A. Catmint is the common name for all varieties of Nepeta. Catnip is the common name for the specific variety of Nepeta called nepeta cataria, which is the variety that cats are most attracted to.
A. Zonal geraniums are reproduced through cuttings and seed geraniums by seed. Zonals have a double blossom (classed semi-double) rather than a single blossom as on the seed varieties, making the blossoms on zonal varieties a lot more durable. On average zonals are larger and slightly more sturdy.
A. The majority of Trailing Super Petunias are reproduced through propagation. Super Petunias are self-branching, enabling them to spread over a large area. For example, Supercascade Seed Petunia can grow up to 2ft., while most varieties of Super Petunias can grow to an average of 4ft.
A. Broccoli, lettuce, cabbage, onions, cauliflower, kale, brussel sprouts.
A. Indeterminates are main season varieties that continue to grow and bear fruit indefinitely, which is why they should be staked. (They are also called "staking" varieties.) Determinates are early and main season varieties that grow to certain size, produce a crop, and then die. They are also called "bush" varieties and do not need to be supported.
A. The capital letters are abbreviations for certain diseases which the variety has been bred to have a resistance against:
A - alternaria fungus
C - cladiosporum (leaf mold)
F - fusarium wilt, race 1
FF - fusarium wilt, race 2
N - nematodes
S - stemphyllum (leaf spot)
T - tobacco mosaic virus
V - verticillium wilt
A. Hybrid Tea - produces large double flowers born one to stem.
Floribunda - produce clusters of smaller double, semi-double, or single flowers per stem.
Grandiflora - somewhat like both, flowers are large and double like.
A. At the end of the dormant season, just before new growth begins.
A. The geranium was started from a cutting.
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