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RE: 'Limerock Ruby'

Oh man, that's what I get for surfing. I was reading about Clematis,
then came back to check my mail, read T's message, and answered it
without looking at the subject line! My last post discussed Clematis,
because we have been talking about Clematis, and I thought she was
referring to Clematis, and all the while this was a Coreopsis thread -
or a threadleaf Coreopsis - I don't know anymore!

> I caved and bought 2 more last year (they really are lovely) got small
> starts (in a 2 in pot).  One has disappeared- maybe it will come back up,
> maybe not.  The other one, amazingly, still has blooms on it.  It looks like
> hell- all spindley now, but is still green and blooming (despite some
> killing frosts last week).  So who knows what the trick is!  I'll report
> back in spring and let you all know if it stays alive and starts growing
> again!
> Theresa
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
> Behalf Of Marge Talt
> Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 11:23 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] 'Limerock Ruby' was: weather/tropicals
> > From: kmrsy@comcast.net
> > Iconsidered trying a rose cone
> > over my coreopsis 'Limerock Ruby', because these don't tend to
> return
> > here and I've read it could be becuase of a wet crown. but I forgot
> -
> > wonder if it is too late.
> ----------
> Kitty, think I just read in the new Plant Delights catalog that Tony
> now considers this an annual as it's not coming back for him and even
> think he said if you'd bought one from him as a perennial, they'd
> give a refund or something...can't remember exactly what, so don't
> quote me to him:-)
> I have not grown this one (not enough sun for Coreopsis, really) but
> as I've whizzed by posts from assorted groups, seems like a lot of
> people are finding this does not seem perennial to them...
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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