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Old 02-23-2020, 09:21 AM   #2481 (permalink)
 
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Default Re: What is blooming in your garden today (other plants)?

this plant has been in the family for generations...
flowers look fake... i thought it was plastic the first time i saw it
it is a type of hoya





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Old 02-23-2020, 09:57 AM   #2482 (permalink)
 
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I have one of them!! Mines also been in the family for many years.
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Old 02-23-2020, 10:11 AM   #2483 (permalink)
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What's its name?
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not sure
i did a quick google search at one point but did not find it

originally acquired about 80 years ago
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I believe that it the Hoya caronosa, at least I think mine is, you can easily grow from a leaf snapped off.

Mines around 25yrs owned originally by my nan then passed to me.
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Old 02-19-2021, 07:53 PM   #2486 (permalink)
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Having plants are a great way to to figure out just what they are thinking ....
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this plant has been in the family for generations...
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it is a type of hoya





I believe that variety is Oscarus de la Hoya, Family Pugilus

You're right though; it looks like peppermint candy!
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Sorry for all of these multiple posts. I posted once and the page fubared. Every time I tried to reload the page, it posted it again. Now, it won't let me delete the extra posts. Sorry Guys!
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I believe that variety is Oscarus de la Hoya, Family Pugilus

You're right though; it looks like peppermint candy!
If I were hard pressed I would say it is a Oscarus de la Renta.
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I have seem them at the Niemen Marcus Conservatory
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You're right though; it looks like peppermint candy!
If I were hard pressed I would say it is a Oscarus de la Renta.
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This was revealed under 10 inches of snow on the north side of a structure.
Ground is frozen..

Snowdrops....first up...
I also have Hellebores and a few other early showoffs.
Woodland plants will always bloom first......For the hungry pollinators.
Here is a link to something I belong to....anyone may join and I encourage forum members to check it out.

http://cincinnatizoo.org/horticultur...r-pollinators/

Now is the time to split your dormant perennials.
Every plant in your garden is ready to divide.
Follow transplant guidelines and best practices for your area.

Your plants will awaken in their new home with vigor and not a clue they were split.
I have a tub of sleeping hosta which are looking for a new home in the Jungle.
I will dig an amended hole and plop them in.

Fertilize your basjoo (16-16-16-) or with what you can afford before they push.....in 90 days they will thank you.


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