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Re: request for advice


TOWNSHIP wrote:
> 
> <<<.  One of the first things to learn about hostas,
> is that they are not all created equal!  Some do better in dry
> shade>>>
> 
> Ran,
> Can you elaborate on this?  I'm having trouble with a couple of
> hostas, which seemed to have done better in an area with extremely dry
> conditions.  I moved them to a richer spot, and they have
> deteriorated.  I thought that this was due to tree roots sucking the
> life out of them, but when I dug them out, all looked good below
> ground.
> Can you name a few as examples?  It would help me, and maybe others,
> to pick and choose their hostas for these conditions.
> Thanks
> Barbara
> Quebec, Canada
> "township@acbm.qc.ca"
Barbara
The "hybrids" from montana, seem to be very tolerant of dry shade.  Try
such plants as m microphilla(spelling?) Jade Lancer, m. Aureomarginata,
Frosted Jade, Yellow River, mtn Snow.  Remember they will still need
good light , and the shade should be "high"
Ran
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