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Phal Phool!!

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    I had a thread about my Phal Bellina that was just forming a bud. Well, I had a friend over admiring my babies and mentioned that the Bellina was forming a bud. She picked it up and said "Oh yes, it looks like it will open soon". I was thinking she was nuts, all it had was the little 'mitten' as Gin calls them. But DUH! The sneaky Bellina had put out another spike under one of the leaves - and there is a bud just about to open, maybe a week or two.

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    LOL ! Phals have their own sneaky way of surprising people! Great thing about that spike and good luck with blooming!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diane
    I had a thread about my Phal Bellina that was just forming a bud. Well, I had a friend over admiring my babies and mentioned that the Bellina was forming a bud. She picked it up and said "Oh yes, it looks like it will open soon". I was thinking she was nuts, all it had was the little 'mitten' as Gin calls them. But DUH! The sneaky Bellina had put out another spike under one of the leaves - and there is a bud just about to open, maybe a week or two.
    Cool! That is always a nice surprise!

    Cheers!
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