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Apr 11, 2021 11:13 AM CST
Name: Jasmin
Toronto, Ontario (Zone 5b)
Peonies Roses Clematis Native Plants and Wildflowers Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Bee Lover
Cat Lover Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: Canadian Permaculture Garden Ideas: Level 2
Here is what happened yesterday.

I bought Shimadaijin TP in the local grocery store yesterday, and while contemplating how to plant it, I googled "Shimadaijin". A couple of pictures (taken by me and posted in the NGA's database) showed up. I know that at least three nurseries used these pics below (the pics were taken by me, but this gorgeous Shimadaijin belongs to my neighbor).




The first nursery I caught using my pictures without informing me was in Ukraine. Grumbling The second one was Les Jardines Osiris (Qu├ębec). Grumbling I called Les Jardine de Osiris to let them know the picture was copyrighted and offered them two options; either to send me one of their Shimadaijins and continue using the picture (my preference) or to remove the picture from the website. Unfortunately, they decided to remove the picture. Grumbling I really wanted the plant Grumbling

Yesterday, I clicked on one of the pictures, which led me to the online nursery that we discussed a couple of months ago. As I recall, I wanted to order some mums and native plants from them. So I called, and guess what? The owner was willing to send me Shimadaijin. Since I don't have room for two Shimadaijins in my (small) garden, I explained that I had bought Shimadaijin several hours ago D'Oh! So I asked if I could think of something else. The nursery offers only three TPs; I already have two of them, but I don't have the third one - Renkaku.

How big does Renkaku get for you? Please advise. Hope I will be able to find a spot for Renkaku because I've been admiring Renkaku's white flowers for a long time Lovey dubby Here is a pic from our DB:
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."~Albert Einstein
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Apr 11, 2021 11:31 AM CST
Name: oscar
beamsville Ontario canada (Zone 6a)
Bee Lover Region: Canadian Peonies Photo Contest Winner: 2017
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Hi Jasmin I hope this helps. The bees love it,
The picture are from 2020 and 2019 the one with the cats is from last year. Second from left with Mother Mary here's what it looks like today
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It's 32 inches from the ground
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Apr 11, 2021 11:59 AM CST
Name: Jasmin
Toronto, Ontario (Zone 5b)
Peonies Roses Clematis Native Plants and Wildflowers Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Bee Lover
Cat Lover Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: Canadian Permaculture Garden Ideas: Level 2
Oscar, your Renkaku is beautiful. Thank You! Do you, by any chance have Godaishu? I cannot tell the difference between Renkaku and Godaishu. What is the pink peony in the front?

I always admire your peonies. Hurray!
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."~Albert Einstein
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Apr 11, 2021 2:52 PM CST
Name: oscar
beamsville Ontario canada (Zone 6a)
Bee Lover Region: Canadian Peonies Photo Contest Winner: 2017
Thanks Jasmin no I don't have Godaishu , the pink one is Yachiyotsubaki
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Apr 11, 2021 7:38 PM CST
Moderator
Name: LG
Nashvillle (Zone 7a)
Butterflies Garden Photography Hostas Hummingbirder Peonies Region: Tennessee
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Good for you, Jasmin!
LG - My garden grows with love and a lot of hard work.
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Apr 11, 2021 7:44 PM CST
Name: Alex
Toronto, Ontario
Region: Canadian
love the story, Jasmin!
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Apr 11, 2021 9:39 PM CST
Name: Top
Missouri (Zone 6a)
Dahlias Daylilies Hummingbirder Irises Region: Missouri Peonies
Seed Starter Zinnias
That is a very nice way to protect your creative rights - I am sure that a lot of place would be more inclined to horse-trade than to pay for a licensed image.

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The return of perennials in the spring can feel like once again seeing an old friend
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Apr 11, 2021 10:17 PM CST
Moderator
Name: Liz Best
Elizabeth Colorado (Zone 4b)
Annuals Winter Sowing Plant and/or Seed Trader Peonies Lilies Irises
Hummingbirder Dragonflies Dog Lover Daylilies Bee Lover Birds
Glad it worked out, Renkaku is a lovely peony! Great choice!
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Apr 14, 2021 11:05 AM CST
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bookworm Roses Region: Maryland Peonies Hibiscus Herbs
Dahlias Cut Flowers Cat Lover Region: Canadian Garden Photography Butterflies
Your garden is stunning Oscar!

