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Beverly Erlebacher bae at cs.toronto.edu
Mon May 19 08:43:42 EST 2003

In article <rYXxa.422$3L4.282 at newssvr16.news.prodigy.com>,
skitin <skitin at prodigy.net> wrote:
>Hello, I am looking for a plant I saw on the street. It was cornflower blue
>with a white center. The flowers were very daisy-like but it was low growing
>with very undaisy-like leaves (like a begonia).
>I have looked around and no one knows what I'm talking about.

Might be Anemone blanda.  You plant the tubers or rhizomes or whatever they
are in the fall, and they bloom in spring.  In summer they die down, but
they come back every year, or at any rate, for several years.  There are 
pink and white forms too.

You can find pictures in fall bulb catalogs.

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