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Re: Lotus qstn


Oh geez, that's entirely different! I don't see any reference to nelumbo
on this one though. I may have to ask her to send me a picture. Thanks.


--
Kitty
neIN, Zone 5

 -------------- Original message ----------------------
From: "Daryl" <pulis@mindspring.com>
> Kitty,
> 
> I'm betting they're not after a true lotus, but the Proven Winner Lotus 
> here:
> http://www.provenwinners.com/plants/default.cfm?doSearch=1&searchKeywords=lotus
> 
> d
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2006 9:29 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lotus qstn
> 
> 
> >I just needed the correct name to know what to shop for.  And how many 
> >would fit in the barrel w the other stuff.
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "james singer" <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Sunday, February 19, 2006 4:52 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Lotus qstn
> >
> >
> >> Could be Nelumbo lutea, the native. I just ran down seeds for a woman in 
> >> Turkey. If so, I'll go look again, but no promises until fall.
> >>
> >> On Feb 19, 2006, at 4:32 PM, Kitty wrote:
> >>
> >>> One of our MG gardens has asked me to get Lotus nelumbo for their their 
> >>> barrels. Didn't give a common name.  Would I be correct in thinking they 
> >>> want Nelumbo nucifera, Sacred Lotus?  I can't ask them, they don't know. 
> >>> Also - they plan to put these in half whiskey barrels which in the past 
> >>> they planted with Impatiens.  They plan to plant one Agastache 'Tutti 
> >>> Fruiti', 3 Helichrysum 'Limelight', and 3 of these lotus in each barrel. 
> >>> I'm not really grasping the concept.  The lotus is a water plant, the 
> >>> other two like dryish soil.  I asked her if she was inserting something 
> >>> in the barrel to hol the water plant, but she dodged the question.  I 
> >>> mentioned this to the Hort Ed and he says one lotus will be plenty, they 
> >>> get huge.
> >>>
> >>> Any thoughts on all of this?
> >>>
> >>> Kitty
> >>> neIN, Zone 5
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> >> Island Jim
> >> Southwest Florida
> >> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >> Hardiness Zone 10
> >> Heat Zone 10
> >> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> >> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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