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Early Winter in N.E. Downunder - Jacobinia carnea

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By Bernieh


Early Winter in N.E. Downunder - Jacobinia carnea (Justicia carnea (Paradise Plant))



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Really nice Bernieh.

30 Jun, 2011

 

Yes I do rather prefer the white. I have the pink too, but the white has stolen my heart. I have it planted up with Euphorbia 'Diamond Frost' and they look fabulous together.

30 Jun, 2011

 

They look great together! I used to have Justicia carnea 'alba' when I lived in the San Francisco Bay Area.

I watered my Euphorbia 'Diamond Frost' to death! :>(
It's a cheap plant here...so I'll buy another one soon. :>)

25 Jul, 2011

 

Thanks Andy, they do make a great pair. The 'Diamond Frost' is now cheap as chips here too. There's a new cultivar out too, which I've also got. It's the Euphorbia hypericifolia 'Hip Hop' which doesn't have quite the spread of the 'Diamond Frost' as it's more compact.

25 Jul, 2011

 

I have seen some of the other hybrids for sale lately. Some have larger leaves and flowers. I haven't seen Euphorbia 'Hip Hop' yet.

25 Jul, 2011

 

Hello you two....I saw this plant today on someones balcony which means it is for sale here!!! I might ask the lady for a cutting if I don't find it for sale.

28 Jul, 2011

 

That's great news, Alexandra. Mine throws up these fantastic plumes intermittently all year round here.

28 Jul, 2011

 

My pink one is about to bloom again. :>)

29 Jul, 2011



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