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vissara(8 OR)September 18, 2011

As some of you know I planted my first brugs from cuttings from Kasha77 this spring.

Our spring remained cold and wet into early July so growth was poor. Four of the eight survived the weather and my ignorance however.

These shot up in August and are now forming buds...pictures will be forthcoming if they bloom before I have to start winter-prepping the bed

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kasha77

Vissara-
Sorry you had a rough start this spring- I think all of our brugs have suffered this growing season. Just now my beauties are turning a luscious dark green and are on their second flush of flowers. My brugs languished in the 90 - 105 temps all summer, with very little rain fall, and what made it worse- I didn't have any mulch that would keep their roots cool and conserve moisture and hand watering. I have learned more from my mistakes than anything else! :)Please share your photos with us and take heart- next year will be better as your brugs grow bigger and stronger. They will be able to withstand adverse conditions much better than when they were small. We'd love to see some photos! :)

    Bookmark   September 19, 2011 at 9:05AM
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chena(z8 Texas)

Hey Nice to see ya!! YES photo's Please.. this has been a rough yr here in Texas as well..

Kylie

    Bookmark   September 20, 2011 at 1:04PM
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vissara(8 OR)

ok, photos of plants that aren't blooming yet. And I am certainly not blaming the plants pretty well everything underperformed this year (making it a great choice for starting a tropical-themed bed!)

    Bookmark   September 20, 2011 at 4:09PM
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chena(z8 Texas)

I think they look really healthy!!!!! CONGRATS
Your are off to a great start!!!!! Thanks for the pic's ;0)

Kylie

    Bookmark   September 20, 2011 at 5:04PM
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vissara(8 OR)

I have no idea why that one in the 2nd picture decided to grow sideways out over the patio instead of up. It didn't get knocked over or anything and has the same sun exposure as the others.

    Bookmark   September 20, 2011 at 9:52PM
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