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Re: Cascades or Alpines

  • Subject: Re: [IGSROBIN] Cascades or Alpines
  • From: Brian Roth <sevenmi@DNC.NET>
  • Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 21:53:04 -0800

This ought to help.  Balcons and mini-cascades are Oglevee varieties. Cascades are from Fischer



Brian Roth

Sandy Connerley wrote:

> Laurie,
> According to The Random House Book of Indoor and Greenhouse Plants,
> Volume 1, by Phillips and Rix, page 180 and 181, Cascades are generally
> smaller and less creeping than the ivy leaved pelargoniums.  Ivy leaved
> are dderived mainly from teh wild species Pelargonium peltatum.  The
> cascades are possibly crosses iwth Pelargonium acetosum.  These would
> include the 'Decora' plants raised by Bury in 1970's, 'Fiesta'  and
> 'Le'Elegante' which is a form of P. peltatum.  The 'Mini Cascades' were
> raised by Fischer in Germany.  I am only finding them listed in various
> catalogs as Ivy Geranium types.  Would also love to know more.
> Regards,
> Sandy Connerley
> Eureka, CA, soon to be Grover Beach, CA


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