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Potinara Hoku Gem 'Freckles'

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    Potinara Hoku Gem 'Freckles' is one of the many star shaped catts that I aquired during my great shopping spree last winter. This is one of my favorites so far, of the ones that have bloomed for me. It's interesting, the lighter flower opened about three days ahead of the second, darker one...I assume the second will fade to the more orange color.
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    Small...nice shape and color..what's not to like?

    I have a lot of urges to buy plants in the winter too--must be because everything is dead outside and I need me something green!

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    MtEquine, the flowers should continue to lighten until they are yellow. Some of the Hoku Gems get a bit taller -- yours appears to be like my Hoku Gem 'Super Spots' -- quite small

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    Just lovely. What a wonderful color.

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    I didn't know that.....cool! That's kind of like having more than one flower blooming when you start out nearly red and go to yellow! I like that! This one is very small.



    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    MtEquine, the flowers should continue to lighten until they are yellow. Some of the Hoku Gems get a bit taller -- yours appears to be like my Hoku Gem 'Super Spots' -- quite small

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    Nice color there!

    Cheers,
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    It's fabulous! I have so many in this "family" - star-shaped, spotted, orange/red - on my wish list!

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    An update on color with new and improved camera!
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    Very nice!! Great photos.

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    Beautiful!

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