Re: [IGSROBIN] P. coriandrifolium?
As best I am able to figure, the decision about P.coriandrifolium depends
on what EXPERT you are talking to and what year it is.
Seriously the flower does look like a bigger, nicer myrrhifolium and the
foliage exactly the same.
How can it be Christmas without a Christmas tree????
Geraniaceae is all around the World
> From: Joan Steele <shakaskraal@ONE.NET.AU>
> To: IGSROBIN@MAELSTROM.STJOHNS.EDU
> Subject: P. coriandrifolium?
> Date: Wednesday, 2 December 1998 17:05
> Hi everyone,
> having a dull day here for a change ... a cool start to summer. I have
> been out taking cuttings all morning & also have planted 40 odd seeds,
> zonals, some that I have crossed & some the bees are responsible for.
> last years lot I have kept 6 plants that I consider different enough to
> grow on.
> Re the comments on name tags. My birds don't steal them, they just eat
> plants! We have 'Twenty Eight' parrots (named fro their call) who just
> love ivies. They nip the stems off way back and then go on to the next
> I don't have much out in the open, but near the ones I do have, I've got
> all sorts of whirly-gigs etc to frighten these parrots off. They do go
> into my greenhouse if theyre really desperate. They go for the zonals as
> well, but prefer ivies.
> I wonder if some of our species growers can answer a question for me?
> I have planted seeds labelled 'P.coriandrifolium'. I would like to
> know is this a sub species of P. myrrhifolium or a species in it's own
> Favourite zonals?? at the moment I have a few beaut plants of 'Pink
> Flesh" the most delicate pink double, so thats my favourite .... for
> month. Second & third would be 'Memories' D. pale lavender & ['Orange
> Parade' D. orange.
> Cindi .... no, haven't put up a christmas tree ... gave that up years
> ago... I know, I'm a bit of a scrooge, I'll just be glad when Christmas
> fever is over & things are back to norma!!
> How are you coping, Diane in oregon?
> Hope one of these days we'll hear from 'The boy from Illinois" again.
> Joan Steele, 65 Ford Rd., Lesmurdie 6076 Western Australia
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