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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

A Little Confusion

"Mandarin Wind" Hibiscus - It does blend in well with the mural, don't you think?


My  hibiscus has made it through a couple summers now.  This winter I have a "new to me" greenhouse and am not certain how warm it will actually be.  For the last few weeks this hibiscus and a few of the most heat loving tropical plants have been living on the "mezzanine" area of my building.  So while it has been every range from 28 to 80+ degrees outside this last week, the Mandarin Wind has been basking in the dim and drafty hallway.

Now it is blooming.

I know I have been confused by these temperatures for December in Texas.  The hibiscus shares my confusion.

4 comments:

  1. Love the color and the mural. We broke the record high of 81F yesterday and will be 55 degrees colder tomorrow.

    The greenhouse should help although you are quite a bit colder in FW than San Antonio.

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  2. The weather here is confused too. It's December and we've been out on the motorcycle .... planted bulbs and gotten a mild sunburn working in the yard ??? This morning it was 58 out and now it's 35 and snowing....our first snow :0)

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  3. We became unconfused this morning TG! Although we don't have the snow yet and might not get as much, but the wind is blowing. Hope you and your sweetie have a wonderful holiday! xxoo LVL

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