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Re: Petunias
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: Petunias
  • From: "Daryl" <dp2413@comcast.net>
  • Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 15:34:22 -0400

Do you have a state Market Bulletin? If not, check out Georgia's (quick, before they shut it down). There are usually ads for old-timey Petunias and other plants. http://www.agr.state.ga.us/mbads/

I absolutely can't stand Petunia smell, but that's because when I was 5, my mother lost half her foot to a lawn mower accident, so deadheading her Petunias became my responsibility. The stink and the stickiness and the heat were something that I've never been able to overcome. I forgave 'Purple Wave' because it cleans itself, but it's still pretty stinko to me.

d

----- Original Message ----- From: "Jesse Bell" <justjess01@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 2:49 PM
Subject: [CHAT] Petunias


Can anybody recommend an old fashioned, heirloom petunia? And where to
find them or the seeds?  I love the smell of them, but they all seem
to be hybrids now and that takes away some of the scent.  I love the
LOOK of the "wave" petunias, and have grown them, but they can't beat
the original fragrance.

--
Jesse R. Bell

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