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Re: Off to the Garden/mock orange

Kitty wrote:
That is terribly confusing to non-Idahoans, Judy.  You are saying they use
the botanical name for the genus of Lilacs as a common name for a Mock
And... if they named it after a guy named Lewis, then why isn't it called
Lewis? (or Lewisia to make it even stranger)?  Was his name Syringa Lewis?

neIN, Z5
Some Idahoans do seem to be botanically challenged (Judy not included),
but here it is in full color, halfway down the page:
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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