162613RE: today's CRL home page pic
- Sep 17, 2013
wow we have someone called KOHLERIA on the board - how eclectic can this group be (despite the problems with neo - has anyone found "reply" or double click the message does not expand it?).
No Paul, they didn't tell me what it is - I said "that's a nice weed, can I have some". :-))
I figured it might be a gesneriad but i was expecting something taller . . . this thing just sets up and starts growing all over the place like a magnificent ground cover. I am nearly certain it will be unhappy in the dry season and I will be accused of poor water conservation behaviour by trying to keep it happy. FYI there are some really huge gesneriads at Wilson Gardens which I would happily live at if it wasn't hours from absolutely everywhere,
just wiki'd it and apparently they hybridize happily in the wild so they could become anything hoho
--- In email@example.com, <stanhopi@...> wrote:
--- Kohlerias wrote:
> I have been growing Kohlerias, albeit a different variety than in today's photo,
> since I found my first 'weed' many years ago.
Thanks for that bit of info. It looked like a Gesneriad but while I didn't know anything about thatgenus, I did guess correctly that it is a gesneriad.Is all the hair we see on the outside of the flower in Berni's photo typical of many Kohleria species?Just curious...Paul M.==
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