Re: RE: Typhonium hardiness
- Subject: Re: RE: Typhonium hardiness
- From: Steve Marak <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 10:06:57 -0500 (CDT)
On Tue, 16 Apr 2002, James W. Waddick wrote:
> In my Zone 5 garden in Kansas city, T. giganteum is THE
> LATEST aroid to emerge. Just when I have given up and realized it
> finally croaked last winter it pops up in July or August!! I never
> even see it is spring and early summer. By the time it finally
> emerges, we have had weeks of 100F plus. Of course you didn't mention
> where you live or climate info.
Same here, roughly 200 miles south and in zone 6 (NW Arkansas). By the
time T. giganteum shows up, I've usually forgotten it's there.
> I still haven't convinced myself if it does best in sun,
> shade or half way there.
> No clue Jim W.
Again, same here. I've tried all three. I've nearly talked myself into
favoring half shade, but that might be because I don't want to move them
again. I do get better flowering than in full shade.
Despite years of inflorescences, I've yet to see a seed.
-- Steve Marak