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Re: Maddy's > plant types

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Maddy's > plant types
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 12:12:09 -0600
  • References: <29069854.1120665130147.JavaMail.root@sniper12>

I meant that we said "high biscuits", tall was just used as a diescriptive.
Didn't some oldtv show have a horse by that name?

Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lynda Young" <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 9:49 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Maddy's > plant types


> 'Tall Biscuits' - oh, that's great, Kitty :)
>
> Lynda
> Zone 7 - West Tn
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of kmrsy@comcast.net
> Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 10:13 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Maddy's > plant types
>
>
> Maddy,
> Loved the photos.  That Quatro-Iris is amazing!
> About the white flower, I'm not able to tell from the pic except that
> the leaves do look something like a potentilla, Cinquefoil. I bring this
> up because, you wrote "It is not shrubby." I bought a flat of Potentilla
> thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet' for our nursery. When we potted it, an MG
> looked at the tag and said, "This is going to be a shrub?". I replied,
> "no, it's a perennial and will have red flowers." She seemed very
> puzzled. A lot of people seem to get it into their heads that the type
> of plant with which they are most familiar in a genus dictates that all
> plants in that genus are that type. There are perennial Dogwoods.
> Clematis has vines and shrubs. Iris have bulbous, rhizomatous, and
> rooted types. Hydrangeas have vines and shrubs. And Hibiscus (as a kid I
> thought it they were tall biscuits) includes shrubs, trees, perennials
> and annuals.
>
>
> Got any others you'd like to cite?
>
> -
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone5
>
> -------------- Original message -------------- 
>
> > Maddy from Hudson Valley, NY sent over some spring pictures of her
> > garden...
> > you can tell she doesn't have rabbits!
> >
> > Anyways, check them out! They are awesome....
> >
> > http://hort.net/+YTH
> >
> > Donna
> > Ps I will link you into the gardenchat page tomorrow.. time for me to
> go to
> > bed!
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