Hoya Lobbii

emt23(5)September 24, 2012

I spotted the bloom starting August 28 and it took this long to open September 22. No apparent scent I can recogize. The plant is 2 years old. I did not even breathe on this to cause any blasting of the buds. 9 total. WOW!

~ Mary

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kittee(8 Portland, OR)

so pretty!

    Bookmark   September 24, 2012 at 2:13PM
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Klea(4b)

Beautiful! Congratulations on the flowers!

    Bookmark   September 24, 2012 at 10:21PM
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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

Quite the stunning pic too, congratulations on both!!!

    Bookmark   September 25, 2012 at 4:34PM
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emt23(5)

Thanks all! ~ Mary

    Bookmark   September 26, 2012 at 8:36PM
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tingtingeling

Lovely flower...the colour is so nice!

    Bookmark   September 27, 2012 at 3:41PM
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emt23(5)

This was taken today and I am sure coming to an end. I love the way dripping nectar looks. ~ Mary

    Bookmark   September 28, 2012 at 12:22PM
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ohmybloomers(7a)

Mary - I'm just now seeing this on Saturday morning, and what a gorgeous photo to wake up to - thank you! I hope my little lobbii cutting gives me such a great show someday. In the meantime, I sure am enjoying the photos you and everyone else post.

    Bookmark   September 29, 2012 at 7:20AM
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emt23(5)

Thanks OMB! I am glad you enjoyed the photos. I love to see other postings too. ~ Mary

    Bookmark   September 29, 2012 at 12:29PM
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greedygh0st

Oh wow! Sooo beautiful! I moved my biggest lobbii to a prime spot in the kitchen (because, let's face it, all lobbiis are going to elbow their way into a prime position eventually), and ever since then I've been S T A R I N G at it daily, willing those tiny newborn peduncles to do something.

I look at your photo and feel like that explosion of crimson is just so life affirming. Like when heady afternoon sunlight soaks into your skin.

    Bookmark   October 3, 2012 at 3:21PM
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emt23(5)

GG your description is so moving! Yes this lobbii was sprawling and I took a hair clip and did what looked to be a chokehold on all the stems together after that the bloom started. I thought I was wrangling it too tough and low and behold! I am watching a boutii peduncle and that has started out so small I can hardly think such beauty evolves from something so teeny. I shall post it's evolution as soon as it blooms. Welcome back! ~ Mary

    Bookmark   October 3, 2012 at 4:28PM
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