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Re: Fancy Leaf Zonals

  • Subject: Re: Fancy Leaf Zonals
  • From: maria guzman <mirror@3RIVERS.NET>
  • Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 17:51:14 -0700

You're right about 'west coast growers'; Bird Dancer grew steadily for 10
years in California.  As soon as I brought it to Montana it sulked,never
bloomed again and went into fatal decline.  It ended up in the compost.
Our harsh light here is very different from East or West Coast filtered


>In a message dated 2/26/04 7:00:50 PM Eastern Standard Time, Akbehn@AOL.COM
>> moment.  Bird
>> Dancer is small, grows easily and blooms often for me so that is my very
>> favorite.
>Bird Dancer is a very good choice for indoor or GH growth in northern states.
> I have had this plant for years having purchased it from Blue Meadow in
>Montague, Mass.  For those who are looking in the New England area, this
>greenhouse grows many pelargoniums from their own stock plants which are
>usually on
>display in the greenhouse.  They also have some species on display which
>may or
>may not be for sale.  If some other zonals are nominated please mention where
>you are located.  West coast growers can succeed with a much larger list than
>northern and eastern states.
>Claire Peplowski
>NYS zone 4 US

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