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Re: Re: An impromptu swap....A very nice surprise


Thanks Marge & Auralie for the suggestion! May have to hunt that one up
if I can find a spot to put it. 'Patricia' is gorgeous too, but it
doesn't survive our summers either. Oh well.


Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Kitty
Sent: 5/23/2004 10:26:42 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] An impromptu swap....A very nice surprise

> Brookside is definitely better and more reliable than Johnson's Blue.  It is

> often listed in catalogues specifically to replace disappointing JBs.

> 

> Marge, I have G. 'Victor Reiter' from which 'Midnight Reiter' was selected.

> VR is not as dark as MR, but seedling volunteers I've gotten from it are

> darker.  VR and its offspring are strong for me.

> 

> Kitty

> 

> ----- Original Message ----- 

> From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>

> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>

> Sent: Sunday, May 23, 2004 1:54 AM

> Subject: Re: [CHAT] An impromptu swap....A very nice surprise

> 

> 

> > > From: gardenqueen@academicplanet.com

> > > I have the sanguinium (sp?), the Biokovo and the Claridge Druce.

> > > Johnson's Blue can't handle the heat down here as I found out the

> > hard

> > > way. Pity.

> > ----------

> >

> > Pam, see if you can get your hands on one named 'Brookside'. Think it

> > was developed (bred?) or introduced by Brookside Gardens - not far

> > from me in MD.  Anyway...this is its 2nd year and it is holding and

> > blooming its head off - unlike 'Johnson's Blue' who was always anemic

> > and disappeared as fast as it could, no matter where I put it.

> > Brookside has blue flowers, very similar in my memory to 'Johnson's

> > Blue'...it is one that behaves something like 'Claridge Druce'...tall

> > and wants to sprawl out and intermingle with other plants when in

> > bloom.

> >

> > I got 'Midnight Reiter' at a plant sale this week - could not resist

> > that purple foliage.  Anybody growing that?  If so, how's it doing

> > for you.

> >

> > Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland

> >

> > who is not long for this computer....shot her wad in the garden

> > today....gotta go to bed!

> >

> > mtalt@hort.net

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