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Re: Great Ground Covers for Shade

Semantics, yes.  It is a beautiful fern, I just love it, but tidy just
wasn't the word that came to my mind.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 5:13 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Great Ground Covers for Shade

> Kitty,
>     Think we are into semantics now....
> Cytoperis bulbifera was recommended as a groundcover for the way it flows
> and forms colonies. It does need room or, larger plants to exist between.
> the right space it is a good asset to the garden. I placed mind at the top
> of a rock ledge and let it flow downward like a flow of water.... it and a
> mini ivy called Webfoot now cover the railroad ties used to hold the hill
> back from washing out.
>     Gene E. Bush
> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> www.munchkinnursery.com
> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "kmrsy" <kmrsy@netzero.net>
> > Tidy?  I don't get TAG anymore, but I thought Gene said years ago that
> > was quite the colonizer. Mine sure was.
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Z5
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: <Chris@widom-assoc.com>
> >> When I came inside for a break, I decided to look at the new American
> >> Gardener magazine that just arrived.  I was reading an article entitled
> >> "Great Ground Covers for Shade" and I had a feeling that I recognized
> >> author.  I flipped the page back, and, lo and behold, it was written by
> > our
> >> own Gene Bush!  Nice job Gene!  I think I'd like some of that tidy
> >> bladder
> >> fern, Cytoperis bulbifera.    I just got some dwarf Solomon's seal this
> >> year.
> >>
> >> Chris Petersen
> >> Northport, NY
> >> Zone 7
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