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Winter Blooms on Kalanchoe


Winter Blooms on Kalanchoe

Not as many blooms as I would expect, but it is dim and winter. I've never had one of these and I'm pleased it is blooming for me off season like this anyway. :-)



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It's a lovely flower. Not had a kalanchoe for years must get one.

3 Mar, 2010

 

Thank you Homebird. I do like getting them tiny and watching them grow and develop, just for me. :-) I'm pleased so far, although I must keep it out of reach since Bianca has already bitten off a bit of bloom and this is a toxic plant. Odd, she never eats my plants.

3 Mar, 2010

 

It is strange that she just fancied this plant. Maybe she was just playing.

3 Mar, 2010

 

Not having so many blooms means you can see each individual flower more clearly. It's very pretty and a lovely colour.

3 Mar, 2010

 

My Brynner ate my red one at xmas Gt.....LOL.....

3 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks. I'm hoping Brynner was okay after. Bianca just munched the flower which I think is less dangerous. Its a toxic plant, but I'm less worried now.

4 Mar, 2010

 

lovely flower GT, its surprising how many plants we have that are toxic and we dont know about them, glad brynner and bianca both are ok :o)

4 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks San. Soon as I saw her bite off the flower and start munching I was online. Its unusual for her anyway. Found a list of common toxic houseplants so I bookmarked it. Kalanchoe poisons the nervous system so they don't just get sick. Would be an interesting blog to put together. Find photos and link to blog with toxic listed plants. MMMmmm. An obsession. I need one. I was just laid off work. :-( Keeping chin up....but......yes, laid off.

5 Mar, 2010

 

so sorry about your job GT, hope something else comes up soon for you, think its hard times for alot of people, im very quiet at work since end of summer and doesnt look like picking up at all, so will you be growing your own veggies to this year to save money :o(

5 Mar, 2010

 

Growing Veg for sure. I'm gonna give this patch a real test. :-) I am getting an open schedule just as the greenhouses start up to, so even on the side, I can have something soooo fun to do and maybe carry home options. :-)

7 Mar, 2010

 

good luck with all your plans GT, hope we all have a fruitfull long summer ahead :o)x

7 Mar, 2010

 

Great to have it blooming. I have a couple of them and they have never bloomed.

14 Mar, 2010

 

I think it was pleased to leave the bargain shelf at the garden section Mike. :-) I'm hoping to grow on and get another flush in summer. I haven't done anything special with it yet. :-)

14 Mar, 2010

 

I love getting plants off a bargain shelf. Some are half dead but they quickly revive with care.

14 Mar, 2010

 

I do too! Good price and they seem to appreciate it more. Often overlooked too, since I think many don't know what they're looking at without the bloom.

14 Mar, 2010

 

Such a dainty pretty flower

17 Mar, 2010

 

Thanks. I hope I get the classic Flaming Katy this summer. She'll reside in the greenhouse.

18 Mar, 2010

 

: O )

22 Mar, 2010



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