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Cym Golden Elf

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    This is the first bloom on this one. I got it 3 yrs ago, immediately divided it and gave half to a friend. Her half has bloomed consistently since then. I thought there was supposed to be a fragrance with this one, but I can't detect it. My friend says hers smells like lemon. I think I came up with the 'short end of the stick'.


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    It's been a few years since mine has bloomed but I believe I may have been erring on the side of caution with NOT enough water.

    Mine did have a lemon/citrusy smell, Mary, but I think it was strongest on warm sunny days if memory serves.

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    Always love the fragrance of this one. Nice!!

    cheers,
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    Sorry about the fragrance. Beautiful blooms, though.

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    nice! mine wouldnt flower as well, you give it a dry period?

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    This warm growing Cym has been on wishlist for a very long time, beautiful blooms, sorry about the scent, may be it will intensify after some days, it usually happens this way for some of my catts.

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    Beautiful! Been looking for one. Seeing yours reminds to intensify the search.

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    Quote Originally Posted by walingwaling View Post
    nice! mine wouldnt flower as well, you give it a dry period?
    No dry spell Ron. Should I have given it one?

    Thanks all for your supportive comments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ischel1 View Post
    No dry spell Ron. Should I have given it one?

    Thanks all for your supportive comments.
    thanks mary,
    you seemed to do the right thing with your plant, i still have to figure it out...

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