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Re: Fabulous Finds


Your "finds" sound great to me. zem ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andrea Hodges" <andreah@hargray.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2007 6:31 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fabulous Finds


thanks I was rather pleased with my purchases.....:-D
----- Original Message ----- From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2007 2:34 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Fabulous Finds


Well, congrats. I should've guessed that Monrovia would have them.

On Apr 11, 2007, at 8:25 PM, Andrea Hodges wrote:

I had to go to Charleston today to a funeral and to console myself afterwards (OK not really but it was a good justification) I made the trek to one of my
favorite nurseries.

I found my Tasmanian Tree Fern!! YAY! They had them in from Monrovia, 7 gal and 5 gal and the best part is one of the 5 gals was mismarked so I got it for $39.99 instead of $59.99. It's HUGE! Took up half of the back of my jeep.
I also got:
Dracaena "Limelight"
Cordyline "Miss Andrea" (Couldn't pass that one up)
Polypodium aureum 'Mandianum' (Bear Paw fern that has a beautiful blue cast) Rhapis Excelsa, which is one of my all time favorite plants and was only
$25.00 They are usually horribly expensive here.
Hakonechloa (almost impossible to find here)
A beautiful dark green and purple Lysmachia, and a tiny-leaved golden/lime
Oxalis.  I can't recall their names right now.
And then on the way home I stopped to show my friends at the Garden Gate and they had gotten in some gorgeous 3 gallon dark red Mandevilla so I ended up
with one of those too! I'm so happy.


Andrea Hodges
Beaufort, SC

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Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.1 N, 82.4 W
Hardiness Zone 10
Heat Zone 10
Sunset Zone 25
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
Maximum 100 F [38 C]

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