Vero Beach Crotons 2016

Discussion in 'THE CROTON SOCIETY' started by VeroKarl, Oct 29, 2016.

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  1. VeroKarl

    VeroKarl Well-Known Member

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    Finished, Firecracker, and Flamingo.
     
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  2. annafl

    annafl Esteemed Member

    Your crotons are looking great, Phil. Especially love that Cameo and Amabile!
     
  3. VeroKarl

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    The Cameo and Amabile are two that are not phased by the heat or drought and both get intense sun for a good part of the day. Need to add my garden to the list of potential auction sites, maybe for fall of 2018. Thanks, Karl
     
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    Gloriosa, Harvest Moon, and my Helen Edge (very different from the one I had gotten as Buddy).
     
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    Hot and Steamy, Jose Hybrid 1 Unnamed, and Jose Hybrid 2 Unnamed. These are two nice not to have names!
     
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    Unknown from Jeff, Luc's Green and Gold (not sure if I spelled it correctly), and Nancy Reagan.
     
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    Peaches and Cream (recent addition to the garden from Marie), Playboy, and Polychrome.
     
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    These were three unknowns that I got from Randy. The middle one had a tag from Jeff but I could not make out the name. Let me know if they look familiar.
     
  9. VeroKarl

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    Red Stripe, Snowcapped (Jose Hybrid), and Survivor (not a good photo).
     
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    The top photo is an unknown that I got from either David, Marie, or Jeff (leaves are very large). The second is Yellow Fever (photo is a bit washed out).
     
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  11. annafl

    annafl Esteemed Member

    Karl, to me, your Helen Edge looks like Buddy, and your Buddy looks like Helen Edge. I wish someone else would give their opinion. Anyone? I don't want to be a nuisance. Is it possible the tags could have gotten mixed up?
     
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    Ana and Karl, I thought the same thing. Just didn't get to post it.
     
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    It is definitely possible I got them mixed up when I put them in the garden. Looking at the pictures on the wiki I can see that they do look like they could be opposite what I had thought. Both of them have really colored up and started to take on their true appearance. It is good that you and Marie both noticed that. I want to be sure I have the names correct. Thanks, Karl
     
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    I went out to explore the gardens this morning and it is obvious I got them mixed up. When I planted them I obviously put them in the opposite locations than I had planned. They both seem happy where they are, so it was meant to be. I always wondered why my Buddy was so brightly colored and Helen Edge not as nice as everyone else, now I know why. Thanks again.
     
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    Claude Lorraine, Eggfarm (recent addition from Marie), and Fascination.
     
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    Colonel Lindbergh, Flame, and John Soar.
     
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    Another unknown croton from Jeff, Lord Belhaven, and Pinocchio.
     
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    MacKenzie, Nervia, and Showgirl.
     
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    Karl, I know what that 2nd one is in post #88, but I just can't think of it...........it'll come to me eventually!
     
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    Here are a few from photos I took today.

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    ADF 9 which I got from Hawaii is finally starting to color up nicely.

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    Blotched Rubens pushing new growth.

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    A couple of pictures of Captain Gilbert Cutler.
     
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  21. VeroKarl

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    Cornelius as you can see by the name tag.
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    Grenada is pushing new growth.

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    John Soar is coloring up nicely.

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    A better photo of Lauren's Rainbow.
     
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    Louis Dupuy.

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    Mango.

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    Sybil Griffin
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    Super California.
     
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  23. annafl

    annafl Esteemed Member

    Beautiful plants, Karl! Love that Louis Dupuy, Blotched Rubens and Nervia! Your Captain Gilbert Cutler is really nice too! And Lord Belhaven is a punch of color! Thanks again.
     
  24. palmisland

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    Karl, I believe the 2nd one in post #88 is _________ Hichcock, but I'm not positive. I did get it from Jeff originally
     

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