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Plant Identification: SOLVED: none so sweet??

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meplant
kelso, WA
(Zone 8a)

June 19, 2001
4:07 AM

Post #6754

I posted this on the photo page, but should have put it here..I received these seeds in a trade last year, but have no idea what kind of plant this is...Does it have a different name??...I'd like to look it up somewhere...It likes to be kept on the damp side...Leaves look similar to a petunia, but it's not...It hasn't flowered yet; I will post a phote when it does...Thanks so much for any help!!

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Terry

Terry
Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a)


June 19, 2001
12:17 PM

Post #84563

The foliage looks a lot like my Zinnia elegans. Flowers will tell for sure, though.
Tim
Palmyra, VA
(Zone 7a)

June 19, 2001
2:08 PM

Post #84589

nope, not zinnia. The leaves are not hairy like zinnia.
Tim
Palmyra, VA
(Zone 7a)

June 19, 2001
2:15 PM

Post #84597

I have plants that look just like what you have here. I have seen them with white flowers, but mine are purple.
http://davesgarden.com/showthread/47413.html

poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


June 19, 2001
2:22 PM

Post #84602

My from Seed to Bloom book has the common name listed "None-So-Pretty". It's a silene but it doesn't say what species. I got some "None-so Sweet" seeds from a trader too but I haven't planted mine.

Terry

Terry
Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a)


June 19, 2001
2:28 PM

Post #84605

Tim your photo looks like Lisianthus (Eustoma). And the leaves look about right in this photo: http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/mi05/mi05012.jpg
Tim
Palmyra, VA
(Zone 7a)

June 19, 2001
2:34 PM

Post #84614

Thanks Terry and SUe.
So what Meplant has is not the same.

Terry

Terry
Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a)


June 19, 2001
2:41 PM

Post #84617

I don't know, Tim. Here's a link to a photo of Silene "None-so-Pretty" (note: not None-so-Sweet): http://www.expertree.net/annuals/silearme.htm

Sue, I have seed for Silene, too but mine bit the dust when I potted them up, so I never saw them at this stage.

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