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Re: Fwd: Peonies hosta columbine lilly and iris?

  • To: Vera Metzke vmetzke@gmail.com, gardenchat list gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: [CHAT] Re: Fwd: Peonies hosta columbine lilly and iris?
  • From: Donna gossiper@sbcglobal.net
  • Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 17:20:16 -0700 (PDT)
  • In-reply-to: <5e9a805f0605092133k659bd81bgddc8e9feb33a050b@mail.gmail.com>

Did anyone get Vera's orginial post?


--- Vera Metzke <vmetzke@gmail.com> wrote:

> OK - I give up....never showed up on group?  What am
> I doing wrong or have I
> been kicked out and just don't know it yet?  Still
> getting e-mails in
> g-mail!  Can reply but never post!  Geesh!
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Vera Metzke <vmetzke@gmail.com>
> Date: May 8, 2006 6:22 PM
> Subject: Peonies hosta columbine lilly and iris?
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>  Hi All,
> Have a partial shade/noon to 5pm sun area (west
> exposure) under the huge
> hackberry tree.  I am thinking of tilling the area
> up and transplanting some
> of the peonies - too old to know their origin, magic
> lillies, and some hosta
> to create the small garden?  Any thought or screams
> of terror?  Any
> suggestions welcome.  The peonies are just starting
> to get buds so I will
> wait till they do bloom.  I have transplanted them a
> couple of times since I
> bought the house 28 years ago.  Originally they were
> engulfed by mulberries
> and lost in the iron weeds!  They have thrived
> since.  Magic lillies -
> ditto!  The soil is to well drained!  Under the 8-10
> inches of soil, I fear
> is an old cinder bed from a removed model T garage? 
> This is along a chin
> link fence so thinking a semi-circle form.  Maybe
> some dwarf iris?  Right
> now the peonies are pink and white, hosta - blue
> bloom, columbine are
> blue/violet bloom, pink lilly, dwarf iris I have to
> transplant are peach and
> violet.  Seem to be holding with the pink/white/blue
> theme?  OK now I am
> babbling....Please any suggestions welcome!
> Vera

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