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Re: Plant identification question

kmrsy@comcast.net wrote:
> Yes, Jim, you're right, I jumped on it too quickly because the Solenostemon has
> been a "hot" new item this year and I assumed (too quickly) that that's what
> she meant.  After rereading her message, I caught that Australian part, and
> realized that, hmmmmmm, 2 different plant coming onto the market with the same
> purpose where none was before, hmmmmmmm.  So I wrote a second message to CHAT
> to try to catch my error - did you get that one?
> Any ideas what her plant might be?
> Kitty
Yes I got it and didn't mean to pick on you :-), but
I thought a little bit of added info wouldn't be amiss,
and might help to make the point (whatever that is) to
I beg your forgiveness...
> > Kitty wrote:
> > >
> > > Auralie,
> > > This plant, Coleus canina Sumcol 01,  goes by 2 names from the same
> > > company - Dog's Gone and Scardy Cat. (They didn't do a spell check b4 naming
> > > it)
> > > Our Hort Ed gave me one to see what I thought.  Smells so bad he said he
> > > kept the windows down while it was in the car.  Well, I gave him my "report"
> > > last week.  A cat dug and dumped right next to it.  On another forum I read
> > > the same thing.  However, it may work on dogs, don't know for sure. For more
> > > info go to:
> > >
> > > http://www.scardy-cat.com/
> > +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> > Um, mayhap, but. Coleus (= Solenostemon) of gardens is
> > native to Malaysia, and Solenostemon in general are native
> > to tropical Africa and Asia. So sayeth A-Z.
> > So if Auralie's plant is a hybrid of one from Australia
> > and another from Brazil...
> > -jrf
> > --
Jim Fisher
Vienna, Virginia USA
38.9 N 77.2 W
USDA Zone 7
Max. 105 F [40 C], Min. 5 F [-15 C]

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