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Re: Re: todays events....

Grow a lot of mine in shade here. The ones in light shade bloom as well
as the ones in sun, the ones in deep shade bloom somewhat less. But they
sure look nice up against my white house.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Marge Talt
Sent: 7/6/2004 3:29:44 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] todays events....

> > From: Donna <justme@prairieinet.net>
> > Had a canna there, seems it can't take sun, so is residing on the
> screen
> > in deck here. *Anyone heard of this non-sense?* It is called Canna
> > stuttgart.
> ----------
> Fantastic Canna  - now on my lust list!  Appears what you heard is
> true.  Tony Avent says light shade as the white parts can burn...not
> surprising; many plants with large amounts of white can't take full
> sun.  He also says it needs lots of water in summer.  I'd just take
> the scissors to the burnt bits; they're dead tissue anyway and your
> plant would look better for the rest of this season.
> Canna actually grow pretty well in part shade; you may not get as
> many flowers, but if you're growing the ones with marvy foliage for
> the foliage, that doesn't matter.
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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