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now my concern is for them not to die :P flowers are secundary lol thanks

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I'm going to try to keep some alive in the winter inside too.
We have them in the pond every year and they get huge and make tons of flowers. They only have sunlight in the afternoon and they are in a big pond with a pump and fish. The pond is maybe 2 feet deep and as big as my bedroom and theres another kind of plant in it too that makes oxygen but I don't remember what the name is. Theres frogs in the pond too and another kind of flower that only has one petal. I don't remember what those are called but they look like elephant ears with smaller purple leafs.
This is one of our hyacinth plants. :D

[img]https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7034/6558669951_03364038f0_z.jpg[/img]
The sky is falling! Oh wait. It's only snow. =D

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Nice. I brought 2 inside to keep them alive for next year. The ones outside are still alive, but looking deteriorated. If you got a pic of the other flowers/plants you are unsure of, post a pic I might be able to tell you what they are.

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PunkRotten wrote:Nice. I brought 2 inside to keep them alive for next year. The ones outside are still alive, but looking deteriorated. If you got a pic of the other flowers/plants you are unsure of, post a pic I might be able to tell you what they are.
:D Thanks! That was a picture mom took and i didn't take any pictures because i didn't know I would join a garden forum but I did a ton of googling and found this picture. This is exactly what ours looked like and now I know it's called Imperial Taro or Illustris.

[img]<a%20href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/73735303@N02/6665914567/"%20title="Pond%20plant%20by%20Jaydenz,%20on%20Flickr"><img%20src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7145/6665914567_9e168a8053_z.jpg"%20width="640"%20height="563"%20alt="Pond%20plant"></a>[/img][/img]
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I can't edit my post to fix the picture so I'll have to do another post.

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Yeah those are nice. They grow nice at the ponds edge.

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Hyacinths bloom under stress. Lots of things cause stress; pH, change in nutrients, change in temperature, change in TDS levels, etc etc....

As for not living, being a water plant they are subject to TDS, pH, oxygen levels, and many other things. If they go yellow, they are aenimic and need nitrogen or iron. If they are going from green straight to brown, then the water is poisonous to them. Not in the chemical sense of the word, but in that the water is not within their range of tolerance. Its why they grow better in larger bodies of water...more of a buffer against inconsistencies.

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Jaydenz wrote:I can't edit my post to fix the picture so I'll have to do another post.

[img]https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7145/6665914567_9e168a8053_z.jpg[/img]
That is an Imperial Taro (Colocasia antiquorum).



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