Summer Blooms 2011 from Gulzar-e-Hijri, Karachi

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Re: Summer Blooms 2011 from Gulzar-e-Hijri, Karachi

Post by UMAR KHAN » July 27th, 2011, 8:18 pm

the Datura is fantastic layer after layer of petals making it exotic

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Re: Summer Blooms 2011 from Gulzar-e-Hijri, Karachi

Post by Izhar » September 12th, 2011, 9:58 am

some pictures as of today:

The very fragrant Mirabilis jalapa (Gul-e-abaas):

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Vinca Pacifica XP Orange:
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Praying Mantis saying "Hello" :)
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Vinca Titan mix still going good:
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Hibiscus sabdariffa (Roselle):
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Re: Summer Blooms 2011 from Gulzar-e-Hijri, Karachi

Post by UMAR KHAN » September 12th, 2011, 8:08 pm

Vinca XP Orange is really a blaze of fire.very fantastic.please let me know the breeder Izhar.i m in love with its blaze

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Re: Summer Blooms 2011 from Gulzar-e-Hijri, Karachi

Post by M Farooq » September 13th, 2011, 9:17 am

Lovely plants, Izhar sahab!

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Re: Summer Blooms 2011 from Gulzar-e-Hijri, Karachi

Post by Muhammad Arif Khan » September 14th, 2011, 8:45 am

Aoa Izhar, how old are these Hardy Hibiscus (seed hibiscus) plants of yours? Did they die back even in Karachi winter? If they are in ground, keeping their track would be difficult.
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Re: Summer Blooms 2011 from Gulzar-e-Hijri, Karachi

Post by Izhar » September 14th, 2011, 10:37 am

Sir, the complete foliage die back in winters leaving only the dried twigs above ground so you just have to water them less and they will re-sprout from the base and grow quickly next season. This one i.e. Hibiscus sabdarifa is not the hardy one, though it grows from seed, infact it is used to make a drink. My hardy hibiscus is 1 year & 4 month old now..

Umar, the seedlings were commonly available here in Karachi but I think More Green has the "Pacifica" series.

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Re: Summer Blooms 2011 from Gulzar-e-Hijri, Karachi

Post by UMAR KHAN » September 14th, 2011, 12:14 pm

Dear Ihar i,l check it out next seaon with M.green,Islamabad.i want to plant the bright colors in seperate next season.replacing Zinnia with ths vinca.is it rain hardy.the other vincas like Titan decline with the rains here.

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Re: Summer Blooms 2011 from Gulzar-e-Hijri, Karachi

Post by junaidj988 » September 16th, 2011, 11:18 am

zeeshanuddin wrote:amazing collection of flowers, unbelievable....

han zeeshan these are really perfect collection of followers. :geek:

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Re: Summer Blooms 2011 from Gulzar-e-Hijri, Karachi

Post by Izhar » September 22nd, 2011, 2:23 pm

Daturas blooming nicely, the purple ones are now above 6' high:
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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Apricot', poor performance till yet ..although it is an All American Selection (AAS) winner:
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Zinnia "Polar Bear":
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Lantana macro shot:
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Re: Summer Blooms 2011 from Gulzar-e-Hijri, Karachi

Post by UMAR KHAN » September 22nd, 2011, 7:34 pm

Oh my God the double yelow Datura so beautiful.is the Zinnia the giant dahlia flowered polar bear Izhar or is it Megellan

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