Monday, February 02, 2009

Guess what I got?

You may find this post boring, but I can't contain my excitement much longer...

I got a plumeria plant! I fell in love with these flowers in Hawaii, and had resigned myself to that fact that I would never see them again, unless we went back to Hawaii. And then I went to the Southeastern Horticultural Society flower show this weekend. There was a booth there selling plumeria plants. Apparently, if I keep it indoors until the night temperatures stay above 40-50 degrees, I can have plumerias! I am so excited! (By the way, this is a picture from our Hawaii trip. Right now, my plant is just a stick.)

14 comments:

Kristi said...

Wow, those are really beautiful flowers. Good luck with your new plant!

Drew and Kristine said...

I am so excited for you! I too felt the same about the flowers - I had no idea you can grow them anywhere else!

tammy said...

Ooohhhh! How exciting! What color is it? Your picture reminds me of that trip I took once.....

Peggy said...

So very very pretty! Wow-- it's going to feel like you are on vacation every day. :)

haley said...

Oh, I forgot to tell the color: It is a yellow one (which is really white and yellow). I think those smell the best.

Mylie and Me said...

I am sure it will be beautiful. I do not have a green thumb. My friend, Janet, has grown a pineapple before. She lives here in Murfreesboro. I thought it was a little strange. It took her 4 years to get a piece of fruit, but it was very good. All that to say, I think with your background you could grow anything!

Sandra & Brent said...

Haley I'm totally excited for your plumarias! I love adding crazy new flowers to my yard, even though you can't get too exotic in dry, alkaline Utah. Flowers rock. I really enjoy your blog . . . it keeps me current with you and your cute family. Love ya, Sandra
Did you know I have a blog? Check it out at sandraandbrent.blogspot.com

Sandra & Brent said...

I'm such a dummy . . . I asked if you knew I had a blog and then realized that I was right there on your list. Old, senile . . . that's me. Sandra

Sarah (and a few others) said...

Those flowers are beautiful! I've only ever seen the fake silk kind; I can on ly imagine that they are stunning in real life. Congratulations!

Piglet de' Erin said...

I am so jealous. I miss hawaii so much, and your picture is so beautiful. Hey...I still need to call you back!

Jordan and Laura said...

You little horticulturist. I'm excited that you're excited about your new plant.

Laura Judd said...

LOVE plumeria! Hope that yours works out well

Scott & Rach said...

so pretty! I want those flowers in my yard some day. Let me know how they work. Are you guys ever coming to UTah to visit?

Elaine said...

Mine is just a stick too. We'll see what happens when it gets warmer.