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Thread: S. purpurea isn\'t purpurea :))

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    Mike King, that isn't a wondowsill grown Purpurea Purpurea. It is just inside because we have had hard winds in our area due to storms and I don't want the flower stalks to be busted off. It is actually an outdoor plant like it should be but inside for the high wind issues. [img]http://www.**********.com/iBhtml/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif[/img]

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    Hi Nep G,
    Well, must be bad storms, over here I have planted some shrubs to act as wind breaks over here. I think my wife would have something to say if 400 S. purpureas ended up inside our house on a stormy day!

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    I would even have something to say about that! :cheesy: But how do you like the flowers? Nice Plant? Also how do Purpurea Purpurea's flowers smell?

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    Hi Nep G,
    The flowers aren't nearly as intoxicating as S.flava!

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    Hi Mike King, now that the flowers are more opened they smell like a roseyish smell to me. [img]http://www.**********.com/iBhtml/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif[/img]

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    Hi NeP G.
    I bet your Mom and Dad don't mind that flower then in the house!
    With S.flava,I know the cat would get a ticking off from my wife if she did not know better!

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    I only had 1 S. flava bloom last year, but this year i had about 4 bloom. Man, you can smell that stench from 10 feet away when they're all open!

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    So that is how Purpurea purpurea smells to you right? Also, I kinda LIKE S.Flava's smell. Smells like mandarin oranges to me.

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