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Name: Patty
Washington State (Zone 8b)
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Aug 4, 2016 10:38 AM CST
Hi there -

I'm trying to add a plant to the database and not sure what I'm missing. The plant info is:
Hebe x franciscana and the cultivar is Pinocchio. I receive an error message that the genus is not correct, even when I tried entering only Hebe.

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Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
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Aug 4, 2016 10:49 AM CST

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Patty, the Hebe genus no longer exists. All of the Hebe species have been reclassified as Veronica species.
Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 9b)
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Aug 4, 2016 11:52 AM CST
Only a couple of cultivars of Veronica x franciscana in the database but no listing yet for 'Pinocchio' :
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Name: Patty
Washington State (Zone 8b)
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Aug 17, 2016 6:57 AM CST
Oh my! Another genus switch! Hard to keep up! Blinking
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Aug 17, 2016 7:10 PM CST

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I know right?! Will always be a hebe to me. nodding
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Name: Deb
Pacific Northwest (Zone 8b)
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Aug 17, 2016 10:33 PM CST
It's OK, you can use hebe as the common name...Who the heck was Veronica?
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