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Re: bamboo

Hello Marge,
    I probably was not paying close attention at the beginning on this
thread. I like the list on Fargesia you have give here. Where did you see
these listed? Prices and descriptions, photos, etc??
    I had someone pot up a good sized clump of nitida and send it to me last
year. Out there in a pot and I have not figured out just exactly where it
needs to go. Perhaps it needs a companion;-) Then it will fit in better.
    I did print out a copy of your message to go in my Spring 04 shopping
folder...... here we go again.
    Gene E. Bush
Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana

----- Original Message -----
> I was quite taken with Fargesia jiuzhaigou and Fargesia nitida
> 'Wakehurst', with the red culms; really dramatic from the photos they
> have up.  'Course, I would like those...not the least expensive!
> Also interesting, with purple culms, and slightly less expensive are
> Fargesia nitida 'Ems River' , Fargesia nitida 'Ganzu 2' and esp.
> Fargesia nitida 'McClure' (on which the stems are more evident from
> the photo).
> Some of the weeping habit forms were also interesting, but given a
> choice, I'd go for the colored culms, myself as a clumper is more of
> an accent plant and IMO should be a bit dramatic.
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland

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