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Re: Off to the Garden/mock orange


Very pretty indeed.
BTW, the flowers on my P. Snow Velvet look nothing like Heronswood's
picture.  I suppose I should be grateful there are flowers at all.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "James R. Fisher" <garrideb@well.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, June 06, 2005 7:34 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Off to the Garden/mock orange


> Kitty wrote:
> > That is terribly confusing to non-Idahoans, Judy.  You are saying they
use
> > the botanical name for the genus of Lilacs as a common name for a Mock
> > Orange?
> > And... if they named it after a guy named Lewis, then why isn't it
called
> > Lewis? (or Lewisia to make it even stranger)?  Was his name Syringa
Lewis?
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Z5
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Some Idahoans do seem to be botanically challenged (Judy not included),
> but here it is in full color, halfway down the page:
> http://tinyurl.com/7lm6w
> -jrf
> -- 
> Jim Fisher
> Vienna, Virginia USA
> 38.9 N 77.2 W
> USDA Zone 7
> Max. 105 F [40 C], Min. 5 F [-15 C]
>
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