Warning: Don't buy from Seeds for Africa

Dennis Kramb dkramb@badbear.com
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:48:53 PDT
I've yelled at them for stealing my Sinningia cardinalis photos.  They
quickly complied and stopped using my pics, but I was still annoyed.

Dennis in Cincinnati

On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 3:33 AM, Nathan Lange <plantsman@comcast.net> wrote:

>
> Try a Google reverse image search. That Moraea picture gets around:
>
> http://exotic-plants.de/seeds/ground-cover/…
>
> http://www.exotic-plants.de/groundcover.php
>
> Nathan
>
>
>
> At 05:55 PM 3/31/2015, you wrote:
>
>> I was browsing around on the web looking for seeds this afternoon, when I
>> ran across a listing for Moraea unguiculata:
>>
>>  http://www.seedsforafrica.co.za/products/moraea-/
>> unguiculata-indigenous-south
>> -african-bulb-10-seeds
>>
>> I thought the flower looked pretty cute for that species, but the photo
>> looked vaguely familiar. I went back and checked my blog, and found that
>> it
>> was actually one of my photos, posted here:
>>
>> http://growingcoolplants.blogspot.com/2013/04/…
>>
>>  The trouble is, I have that plant as Moraea longiaristata. So not only is
>> the vendor stealing photos, they're attaching the wrong photos to the
>> species. And there's no way they have seeds of that particular plant,
>> because I haven't been able to get seeds from it (I have only one clone).
>>
>>  Who knows what they're actually selling as that species. It makes me
>> suspect
>> everything else they sell.
>>
>> Buyer beware.
>>
>> Mike
>>
>> San Jose, CA (zone 9, min temp 20F, -7C)
>>
>>
>>
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