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Orbea (Orbea)

This actually Orbea halipedicola x Orbea varigata.

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You grow some incredable plants on your island.

26 Jul, 2020


This is a really fascinating flower, Wylie!

26 Jul, 2020


Thanks. It is into its second day of being open. This is the first year I've had this, so I don't know how long the flower lasts.

26 Jul, 2020


Amazing! Almost unreal. Love it.

27 Jul, 2020


Does it smell bad?

31 Jul, 2020


It has no scent. I know others of this group smell bad, but this has no scent and the flies left it alone.

1 Aug, 2020


I have Orbea variegata..does well all summer outdoors...needs to be indoors in winter. It can take the cold,but not the wet.. It did bloom a dark maroon once,I think it was. Last winter I left it outdoors. Never again.

2 Aug, 2020


Yes, these need very little water or they go soft and die. They are in a group that I keep together so if rain is forecast, I can take it inside.

2 Aug, 2020


I'm growing this summer by a big sunny window and that still wont give it the color it gets outdoors Wylie,but I want vegetative grow to make up for what I lost..THEN,go back to summer outdoors,winter indoors.
They are so ...interesting. Other world like.

6 Aug, 2020

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