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Re: hydrangea recommendation??

Wow! Kitty you are fabulous!  And that book sounds great!  What is the 
exact title of it?  I'm going to hunt for one for myself!


Kitty wrote:

>I have the AHS green book - the one that came out b4 A-Z.  It is laid out in
>order of height, seasonal interest, and color with icons for exposure and
>zonal listing.  I'm looking under Shrubs, small (5 ft and under) for part
>shade in zone 8-9.  Here's a few:
>xGaulnettya 'Wisely Pearl' - white - spring
>Ledum groenlandicum  (Labrador Tea)  - white - spring
>Meziesa cilicalyx var. purpurea  - purple-pink - spring
>Mahonia aquifolium  (Mtn Grape Holly)  - yellow - spring
>Gardenia jasminoides 'Fortuniana - white - summer
>Hydrangea involucrata 'Hortensis - white -summer - Z 7-9
>Gaultheria shallon - pink - summer (but only Z 6-8 - maybe you'd be too hot)
>Hydrangea serrulat 'Bluebird'  -  purple/blue  - summer
>Potentillas in red and orange - summer -but only to Zone 8
>Skimmia japonica 'Fructu-albo'  -  white - winter & spring  EG  (need M&F)
>Sarcococca humilis - white flrs, blk fruit  - winter   EG
>Skimmia japonica ssp. reevesiana - wht flrs spring, red fruit winter (need
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
>To: "GardenChat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
>Sent: Saturday, January 08, 2005 10:37 PM
>Subject: [CHAT] hydrangea recommendation??
>>For zone 8-9 (Stockton, CA) in partial shade.  Prefer blue.  A sturdy
>>hard-to-kill variety.
>>Trying to help a friend out finding some plants that might survive her
>>care : )
>>Also, other recommendations for shrubs that do well in shade, can stand
>>up to the potential of a dog occassionally running through them, and
>>require minimal care?  Something that flowers, or has some other
>>interest would be nice!  The house is rather mediteranean looking.
>>I'm thinking about majonia, camelia, but looking for more ideas....
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