its here!

averil(8b)July 20, 2014

Opened this morning folks. I'm fair delighted with it. I thought it would end up pink but it's a lovely deep red with a yellow throat. It's the first adenium flower I've seen in the flesh.
Kind regards
Averil
UK

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averil(8b)

And another, in case you missed the first pic lol

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 6:11AM
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fakechuchi(7)

Bravo, Averil! She is perfect.

Pagan

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 7:52AM
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kiwijoe21

Desert roses are like celebrities ...they need to be photographed at all different angles.

You have a beautiful plant there Averil ...an amazing red. You can never go wrong with red. Congratulations -Joe

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 8:31AM
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rcharles_gw

Averil, that is so special. To have your first Adenium flower being from one that you started. The red is a nice deep red. You have it staged so well in that pot also. It matches your Geraniums to.
Top notch.
Rick

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 9:35AM
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ssk22

Congratulation,
It's beautiful.

Sharon

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 10:18AM
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kodom087 z9a

WOOHOO! Congrats! It's even better when they turn out to be something you didn't expect but better.

Kirk

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 11:07AM
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ladylotus(Z3/4 ND)

Averil,

How gorgeous! I love the way you've displayed your beautiful adenium. The pot and top dressing of pebbles is perfect. Very nice!

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 11:28AM
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ltran54(9)

Wow.....Averil...that is totally worth for all the waiting time.
Beautiful, gorgeous pot and more buds to be open soon.

I am very happy for you....

Marie

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 11:32AM
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averil(8b)

Thanks for all your kind comments folks. It's when I look at that flower that I realise how beautiful the plants I see on this forum must be when seen in the flesh. I'm happy with my little bloom and there's a few more to open. Yahooooo!
Kind regards to all
Averil

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 1:09PM
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heart_in_bloom

Lovely Bloom on a very handsome plant ! ! !

And the red goes perfectly With the red of Your geranium , lol ...

Your Picture makes me envious , but also gives hope ...

Britta ( in Norway )

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 2:33PM
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adenium1949

Averil,
Well done !!! Now just imagine when the plant has a full head of bloom ! You will see for yourself that they are long lasting too. Please post again when more open. We are having good adenium weather at the moment aren't we ?
Brian UK.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 2:35AM
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averil(8b)

Britta, thanks. Have hope for sure! For some reason that one of mine has flowered but not a sausage from any others lol. Good luck

Thanks Brian, I was thinking how lovely the plant will be with more blooms so I'm looking forward to the other buds opening. Regarding the weather, there must be something in the air if I've managed to get a flower lol

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 2:55PM
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veggie_girl

It's very nice, I love the red and yellow.

Being from seed, is this the color you expected?

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 5:30PM
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ginger9899(10 SW Florida)

Gorgeous! I love the throat and it's contrast to the red. Awesome first bloom!

-Heather

    Bookmark   July 21, 2014 at 10:01PM
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maark23 TX/8a

Lovely flower!! Well worth the wait!

Mark

    Bookmark   July 22, 2014 at 10:26PM
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roma0904(9)

Averil,

You did it right? You moved south.
They worth all the time we wait to see them blooming
Nice flower congratulations
Roberto

    Bookmark   July 24, 2014 at 6:16PM
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