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End-of-Autumn Downunder - Adenium obesum or Desert Rose


By Bernieh

End-of-Autumn Downunder - Adenium obesum or Desert Rose (Adenium obesum (Desert Rose))

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Love it! Mine is in full bloom.

2 Jun, 2012


This is my first ever bloom on my first ever Desert Rose. I remember looking at your fabulous photos a while back now and was determined to get one. Luckily a lovely fellow north Queensland gardener (who I met on this site) sent my some seeds. Only two of those managed to take off, but I'm now ever so pleased that one has started to bloom.

2 Jun, 2012


As you know, it'a a spectacular flowering plant! It doesn't grow very fast; it does bloom very young, though. The key is to get as many stems as possible because it only blooms at the tips.

3 Jun, 2012


Ah, thanks for that tip. That makes sense.

4 Jun, 2012


You're welcome. I'm sure your plant will grow and bloom very well there in the tropics.

4 Jun, 2012

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