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Adenium obesum - Desert Rose Flowering

Adenium obesum - Desert Rose Flowering (Adenium obesum - Desert Rose)

My Desert Rose has been blooming for a couple of months. It's still in full bloom. This plant is around 9 years old. Photo taken June 23, 2013.

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That is stunning Andy.........

24 Jun, 2013


Thanks! :>)

It's liking the warm weather. Although, we're in for some extreme heat come the middle of this week.

24 Jun, 2013


I want one

25 Jun, 2013


its beautiful in full bloom!

25 Jun, 2013



Is it available for sale where you live?

25 Jun, 2013



Thanks! I have to keep an eye on we're heading into to some extreme heat over the next week. The very hot and humid weather from the monsoonal flow is coming into San Diego County early this year.

25 Jun, 2013


I have to find out delonix but ...Idont think so

25 Jun, 2013


Good luck! It's a very easy plant to grow.

26 Jun, 2013


Its a terrible houseplant. Its one thing to keep them alive..but to have one blooming and that size is amazing. I had one..and the indoor season killed it off. Im down to A.arabicum..and that has flirted with root rot a couple of years.
Its the difference between Sunset z17 here and z24 down there.

1 Mar, 2015


This plant has an interesting story. The first year I had it we had about 28" of rain (winter of 2004-2005, I believe) which broke a 7 year drought. It was a very small plant in a plastic container outside and was constantly wet. I couldn't believe it survived that wet winter!

I lost two really interesting varieties (a variety which changed white flowers to blush and 'Ice Pink') 3 winters ago. It was a very dry, warm winter; however, I watered them too much during that dry period and they died.

A shallow pot and very fast drying medium is the best way to keep these plants alive during a wet winter. They prefer the warmest spot in the yard, also.

7 Mar, 2015

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