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RE: Bloodroot... WOW

The 'over 3 inches' description was not of multiplex.  It was describing the
TN variety of the species.  The only flower I had on my multiplex before it
disappeared was no more than an inch and a half, if that.  


On Tue, 7 Jan 2003 10:20:08 EST MyTGoldens@aol.com wrote:

> I am growing these double bloodroots also. I
> purchased my few original 
> rhizomes about 10 or 12 years ago labeled as
> 'Sanguinaria canadensis 
> multiplex'. They are lovely, but I don't think
> the flowers are over 3 inches 
> as you describe. I would guess most of them are
> about 2 inches across. I'm 
> not sure they have as many as 60 petals either,
> but certainly more than 10 or 
> 12. The leaves are quite large, however, about
> 3-5 inches across. I'll have 
> to look more closely when they emerge in the
> Spring. They are the gem of my 
> Spring garden, looking like pristine miniature
> water lilies.
> Maddy Mason
> Hudson Valley, NY  zone 5/6
> In a message dated 1/6/03 8:31:26 AM Eastern
> Standard Time, 
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> >  inches in diameter.>
> > 
> > WOW  . . . more than three inches. Sounds
> like a must have.
> > 
> > I am growing the fully double beautiful
> bloodroot variety that was

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