My first fully opened Marjorie bloom

AllanRandall(z7 OKC)June 28, 2013

Hey everyone, just thought I would share a picture of my first bloom on Marjorie to fully open. Thrips caused the first two to be deformed. I sprayed some neem oil on the buds and ended up with this beauty.

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mksmth zone 6b Tulsa Oklahoma(6b)

Hey Allan. where ya been buddy. We about sent a search team looking for you LOL.

That is a beautiful flower. great job fighting those thrips.


    Bookmark   June 28, 2013 at 8:24PM
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I have that and was going to e-Bay it...except not now!! What a gorgeous bloom. I love the shading & the petal twist. How old is your Marjorie?

    Bookmark   June 28, 2013 at 8:47PM
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AllanRandall(z7 OKC)

Mike, I've been around. I guess i just haven't had much to say. I don't know how good of a job i have done at fighting the thrips. I found three crawling on the open bloom earlier.

Plumygirl, I bought mine as a rooted cutting earlier this year. Some of the leaves are getting huge, I'm worried that it may outgrow me. That pic was in the bright sun. I was able to snap one in the evening light and it looks quite different. I'll post the pic as soon as i get it on my computer.

    Bookmark   June 28, 2013 at 11:12PM
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No-Clue(So Cal Zone 9)


Gorgeous bloom! Thank you for sharing.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 12:18AM
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AllanRandall(z7 OKC)

Here is a pic that i took when the sun was going down. With no sun shining on it, it looks quite different. Obviously, it isn't as vivid, bit i like the pic because you can really see that fiery orange center.

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 1:39PM
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Ooh, lovely! The OK sun is obviously agreeing with it!

    Bookmark   June 30, 2013 at 10:54AM
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