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Re: lime loving plants

Mine too Marge, thanks so much - will pass that along to Kate.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 10 Feb 2004 23:26:13 -0500

>Well, Pam, considering that my soil is on the acid side, I'm no real
>authority on plants for alkaline soil, but a bit of a search lists
>the following (several of which do just fine in my garden as well), 
>plus I found a web site for native east Texas plants (or plants that
>do well in E. TX):  http://snipurl.com/4f90
>Acanthus spinosus
>Achilllea filipendulina
>Aethionema 'Warley Rose'
>Alyssum spinosum
>Anacamptis pyramidalis - pyramidal orchid
>Anchusa italica
>Anemone hupehensis
>Anthyllis vulneraria
>Arabis hirsuta 
>Asplenium marinum 
>Asplenium ruta-muraria 
>Asplenium trichomanes subsp. quadrivalens 
>Asplenium viride 
>Berberis thunbergii 'Bagatelle'
>Bergenia cordifolia
>Bird's Foot Trefoil
>Briza media
>Briza media 
>Brunner macrophylla
>burnet rose (Rosa pimpinellifolia
>Buxus sempervirens
>Campanula lactiflora
>Catanache caerulea
>Centranthus ruber
>Clematis heracleifolia
>Clematis spp.
>Coronilla varia (crown vetch)
>Daphne petraea 'Grandiflora
>Doronicum pardaliances
>Draba aizoides
>Dryas octopetala 
>Equisetum pratense 
>Eremurus robustus
>Euphrasia salisburgensis 
>Field Wormwood
>Fraxinus (Ash), 
>Galega officinalis (goat's rue)
>Galium sterneri 
>Geranium pratense
>Geranium sanguineum
>Helenium autumnale
>Helianthemum 'Fire Dragon'
>Helictotrichon pubescens 
>Heuchera sanguinea
>Juniperus communis 
>Linaria purpura
>Linum narbonense
>Meconopsis cambrica 
>Myosotis ramosissima
>Origanum amanum
>ox-eye daisy
>Pittosporum tenuifolium 'Tom Thumb' 
>Polypodium cambricum 
>Polypodium cambricum 
>Polystichum lonchitis 
>Pseudorchis albida 
>Pulsatilla vulgaris
>Pyrola media 
>Pyrola minor 
>Salad Burnet
>Salvia neorosa
>Saponaria ocymoides
>Saxifraga aizoides 
>Saxifraga urbicum 'London Pride'
>Saxigraga bronchialis
>Scabiosa caucasica
>Sedum rosea 
>Sesleria caerulea 
>Sidalcea malviflora
>Silene schafta
>Spiked Veronica
>Thymus pseudolanuginosus
>Trichomanes speciosum 
>Trisetum flavescens 
>Verbascum phoeniceum
>Veronica spicata
>Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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>> From: Pamela J. Evans <gardenqueen@gbronline.com>
>> Anyone have any favorites that really like limey soil? A friend at
>> wants to plant a garden but the soil is very alkaline which is not
>> case here. She's also just North of here, probably borderline zones
>> and 8. Not much she can do to amend it because she gets run off
>from a
>> trailer park or something that keeps it that way....
>> I've got a book w/ a list of such but darned if I can find it right
>> thanks y'all!
>> --
>> Pam Evans
>> Kemp TX/zone 8A
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