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Re: Cobaea

Good to know Marge. Thanks. I've been paying close attention to the two I
planted on my trellis and it seems to be taking off. Maybe it will bloom
before it freezes......Although I had no idea they got 20++ feet tall.
YIPES! Thank goodness it's an annual. 

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC 

> [Original Message]
> From: Marge Talt <mtalt@hort.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 6/18/2005 12:38:23 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Cobaea
> I grew it once about 30 years ago, Andrea.  As I recall, it went up
> something and then tried to take over the clothes line but never
> bloomed for me.  I seem to remember learning that it needed a really
> long growing season to bloom - probably would for you in SC.  It's
> not hardy up here, so that one time was the last time...
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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> > From: A A HODGES <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
> > I think I spelled that right. Cup and Saucer vine. I'm thinking of
> > planting some that I grew from seed along with the moonflowers.
> I've
> > never grown the C&S before, so can anyone tell me its growth habit?
> Yes,
> > I know it's a vine, but the moonflowers get huge and kind of take
> over,
> > so I don't want to plant them together if the C&S will get
> overwhelmed.
> > Also, the package said sun, but these guys seem to prefer a bit o'
> > shade. Anyone had luck with these? Can't wait to see the blooms.
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