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Summer 2018

Posted: April 14th, 2018, 2:36 pm
by Izhar
There has been a lot of seed sowing in early March... however, sudden rise of temperature has caused havoc on the spring annuals and roses.. seedlings however grew very fast... here is a pic of seed sowing earlier, now they have been transplanted last week... will share their progress too:

Re: Summer 2018

Posted: April 14th, 2018, 2:52 pm
by Izhar
Vigna caracalla.. the snail vine on blooms... in Karachi it does not go dormant and as the heat arrives it start making blooms:

Re: Summer 2018

Posted: April 16th, 2018, 11:36 am
by Izhar
Daylily blooming

Re: Summer 2018

Posted: April 26th, 2018, 12:59 pm
by Izhar
Update

Re: Summer 2018

Posted: April 28th, 2018, 2:31 pm
by Izhar
Mogra blooming, very big and extremely fragrant blooms:

Re: Summer 2018

Posted: April 28th, 2018, 9:47 pm
by Munir
Is Mogra different from Motia ?

Re: Summer 2018

Posted: April 30th, 2018, 11:28 am
by Izhar
Munir wrote:
April 28th, 2018, 9:47 pm
Is Mogra different from Motia ?
Yes sir, mogra is known as "Grand Duke of Tuscany" in English... it has bigger flowers which are like miniature roses, fragrance is much intense... however, blooming power is lower than motia...

Re: Summer 2018

Posted: May 1st, 2018, 11:01 pm
by Munir
Then, shouldn't it be closer in resemblance & may be even fragrance to Gardenia. It isn't as common, I suppose- is it ?

Re: Summer 2018

Posted: May 2nd, 2018, 12:29 pm
by Izhar
Munir wrote:
May 1st, 2018, 11:01 pm
Then, shouldn't it be closer in resemblance & may be even fragrance to Gardenia. It isn't as common, I suppose- is it ?
It is common compared to gardenia and the fragrance is very different.. flower resembles miniature roses more compared to gardenia..

Re: Summer 2018

Posted: May 6th, 2018, 9:04 pm
by Hamad Ahmed Kisana
beautiful mogra blooms