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Re: Yahoo! Photos: tchessie's photo(s)/callas/


What about more canna?  Or did you say you had enough of that?

DF

David Franzman wrote:

>Hibiscus moscuetos!  Swamp mallow.
>
>DF
>
>Theresa- yahoo wrote:
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>>I'm sure it is a drainage problem, but what is the difference between wet
>>and poor drainage?  And any other plant suggestions would be appreciated.
>>This spot used to have pea gravel covering the whole thing (now I think I
>>know why!)  There is a concrete mow strip around it and I have run into some
>>rock/concrete chunks buried in it too (these have been unremovable due to
>>size and proximity to the sidewalk and a brick raised bed.  So.... still
>>need a plan.  None of the "cheap" nurseries in the area had japanese iris-
>>so I will hunk more tomorrow.  There used to be an Iris grower around here-=
>>not sure if they still exist though.
>>
>>Theresa
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
>>Behalf Of Island Jim
>>Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 1:50 PM
>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>Subject: RE: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos: tchessie's photo(s)/callas
>>
>>
>>surprised they don't like the wet area. the natives in florida are called
>>"swamp lilies" because that's where they grow. somewhere i've got pictures
>>of them growing among lotus in a retention pond. maybe it's a drainage
>>problem rather than a wet problem.
>>
>>At 01:42 PM 5/4/03 -0700, you wrote:
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>>>Well, I'm going to the grocery store now, so we'll see if they are still
>>>there.  But really, I have to rip up more grass if I'm going to buy
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>>anything
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>>>else.  But I don't have the cash right now to put in more windsor wall
>>>blocks to hold the soil from running right off the slope of the yard into
>>>the street.  I bought 2 5-gallon sized oregon grapes this AM- they were
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>>only
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>>>$11 each.  I'm trying to find some iris to try in my wet area out front.
>>>The yellow callas clearly hate it there- in fact they are rotting.  So on
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>>to
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>>>plan B.
>>>
>>>Oh, and I clearly am guilty of color scrutiny-  I have yanked out
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>>everything
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>>>pink that was next to the house out front (they were all given away, well
>>>except the crepe myrtle tree that I did give away, but it died anyway)-
>>>clashed horribly with the color brick.  Orange should be fine though- since
>>>my America rose looks great with the brick.
>>>
>>>
>>>Theresa
>>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
>>>Behalf Of Kitty Morrissy
>>>Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 8:19 AM
>>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>Subject: RE: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos: tchessie's photo(s)
>>>
>>>
>>>Re> vivid orange ones now!
>>>
>>>Ah!, The long-coveted Ornithogalum dubium!  Years ago, Van Bourgondien
>>>showed it in their catalogue as hardy to Zone 3.  Couldn't believe it.
>>>Called and they said "no, that's a misprint."  I woner how many suckers
>>>jumped on that one.  FIND a plance for it, Theresa.  Nature doesn't
>>>scrutinize the color wheel, why should you?
>>>
>>>Kitty
>>>
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>>>      
>>>
>>>>[Original Message]
>>>>From: Theresa- yahoo <tchessie@yahoo.com>
>>>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>Date: 5/4/2003 12:45:20 AM
>>>>Subject: RE: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos: tchessie's photo(s)
>>>>
>>>>Thanks- I should have taken a picture with my hand near it so you could
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>>>tell
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>>>>how large it is. It really is much different than a star of bethleham,
>>>>     
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>>>sort
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>>>>of like comparing a dandelion to a dahlia.
>>>>I noticed that the grocery store where my husband got this last year had
>>>>vivid orange ones now!  I don't really have a place for an orange one,
>>>>     
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>>but
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>>>>if I ever see a yellow one, I'm buying it!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Theresa
>>>>
>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
>>>>Behalf Of Kitty Morrissy
>>>>Sent: Saturday, May 03, 2003 9:46 PM
>>>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>>Subject: RE: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos: tchessie's photo(s)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Theresa,
>>>>Great pics.  The ol' Star of Bethlehem has sort of given Ornithogalums a
>>>>bad rap (tend to be invasive) But this is a real beauty!  I'll try to
>>>>remember to post a pic of O. magnum when it blooms this year.
>>>>Kitty
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>     
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>>[Original Message]
>>>>>From: <tchessie@none.net>
>>>>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>>Date: 5/3/2003 10:22:17 PM
>>>>>Subject: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos: tchessie's photo(s)
>>>>>
>>>>>tchessie is sharing some photos with you!
>>>>>Hi all- <br> <br>The mystery plant (believed to be Ornithogalum
>>>>>thyrsoides) is blooming.&nbsp;&nbsp;Here are some
>>>>>pics.&nbsp;&nbsp;Somebody let me know if the id is incorrect.
>>>>>
>>>>>----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>Photos from
>>>>>http://photos.yahoo.com/tchessie
>>>>>1. Sun star - mystery plant.jpg
>>>>>      Ornithogalum thyrsoides
>>>>>
>>>>>       
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/tchessie/vwp2?.tok=bcppIgRBlx9MZx5c&.dir=/Garden
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>>+
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>>>>pics&.dnm=Sun+star+-+mystery+plant.jpg&.src=ph
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>>>>>2. Ornithogalum thyrsoides bloom.jpg
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>       
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>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/tchessie/vwp2?.tok=bcppIgRBU__OOsrx&.dir=/Garden
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>>+
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>>>>pics&.dnm=Ornithogalum+thyrsoides+bloom.jpg&.src=ph
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>>>>>3. Ornithogalum thyrsoides bloom2.jpg
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>>       
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>>>>>
>>>http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/tchessie/vwp2?.tok=bcppIgRBj5Z7UoUC&.dir=/Garden
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>>+
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>>>>pics&.dnm=Ornithogalum+thyrsoides+bloom2.jpg&.src=ph
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>>>>>4. Ornithogalum thyrsoides bloom3.jpg
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>>       
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>>>>>
>>>http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/tchessie/vwp2?.tok=bcppIgRBy8ea8KIW&.dir=/Garden
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>>+
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>>>>pics&.dnm=Ornithogalum+thyrsoides+bloom3.jpg&.src=ph
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