Does anyone know who was "Emily Mckenzie" for whom a popular crocosmia
cultivar is named after?
Does anyone know who was "The Honorable Jean Marie de Montague" for whom a
bright red ironclad Rhododendron is named?
"Of what are you afraid, my child?" inquired the kindly teacher.
"Oh, sir! The flowers, they are wild," replied the timid creature.
1921, C.B. Van Nes & Sons, but no indication of who it was named after.
That sort of biographical info is sometimes hard to find. Perhaps someone like
Clive Justice may know - I'll try to remember to ask him.
On 1/2/04 4:27 PM, in article firstname.lastname@example.org,
There is a "Who's Who" of plant names; I remember reading a review of it in
the last year. The most likely place I saw it was American Gardener from
American Horticulture. Try their website for a list of past reviews.
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