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Re: Re: now purple fountain grass-New plant acquisition...


Say Kitty,

How is your purple fountain grass dong this year? Mine is alive, but not growing, kinda just there. Very strange.

Donna



> I find overwintering a bit of a guessing game.  I always successfully 
> overwinter Purple Fountain Grass (Zone9-10) in the attached garage, 
> temps down to 45-50.  But Persian Shield is a gamble out there, 
> sometimes makes it, sometimes not.  So Persian Shield and Osteospurmum 
> overwinter as houseplants.  I prefer to go the garage route because 
> cooler seems to coincide with dormancy, slower growth, less likelihood 
> of pests than indoors.  Having no greenhouse, cold or warm, I just have 
> to take my chances.
> 
> Kitty, Z5/6

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