hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Re: Is it an Aloe?


Thanks Auralie,
Aloe was just a wild guess, because I'm not familiar with houseplants at
all.  The base of the leaves reminded me of an allium.    I haven't a clue.
It's not crucial that I know the name on this.  Just thought I'd see if
anyone wanted to try.
Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Aplfgcnys@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2004 4:30 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Is it an Aloe?


> Kitty, I went and looked at my Aloe 'Hey Babe' that is blooming right now.
> The colors are
> similar but the shape of the floret is different.  Of course there are
many
> species and cultivars of aloe, and I have several, but 'Hey Babe' and
'Flurry'
> are the most floriferous,
> and neither has florets shaped like this.  They are much more tubular,
with
> only a tiny
> fringe of petal points.  Then I looked in Exotica which confirmed the
tubular
> shape of
> the florets.  Also, the leaves usually have much more substance than the
> plant in
> your picture, and are usually notched or serrated on the edge.  I don't
know
> what
> your plant is - browsed Exotica but didn't see anything similar - but I
don't
> think it
> is an aloe.  But then, I could be wrong.
> Auralie
>
>
> In a message dated 07/17/2004 2:05:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> the "aloe" pics are the first 2 in this album.
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Support hort.net -- join the hort.net fund drive!
> http://www.hort.net/funds/

---------------------------------------------------------------------
Support hort.net -- join the hort.net fund drive!
http://www.hort.net/funds/



Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index



 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement