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Re: Plant shopping

If I want it bad enough, a spot will materialize.  It may not materialize
until I move 3 other plants, but there will be a place.
neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Johnson Cyndi D Civ AFFTC/ITSR" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 6:24 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Plant shopping

> That happens to me all the time. Why is that? It's gotten so bad that
> I shop I make a list of what I want and where I'm going to put it. Then
> I'm plant shopping if I buy anything else I write on the paper where I
> it ought to go. But then when I go to look I think, no, it would really go
> better someplace else. Then it sits waiting for me to make up my mind.
> Cyndi
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Of Donna
> Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 4:14 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Plant shopping
> Man you got some digging to do... hope the weather holds out for you!
> Have you decided where to plant them all at yet? Seems when I am at the
> nursery, I can think of the perfect spot for them, but then I get home and
> they sit waiting for me to decide where to plant them! <lol>
> Donna
> >
> > Dear all,
> >
> > I off from school this week, but the weather isn't cooperating a whole
> > lot! Yesterday was gorgeous, but I had a dental appointment and made
> > plans to go
> > plant shopping with a daylily friend who can shop WHOLESALE.  Shopping
> > more fun than pulling weeds, digging walkways and dragging stones!  I've
> > never bought perennials wholesale, so I was drooling! I'm going to send
> > you
> > the list of what I bought for $145.00 (30 plants in all).  These are
> > to 2 gallon sizes mind you.  Everything was clump size! If you have any
> > comments on some of these plants, feel free to post them.  Some are old
> > varieties that I decided to try again, while others are brand new.  Here
> > goes:
> >
> > Achillea 'Limerock Summer Light'- chartreuse foliage Achillea
> > millefolium Summer Wine (Yarrow) Aquilgea flabellata 'Nana Alba'
> > (Columbine) Echinacea Arts Pride (Orange Meadowbrite) Eryngium
> > planum 'Blue Cap'  (sea Holly) Geranium maculatum 'Expresso' (Gorgeous
> > deep maroon leaves, pale flowers) Geranium 'Orion'  (vigorous blue)
> > Geranium x oxonianum 'Katherine Adele' Heuchera 'Raspberry Regal'
> > Heucherella 'Chocolate Lace' (Maroon foliage)
> > Iris ensata Velvet Queen   (Japanese Iris-deep purple)
> > Iris ensata 'Eden's Charm' (white)
> > Iris Versicolor (for my tub water garden- blue) Liatris spicata Nepeta
> > 'Blue Wonder' (catmint) Nepeta grandiflora 'Dawn to Dusk' (catmint-
> > Nepeta subsessilis Pelargonium Mrs. Pollock (such pretty tri-colored
> > foliage, an oldie) Phlox 'Nora Leigh' (another oldie, white and green
> > variegation) Physotegia 'Miss Manners' (obedient plant- white, lost this
> > one) Pulmonaria angustifolia ssp. Azurea (no variegation- royal blue
> > flowers) Pulmonaria 'Opal' (Silvery variegation- ice flowers) Pulmonaria
> > 'Samurai'
> > Salvia nemorosa ' Carradonna' (touted as long blooming purple) Saxifraga
> > cochlearis "Minor'
> > Sedum spathulifolium 'Carnea'
> > Silene dioica 'Clifford Moore'  ( variegated foliage- pink flowers)
> > Symphytum 'Goldsmith' (variegated comfrey- might regret this one as it
> > self-seeds) Veronica 'Royal Candles'
> > Veronicastrum virginicum 'Fascination' (tall and regal)
> >
> > My friend gave me a beautiful pulmonaria called 'Redstart'.  It's
> > solid greed with coral red flowers and one of the earilest to bloom!
> > She also gave me Viola 'Bowles Black'.
> >
> > What a great day!
> >
> > Chris
> > Long Island, NY
> > Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
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