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Barry xbarry at skynet.be
Fri Sep 20 08:19:07 EST 2002

OK Well as I am 59 I guess it was the last war which we again won or there
would not be a Belgium for me to be living in today. I was in the Country
that won England where these dam plants were that as you say was probably a
nickname my mum thought up for them, but to get to ask her about them today
is a bit difficult. Time got her not the Germans and the question at this
time I am not ready to ask :-)

"Cereoid+10" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
news:i0mi9.15$pb5.2 at newssvr19.news.prodigy.com...
> Since we don't know where you and your old mum were on the planet when you
> grew these "war plants" and that it is probably a name that she made up
> herself, you may want to browse through pictures in garden books at the
> library until you see pictures of it and get back to us when you know what
> its proper scientific name is. Common names are usually completely
> Don't need some sophisticated name, just its proper name, Barry.
> To which war do you allude? There have been so many over the years!!! I'm
> sure the plant was around long before any of them.
> Barry <xbarry at skynet.be> wrote in message
> news:3d87084d$0$213$ba620e4c at news.skynet.be...
> > Look sorry but I am a little lad of 59 and my old mum used to call these
> > plants we had in the garden all winter War Plants and that is all I know
> > about them. In fact they are probably called something far more
> > sophisticated than War Plants but that is all I can tell Sorry. Oh !
> > were small and of many colours and that really is it :-( That is all I
> > tell Oh boy, I know, Don't say it LOL Just had a thought '' I wonder if
> the
> > name of them did in fact have anything to do with the war
> >
> > "Cereoid+10" <cereoid at prodigy.net> wrote in message
> > news:6rDh9.948$cv2.47386851 at newssvr15.news.prodigy.com...
> > > What are War plants?
> > >
> > >
> > > Barry <xbarry at skynet.be> wrote in message
> > > news:3d86f992$0$186$ba620e4c at news.skynet.be...
> > > > OK I will try it this way, <smile> Can anyone give advice on what
> would
> > be
> > > a
> > > > good plant for hanging baskets in the winter as here in Belgium they
> do
> > > not
> > > > seem to have heard of War plants which are the only plants I know of
> > that
> > > I
> > > > think will last and survive all winter weather. Thanks
> > > >

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