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Re: Innvasive Companions etc

  • Subject: Re: Innvasive Companions etc
  • From: Ray Wiegand wie1086@earthlink.net
  • Date: Wed, 28 May 2003 21:16:41 -0400


I am not sure of the proper latin name, called 'Snow on the Mountain' as I
know it. Maybe somebody can help with the name. Its a light vine with
variegated leaves (green and white). This stuff will grow and grow and fill
in all the blank areas up to a foot tall. Loves water! Give it some sun with
the water and it becomes one dense jungle. Dig it out--I guarantee you will
miss enough for it to grow back in 30 days. I have not seen it kill hosta,
just bury them in foliage. Keep it away from any hosta less than 18" tall.


Glen Williams wrote:

> A Wet Morning to all of you:
> The following is a composite question which has appeared in several guises
> for the Q &A column. All input from knowledge and experience would be most
> helpful.
> Glen
> "I  have made some major mistakes in choices of companion plants for my
> hostas. I have selected some which initially made great "settings" for my
> hostas, but in 2 or 3 years had choked out some of my treasures. I would
> interested in two lists of companion plants. I would like a list of
> companions plants  (for under planting too) that won't take over  and send
> my hostas into decline.  I would like a second list of "Invasives" which
> should be avoided unless you live along Love Canal or possibly in New
> Jersey."
> eppur si muove.....Galileo.
> Glen Williams
> 20 Dewey St.
> Springfield , Vermont
> 05156
> Tel: 802-885-2839
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