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


Hmmm- I killed and A. incarnata last year- maybe it was too dry.  This might
be a try!

Theresa

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
Behalf Of cathy carpenter
Sent: Tuesday, May 06, 2003 6:57 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos: tchessie's photo(s)/callas/


I believe so. A. tuberosa is the one that does not like my full sun,
nicely draining, good soil perennial bed.  My A. incarnata does just
great for me in my "swamp" and always returns!
Cathy
On Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at 07:35 PM, Donna wrote:

> Are we all talking Asclepias tuberosa here? It likes moist- not wet! It
> will not last standing in water. I thought Theresa had a moist area
> that
> did dry out at times? Now that it would like.... and I really thought
> it
> liked sun too....
>
> Just confused as always...
> Donna
>
>> Me, too.  I have butterfly weed in a shady, tight spot with day lilies
>> that
>> get early morning sun, a raised area in the sun and in another sunny
> bed
>> that gets pretty good drainage.  In East TN, butterfly weed grows
> wild,
>> usually in sunny spots with steep slopes.   Hope this helps.
>>
>> Bonnie Zone 6+ ETN
>> holmesbm@usit.net
>>
>>
>>
>>> [Original Message]
>>> From: Jesse Bell <jesserenebell@hotmail.com>
>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Date: 05/06/2003 1:35:33 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos: tchessie's photo(s)/callas/
>>>
>>> Really?  I have my butterfly weed in three different gardens...all
>> different
>>> light, moisture and soil.  They have come back for the second
>> year....all
>> of
>>> them.  How strange that yours doesn't?
>>>
>>> Jesse Rene' Bell
>>> Claremore, OK
>>> Zone 6
>>>
>>>
>>>> From: cathy carpenter <cathyc@rnet.com>
>>>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Yahoo! Photos: tchessie's photo(s)/callas/
>>>> Date: Tue, 6 May 2003 13:31:36 -0500
>>>>
>>>> Don't think butterfly weed would stand the wet. By the way, anyone
> have
>>>> hints as to how to get it to survive more than a growing season? My
>> swamp
>>>> milkweed does great, and self seeds, butterfly weed wimps out after
> one
>>>> year. (Yes, they are planted in entirely different areas!)
>>>> Cathy
>
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