Erythrina crista-galli in bloom

HoosierBob SW Indiana Zone 5July 9, 2014

This one is interesting...it's a seedling of another Erythrina crista-galli I have. It has a softer coral color and is almost totally without any prickles on the leaves or stems. I got a lot of seed several years ago from one of my plants and grew a bunch of them for fun. I was tossing them in the fall since I was out of room and by chance realized that this one wasn't scratching me, so I kept it.

Anybody else in a cold zone got something in bloom? Bob

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poaky1

Since you are Hoosierbob are you in Indiana? I got that from the sitcom "The middle". Sorry if I am wrong. I have some Lillies in bloom Asiatic lilies, sorry no pics of them, though. Your plants are pretty, are they zone 6 hardy or annuals?

    Bookmark   July 12, 2014 at 1:24AM
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HoosierBob SW Indiana Zone 5

Yes sir, I am in Indiana. Erythrinas are subtropical shrubs/trees, that take some cool temps, but no real freezes. I grow them in tubs in the summer and they go into the basement in the winter.

Bob

    Bookmark   July 12, 2014 at 7:00PM
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