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RE: now new version of old plants- was need your thoughts on some plants please.

Hum-- aside from a small difference in the look of the plant... isn't the
theory that the new versions are either- hardier, disease resistant, no
mildew, and other claims to get us to buy them?


> The only plants we have interest in here that are victims of "NEWER,
> BETTER" marketing ploys are caladiums and tomatoes. Unless I'm
> forgetting some--a distinct possibility--I can't think of any others
> that have new models, even every four or five years.
> And I agree with Ceres, "new is not necessarily better" for these two
> plants at least, and I'll take it one observation farther--the new
> introductions may not even be as good as what we now have or had last
> year. I don't think it's always sentimentality that prods us to prefer
> heirlooms; sometimes it's performance.

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