T bonnieae

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T bonnieae

Post by Mike P » Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:18 pm

A couple of hours sunshine and the brown spined
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version of T bonnieae put on this display.
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Post by Ross M » Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:15 pm

A fantastic display Mike 👍 I had a plant for 10 years before losing it last year. It never flowered and I'm on the hunt for a replacement
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Post by ralphrmartin » Mon Jul 06, 2020 5:45 pm

Super flowers, aren't they?
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Post by el48tel » Mon Jul 06, 2020 6:42 pm

Agreed .... superb
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Post by Christian » Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:58 pm

What is the secret to flowering these, Mike? I have four plants happily growing, but never putting on buds...
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Post by Mike P » Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:00 am

Hello Christian
I suspect the early and plentiful sunshine worked wonders for it this year. Most years it only manages one or two flowers. I give it maximum light (but I find it can scorch) and a cool winter rest like other plants from this altitude.
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Post by rodsmith » Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:50 am

Stunning flowers and excellent photography. :grin:
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Post by Christian » Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:22 am

Thanks, Mike! They get sun and a cold winter rest here, so I shall be patient... Your plant certainly put on a beautiful show for you!
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