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Posted by wallisadi deland (My Page) on
Fri, Oct 5, 12 at 18:08

Photobucket another early bloomer this year!


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It looks like it belongs on a coral reef! Like it wants to reach out and grab a fish. What spectacular colors!


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Wow!


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Walli, that's gorgeous! I know it is a bromeliad bloom, but I can't remember which one. Anyone that can help?

Thanks!
Carol in Jacksonville


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  • Posted by katkin 9b/10a PSL,Fl (My Page) on
    Sat, Oct 6, 12 at 6:32

I think it's called candle stick. :o)


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It seems early for the candlestick broms to be blooming already. I'll have to check mine. They are such pretty flowers.


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  • Posted by katkin 9b/10a PSL,Fl (My Page) on
    Sat, Oct 6, 12 at 10:27

Yes, it is early for candlestick broms to be blooming, mine aren't yet. :o)


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Katkin, you triggered my memory. I think it is actually called Matchstick. Thank you for the help!

Carol in Jacksonville


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Photobucket matchstick! picked the other at the master gardeners plant show years ago, not a matchstick. sent a pic to selby gardens in sarasota, fl. he id'd it, but long forgotten name. was bromeliad of the year, years back, he sent me a great link. but forgot it too.............:).....m


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Sorry about calling the brom candlestick. Yes, I meant to say matchstick.


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  • Posted by katkin 9b/10a PSL,Fl (My Page) on
    Sun, Oct 7, 12 at 7:45

Me too, it is matchstick. :o) That's what I get for trying to post before I finished my first cup of tea. lol


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Mine bloomed in January. Thanks wallisadi for sharing with me! They are so pretty!

They are just now fading - I will look forward to them every year!


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nice! need to meet up next christmas for another swap....:)


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Absolutely! That would be great!


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