praetorii

cpawl(8)January 13, 2013

Finally opened some time last night.

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restoner(6B-7A)

What a beautiful color!

    Bookmark   January 13, 2013 at 1:59PM
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meyermike_1micha(5)

Does it smell good and like what?

Beautiful coloring and congrats!

MIke

    Bookmark   January 13, 2013 at 4:15PM
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cpawl(8)

Mike,when I put my nose up close to the flowers,it smells like grapefruit rind.

Cindy

    Bookmark   January 13, 2013 at 8:49PM
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greedygh0st

They're kind of the color of a nice ripe grapefruit, too. Or it looks so from the picture. Gorgeous! They look super downy too, like baby ducks. I would squeal in delight if I saw those in person.

    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 10:15AM
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cpawl(8)

The grow light has made the flowers a bit lighter than the are in person.
I did kinda did get a bit excited when :I looked up and saw them open.I had stopped looking every day because they were talking so long(over 6 weeks to open).

Cindy

    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 8:34PM
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mdahms1979

Congratulations on the praetorii blooms Cindy.
I find this Hoya to be so exotic, the way it presents it's leaves and of course the flowers. I do wish the flowers scent were about 10X stronger but I guess they make up for the lack of scent with their uniqueness.

Mike

    Bookmark   January 18, 2013 at 12:04PM
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cpawl(8)

Thanks Mike.It would be nice if it smelled super strong.

    Bookmark   January 18, 2013 at 7:31PM
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greedygh0st

When they smell lovely, faintly, it feels like you and the Hoya are having a private exchange. :)

    Bookmark   January 21, 2013 at 11:36AM
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ohmybloomers(7a)

So beautiful! They look like upside-down ballerina tutus. Thanks - another one to add to my must-have list!

    Bookmark   January 21, 2013 at 7:07PM
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