[Trillium-l] Trillium-L Gallery Image Upload (3119)Hexastylis (Asarum) speciosa \"Woodlanders Select\"

Tony Avent Tony at plantdelights.com
Tue May 3 16:42:58 CEST 2011


The genus asarum was to have been killed off in the new Flora of North America, but like Freddy Krueger, it was mysteriously resurrected at the last minute without anyone knowing.

Tony Avent
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-----Original Message-----
From: trillium-l-bounces at science.uu.nl [mailto:trillium-l-bounces at science.uu.nl] On Behalf Of The Grahams
Sent: Tuesday, May 03, 2011 10:39 AM
To: Trillium Enthusiast Discussion List (and other Woodland plants)
Subject: Re: [Trillium-l] Trillium-L Gallery Image Upload (3119)Hexastylis (Asarum) speciosa \"Woodlanders Select\"

On May 3, 2011, at 5:38 AM, Tony Avent wrote:

> the native asarums (sorry, no taxonomists except Gaddy still uses
> Hexastylis)

Thank you for that comment Tony. The use of Hexastylis has been a confusion to me for YEARS.

I have not had much personnel experience with growing Asarum from seed but I am aware that seed grown (by others) plants can be superior.


Russell Graham, Purveyor of Plants, Salem, OR, Zone 8 (7)

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