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Re: Chinese ginger - Yo Kitty!

Your acquaintance sounds anal-retentive, Auralie. In all my plant breeding attempts, I've tried to follow Burbank's dictum--"select for vigor first." Vigor assures survival, to my thinking.

On Monday, August 9, 2004, at 04:39 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:

In a message dated 08/09/2004 8:41:31 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
genebush@otherside.com writes:
bad rap for I am hearing "if it grows that fast I do not want it
in my garden"

I have never been able to understand people who don't like plants that grow
vigorously. One of my club members has a splendid formal garden but
will not allow anything that spreads or reseeds by itself. She must be able
control the plant completely. Island Jim
Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Zone 10a
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]

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