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Re: was Northern Blooms now Northern vs. Southern Blooms

No, It's a true edible Mustard Green, a Brassica, not  the invasive garlic
mustard ( Alliaria petiolata ). It's gorgeous with burgundy leaves and
greenish white stems and about knee high.

There are several seed sources including:

It's lovely against a stucco or other light colored wall, or as height in a
container of Dianthus, or with antique shades of Pansies. It's also not as
strong as regular mustard greens if you eat such. I use it in winter designs
for my clients partly because it survives hard freezes, unlike ornamental
cabbages and such that turn to stinky mush by January.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, January 02, 2005 3:59 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] was Northern Blooms now Northern vs. Southern Blooms

> In a message dated 1/2/05 2:54:31 PM, pulis@mindspring.com writes:
> << Giant Red Mustard >>
> Daryl, what is this?  Related to the dreaded invasive mustard?
>     Ceres

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