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Re: harvesting seeds


Well, I'm sure that's true, Jim.  But when discussing the color, one could
be talking about a dress.  The plant is in the botanical world, subject to
botanical names.

As to Armitage, I think the point is pronouncing every vowel, such as in
"hydrangeoides", which is hy-dran-gee-oh-i-dees, not hy-dran-gee-oy-dees.

Thinking more about it, I suppose I could reconcile the whole Fuchsia/Fushia
thing just as I do Clematis.
Clematis - accent on the first syllable - is the botanical name while
Clematis - accent on the second syllable is the common name, FOR ME.
Fuchsia (Fyooks-ee-uh) is botanical and Fyoo-sha, common, TO ME.  Thinking
of it this way, makes sense and allows me to think that poor Mr. Fuchs is
not rolling over in his grave.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 3:43 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] harvesting seeds


> The color fuchsia probably got its name from plant fuchsia. Many of
> them are partly that color.
>
>
> On Thursday, July 15, 2004, at 11:14 AM, Kitty wrote:
>
> > Pet Peeve time...
> > Why don't people look at the word before saying it?  It is not the
> > color
> > fuchsia; it is a plant fuchsia.  It is named after a man named Fuchs.
> > It is
> > pronounced Fyooks-ee-uh, not fyoo-shuh.  (oo as in tool)
> >
> > Well, to be fair, I looked it up. On line dictionaries say everything
> > is
> > fyoo-shuh. But I think Mr Fuchs would have resented being introduced
> > as Mr.
> > Fyoosh.  Modern botanical dictionaries allow for fyoo-shuh, but mainly
> > refer
> > to it as a popular pronunciation, not as correct.
> >
> > All you have to do is LOOK at the word!  How can the letters chs give
> > a sh
> > sound?  Look where the s IS!  Anyone ever heard of phonics?
> >
> > Ok, I'll shut up now.
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 4:07 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] harvesting seeds
> >
> >
> >> Nice fuchsia, Donna. I would guess that you collect the seeds when the
> >> pods are ripe and let them dry before removing them from the pods.
> >> Fuchsias are normally propagated by cuttings, however. Very easy to
> >> root; will root, even bloom while doing so, in water.
> >>
> >> On Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at 11:45 PM, Donna wrote:
> >>
> >>> Ok.... I should have been deadheading.... but ya know....
> >>>
> >>> Anyways, here is a picture of an annual (for me) in a hanging basket.
> >>> Note all the hips/seed pods?
> >>>
> >>> Ok Jim (or anyone)-- when do I harvest them for next season? Storage?
> >>> Thoughts?
> >>>
> >>> http://simplymyworld.com/seedannual.jpg
> >>>
> >>> Donna
> >>>
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