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Re: plants for DRY, semi-shade


Barbara - if your sister needs any help adjusting (Jesse did when she
moved here) give her my e-mail address. When Jesse moved here from KC
she called this gardening in hell!! Really. I have a one way metro line
(I can call Dallas for free) if she wants my number - contact me OFF
list, I'll give it to you to give to her.


Pam


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Barbara Tandy" <sundrops@earthlink.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Fri, 21 Mar 2003 17:53:39 -0800

>Sorry folks, forwarded to the list this info I sent to my sister who is in
>Dallas for 3 years and a little mystified by the plant life after living in
>Seattle!
>--Barbara Tandy, California
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Pamela J. Evans" <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 5:26 PM
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] plants for DRY, semi-shade
>
>
>> Well in this part of the country Marge, stuff you need full sun for does
>> fine (or better) here in part shade. I have one rosemary growing on the
>> South side of the house in dappled shade (under a 150 year old pecan
>> tree) and it is doing as well as the ones in the herb bed w/ real full
>> sun. My cannas along the tree line - dappled shade all day - grow and
>> bloom as well as the ones in full sun. One Texas gardener said - full
>> sun in Virginia is not the same as full sun in Texas. And the sun in SC
>> must be pretty intense as well, and she is in zone 8B, half a zone
>> warmer than I am (8A). Just a thought. And I think the name rosemary
>> come from ros marius or some such in Latin meaning dew of the sea.
>> Andrea has the coastal/salt problem which should be second nature if you
>> will for any rosemary plant - upright or creeping. I could be wrong of
>> course. Your suggestions were AWESOME as always. Wow.
>>
>>
>> Pam
>>
>> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>> From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Date:  Fri, 21 Mar 2003 18:31:18 -0500
>>
>> >> From: Pamela J. Evans <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>> >> Andrea - how about prostrate rosemary? Great for hot dry areas and
>> >they
>> >> don't seem to mind clay. I have the shrubs, but the creeping
>> >varieties
>> >> might work there?
>> >----------
>> >
>> >Thought of that, Pam, but wasn't sure how much shade this spot of
>> >Andrea's gets and how much shade a rosemary would take.  I know they
>> >will grow in part sun, but they do as much sun as they can
>> >get...lavender is the same and I did not mention it for the same
>> >reason.  I was mentally going over what grows in my sandbed:-)  It
>> >does get watered some, tho'.
>> >
>> >Nora...interesting you think Hellebore leaves sharp; I've not really
>> >noticed this...hmmm...will need go out and feel some leaves.
>> >
>> >Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
>> >mtalt@hort.net
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>> Kemp TX/zone 8A
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A



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