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: Serendipidy
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: Serendipidy
  • From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2010 18:51:39 EDT

Sorry, mine doesn't have those cute pleated leaves - just
fairly large shamrock-like ones.  I'm sure it's a very common
variety - just don't know which. It's pretty, whatever it is.
Auralie
 
In a message dated 6/11/2010 6:35:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
kmrsy@comcast.net writes:

Are you talking about Oxalis adenophylla?  Common name is Sauer Klee, 
Sauerklee
Go to:
http://www.srgc.org.uk/bulblog/log2004/080604/log.html
it's the second pic up from the Bottom of the page.

I grew those years ago, but I don't recall what happened to them cuz 
they're 
no longer here.  Then last year our MG  Shakespeare Garden asked me to get 
them some Pink Buttercups.  I wasn't sure what they meant as I was thinking 
Ranunculus and couldn't come up with a pink one that would be hardy.  Then 
I 
found some references to O adenophylla being called Pink Buttercup and it 
turned out that's what they wanted.  Why would an Oxalis be called a 
buttercup?

Thinking more about it, maybe yours isn't O adenophylla. It has these cute 
accordian-like leaves.  There are other pink Oxalis out there wiith the 
typical shamrock-like leaves.  They are all such pretty gems!

Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" 
<cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, June 11, 2010 5:09 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Serendipidy


> Isn't that nice? That's a plant my mom used to have, I remember the pink
> blooms. Seems to me they looked nice even when not in flower with their
> clover-like leaves. I'm trying to remember if they had foliage all
> summer but it was something that really didn't catch my eye until they
> flowered - there was a strip between the house and the backyard walkway,
> very narrow but long, and once a year the whole border would erupt into
> a pink extravaganza.
>
> Cyndi
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com
> Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2010 6:57 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: [CHAT] Serendipidy
>
> Today I found a blossom on a plant I have seen for years but never
> saw bloom before.  Ever since we have lived here - 40 years - there
> has been an Oxalis plant growing right up next to the foundation in
> front of the house, inside the drip line from the eaves.  It was
> obviously
> not the common weed - wood sorrell, or yellow oxalis - since its leaves
> were definitely larger.  Since it was not invasive, I have never pulled
> it
> out - I am really pretty tolerant of any plant that doesn't actively
> impinge
> on something I am trying to develop.  Anyway, today it has a bunch
> of pretty pink blossoms. It is surronded by the common yellow weed,
> which I have now pulled out, but seems to have enlarged its stand
> considerably from past years.  As I said, I have never seen it bloom
> before. I have done a bit of Google research on Oxalis, but can't seem
> to pin it down exactly.  Anyway, it is one of the serendipitous results
> I often get from not overweeding.
> Auralie

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the
message text UNSUBSCRIBE GARDENCHAT



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



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