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Streptocarpus Fish

Posted by mwedzi chicago (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 6, 05 at 20:53

I had originally gotten this to put in the Unusual Container class of my club's show, but the plants hadn't bloomed by then. It's a metal fish. The tail is more forward in the picture. It was all open, but I wrapped the rootballs of the plants in sheet moss and then positioned them inside the fish's "ribs" and filled in all the space with more moss. It's very difficult to water, but they seem to be doing okay. From front to back there's Bristol's Party Girl, Heaven Scent, Bristol's Hot Rod, and Bristol's Moon Mist.

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RE: Streptocarpus Fish

I love it Nikki! How creative and whimsical. Where do you get a metal fish, anyway?

(And in this pic, I would have guessed your blue-net strep is Magnetosphere.)

-Mo (WV)


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RE: Streptocarpus Fish

Thanks, Mo. I got the metal fish for $2 at a garden center's clearance rack. Apparently not many other people could figure out what to do with such a thing!


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