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RE: Bloodroot... WOW

Hi Kitty,

Thanks for the clarification. Sorry you lost yours. Why do you suppose they 
died out? I have several small clumps which increase slowly. I do make sure 
they are lightly covered, but not planted too deeply.

Maddy Mason
Hudson Valley, NY  zone 5/6

In a message dated 1/7/03 12:05:38 PM Eastern Standard Time, "Kitty"<
kmrsy@earthlink.net>  writes:

> Maddy,
> The 'over 3 inches' description was not of multiplex.  It was describing 
> the
> TN variety of the species.  The only flower I had on my multiplex before it
> disappeared was no more than an inch and a half, if that.  
> Kitty
> On Tue, 7 Jan 2003 10:20:08 EST MyTGoldens@aol.com wrote:
> >I am growing these double bloodroots also. I
> >purchased my few original 
> >rhizomes about 10 or 12 years ago labeled as
> >'Sanguinaria canadensis 
> >multiplex'. They are lovely, but I don't think
> >the flowers are over 3 inches 
> >as you describe. I would guess most of them are
> >about 2 inches across. I'm 
> >not sure they have as many as 60 petals either,
> >but certainly more than 10 or 
> >12. The leaves are quite large, however, about
> >3-5 inches across. I'll have 
> >to look more closely when they emerge in the
> >Spring. They are the gem of my 
> >Spring garden, looking like pristine miniature
> >water lilies.
> >
> >Maddy Mason
> >Hudson Valley, NY  zone 5/6
> >
> >In a message dated 1/6/03 8:31:26 AM Eastern
> >Standard Time, 
> >gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> >
> >> inches in diameter.>
> >>
> >>WOW  . . . more than three inches. Sounds
> >like a must have.
> >>
> >>I am growing the fully double beautiful
> >bloodroot variety that was

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