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Re: Venusta with WHITE flowers??


At 12:21 AM 13/09/1999 EDT, you wrote:
>In a message dated 9/12/99 6:50:26 PM Central Daylight Time, 
>Cidjohnson@aol.com writes:
>
><< The Five  Stone "venusta" is now blooming with WHITE flowers, while the 
>Cook's one is  done blooming (and I'm assuming had purple flowers).  To my 
>eye, the leaves 
> look pretty much the same; size and form-wise.   >>
>
>Hi, me again,
>
>I forgot to add that Harry says both of these "venustas" have BIGGER leaves 
>than other venustas and they are more pointy.  Maybe that will help someone 
>guess what kind the white flowering one is....maybe a seiboldii?
>

Cindy

Roll the flower scape between your fingers to see if it has the ridges that
are typical of venusta, if it is smooth, without seeing a picture the white
flowering sieboldii is a good guess.

John Kee
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