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RE: winter bloomers speaking about rooting....


Donna, don't drink the water whatever you do.  LOL!!!

Blessings,
Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5) 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Donna
Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2006 9:32 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] winter bloomers speaking about rooting....

well you folks are not going to believe this- maybe I should bring my camera
to work tomorrow but---

The darn thing has a new bud about to open.... but no roots!

sigh.

Donna

--- Cathy Carpenter <cathy.c@insightbb.com> wrote:

> Try rooting hormone and perlite.
> Cathy
> On Feb 8, 2006, at 5:18 AM, Donna wrote:
> 
> > If some of you recall (doubt it), last fall I took
> a
> > couple cuttings from a fancy geranium. I was complaining that it 
> > never rooted... well I still
> am
> > complaining. That darn thing has sat in water
> since
> > fall, still alive (-well the leaves haven't died
> off-)
> > but it still DOESN'T have roots!
> >
> > What is with that?
> >
> > On another note, since my then new office has tons
> of
> > lights, I brought over my annual pots from my
> deck. I
> > usually use a house plant with some annuals and
> let
> > the whole thing die off yearly. They are still all alive and the 
> > annuals are not looking shabby about
> to
> > bloom again. (I had cut off the flowers about Nov
> or
> > so as they appeared to be going to seed) What I
> lost
> > was the ivy?!? Didn't think I would have a problem with that!
> >
> > Anyways, the fancy geraniums are still growing.
> > Thinking they might need a haircut or something.
> So
> > since the water rooting didn't work.... what
> should I
> > try next?
> >
> > Donna
> >
> > --- james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
> >
> >> Lantana roots fairly easily in vermiculite or perlite, Chris. Don't 
> >> know about water.
> >
> >
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