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Re: Innvasive Companions etc

  • Subject: Re: Innvasive Companions etc
  • From: Marie hostas@gmx.at
  • Date: Wed, 28 May 2003 19:45:53 +0200 (MEST)

> Glen, this should be fun...what is invasive for me, may not even grow for
> others, but how's this for a start?
> Invasive list:
> Vinca, pachysandra, Hedera helix English Ivy, Artemesia Limelight,
> lamiastrum galeobdolon, Ajuga, some ferns, Liriope muscari, Euonymus,  
> Non-Invasive:
> gingers (Asarum), Lamiastrum galeobdolon 'Herman's Pride', variegated
> Ajuga [;-)], Ceratostigma plumbaginoides 'Plumbago', Ficus pumilla
> Fig', Iris cristada (semi-invasive), Ophiopogon Black Mondo, Acorus,
> Polygonatum (miniature & variegated), Brunnera macrophylla
> Semi-invasive (easy to pull)
> Galium odoratum (Sweet Woodruff)
> Myosotis scorpioides (Forget me nots)
> Japanese Painted Fern
> Convallaria majalis (lily of the valley)
> enough for now....
> Lu & Dan

You are sooooo right!

I wish Japanese Painted Fern or Liriope was invasive! OK, Ajuga goes
everywhere, but I don4t think that it is strong enough to surpress Hostas (as long
as they are not minis) Which brings us to the conclusion that we should define
the word invasive first :-)
I think that Asarum europaeum is pretty invasive, if the conditions are



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