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Tropicals & Tender Perennials: Laurie's Love?

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Christiana, TN
(Zone 6b)

December 18, 2010
5:11 PM

Post #8266958

Hi, all. I bought this plant last spring as Laurie's Love from Glasshouse Works. I can't find it in Plantfiles. Maybe I'm not searching correctly? I did use the cultivar field this time.

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Northern California, CA
(Zone 9a)

December 18, 2010
8:54 PM

Post #8267260

Congrats on actually getting your order from GHW, they tend to be very slow

The plant filed data base is member generated, you can add this begonia here

If you have any trouble I can help as will admin.
Powder Springs, GA
(Zone 7b)

December 19, 2010
1:45 AM

Post #8267335

Stunning begonia. Is that named after you Laurie? (Kidding of course)

GHW should be a great place to buy from except they are very slow (4 months on my last two orders and I won't order from them again unless I am really hard up) and often the plant doesn't match the name in a lot of instances. The one begonia I really enjoyed from them was bought as crassicaulis but I knew when I received it that it wasn't. So I called it the sprawler or the monster for a few years. I just found out the real name from Charles Jaros last year - Bayberry Lane.

Some of their Hocking series have turned out to be pretty nice begonias too but it is best to get those from other growers than ordering from GHW.

Christiana, TN
(Zone 6b)

December 19, 2010
6:56 PM

Post #8268419

Lali, I've added plantfiles. I just wanted to be sure I didn't post a duplicate.
So Laurie's Love is new to the plantfiles?
Northern California, CA
(Zone 9a)

December 20, 2010
8:20 AM

Post #8269012

I don't think there are any existing listings yet. I looked and couldn't find one.

Ross Bolwell's database shows this as 2001 hybrid by Bob Koehler, Florida

Christiana, TN
(Zone 6b)

December 20, 2010
2:19 PM

Post #8269491

Thank you. I'll go ahead and add it and the pic and before too long maybe it will bloom for me.

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