a hippie for the holidays ..................

paul_(z5 MI)December 23, 2010

Well, I was thinking this would miss the holidays by blooming too early. So for several days -- before the sheath started to peel open -- I put the plant in my bedroom, & shut the vent and door while I was at work so that room got chilly (temps in the low 60's upper 50's). Whether that had the desired effect or if it was just coincidence the first bud opened on the 20th.

While it doesn't have the "black" inner flares the picture shows on the box, I would guess Lowes had this one labeled correctly. I know from experience how lighting and photoshop can result in misleading pics.

I don't normally bother with hippies -- I have NEVER been able to rebloom them. But I figured, what the heck, for $4 I can accept a "disposable" plant.

Have a Merry Christams everybody!

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ymaddox(ky 6)

perfect timing...merry christmas to you and yours as well and god bless :)

    Bookmark   December 23, 2010 at 2:15PM
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pirate_girl(Zone7 NYC)

How very beautiful, the color could not have been more perfect for Xmas! Thanks for the Xmas eye candy.

Merry Christmas to you & yours as well & to every one else here at GW!

(PG) Karen

    Bookmark   December 23, 2010 at 3:08PM
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