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Old 06-24-2006, 06:13 PM   #1
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Flowers

What is your favourite kind of flower?


Mine is the rose without question. However I am also very fond of lilys


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Old 06-24-2006, 06:38 PM   #2
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Freesia and roses. I have a large collection of roses of all types in my garden. At least 60 different varieties from rugosas to tea roses to old fashioned English and Bourbon roses.
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Old 06-24-2006, 07:15 PM   #3
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I love gardenias.
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Old 06-24-2006, 07:17 PM   #4
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What is a gardenia? A picture please if you have one

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Old 06-24-2006, 07:32 PM   #5
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Daisies....Daffodills and Sunflowers.
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Old 06-24-2006, 07:36 PM   #6
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Here you go, liketobake.

They are evergreen shrubs and small trees growing to 1-15 m tall. The leaves are opposite or in whorls of three or four, 5-50 cm long and 3-25 cm broad, dark green and glossy with a leathery texture. The flowers are solitary or in small clusters, white or pale yellow, with a tubular-based corolla with 5-12 lobes ('petals') from 5-12 cm diameter. Flowering is from about mid-spring to mid-summer and many species are strongly scented.

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Ohh....now if we are talking scent, it's a toss up between roses and lilacs!
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Old 06-24-2006, 09:08 PM   #8
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Thanks Wasabi, looks like a beautiful flower, probably smells beautiful too!

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Old 06-24-2006, 09:26 PM   #9
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Native to my area and flowers that I love are poppies, Jackob's ladder, peonies, daylily's (which can be boring unless you have many different colors), shrub roses (rosa rubrafolium is one I love), lilac, lily of the valley, bee balm, cone flower, coreopsis, silver mound, iris, and many more.

Oh wait you said favorite flower That would have to be the beautifully fragrant flower of the Linden tree which blooms in June here in Maine. The flower is not elegant, white/off white star shaped blooms, but the frangrance is so intoxicating. I would compare it's strong scent to a gardenia, though they dont smell the same, it's just a powerful, and unique scent.
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I like the flowers that pop out on my pepper plants before I finally get to see a pepper
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