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Okra in bloom

This is a discussion on Okra in bloom within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; As we all love pretty and suprising flowers...thought I'd show everyone my pretty Okra flower. ...

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    Smile Okra in bloom

    As we all love pretty and suprising flowers...thought I'd show everyone my pretty Okra flower. I never knew they had such pretty flowers before!
    As you can see....the bugs like the leaves of this one. I have to spray weekly to keep the bugs away from my tasty okra plant.
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    flower is reminisent of a hibiscus flower

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    AHHH OKRA !!! I love the flower better than the slimy seed pod, but I do like it in gumbo!!! Great pics. and it is in the hybiscus family.
    Cin

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    The flower is beautiful.
    But I love the fruit even more - so many dishes to think of

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    It sure is pretty with the red heart and the light yellow petals.

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    Beautiful flower, I love the Okra rolled in cornmeal and fried. YUM!

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    Wow, what a pretty flower... interestingly, I had an Indian dish the other day which was based on this fruit(?) and it was absolutely yummy...

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    Quote Originally Posted by desertgal View Post
    Beautiful flower, I love the Okra rolled in cornmeal and fried. YUM!

    Katie
    Yum! Me 2 Katie! I also like it in home-made soup.

    Cheers,
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    Pretty flower... but why would anyone want to eat the fruit.... eeewwww - slimy!!!

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    I'm with the okra lovers too....it's why I tried my hand at growing them down here...love the stuff fried, breaded, boiled....just don't spice it up on me.
    Connie

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