The seeds of Malope Trifida have taken nearly four weeks to get to this size. I wasn’t sure what to look out for so have posted this just in case any of you good folks need to id them.
For some reason I’m really looking forward to these more than most of the others. We haven’t grown them before…so fingers crossed.
This is the grown up version…not ours obviously…
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June 21, 2011 @ 6:59 pm
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June 18, 2011 @ 10:09 pm
[…] Gill who has a blog called a small garden. The wager was concerning which of us could persuade out Malope Triffida to flower first. Either I’m the champ or Gill is just being nice and hasn’t flaunted her […]
April 30, 2011 @ 5:20 pm
Will a photo do?
April 30, 2011 @ 6:23 pm
yup. Gentlemans/womans honesty in regard to the wager can apply. Flower must be fully out and it must be ‘Vulcan’. :)
May 2, 2011 @ 5:36 pm
May 2, 2011 @ 8:07 pm
No clever photoshopping trickery…I’ve got friends at NASA. ;)
April 25, 2011 @ 7:18 pm
I am also growing these for the first time. My seedlings were sown at the same time as yours and look the same size.
April 26, 2011 @ 7:53 am
Let’s have a race…first to have Vulcan flowers! Loser has to send a bunch of flowers to the winner… :)