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Re: close call


Is the Double Tangerine Poppy an oriental?

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Jun 26, 2005, at 8:26 PM, Kitty wrote:

> It's too hot to do much, but I did some deadheading just now.   
> Deadheading
> performs one extra benefit.  It gives you a chance to look more  
> closely at
> things.  In two cases today it was a good thing I did.  The dime-a- 
> dozen
> Bloody Cranesbill had engulfed the Double Tangerine Poppy.  This is a
> fantastic little poppy that blooms it's head off most of the  
> season,  The
> brilliant flowers are supported way above the leaves on wiry  
> stems.  But the
> leaves were completely covered up by the geranium, so I ripped out  
> a chunk
> to give the poppy some breathing room.  Just a few feet away was my  
> Anemone
> 'Bodnant Burgundy', a shortish, fall blooming variety.   It didn't  
> move at
> all the first few years, but now it's starting to spread abit,  
> which I'm
> thrilled about.  However, on closer inspection it was coming up  
> through
> Thymus 'Doretta Klaber' which had just begun to bloom.  This is the
> teeniest, tinyest thyme I've ever seen and I don't want to lose  
> it.  So, out
> came the anemone.  Fortunately the stems hadn't mixed so no damage  
> to the
> thyme and I got plenty of anemone root so I could pot them up.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Z5
>
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