New info on Methodist Plant

soxxxxAugust 28, 2011

On the Southern Gardening Forum on Aug 14 nancybea atlanta ga posted that she thinks the Methodist plant is Achimenes.

I googled the photos. It has lots of common names. I am not familiar with the plant or the names.

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carrie751(z7/8 TX)

That is a very pretty plant..............

    Bookmark   August 28, 2011 at 9:25AM
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It is very pretty. Thanks for the follow up. Now, where can I get one?

    Bookmark   August 28, 2011 at 12:25PM
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roselee z8b S.W. Texas

About 20 years ago lady in my neighborhood grew hundreds of Achimenes of many colors in hanging baskets which were placed all over her yard. Those were hybridized varieties I'm sure. I used to see them occasionly in nurseries and catalogs, but haven't noticed them for sale recently. Plants go in and out of fashion it seems.

The pass along plant is most likely a species plant, but I've never heard of it.

Here is a link that might be useful: Achimenes ...

    Bookmark   August 28, 2011 at 12:52PM
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pjtexgirl(7b DFW)

Pretty. I sure do like old flower prints,plates etc...

    Bookmark   August 28, 2011 at 9:43PM
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