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Thread started 04/19/20 2:56pm

barnswallow

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Purple Plants

Vegetable and flower names with references to Prince?

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'Candy Prince'... a tulip. Johnny's Selected Seeds.

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Candy Tuft 'Purple Rain'... Park Seed


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okay... a jimi hendrix carrot... Purple Haze... Johnny's

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Barbarella eggplant... Johnny's Selected Seeds

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Grasping for a straw.... Space Spinach... Johnny's

Any others?

I wanna top the rose petals that whisper sweet
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Reply #1 posted 04/19/20 3:34pm

barnswallow

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Going out on a limb again. Costa Silver Snapdragon.... for Nikka Costa. Although, for real, 'Costa' probably refers to a 'series'. There are other 'Costa' snapdragons that aren't this lavender/pink color.

Johnny's Selected Seeds.Costa Silver Snapdragon

I wanna top the rose petals that whisper sweet
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Reply #2 posted 04/21/20 7:47pm

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Purple Prince Alternanthera

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Scientific Name : Alternanthera brasiliana

Plant Habit : Mounded, Spreading

Spacing : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Height : 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)

Width : 18 - 20" (46 - 51cm)

Exposure : Partial Sun, Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.
Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 7 to 8 weeks

  • First compact seed alternanthera is an easy-to-grow alternative to vegetative varieties.
  • Durable carpet of ruby/burgundy foliage is ready to take on any Summer condition, including drought and rain. Imagine this unique colour accent in large cityscapes and as a “spiller” in high-impact containers!
  • Great in low-maintenance landscapes for professionals and home gardeners alike.
  • May flower under very short days; light plants at that time of year to prevent bud formation.

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Reply #3 posted 04/21/20 8:32pm

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i grew a cinnamon girl pumpkin from johnnys

i think fedco had a few princey seeds too,

also, purple prince zinnias

i like to grow purple potatoes and sweet potatoes

purple basil, purple corn, eggplants, peppers are fun!

flowing through the veins of the tree of life...purplemaplesyrup
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