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Re: Plant identification question

Kitty wrote:
> Auralie,
> This plant, Coleus canina Sumcol 01,  goes by 2 names from the same
> company - Dog's Gone and Scardy Cat. (They didn't do a spell check b4 naming
> it)
> Our Hort Ed gave me one to see what I thought.  Smells so bad he said he
> kept the windows down while it was in the car.  Well, I gave him my "report"
> last week.  A cat dug and dumped right next to it.  On another forum I read
> the same thing.  However, it may work on dogs, don't know for sure. For more
> info go to:
> http://www.scardy-cat.com/
Um, mayhap, but. Coleus (= Solenostemon) of gardens is
native to Malaysia, and Solenostemon in general are native
to tropical Africa and Asia. So sayeth A-Z.
So if Auralie's plant is a hybrid of one from Australia
and another from Brazil...
Jim Fisher
Vienna, Virginia USA
38.9 N 77.2 W
USDA Zone 7
Max. 105 F [40 C], Min. 5 F [-15 C]

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