Summer Quiz!

rob_peace(VIC Aust)August 11, 2005

While you enjoy summer in the northern hemisphere, it's violet season in Australia! I wouldn't like to think you might be losing your violet identification skills 'off season' so offer this selection of violets from my garden for your comments. All are white-eyed violets of similar growth habit with the exception of the pure white, which seems to belong in the same 'series'.


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etii(France 8)

Thanks so much Rob for sharing :-))))
But, MORE MORE MORE please ;-))))

Take care :-)

    Bookmark   August 13, 2005 at 2:57AM
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rob_peace(VIC Aust)

thanks, thierry...
my hope was to come up with some names for these little treasures. any ideas?

    Bookmark   August 13, 2005 at 10:30AM
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etii(France 8)

G'day !

It's a little bit too hard ! They are so much alike :-(
Give us some clues: are they all odoratas ?

    Bookmark   August 14, 2005 at 4:56AM
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rob_peace(VIC Aust)

yes..all these violets are odorata types...

    Bookmark   August 14, 2005 at 8:32PM
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Mike Hardman(Cyprus, 100m altitude)

They all look like nice 'Bluemers' to me :)

Or maybe you could name them after azimuths in the sky - 'Horizon' for the palest, 'Zenith' for the darkest, straight overhead...

Or maybe after natural water - 'Lagoon', 'Ultramarine', 'Glacial Lake', 'Vernal Spring'...

Let us know what you decide!

    Bookmark   September 16, 2005 at 2:20PM
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