OT Look at this!

eloise_caFebruary 28, 2010

This is a brug cousin so not totally OT. This is Iochroma Royal Queen sent to me by Kylie last year - thanks! She is blooming, and boy, what a dark 'royal' purple! I just now took the pictures when I spotted the bloom and am so excited!

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sibhskylvr((Mike) Arkansas)

Congrats Eloise! It's beautiful! That color is awesome! Thank you for sharing such great pics!

Mike

    Bookmark   February 28, 2010 at 5:59PM
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karyn1(7a)

Great color and I like the fluted blooms

    Bookmark   February 28, 2010 at 6:15PM
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knotz(8/PNW SWWA)

VERY pretty!!

    Bookmark   February 28, 2010 at 6:35PM
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haase(10 CA)

Ohhh Eloise, that is a great color. Enjoy your Iochroma!

Ingrid

    Bookmark   February 28, 2010 at 7:37PM
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sultry_jasmine_nights (Florida 9a)

It is purdy purdy :) I really have come to like the iochromas. I have one like yours in the gh somewhere... I hope I can find it in the spring (that will be whenever I decide to drag everything out lol) I am sure it has died back a bunch.
~sjn

    Bookmark   March 1, 2010 at 10:42AM
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chena(z8 Texas)

I have had several blooming on and off all Winter.. I really love them.. Nice pic's Eloise..That is one of my Fav's

Lanette Nice to see here..âºâº

Kylie

    Bookmark   March 1, 2010 at 11:52AM
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plantlover49(6B)

Eloise
those are Georgeous,I love the color, you have done well with them
Elizabeth

    Bookmark   March 1, 2010 at 1:10PM
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gottahosta(z7b_NE_GA)

Oh, you have winter blooms. That is one nice thing about the iochromas, they keep blooming. That one is beautiful!

~Brenda

    Bookmark   March 1, 2010 at 5:19PM
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eloise_ca

Thanks all, I really love the color on it! My larger iochroma has a lighter colored flower, but not blooming right now, go figure. Both are in pots, but I might plant them in the ground come spring. Don't know if the gophers would love the roots so will plant in a deeper pot and cut out the bottom before sinking in the ground.

Thanks again Kylie! BTW, did your m. Williams survive? Mine looks ratty because of winter, but know it will start getting new leaves soon!

    Bookmark   March 2, 2010 at 9:21AM
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chena(z8 Texas)

It is dormant so it will be a little longer before I can drag them out and see..It was one the cows ate on..but the crom wasn't damaged..

    Bookmark   March 2, 2010 at 10:52AM
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marcie_new(z8)

Kylie do you happen to have cuttings of the Iochroma? seeds? Marcie

    Bookmark   March 2, 2010 at 12:34PM
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chena(z8 Texas)

Marcie I don't right now but will probably come Spring/Summer

    Bookmark   March 2, 2010 at 2:06PM
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eloise_ca

LOL Kylie, your cows have good taste!

    Bookmark   March 2, 2010 at 8:00PM
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figara(Ca 9)

Beautiful color Eloise !

I have to start growing Iochroma and dats.

Pat

    Bookmark   March 3, 2010 at 11:06AM
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hong2007(9)

I have one of this plant but the flowers are cluster. Thank God it survide the winter frost this year and got quite big. I going to trim it and train it to a small tree like. How do you propagate this plant?

    Bookmark   March 7, 2010 at 11:43AM
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