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2005 Plant List
Annual Flower Research at Bluegrass Lane - 2005
Purslane | Rio | Orange

Source: Ball Flora Plant


30-Jun: Surprisingly beautiful flower, nice flowers but invasive (?); 15-Jul: Non-uniform; 1/2 bed lower quality/vigor, beautiful flowers when open, invasive? ; 30-Jul: Uneven height, blooms open 10am-1pm, flowers opened after photo taken, flowering different by time of day - 1 or 5, few flowers; 15-Aug: A 5 when flowers open, few flowers, very striking, filled in nice; 1-Sept: Dense carpet, lots of flower buds; could be a 5,nice filler; 15-Sept: Few open blooms

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June 30

July 12

August 1

August 18

September 3

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More info about flower research, contact:

Dr. William Miller
Horticulture Section
School of Integrative Plant Science
135 Plant Science Bldg.
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
607-255-1799, Fax: 607-255-0599