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striped flowers

Sten Porse porse at post3.tele.dk
Sat Jan 11 14:58:11 EST 1997


Sara Maltby wrote:
> 
> Does anyone have an explaination for striping in various flowers,
> i.e. roses, diathus, dalias etc. ? does this have any relationship to
> variegation in leaves..?
> 
> Sara Maltby, doscombe at zetnet.co.uk

Dear Sara!

The kind of striping you describe is normally caused by various kinds of
plant viruses. So there is indeed a relationship to "variegation" in
leaves.

Sten Porse



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