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Re: OT: Free companion-plant seeds

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] OT: Free companion-plant seeds
  • From: "Mary Ferguson" <cferguson@conpoint.com>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 18:22:07 -0500

Hi Patty,  I would love to have some of your holly hock seeds...If you have
enough, can I have all three colors? Let me know the charge.   Thank you,
Mary Ferguson  308 N Pine St.  Norfollk, NE  89701
----- Original Message -----
From: "Laird D Kelly" <laird.kelly@juno.com>
To: <iris-talk@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2001 11:04 PM
Subject: Re: [iris-talk] OT: Free companion-plant seeds


>
>
> On Sun, 29 Jul 2001 01:12:24 -0000 pbrooks@whidbey.net writes:
> > All you wonderful iris-talkers,
> >
> > Finishing a new bed today, it struck me that I have more seeds than
> > I know what to do with, for plants I've grown from seed, and could
> > share.
> >
> > A few years ago, I raised from seed single hollyhocks and Shasta
> > daisies that just took off to become outstanding plants.  Hollyhocks
> > are supposed to be hard to grow, I thought, but these went nuts.
> > Huge leaves and the tallest (and self-supporting) stalks I've seen.
> >
> > So I just gather the seed year to year, plant in little peat pots,
> > and let them repeat their performance.  The Shasta daisies are
> > bigger than my spread hand, and the hollyhock leaves look like elephant
>
> > ears.  People stop on the street and come down the drive to stare
> > and photograph.
> >
> > The hollyhocks are hot pink, rich dark near-black, and cream/yellow.
> >
> > Since it's clear what color the seeds come from, it's easy to seed
> > just the color you want.
> >
> > Anybody who wants some, e-mail me at the address above, and I'll
> > send when I gather the seed in the fall.
> >
> > Patricia Brooks
> > Whidbey Island, WA, zone 8-9
> >
> > Each bloom gives hundreds of seeds, so I have more than I can plant.
> >
> >
> >
>
> Hollyhocks? Shasta daisies? Sure, I'll take some of each
>
> Laird Kelly
> P.O. Box 411
> Burley, Wa 98322-0411
>
>
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