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Re: was Northern Blooms now Northern vs. Southern Blooms


I wouldn't worry about moving plants several times in succession.  I've
moved at weird times, and helped my Mom move her plants whenever Dad would
get transferred, and had few of the setbacks that others report, even with
persnickety plants.
I think it depends on the maturity of the plant and the attention given to
their needs.  Most people treat plants like furniture, and let them bake or
dry out, or rip them out of the ground with few roots. Most *gardeners

Chimonanthus is ok, very fragrant, but I wouldn't give it a star location.
The flowers are not showy, and most years the leaves look like "the morning
after the night before." Like a wilted deb. Not a pretty sight!


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sheri Ann Richerson" <SheriAnnRicherson@exoticgardening.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, January 02, 2005 4:04 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] was Northern Blooms now Northern vs. Southern Blooms

> Daryl,
> Hi, well then it must not be related to me moving them if yours are not
> blooming either! I have been in such a panic worrying about the plants
> the late August move~
> Chimonanthus praecox is one plant I am hoping to add to my garden in a
> or so. How do you like it?
> I have heard Daphne's do not like to be moved and this was the 4th move
> them in two years time!
> Sheri

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