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Don't Laugh At My Baby *lol*

Posted by kimskreations z5 (My Page) on
Tue, Oct 4, 05 at 1:03

Well, after looking at all the beautiful pictures you all have of numerous blossoms at one time, I thought I would share the 1 flower I was lucky to get this year.

I was given this as a tiny cutting from someone and put it in a large pot. It looked so funny in this huge pot at first.

I put it outside this summer and babied it along a little.

It is now over 4 feet tall and I brought it in for the winter (it takes up my whole kitchen *lol*).

It finally bloomed and I have been "posing" the flower for picture after picture. I simply love it. I would LOVE a cutting of a double if ever someone might have one to share.

Because I live in Maine I need to try to winter it over. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Enjoy!
Kim

Here is a link that might be useful: My Brug Baby


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RE: Don't Laugh At My Baby *lol*

Kim I can understand why you love it so much, it is a beautyfull flower, congratulations,
Uschi


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RE: Don't Laugh At My Baby *lol*

We would never laugh at your beautiful brug baby here. We are here to encourage and enable your brug habit.


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RE: Don't Laugh At My Baby *lol*

WickedHeart, just encourage more, deeper addiction, right? :))LOL

Kim, your baby is beautiful. There's no reason to laugh. Maybe I have a reason to cry, because I lost my first buds :(
I am happy for you.

Valentina


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I have a double white I will send you a cutting of.

-Kris


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I think you should get points for the lovely deep green leaves with no bug holes in them! Congrats, the flower is lovely too.


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Hi Kim..nice to run into you here.
It's a lovely brug! I love the color. Nothing is as dramatic and anticipated as that first bloom. You'd have thought I gave birth when mine first flowered. I took pictures..invited people over..it was an event.!:) I recently brought it (an unnamed yellow) into the garage and the flowers make the whole garage smell amazing. It's new to me too so I hope we both have luck with this overwintering thing.
Michele


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your brug is beautiful! I lost 5 out 6 cuttings so you're already doing better than I could ever do! And I asolutely love your fuchsia! Do you keep it in the house all year?


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WRF Those are christmas cacti. Silly Brug grower!!
Marion


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