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RE: plant ID...palm begonia


I will try to remember my camera tomorrow and swing past there on the way
home...

Donna

> 
> Let's do a "rule out," Zem. Got a link to a picture?
> 
> On May 23, 2005, at 6:11 PM, Zemuly Sanders wrote:
> 
> > I found a Begonia luxurians, which was also described as a palm leaf
> > begonia.  Could that be the one?
> > zem
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Monday, May 23, 2005 2:27 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] plant ID...palm begonia
> >
> >
> >> Donna, talking about Palm like plant.....I recently saw a picture of
> >> a "palm
> >> begonia".  The foliage stood up tall from the plant, palmate shaped
> >> large
> >> leaves on top of what seemed like tall standing stalks.  It said it
> >> was a
> >> begonia, common name "Palm Begonia".  I didn't write down the
> >> botanical,
> >> unfortunately,  and of course have forgotten by now.  I've  asked a
> >> few people that are
> >> into Begonias, but no one seems to know about this  plant.  Anyone
> >> grow it,
> >> or know about it??
> >>
> >> Noreen
> >> zone 9
> >> Texas Gulf Coast
> >>
> >> In a message dated 5/21/2005 11:02:20 PM Central Standard Time,
> >> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> >>
> >> There is  some kind of palm looking plant that does survive here. A
> >> few
> >> blocks away  they are growing it in a half whiskey barrel. See the
> >> darn thing
> >> die off  and remain outside with no additional protection and come
> >> back to
> >> life each  summer. . amazing, wish I knew what it was.... But the
> >> house looks
> >> abandoned and never see anyone there.
> >>
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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