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Re: need a plant recomendation

If you have room, one of the non-invasive trumpet vine (Campsis)
cultivars. I have the 'Flava' which is yellowish and is very well
mannered, does not reseed and is very happy w/ heat and clay soil. Don't
use the species trumpet vine - it's bent on world domination.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Sun, 4 Jan 2004 07:51:39 -0800

>HI all-
>For my new pathway-  I need a climbing plant that will climb up the
>lightpole at the corner.  Needs to be vigorous and tolerate lousy soil (clay
>and gravel). Preferably something that doesn't reseed like crazy, as it will
>be near my raised bed with wonderful soil in them (and I have an idea that
>the only thing that will grow in the native ground would be invasive in the
>good soil). It will get irrigation in summer.  Oh- it gets some significant
>sun and heat from the sidewalk/street.  I will put up some type of
>wire/fencin around the lightpole to help the plant climb.  Any suggestions?
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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