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A few Streptocarpus

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I won’t bore you all with lots, but here are a few that I have out in flower at the moment.

Charlotte

Christine

Emily

Frosty Diamond

Sixth Scents

Isabella. (True colour is like the one at the back)

Katie

Katie close up

Hope you enjoy looking at these. Its a lovely sunny morning, so I am off to the garden before it gets too hot ! Have a lovely day everyone.

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have a lovely day yourself cinderella, those streps are really beautiful, no wonder you have a collection, i think im being tempted!!! i like frosty diamond, charlotte, katie, well lots of them really, falling stars is one i very much like.

please can you remind me again ~ should they be in a cool but light area???

22 Jul, 2012

 

I used to keep these plants Cinders on my long kitchen window ledge. They got leafier as time went on and less flower. Now I have moth orchids, all 7 have flowered recently. I love Streps and had one of them for over 20 years. I had the original blue one and kept it going by leaf cuttings. I like the orchids as they thrive on semi neglect!!......trying to remember the name of the older Strep. Maybe you can or someone will, or it will jump into my head.

22 Jul, 2012

 

These are just gorgeous...the first one is stunning. I could really get 'into' these Cinders. But I won't. I'm rubbish with indoor plants!

22 Jul, 2012

 

They don't like full sun Sticki, but saying that I have some in the window in sun at the moment, but as it moves around they cool down a bit, and they are fine, just watch that they don't get too dry. Thank you, glad you like them.

Oh Dorjac, I don't remember the first ones, unless it was Falling Stars, and that was my first one about twenty years ago. Still a favourite. I also have a few orchids, I find they don't need so much attention.

Well I have so many now Karen. I keep saying I am going to stop propogating, then I see another different one and off we go again,

22 Jul, 2012

 

Great flowers and colours.Very pretty:)))))

22 Jul, 2012

 

thanks cinderella, i keep checking and watering.

22 Jul, 2012

 

They're all gorgeous!

22 Jul, 2012

 

By the way Cinders KATIE is an absolutely stunning blue.

22 Jul, 2012

 

some lovely ones there Cinders...

22 Jul, 2012

 

Thanks all, Sheila, Dorjac, and SL. It is a lovely blue I agree.

22 Jul, 2012

 

All gorgeous - Christine is my favourite

22 Jul, 2012

 

They are very beautiful. I enjoy seeing them.

22 Jul, 2012

 

Thanks Paul, and Hywel.

22 Jul, 2012

 

Each one is beautiful ,gorgeous colours. glad you like Christine best [my name!].
In fact they all have such pretty names.

22 Jul, 2012

 

:))))))))))))

23 Jul, 2012

 

Thanks Wildrose

23 Jul, 2012

 

Just remembered the name of that original old streptocarpus........CONSTANT NYMPH Cinders. I kept it going for ages a lovely bright blue with great big leaves. They did bring it out again some years ago. Katie is a lot more spectacular.

23 Jul, 2012

 

Thanks Dorjac, but I don't remember that one, and haven't seen it around anywhere. Don't think its in Dibleys catalogue either. Interesting though. There are so many new ones now aren't there.

23 Jul, 2012

 

Beautiful photos, Cinders, I don't blame you for being hooked on these, such fantastic colours. I love the gently colourled Charlotte.

27 Jul, 2012

 

Thank you Gee. I like that one as well.

27 Jul, 2012

 

Streptocarpus is similar to Heuchera for so many new introductions. It is amazing how different the shape and size of leaves are on Streps. The leaves on Constant Nympth were huge. Probably why it dropped out of cultivation. I got it at a fuchsia society plant sale and was told it was one of the original collected plants. Do you ever grow them outside?

28 Jul, 2012

 

Hi Dorjac, no I don't grow them outside. I agree some of the leaves do grow quite large, but I usually trim them if they do that. It does them no harm really.

28 Jul, 2012

 

What a lovely collection.

31 Jul, 2012

 

Thank you Hb

31 Jul, 2012

 

THIS IS VERY VERY LOVELY:-)))))))))))))

9 Aug, 2012

 

Many thanks Junna

9 Aug, 2012

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