Thomasia sp. update

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    Sheelberightmate
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    G’day everyone, I’ve been a bit preoccupied lately but thought I should give a bit of an update about my Thomases (that’s what I’ve named them).

    For those who haven’t seen the other page, this species is from the Arthur River/Wagin/Woodanilling area. Although it hasn’t been formally identified yet, it’s been classified as ‘Priority 1′ plant (i.e. under immediate threat and is a candidate for declaration as rare flora) so a pretty good one to get into peoples’ gardens.

    Much like me, they have a crinkled, hairy appearance and prefer a bit of shade on a hot day. Unlike me, they adorn themselves in pinky/mauve coloured flowers from September through to November.

    In general, they have been doing well. One has been a bit parched (Thomas 12, I think), but nothing a bit of TLC won’t fix according to Sue & Graeme.

    Looking forward to meeting the next batch soon. Keep up the good work folks.

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    Ros Bowyer
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    Hello there Cameron, thanks for the update! Your Thomases (love it!!) sound like they’re going great guns, good for you! I’m dying to see what they’re looking like in a couple of weeks’ time! I’ve been in touch with Hazel about everyone’s plants & will post separately some feedback from her. Cheers 🙂

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