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Re: epis - Pink BR


That bloodroot is gorgeous.  Bet it can't take our heat though.

On 4/23/06, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> Thanks Kitty... they are nice, may have to get some if
> I can find them locally..
>
> LOL! Don't forget shipping cost Kitty!
>
> Donna
>
> --- Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> > No one else seemed interested but here it is anyway:
> >
> > http://hort.net/+13bv
> >
> > Yes, Chris, only $25 and it is yours.
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> >
> > > If you have time and others are interested as
> > well...
> > > I would like to see it.
> > >
> > > Donna
> > >
> > > --- Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
> > >
> > >> BTW, if you'd like to see a picture of the pink
> > >> bloodroot I can scan it.  It
> > >> is breathtaking.
> > >> Kitty
> > >> neIN, Zone 5
> > >> ----- Original Message -----
> > >> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> > >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > >> Sent: Friday, April 21, 2006 7:38 PM
> > >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] epis
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> > Garden Vision is in Massachusettes.
> > >> >
> > >> > The 2 bloodroots he carries are "Pink Form" and
> > >> "Tennessee Form".  The
> > >> > pink:
> > >> > In earliest spring, the buds of this native
> > >> shade-loving bloodroot variant
> > >> > emerge deep pink.  The showy, wide-petaled
> > flowers
> > >> open light pink and
> > >> > fade to shell pink.  Adding to this spectacular
> > >> composition are the dark
> > >> > pink stems of both leaves and flowers.  The
> > >> reverse sides of the petals
> > >> > remain dark, repeatedly displaying their rich
> > pink
> > >> blush when they close
> > >> > each evening.  $25"
> > >> >
> > >> > TN Form:
> > >> > "Our local native bloodroot flowers have a
> > single
> > >> row of 8 petals while
> > >> > the TN form has at least 2 rows and 16 petals.
> > It
> > >> is literally covered
> > >> > with flowers, some up to 3.25 inches in
> > diameter.
> > >> The interior row of
> > >> > petals is slightly narrower and 1/4 in shorter
> > >> creating a semi-double
> > >> > flower.  Very showy, 5-6 in tall in bloom with
> > >> deeply incised leaves.
> > >> > Grows to 12 in after bloom.  $12"
> > >> >
> > >> > I had a brief correspondence with Mr Probst
> > when I
> > >> placed my order, hoping
> > >> > to get my Epimediums in April, but he replied
> > >> that,  no, his schedule was
> > >> > better for them and they would arrive in June.
> > >> >
> > >> > Kitty
> > >> > neIN, Zone 5
> > >> > ----- Original Message -----
> > >> > From: "Christopher P. Lindsey"
> > >> <lindsey@mallorn.com>
> > >> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > >> > Sent: Friday, April 21, 2006 7:16 PM
> > >> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] epis
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >>> Best time apparently is June.  That's when
> > Daryl
> > >> Probst sends out the
> > >> >>> orders.
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Ahhh...  That could explain some of my
> > >> difficulties.  I had ordered
> > >> >> a bunch from Heronswood that went in around
> > >> April; they'd just decline
> > >> >> with our spring showers until they'd give up
> > the
> > >> ghost when the heat
> > >> >> hit.
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Sounds like he's probably waiting until the
> > rainy
> > >> season sends.
> > >> >>
> > >> >>> I just received my new Garden Vision catalog
> > >> today  He offers over 180
> > >> >>> varieties of Epimedium plus some Iris,
> > Primula,
> > >> and 2 Sanguinaria
> > >> >>> including
> > >> >>> a pink one.  Also one type each of
> > Vancouveria,
> > >> Trillium, Jeffesonia,
> > >> >>> and
> > >> >>> Lathyrus .
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Ohh, man.  How much for the pink Sanguinaria?
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Anyone else here grow Jeffersonia?  I bought
> > some
> > >> from Gene for my
> > >> >> parents' garden and my own yard a few years
> > ago.
> > >> They're doing really
> > >> >> well, but I'm disappointed at how short the
> > >> blooms last!  I've tried
> > >> >> to get a picture for the past two years but
> > was
> > >> thwarted by rain.
> > >> >> Within two days the flowers were gone.
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Chris
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >>
> > >
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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