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RE: update on garden/bottle brush

I skimmer thru the hort page and it sounded wonderful. But I think it
would be too large for the space I am trying to plant. Maybe in another


> HEllo Donna,
>     I had a beautiful Winter King growing outside the garden Center
> in Terre Haute In. The robins and cedar waxwings loved the huge
> of
> red-orange berries. In fact the waxwing flock cleaned the entire tree
> about 15 minutes.
> I think this is a great tree.
> betsy
> colorado
> only 1 1/2" of snow from the weekend boo hoo
> >
> > On the deciduous end, Chris wrote a Plant of the Month article about
> > Crataegus viridis 'Winter King'  (hawthorn) that makes it sound a
> > most interesting plant if you wanted to use something more tree like
> > - and I think hawthorns can be pruned to hedges as well.   I don't
> > know if birds like the berrys, but it sure seems a 4-season plant.
> > I've never grown one; can't actually say I've ever seen one; don't
> > think they like my climate.
> >
> > http://www.hort.net/profile/ros/craviwk/
> >
> > Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> > mtalt@hort.net
> > Editor:  Gardening in Shade
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