Off topic: Costa Rica - Gloria de la manana, morning glory
Thread poster: Martin Wenzel
I don't know how I ever got bitten by the morning glory bug, but it happened this year. I found this plant very interesting when I started growing this vine on my trellis in my backyard last year. It's now become my hobby to get unglued from the computer screen...
So far I have had very interesting growing experiences trying to battle the extreme heat here in Morocco and also red spider mite, a horrible bug that killed all my plants within 10 days last year...Next year I shall be better prepared using improved home-made concoctions and commercial sprays...
To cut a long story short, here is an example of the plants that I am growing:
Another more unusual "gentian-type" version
And finally, one of the very unusual colour changes that took place this year, the cause of which has not been clearly established. It could be the heat or minerals in the soil from the Atlas mountains that causes these colour changes.
I am looking for the plant called "operculina pterides", which is a salmon-coloured native morning glory (liana) of Costa Rica.
My question is: Are there any Costa Ricans who know "jardinerias" or "botanistas" I may contact to get some seeds...or who have friends in Costa Rica thay may be able to help...
Thanks a million.
PS. I have contacted the UCR, university of Costa Rica...will have to see if they get back to me.
| || || |
| | Karin Kutscher
Local time: 22:42
English to Spanish
| I've got bitten by that bug too || Oct 6, 2007 |
Those are some great images! Morning glories are my favorite flowers and I'm growing a few varieties too. They're so sweet, gentle, mysterious and inspiring.
| | Martin Wenzel
Local time: 02:42
English to German
To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:
You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »
Costa Rica - Gloria de la manana, morning glory
|PerfectIt consistency checker|
|Faster Checking, Greater Accuracy|
PerfectIt helps deliver error-free documents. It improves consistency, ensures quality and helps to enforce style guides. It’s a powerful tool for pro users, and comes with the assurance of a 30-day money back guarantee.
More info »
|SDL MultiTerm 2017|
|Guarantee a unified, consistent and high-quality translation with terminology software by the industry leaders.|
SDL MultiTerm 2017 allows translators to create one central location to store and manage multilingual terminology, and with SDL MultiTerm Extract 2017 you can automatically create term lists from your existing documentation to save time.
More info »