The PlantFiles Newsletter

Covering the events of February 21, 2013, on which 81 members joined.
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Gardening Quote of the Day

"I think that I shall never see A billboard lovely as a tree. Perhaps, unless the billboards fall, I'll never see a tree at all. "

(Ogden Nash, "Song of the Open Road," (1933))

Activity Report:

2 new plants were added to the database.
9 new descriptions were added.
41 new images were added.
42 new options were checked off.

Comments

Member Addition Description
CityBella Neutral CommentBridal Wreath Spiraea
(Spiraea prunifolia)
flowergirl34 Neutral CommentTall Bearded Iris 'Gold Fish'
(Iris )
natureherbs Positive CommentSpiral Ginger, Stepladder Plant, Insulin Plant
(Costus pictus)
IndianaBodeen Positive CommentHot Pepper 'Habanero Condor's Beak'
(Capsicum chinense)
zeno25 Positive CommentTomato 'San Marzano 168'
(Lycopersicon lycopersicum)
zeno25 Positive CommentSweet Pepper 'Carmen'
(Capsicum annuum)
zeno25 Positive CommentSweet Pepper 'Giant Marconi'
(Capsicum annuum)
zeno25 Negative CommentSweet Pepper 'Big Daddy'
(Capsicum annuum)
gardengremlin Neutral CommentSycamore Fig, Egyptian Sycamore, Mulberry Fig
(Ficus sycomorus)

Images

Member Addition Description
DAKOTA31400ImageRadish 'Crimson Giant'
(Raphanus sativus)
RosinaBloomImageSouthern Sword Fern, Narrow Swordfern, Erect Sword Fern, Ladder Fern, Tuber Fern
(Nephrolepis cordifolia)
RosinaBloomImageSouthern Sword Fern, Narrow Swordfern, Erect Sword Fern, Ladder Fern, Tuber Fern
(Nephrolepis cordifolia)
RosinaBloomImageBlack Tree Fern, Korau, Mamaku, Sago Fern
(Cyathea medullaris)
RosinaBloomImageBlack Tree Fern, Korau, Mamaku, Sago Fern
(Cyathea medullaris)
RosinaBloomImageBlack Tree Fern, Korau, Mamaku, Sago Fern
(Cyathea medullaris)
RosinaBloomImageBlack Tree Fern, Korau, Mamaku, Sago Fern
(Cyathea medullaris)
RosinaBloomImageRed Dwarf Tree Fern, Red Brazilian Tree Fern
(Blechnum brasiliense)
RosinaBloomImageRed Dwarf Tree Fern, Red Brazilian Tree Fern
(Blechnum brasiliense)
RosinaBloomImageRed Dwarf Tree Fern, Red Brazilian Tree Fern
(Blechnum brasiliense)
RosinaBloomImageSilver Tree Fern, Ponga
(Cyathea dealbata)
RosinaBloomImageSilver Tree Fern, Ponga
(Cyathea dealbata)
RosinaBloomImageSilver Tree Fern, Ponga
(Cyathea dealbata)
RosinaBloomImageSilver Tree Fern, Ponga
(Cyathea dealbata)
RosinaBloomImageSilver Tree Fern, Ponga
(Cyathea dealbata)
RosinaBloomImageSilver Tree Fern, Ponga
(Cyathea dealbata)
RosinaBloomImageSilver Tree Fern, Ponga
(Cyathea dealbata)
GabrielleImageKnotweed, Fleece Flower, Tovara 'Red Dragon'
(Persicaria microcephala)
GabrielleImageGolden Oregano 'Aureum'
(Origanum vulgare)
GabrielleImageBee Balm, Bergamot, Firecracker Plant, Horsemint, Oswego Tea 'Grand Marshall'
(Monarda didyma)
GabrielleImageEastern Purple Coneflower
(Echinacea purpurea)
GabrielleImagePale Coneflower, Pink Coneflower, Tall Coneflower
(Echinacea pallida)
GabrielleImageFour O'Clock 'Kaleidoscope'
(Mirabilis jalapa)
GabrielleImageBee Balm, Bergamot, Firecracker Plant, Horsemint, Oswego Tea 'Grand Marshall'
(Monarda didyma)
GabrielleImageBig-Flowered Self-Heal, Selfheal, Heal All 'Pagoda'
(Prunella grandiflora)
GabrielleImageEnglish Pennyroyal
(Mentha pulegium)
GabrielleImageMoney Plant, Honesty, Bolbonac, Moonwort, Silver Dollar
(Lunaria annua)
GabrielleImageGarden Phlox
(Phlox paniculata)
GabrielleImageBlack-eyed Susan, Gloriosa Daisy, Yellow Ox-eye Daisy
(Rudbeckia hirta)
GabrielleImageSnapdragon
(Antirrhinum majus)
GabrielleImageBlackberry Lily, Leopard Lily
(Belamcanda chinensis)
GabrielleImageSnow on the Mountain
(Euphorbia marginata)
GabrielleImageHardy Hibiscus, Rose Mallow, Swamp Mallow
(Hibiscus moscheutos)
mjsponiesImageDonkey Ears, Life Plant
(Kalanchoe gastonis-bonnieri)
mjsponiesImageDonkey Ears, Life Plant
(Kalanchoe gastonis-bonnieri)
GabrielleImageGerman Garlic, Ornamental Onion, Curly Chives
(Allium spirale)
GabrielleImageShowy Stonecrop 'Autumn Joy'
(Sedum telephium)
GabrielleImageMaximillian Sunflower, Prairie Sunflower
(Helianthus maximilianii)
GabrielleImageCastor Bean, Caster Oil Plant, Mole Bean, Higuera Infernal
(Ricinus communis)
GabrielleImageCastor Bean, Caster Oil Plant, Mole Bean, Higuera Infernal
(Ricinus communis)
GabrielleImageAconite, Monkshood, Monk's Coule, Helmet Flower, Cat's Tail
(Aconitum napellus)

Plants Added Yesterday:

Plant
African Violet 'Apache Jewel'
Saintpaulia
African Violet 'Golden Rubies'
Saintpaulia

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Have a good day, and happy gardening!

Dave

 

And that's the way it was... February 21, 2013