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RE: Yahoo! Briefcase: tchessie's file(s)- mystery plantgoing to bloom

  • To: "Agardenchat" gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: RE: [CHAT] Yahoo! Briefcase: tchessie's file(s)- mystery plantgoing to bloom
  • From: "Kitty Morrissy" kmrsy@earthlink.net
  • Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2003 22:31:47 -0500

Since you mention S Africa, I got out my book on Cape Bulbs.  Your photo
bears some resemblance to Bulbinella and to some of the tenderest
Ornithogalums, such as O. thyrsoides. Even sort of looks abit like O.
magnum which I can grow here.  Post a pic when the flower is fully open and
we may be able to tell more.

> [Original Message]
> From: Theresa- yahoo <tchessie@yahoo.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 4/14/2003 10:19:56 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Yahoo! Briefcase: tchessie's file(s)- mystery
plantgoing to bloom
> Yes- the tag that came with it called it Sun Star and says it is from
> Africa zone 9-10, not frost tolerant.  Well I'm on the edges of zone 8 and
> 9, but it is planted in a south west facing corner near my house, so
> probably is pretty well protected there.  It actually was very green and
> actively growing all winter.  So, if anybody knows what this is let me
> I will take more photos as it starts to bloom.
> Theresa
> Sacramento, CA zone 8-9
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> Behalf Of Kitty Morrissy
> Sent: Sunday, April 13, 2003 8:43 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Yahoo! Briefcase: tchessie's file(s)
> Well, Theresa, whatever it is it doesn't grow here!  Handsome plant.
> Kitty
> > [Original Message]
> > From: <tchessie@none.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 4/13/2003 8:06:11 PM
> > Subject: [CHAT] Yahoo! Briefcase: tchessie's file(s)
> >
> > tchessie is sharing some photos with you!
> > New garden photos, including the &quot;Sunstar&quot; mystery plant that
> > now has a very large bud on it.&nbsp;&nbsp;Anyone know what this is??

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