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RE: Lotus qstn/ Daryl


Good luck with the shots...

Donna
Fingers crossed and a few prayers to boot!


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Daryl
> Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 7:59 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lotus qstn
> 
> See my message to Ceres. Nelumbo is what is commonly and mistakenly called
> lotus. Chalk my first to lack of sleep . The good news is that the dog is
> some better and I survived the first intra-articular injection of Supartz.
> Keep your fingers crossed, please. .
> 
> d
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 8:02 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lotus qstn
> 
> 
> > Daryl, what's not "true" about the PW Lotus?  It's a Lotus hybrid, but I
> > think it's interspecies, not intergenera (sp?).  It looks much like a
> > Lotus berthelotii or Lotus maculatus - perhaps a cross of the two?  The
> > Nelumbo is what I would think of as not a "true" Lotus - though it looks
> > much more like the picture I've always had in my mind of a Lotus.
> > Anyway I did find a Lotus berthelotii at Avant Gardens for $6, most of
> the
> > Nelumbos I found were $40+.
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Daryl" <pulis@mindspring.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Monday, February 20, 2006 8:25 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lotus qstn
> >
> >
> >> Kitty,
> >>
> >> I'm betting they're not after a true lotus, but the Proven Winner Lotus
> >> here:
> >>
> http://www.provenwinners.com/plants/default.cfm?doSearch=1&searchKeywords=
> lotus
> >>
> >> d
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2006 9:29 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lotus qstn
> >>
> >>
> >>>I just needed the correct name to know what to shop for.  And how many
> >>>would fit in the barrel w the other stuff.
> >>> Kitty
> >>> neIN, Zone 5
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> >>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>> Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2006 4:52 PM
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lotus qstn
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Could be Nelumbo lutea, the native. I just ran down seeds for a woman
> >>>> in Turkey. If so, I'll go look again, but no promises until fall.
> >>>>
> >>>> On Feb 19, 2006, at 4:32 PM, Kitty wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> One of our MG gardens has asked me to get Lotus nelumbo for their
> >>>>> their barrels. Didn't give a common name.  Would I be correct in
> >>>>> thinking they want Nelumbo nucifera, Sacred Lotus?  I can't ask
> them,
> >>>>> they don't know. Also - they plan to put these in half whiskey
> barrels
> >>>>> which in the past they planted with Impatiens.  They plan to plant
> one
> >>>>> Agastache 'Tutti Fruiti', 3 Helichrysum 'Limelight', and 3 of these
> >>>>> lotus in each barrel. I'm not really grasping the concept.  The
> lotus
> >>>>> is a water plant, the other two like dryish soil.  I asked her if
> she
> >>>>> was inserting something in the barrel to hol the water plant, but
> she
> >>>>> dodged the question.  I mentioned this to the Hort Ed and he says
> one
> >>>>> lotus will be plenty, they get huge.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Any thoughts on all of this?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Kitty
> >>>>> neIN, Zone 5
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> >>>>>
> >>>> Island Jim
> >>>> Southwest Florida
> >>>> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >>>> Hardiness Zone 10
> >>>> Heat Zone 10
> >>>> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >>>> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >>>>
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