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Re: update on garden/bottle brush


Bottle Brush is indeed Callistemon linearis.  However, being a northerner
myself, I'd never heard of it.  To me a Bottlebrush is short form for a
Bottlebrush Buckeye, Aesculus parviflora, as seen at:
http://snipurl.com/40ou

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, January 23, 2004 5:01 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] update on garden/bottle brush


> I think we're talking about two different bottlebrushes. I think
> Theresa is talking about Callistemon citrinus; Iowa's way too cold for
> it, Ceres.
>
> On Thursday, January 22, 2004, at 11:32 PM, Theresa wrote:
>
> > Mine doesn't have any runners at all. Hmmmm.  I actually never heard
> > this
> > before.
> >
> > Theresa
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> > Behalf Of Cersgarden@aol.com
> > Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 3:23 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] update on garden
> >
> >
> > In a message dated 1/21/04 9:35:41 PM, tchessie@comcast.net writes:
> >
> > << Bottlebrush bushes stay a very nice size and grow gradually for the
> > first
> >
> > couple years.  Then, in the third winter they grow like crazy. >>
> >
> > Theresa, I have always wanted one but feel my garden is not large
> > enough but
> > did plant one in a new landscaping we did a few yrs ago.  They send out
> > runners as I understand.  Can you try taking runners for a new plant?
> >     Ceres
> >
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