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Re: Serendipidy
gardenchat@hort.net

I have lots of them here, they grow wild apparently.

On 6/11/10, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI <
cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:
>
> Isn't that nice? That's a plant my mom used to have, I remember the pink
> blooms. Seems to me they looked nice even when not in flower with their
> clover-like leaves. I'm trying to remember if they had foliage all
> summer but it was something that really didn't catch my eye until they
> flowered - there was a strip between the house and the backyard walkway,
> very narrow but long, and once a year the whole border would erupt into
> a pink extravaganza.
>
> Cyndi
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com
> Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2010 6:57 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: [CHAT] Serendipidy
>
> Today I found a blossom on a plant I have seen for years but never
> saw bloom before.  Ever since we have lived here - 40 years - there
> has been an Oxalis plant growing right up next to the foundation in
> front of the house, inside the drip line from the eaves.  It was
> obviously
> not the common weed - wood sorrell, or yellow oxalis - since its leaves
> were definitely larger.  Since it was not invasive, I have never pulled
> it
> out - I am really pretty tolerant of any plant that doesn't actively
> impinge
> on something I am trying to develop.  Anyway, today it has a bunch
> of pretty pink blossoms. It is surronded by the common yellow weed,
> which I have now pulled out, but seems to have enlarged its stand
> considerably from past years.  As I said, I have never seen it bloom
> before. I have done a bit of Google research on Oxalis, but can't seem
> to pin it down exactly.  Anyway, it is one of the serendipitous results
> I often get from not overweeding.
> Auralie
>
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Kemp TX
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  • References:
    • Serendipidy
      • From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
    • RE: Serendipidy
      • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>

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