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Name: Alex B.
Status: student
Age: 13
Location: N/A
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Date: 
12/21/2003



Question:
Can you tell me some of the plants for the long day plants, short day plants, and day neutral plants?


Replies:
The days are short in the spring and fall, so any plant that blooms then is a short day plant. For example: daffodils and tulips and crysanthemums. Long day plants are those that bloom in the summer, ie. daylilies, phlox, black eyed susans, coneflower. Day neutral plants bloom at any time.

Van Hoeck


The following web pages should be very helpful:

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/mg/botany/light2.html

http://www.ext.nodak.edu/extnews/askext/indoor/2112.htm

Anthony Brach Ph.D



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