ot Merry Christmas!! & my charlie brown brug

thahalibut(Z-9 CA, SSZ-9)December 24, 2009

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays everyone!

I hope you all have a happy & healthy new year filled with lots of blooms.

Here is my charles girmaldy yesterday after 3 days of 23 degrees & 7 or 8 under 30. My BEST flush of the year, reminds me of a charlie brown Christmas tree :-).

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chena(z8 Texas)

HAHAHA!!! I love it!! I want to see it at night!! Beautiful!!!

Merry Christmas Charlie Brown!!!

Kylie

    Bookmark   December 24, 2009 at 12:22PM
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haase(10 CA)

I put my 5 inches tall Charles G. in front of the computer screen to look at the picture of your beauty. I told him that this is what he is supposed to look like, when he grows up. Hope it works.
Merry Christmas.

Ingrid

    Bookmark   December 24, 2009 at 12:42PM
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karyn1(7a)

Good old CB/CG still looks pretty good. Why are your lights around the base?

    Bookmark   December 24, 2009 at 2:35PM
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rock_oak_deer(8b TX)

That's great, mine quit blooming even though they are outside most of the time.

I think the lights are around the base to keep the plants warm. We do that in zones that are supposed to be warm but may have a freeze. I keep my lights handy and even put rolled up balls of them under the sheets I use to cover plants when a freeze is expected.

    Bookmark   December 24, 2009 at 2:41PM
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thahalibut(Z-9 CA, SSZ-9)

Looks like a ghost at night since its covered in sheets. I tried a few pics at night but my cheapo camera cant capture much without a flash.

rock_oak_deer is right, more lights are around the base to keep the roots from freezing. They are there to keep him warm & alive.

    Bookmark   December 24, 2009 at 3:32PM
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karyn1(7a)

I've heard of wrapping the lights around a container or the plant itself but had never seen them on the ground.

    Bookmark   December 24, 2009 at 3:47PM
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eloise_ca

Merry Christmas to you and yours! Charles G is hanging on for as long as he can. Here I thought the lights on the ground were because CG couldn't hold on to them anymore, lol!

    Bookmark   December 24, 2009 at 6:43PM
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givelittle_getlots(Zone 8 TX)

Tim your Charles looks actually like an angel spreading it's wings

Merry Christmas to you too Tim

Lucy

    Bookmark   December 24, 2009 at 8:27PM
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