished.

Three came indoors and one got knocked over but two are looking good now.

WI


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andyf7 andyf7 26 May 2011 22:30:53

looking colorful and healthy, survived well.


Mairin Mairin 26 May 2011 22:34:47

It certainly is a lovely climber.  I thought Fran's one is outdoors?  Are you keeping it in because of the wind? 


fran m fran m 26 May 2011 22:41:23

Rhodochiton envy .................... big time.

Yes Mairin, outdoors for the summer, only. Parent plant is suffering badly, but then it was great for three years.


TinaJ TinaJ 26 May 2011 22:45:30

lOVELY COLOUR


Moya Moya 26 May 2011 22:46:55

Gorgeous plant. Well done.


Cloncaw Cloncaw 26 May 2011 22:50:49

Looks great lovely colour


Rachel Rachel 26 May 2011 23:20:46

I'll put mine outdoors after the wind stops.

Sorry about yours, Fran. Time to go again from seed, I reckon.


fran m fran m 26 May 2011 23:30:05

Ahead of you there Rachel, have some coming on already. Two in perticular are doing great.

You have given me the idea of bringing one indoors, so I can blame you and you can deal with Maria ;-))


Rachel Rachel 26 May 2011 23:33:43

Ha ha. It's always best to hedge your bets, I guess. I think it is a plant that only really 'gets going' in year two.


fran m fran m 26 May 2011 23:36:28

Think your right there alright. That one looks great, well done.


Scrubber Scrubber 27 May 2011 00:12:46

Looking good is not strong enough rachel. Looking absolutely splendid!


Jacinta Jacinta 27 May 2011 05:44:28

You 'go, girl'. Looking really brill, Rachel. I gave up on them a long time ago. Maybe next year!!!!!!!!!


Lìga Lìga 27 May 2011 07:27:26

Good flowering!And well done with overwintering.Love one thing on this plant,it look like in flower even when growing seed pods.


Rachel Rachel 28 May 2011 09:55:23

Ah, thanks, folks. It is a cracker.

I will look out for that, Liga.


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