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RE: aquatic spathiphyllum

  • Subject: RE: aquatic spathiphyllum
  • From: "Harry Witmore" <harrywitmore@witmore.net>
  • Date: Thu, 23 May 2002 18:32:18 -0500 (CDT)

Not just the Midwest. North Carolina had it's share also.

Harry Witmore
Cloud Jungle Art
www.witmore.net <http://www.witmore.net>

-----Original Message-----
From: aroid-l@mobot.org [mailto:aroid-l@mobot.org]On Behalf Of Petra
Sent: Thursday, May 23, 2002 5:58 PM
To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L
Subject: aquatic spathiphyllum

Hey Ron...there was a craze here in the USA, well, maybe just the Midwest,
with spathiphyllum plants being grown in huge glass jars...the kits were
sold by Walmart and included colored marbles for the jar, a beta fish and a
spathiphyllum...the roots of the spath grew down into the jar, kept the fish
fed and happy and the plant happy...these "arrangements" were seen in dental
offices, doctor's offices, bank lobbies, restaurants, and anywhere else you
could imagine; those who had one, loved them...
I have seen spaths offered in the water garden areas in garden
centers/nurseries and have seen them growing pretty much as emergent

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