I'm glad they compensated you Jasmin. Did the nursery in the Ukraine remove the photograph?
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Apr 14, 2021 11:33 AM CST
Name: Jasmin
Toronto, Ontario (Zone 5b)
Peonies Roses Clematis Native Plants and Wildflowers Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Bee Lover
Cat Lover Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: Canadian Permaculture Garden Ideas: Level 2
Hiyamakki said:
I'm glad they compensated you Jasmin. Did the nursery in the Ukraine remove the photograph?

They probably did because I cannot google them anymore Smiling
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."~Albert Einstein
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Apr 14, 2021 11:37 AM CST
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bookworm Roses Region: Maryland Peonies Hibiscus Herbs
Dahlias Cut Flowers Cat Lover Region: Canadian Garden Photography Butterflies
I would be more than happy to trade pics for plants! I actually offered a pic of Purple Heart to Northland Rosarium because it bugged me to see that "no picture available" graphic. I would be beyond annoyed if someone used a photograph without permission though. So disrespectful!
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Apr 15, 2021 12:47 PM CST
Name: Jasmin
Toronto, Ontario (Zone 5b)
Peonies Roses Clematis Native Plants and Wildflowers Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Bee Lover
Cat Lover Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: Canadian Permaculture Garden Ideas: Level 2
Hiyamakki, I hope I will get the plant at the end. We shall see how it goes. I don't want them to send the plant now, because the bare-root peony planted in spring may struggle. I wouldn't ask for money, but a little plant, as a token of appreciation of our creative work would be nice. Please let me know whether Northern Rosarium has responded. I am curious. Smiling
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."~Albert Einstein
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Apr 15, 2021 1:35 PM CST
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bookworm Roses Region: Maryland Peonies Hibiscus Herbs
Dahlias Cut Flowers Cat Lover Region: Canadian Garden Photography Butterflies
They posted my pic actually!
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Apr 15, 2021 2:05 PM CST
Name: Jasmin
Toronto, Ontario (Zone 5b)
Peonies Roses Clematis Native Plants and Wildflowers Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Bee Lover
Cat Lover Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: Canadian Permaculture Garden Ideas: Level 2
Did they acknowledge you?
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."~Albert Einstein
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Apr 15, 2021 7:10 PM CST
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bookworm Roses Region: Maryland Peonies Hibiscus Herbs
Dahlias Cut Flowers Cat Lover Region: Canadian Garden Photography Butterflies
Indeed he did! I bought the blant from them the year before despite the lack of picture. I think I saw it a rose database and it caught my fancy.

https://www.northlandrosarium....
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Apr 15, 2021 7:32 PM CST
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Name: LG
Nashvillle (Zone 7a)
Butterflies Garden Photography Hostas Hummingbirder Peonies Region: Tennessee
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Congrats Hiyamakki!!
LG - My garden grows with love and a lot of hard work.
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Apr 16, 2021 7:58 AM CST
Name: Jasmin
Toronto, Ontario (Zone 5b)
Peonies Roses Clematis Native Plants and Wildflowers Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Bee Lover
Cat Lover Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Enjoys or suffers cold winters Region: Canadian Permaculture Garden Ideas: Level 2
I asked to acknowledge me as "Jasmin, National Gardening Association". Hope this is OK because the traffic will go back to NGA. Perhaps I should ask David.
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."~Albert Einstein
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Apr 16, 2021 9:38 AM CST
Name: aka Annie
WA-rural 8a to (Zone 7b)
Wow...I always thought many of the pictures here are better than some websites...plants for pics sound like a wonderful way to get more!
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Apr 16, 2021 10:44 AM CST
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Bookworm Roses Region: Maryland Peonies Hibiscus Herbs
Dahlias Cut Flowers Cat Lover Region: Canadian Garden Photography Butterflies
Thanks LG!
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Apr 23, 2021 11:58 AM CST
Name: Valerie
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
Region: Canadian Peonies Irises Daylilies Hybridizer Bulbs
Seller of Garden Stuff Plant and/or Seed Trader Bee Lover Birds Keeper of Koi
Way to go all of you I tip my hat to you. You should think yourself lucky Jasmin that Les J O even answered you. I have submitted an order to them twice this year asking if I can e-transfer the funds as to e-mail their order form with ALL that credit card info would be just asking for trouble; no answer Sad

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