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Old 01-17-2007, 05:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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There's an area of my yard that I rarely go to in winter. I have some stuff like bananas and gingers and brugs planted in there, some Micke Mouse taro, etc....imagine my surprise this afternoon when I cut through there and saw my Musa ornata "Hot Pink" has bloomed! I the dead of winter no less. I bought this plant off of eBay maybe 5-6 years ago, I don't even know if this is a valid cultivar name. Its not Velutina (I have that in another place in the yard) its probably a very light Lavendar cultivar, but it really IS pink.
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Old 01-18-2007, 05:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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CONGRATS!!!!!
That is beautiful...
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That is a gorgeous pink. Way to go. Keep us up on developments!
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What an exciting find. Keep us posted with pictures. I bet you will be visiting that area of the yard more often now!
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Wow, that is really awesome!

Pictures would be nice. I have been wondering how it has been doing, I heard that Florida was supposed to get a hard freeze the other day around Orlando.
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