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Re: Zone 9 CA shade plants


I believe that describes my garden perfectly-  truly a little something 
of everything.

Theresa

kmrsy@netzero.net wrote:

>Thanks Theresa.  Nice list -  a little something of everything!
>
>Kitty
>
>-- Theresa <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>Hummmm- shade.  I suppose technically Sacramento is centeral northern 
>California and we are now zone 9 according to the new map anyway.  So-  
>I have the following growing in shade (some spots stay moister than 
>others- though I wouldn't describe any spot as really moist, as least 
>not by East coast standards):
>
>Azalea
>Anemone
>Ferns of every imaginable kind
>several varieties of Mahonia
>Bay laurel
>Fuschia flowering gooseberry (Ribes speciosum)
>Cyclamen
>hydrangea
>peony
>Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate*'
>kerria japonica
>
>
>I'm sure there are more, but that's all I can think of right now.
>
>Theresa
>
>*Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center wrote:
>
>  
>
>>Barb, This is on a forum discussion and I felt bad that no one was replying
>>to her at all so I stepped in.  At first she only wanted to say zone 9 and I
>>explained that z9 se is way different than z9sw, so, if she could at least
>>give her state if she didn't want to give her town.  So all I have is "in an
>>old neighborhood in central northern California".  Some people are quite
>>reluctant to say more.  She writes that the area is "fairly moist", but of
>>course, one might ask, relative to what?
>>Maybe you could suggest one or two widely adaptable plants, considering that
>>she is currently growing  Ligularia, Alchemilla,
>>and Woodwardia, and when I tell her about them, I can ask if she knows her
>>sunset zone.  Since she used "Alchemilla" instead of "Lady's Mantle", I'm
>>guessing she may have some knowledge of sunset zones.
>>
>>Kitty
>>
>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>From: "Barbara Tandy" <sundrops@earthlink.net>
>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>Sent: Saturday, November 19, 2005 12:48 PM
>>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Zone 9 CA shade plants
>>
>>
>> 
>>
>>    
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>>>Kitty, what town is she near?  so I can check what the Sunset zone is.
>>>   
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>>>      
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>>She
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>>    
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>>>must be north of me to have any conditions that can be considered moist!
>>>And if so there will be lots she can grow.
>>>--Barb, Grass Valley CA
>>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>>From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center"
>>><4042N15@nationalhearing.com>
>>>To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>Sent: Saturday, November 19, 2005 10:55 AM
>>>Subject: [CHAT] Zone 9 CA shade plants
>>>
>>>
>>>   
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>>>      
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>>>>Someone has asked me about plants for a moist, shady area in central
>>>>northern California.  She said she has ridiculously good soil, heavy
>>>>     
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>>tree
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>>>>canopy, and many microclimates.  Currently she has Ligularia,
>>>>     
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>>Alchemilla,
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>>>>and Woodwardia in this new bed and was asking about Rodgersia.
>>>>     
>>>>
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>>>>
>>Rodgersia
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>>>>does well here, but I couldn't say how it does in her location.  Does
>>>>anyone
>>>>have suggestions of plants for her? Especially David, Barb, and
>>>>     
>>>>
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>>Theresa? -
>> 
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>>>>others welcome to chime in too.
>>>>
>>>>Kitty
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