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Re: native prairie plants
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: native prairie plants
  • From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
  • Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 21:05:08 -0500

ooh - sounds joyfully colorful!
Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- From: "BONNIE_HOLMES" <bonnie_holmes@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 7:01 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] native prairie plants


Mine is planted with golden rod making a beautiful arrangement.

Bonnie
ETN Zone 7

----- Original Message ----- From: Cornergar@aol.com
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Sent: Sunday, May 16, 2010 5:59:08 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: Re: [CHAT] native prairie plants

Kitty, We have Ironweed growing wild on our property. I love it as it
competes well with the switch grass and big bluestem and is a welcome sight in
mid summer. Ours is 4-5 ft tall. I've increased the numbers by simply
tossing the seeds around. Kathy


In a message dated 5/16/2010 1:40:33 P.M. Central Standard Time,
kmrsy@comcast.net writes:

I picked up a couple of plants at a local nursery. Prairie Smoke, Geum
triflorum, I was vaguely familiar with because I remember Donna talking
about starting it in a greenhouse several years ago. Pretty thing. I
note
that it spreads by rhizomes - is it a fast spreader?

The other one was in a small pot and labeled Ironweed. Though I know that
it is a Vernonia, I don't know which species. Can anyone tell me which
species would MOST commonly use the name Ironweed? I'd like to get some
idea of ultimate size before planting it.
Kitty
neIN, Zone 5

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