Oh Happy Day!

Joyce(Zone 7b LI, NY)September 29, 2006

I will finally get to see one of these bloom in person!

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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

Well cool Joyce & congrats to you, but from the pic, I'm perplexed. Is that going to be a Stap or an Epi? Am guessing more an Epi.

Anyway, good work there!!

    Bookmark   September 29, 2006 at 5:29PM
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Joyce(Zone 7b LI, NY)

Hi Pirate Girl! It's an Epi. :)
One of my Garden Club Ladies pawned it off on me,
insisted, actually, since she said she woud leave it out to die in the winter if I didn't take it in.

So how long does it take for these buds to do their thing.
It's still outside, should I bring it in?

    Bookmark   September 30, 2006 at 7:41AM
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robcacti(Hungary EUR)

Hi Joyce, it's a nice photo. A real beauty.

I know there's a bit different weather in mid-Europe, but my Epis are still outside now, and two types of them have a wonderful flower this time. It took almost 2 weeks while the buds has grown up, and opened their wings.

I have to mention, fortunately there is still 20-25 celsius outside and and doesn't drop below 10 in the night.

So I suggest wait for at least 1 week and notice what happened. (and send us a new photo :-) )

    Bookmark   September 30, 2006 at 9:08AM
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