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Bat Flower

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By Meanie


Bat Flower (Tacca chantrieri (Bat Flower))

The first flower is nearly fully open now.



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Looking amazing, Meanie...on track for the show?

20 Aug, 2011

 

Brilliant Meanie what a show they give

20 Aug, 2011

 

excellent, what a good specimen you have there..

20 Aug, 2011

 

i think it is amazing!!!

20 Aug, 2011

 

Thanks guys!
Should be at it's peak for the show I think.

20 Aug, 2011

 

Are you entering it into a show then Meanie

20 Aug, 2011

 

wow that really is something out of the bat cave. I get this image of you sitting in a chair watching this saying to yourself ''hmm its been a good couple of hours now time for another photo'' ; )
Looks fab

20 Aug, 2011

 

I'll say, 'Good Luck'! now then, Meanie...it's got to win something, even if they have to introduce a new category :))))
...which might not be a bad idea, given all your other exotics!!!
All the best!!

20 Aug, 2011

 

Stevie the T you are naughty! I wish I had a flower that changed every two hours.
How about time lapse photos??

20 Aug, 2011

 

well I cant talk, last year I took a pick of all the passion flowers off of one plant...40+ : )
Time lapse sounds good

20 Aug, 2011

 

you could do one of those collage things and put all 40 on?? i think i would like to see that!??

20 Aug, 2011

 

looking fantastic now, that plant was a really good find! :o)

20 Aug, 2011

 

It's going in the local village flower show 6d.

Thanks Karen.

Steve - I remember young Constance well! What happened to her?

At the right time of day a lot of plants will change a lot in a couple of hours Sticki. Watch the spring flowering Irises as the heat of the sun hits a new bud.

It was a hell of a good find Plantaholic!

20 Aug, 2011

 

I hope you will tell us how you get on - and if you don't win I will be amazed!

20 Aug, 2011

 

Ah yes the Constance Elliot, unfortunately I didnt take it in soon enough and it died. I did however pick up another smaller one, yes from morrisons for £1.79 which hasnt done anything.
I do agree a couple of hours can make all the difference.

I think mybe we should be able to award prizes each season for the best in different categories but I think you have definately won best exotic flower

20 Aug, 2011

 

I agree - with awarding prizes and meanie winning the exotics. Steve the T you might win the best biking story!?

20 Aug, 2011

 

Thank you Meanie for the answer 1st prize it will get believe me if not its fixed.

21 Aug, 2011

 

This is a great flower & very unusual, too! :-))

24 Aug, 2011

 

Not happening now 6d.........

Thank you Balcony!

27 Aug, 2011

 

Thank goodness hope you mean the fixing as it has gone on in the past.

27 Aug, 2011

 

Not entering as I have 10sq metres of dry stone wall to clear up now!

27 Aug, 2011

 

oh your wall! i thought you meant the one at the show.

im very sorry to hear that. supposed to have mother in law round tomorrow ~ would rather come and help build a wall. we had thunderstorms last night ~ maybe that caused it??

27 Aug, 2011

 

Oh what a shame Meanie did I miss some thing about a wall then.

27 Aug, 2011

 

It's Sues wall = my problem!!!!

27 Aug, 2011

 

Ahrr I see.

27 Aug, 2011

 

could you run a class in how to do dry stone walling and let the students mend it while you supervise?

27 Aug, 2011

 

I'd need to learn myself first!

27 Aug, 2011

 

oh no! mountain of a job then?

27 Aug, 2011



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