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Re: Gene's Catalogue & Hort.net Pictures

Gene - I re-read your gentian article again - wonderful as always. But
do you think any of them could take the heat and drought down here, even
in the shade? Just curious.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@otherside.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 7 Jan 2004 08:24:30 -0500

>Hello Kitty,
>    If you enjoy the color yellow in Tricyrtis, did you see the listing for
>T. latifolia, the early toadlily? Blooms the last of June beginning of July.
>Earliest blooming I am aware of. The yellow is quiet with brown spots, but
>nice up close. Great detail in the petals. Easy to place in the garden. Not
>    Attended a slide presentation over in Louisville last evening. Two hours
>of shrubs and trees in bloom. All the newest and greatest for the Kentucky &
>Indiana area. Given by a wholesaler up in northern Ohio. Going to be big
>trouble with the wallet come spring if I locate some of these beauties.....
>    Here we go again.....
>    Gene E. Bush
>Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
>Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
>----- Original Message -----
>> Gene's catalogue came today. I've found several items I want, though I
>> swore I was cuting way back this year. I was cruising through the Toad
>> Lily page, looking for a new addition to my small collection. He is
>> offering Tricyrtis flava this year....Ooooooooh! YELLOW Flowers! I
>> already have T. macrantha which I dearly love, but it can be an awkward
>> plant when you don't have just the right spot for it because of the
>> length and prostrate nature of the stems. But Gene says T. flava is only
>> 12-14 inches tall, so maybe they won't get weighed down.
>> Kitty
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A


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