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Water Gardens: identify tropical?

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Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

July 20, 2002
1:52 AM

Post #36658

Well I did winter over a tropical.Thought it had died,threw the pot it was in into a bucket and grew.Now I gotta figure out what one it is.Its either "Panama Pacific"or "Mrs. Martin E Randig"They look so alike ,and I had them both...can anyone tell?

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Phoenix, AZ
(Zone 9a)

July 20, 2002
8:02 PM

Post #307625

Sure looks like Panama Pacific, but I'm not familiar with Mrs. Martin Randig.
New Albany, MS
(Zone 7a)

July 20, 2002
8:24 PM

Post #307639

Does it have the VIP leaves? Looks like panama pacific to me.
Grandview, TX
(Zone 7b)

July 21, 2002
3:45 AM

Post #307952

That is going to be a hard one since Mrs. Martin E Randig was derived from a Panama Pacific cross. Try counting the petals. Panama pacific has 21-22 and Mrs. Martin E Randig has 23-24 according to my identification book. Both are viviparous. Good luck!


Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

July 21, 2002
12:53 PM

Post #308069

I will try counting then...1,2,3,4,...I need a drink,my DH is gunna think I went over the edge..LOL

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