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RE: Tx. skies


Chris,
F.raddeana doesn't get as tall as the imperials, and it's not as bright.
Kitty


> [Original Message]
> From: Chris <chris@widom-assoc.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 4/7/2003 2:44:18 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Tx. skies
>
> Wow, Kitty!!!  I've got to look some of those up!  I planted Fritillaria
> imperialis for the first time this fall.  I threw a flower pot over them
> and some of my hellebores before I left for school.  We have about three
> inches of snow now and it's still snowing heavily. We're supposed to get
> 4-8" and more tonight.  Ugh!
>
> Chris
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 7
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Kitty Morrissy
> Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2003 11:46 PM
> To: Agardenchat
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Tx. skies
>
> Chris,
> These are Fritillaria raddeana - much like an F. imperialis, but a bit
> shorter, softer-colored, and smell nicer.  One was about a foot; the
> other
> about 16 inches. They had buds on them.  If the snow is heavy, it could
> break them.  They're lovely and expensive and I didn't want to miss
> seeing
> them in bloom this season.  Some of my other frits, (uva vulpis,
> hermonis
> var amana) are up, but they're short ones, not quite so sensational and
> I
> think they could endure.  I like them, but am not as concerned.  Also
> have
> assyriaca, camschatcensis, meleagris, and pallidiflora.  But raddeana is
> my
> favorite.
>
> Kitty
>
>
> > [Original Message]
> > From: Chris <chris@widom-assoc.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Date: 4/6/2003 8:29:05 PM
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Tx. skies
> >
> > Kitty,
> >
> > You think that the fritillaria need protection?  Mine are up only
> about
> > 4".  I could throw a pot over them tomorrow before work.  We're
> > expecting 3-6" tomorrow!
> >
> > Chris
> > Long Island, NY
> > Zone 7
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of Kitty Morrissy
> > Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2003 7:58 PM
> > To: Agardenchat
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tx. skies
> >
> > Rich,
> > Heard?  What do YOU think of them?  Sounds as though you may have been
> > reallllly looking at them.  I think the world can be beautiful almost
> > anywhere, depending how you look at it.
> > Meanwhile, snow's on it's way here, too.  Supposedly up to a foot.  So
> I
> > took Zem's advice.  Used my kitchen trash container (empty!) to put
> over
> > my
> > frits; rose cones over the hellebores, the new little tree peony, and
> my
> > precious budded Bergenia.  Also a blanket of landscape fabric over
> > containers for my sale and brought into the FL rm the newly potted
> > roses,
> > Fargesia, and many small plants.  I don't think the temps would really
> > bother any of them.  It's the weight of the snow I fear more.  Don't
> > want
> > to see my hellebores smashed.  Can't do much about my Leonard Messel
> > Magnolia.  It had just begun to bloom.  It can take a fair amount of
> > cold,
> > though, so still may make it through. Then again, the snow could pass
> us
> > right by - it's happened b4.  Add to this, my water heater just died,
> > the
> > roof appears to have a leak, the front door is jammed because the
> screws
> > that hold the bolt are stripped, my car plate needs renewed and I
> > already
> > spent my tax return. Ah, such is life.
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> >
> > > [Original Message]
> > > From: Richard T. Apking <richa@midlands.net>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Date: 4/6/2003 3:16:53 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tx. skies
> > >
> > > Hi Kitty,
> > > I've always heard that the sunsets in NE are the most beautiful,
> > because
> > of
> > > all the dust in the air.
> > > Rich
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Kitty Morrissy" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
> > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > Sent: Sunday, April 06, 2003 9:16 AM
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tx. skies
> > >
> > >
> > > > Noreen,
> > > > What I meant was - any incredible color, texture, etc, unexpected
> in
> > any
> > > > particular part of the world.  I'm not trying to say Indiana skies
> > can
> > > beat
> > > > TX skies or that anyone's mother wears army boots.  I just mean
> that
> > > > wherever you are, if you look around you - reallllly look - you
> can
> > be
> > > > surprised.
> > > >
> > > > Kitty
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > [Original Message]
> > > > > From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
> > > > > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > > > > Date: 4/6/2003 3:24:21 AM
> > > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tx. skies
> > > > >
> > > > > Kitty it's not the blue part, it's the color and formation of
> the
> > clouds
> > > > that
> > > > > appear at sunset.  Totally unnatural vivid colors, ranging from
> > purples
> > > > to
> > > > > oranges, etc.  And the formations of the clouds yet too.  This
> is
> > what
> > > > makes
> > > > > it so different.  Blue skies are common, since we don't see too
> > many
> > > gray
> > > > > days here at all.  Heck, most of the time even when it rains,
> it's
> > > > > sunny....especially during spring/summer.
> > > > > Noreen
> > > > > zone 9
> > > > > Texas Gulf Coast
> > > > >
> > > > > In a message dated 4/6/2003 12:02:37 AM Central Standard Time,
> > > > > gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Noreen, Gene,
> > > > > > I'm sure Texas gets many more too-blue-to-be-true skies than
> > Indiana,
> > > > but
> > > > > > occasionally we get some zingers, especially in fall.  I have
> > pictures
> > > > of a
> > > > > > fabulous fall day in  Brown County with a sky of an
> unbelievable
> > shade
> > > > of
> > > > > > blue.  But it really was that color that day.  I think
> sometimes
> > > > Hoosiers
> > > > > > appreciate them even more because we have such a high
> percentage
> > of
> > > gray
> > > > > > days.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Kitty
> > > > >
> > > > >
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