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emydura

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First flowering seedling from Iweyshan in Taiwan. I am pretty happy with this one. I like the colour. The petals aren't super long (30 cm) but the plant is tiny so should improve markedly if I can increase the size of the plant.


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Beautiful! I love the contrast of the dark red twisters with the green-gold pouch, congrats!
 

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Very nice! How small is the plant? A compact MK sounds great. Also can I ask how you can get plants from them?

The largest leaves are only about 30 cm long. It is always a trade-off with these things. A bigger plant will give you more flowers and bigger flowers.

A person here in a Australia organised a big shipment, so I put in an order for a few plants. The plants have to be fumigated and go through quarantine which really sets them back. In fact a lot of plants die or struggle to grow on. Which would partially explain its small size at first flowering. I expect it to eventually get a lot bigger rather than stay compact like this.
 

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Impressive you were still able to get blooms after all that treatment. We’ll watch out for that nursery when they have plants for sale here in NA.
 

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Beautiful! I just love MK. Be sure to mist those petals to keep them from drying up too soon.
 

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Very impressive....this relativly small plant carries 3 lovely flowers. 👌
 

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