dancing dolphin

linda_leaf z10fla(10A Florida)July 28, 2012

This plant is a dancing dolphin. I didn't get a good angle, but it does look like a dolphin!

Linda Leaf

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kayjones(Mo6b)

Linda, that looks like a Columnea plant - very nice. Where did you find yours? I'd love to have one!

    Bookmark   July 28, 2012 at 10:05PM
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linda_leaf z10fla(10A Florida)

Yes, Kay, it is a columnea. I found it at a local plant festival. This plant has been blooming non stop for 6 months. The other dancing dolphin I had only bloomed once in the Spring. I have another that has shiny leaves and orange flowers but they never open to the dolphin shape like this one. I love fun, interesting plants!
Linda Leaf

    Bookmark   July 29, 2012 at 6:08AM
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wallisadi

very neat,love the color!

    Bookmark   July 29, 2012 at 6:47AM
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tomncath(St Pete Z10a Heat 10)

Beautiful, does the flower have much nectar? Is it attractive to insects and hummers?

Tom

    Bookmark   July 29, 2012 at 8:59AM
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annafl(z9b/10a Sarasota)

Cute, Linda. I love seeing the fine hairs.

Anna

    Bookmark   July 29, 2012 at 1:04PM
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