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Re: What is this flower?


Potato vines are toxic, too.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Theresa" <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, October 26, 2005 7:58 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] What is this flower?


> Really?  I've never heard of anyone having a problem here and it is
> EVERYWHERE.  Are we sure it's not like regular potato and not really a
> poisonous variety of nightshade?
>
> Theresa
>
> james singer wrote:
>
> > You might want to let your renters know it's deadly poison.
> >
> > On Oct 26, 2005, at 11:01 AM, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSR wrote:
> >
> >> I think that's it! Thanks. I have not seen it growing around here at
> >> all, so
> >> I will try and remember to take some cuttings. The flowers are pretty
> >> attractive and it's been blooming most of the summer.
> >>
> >> Cyndi
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> >> On  Behalf
> >> Of Theresa
> >> Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 7:32 PM
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] What is this flower?
> >>
> >> Try this-  Purple/Blue Potato Bush or Paraguey Nightshade (aka
> >> Lycianthes rantonettii although I also found it referred to as Solanum
> >> *rantonnetii*)
> >>
> >> see weblink:  http://www.horticopia.com/hortpix/html/pc3469.htm
> >>
> >> Pretty sure this is your plant.  Hardy zones 8-10.
> >>
> >> Theresa
> >> (Sacramento- where there are LOTS of these around)
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSR wrote:
> >>
> >>> I thought of that, but none of the pictures I can find really shows
> >>> leaves
> >>> like this plant. And I don't see the bright yellow stamens (?)
> >>> either. I
> >>> don't think Tibouchina would overwinter in this zone either, but
> >>> then  I
> >>> don't know when they were planted. Still, it's the closest I could
> >>> come
> >>
> >> when
> >>
> >>> looking through my books.
> >>> I might take some cuttings just for fun.
> >>>
> >>> Cyndi
> >>>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >>
> >> Behalf
> >>
> >>> Of Barbara Tandy
> >>> Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 9:07 AM
> >>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] What is this flower?
> >>>
> >>> Tibouchina sp. ("Princess flower")???
> >>> --Barb, Grass Valley
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSR" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> >>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >>> Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 8:28 AM
> >>> Subject: [CHAT] What is this flower?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Does anyone recognize this? This shrub is growing at a house we
> >>>> bought and
> >>>> are fixing up to rent. Seems familiar but I can't find any
> >>>> pictures  of it
> >>>> in
> >>>> any of my books. It's about 4 - 5 feet tall, with long branches
> >>>> growing
> >>>> pretty much straight up, and not bushy at all; there are three of
> >>>> them
> >>>> right
> >>>> against the house in a narrow space about 8 feet long and only a foot
> >>>> wide.
> >>>> They don't branch out a lot. The leaves are fuzzy and soft. The white
> >>>> blotches on the flowers in the picture are damage, not normal
> >>>> color.   I'm
> >>>> wondering if this is something the previous owners stuck in during
> >>>> spring,
> >>>> and it will die over winter, or if it's perennial.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>> http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/gardencatalogs/album?.dir=/
> >>> 2023&.src=ph&.tok=
> >>
> >> p
> >>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> hsNP1DBLagASqtF
> >>>>
> >>>> Cyndi
> >>>>
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> > Island Jim
> > Southwest Florida
> > 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> > Hardiness Zone 10
> > Heat Zone 10
> > Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> > Maximum 100 F [38 C]
> >
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