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RE: drought


I have Salvia clevelandii and salvia leucophylla, they are very
drought-tolerant California natives, but I am not sure how to propagate them
from cuttings. Guess I could give it a try as I would like to know how. If
it works I can send them for you to try in your garden.

Cyndi

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Zemuly Sanders
Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 9:58 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] drought

Pam, I've got pineapple sage, too.  It didn't spread as much as normal last 
summer because of no rain, but I'm sure there's plenty to share with you.
zem
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, January 02, 2006 8:51 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] drought


> Pam, I always have Russian Sage, too, so if that doesn't come back, I can
> get you some from here.  Also, I'm sure I'll have some daylilies.  If you
> can tell me how to start some caryopteris for you, I'd be glad to do that
> for you too.   (Weigela is not something I have, unfortunately, nor any
> Pineapple sage or Wild Thing salvia.)
>
> Let me know how to help and I'll get it out to you.
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> Behalf
> Of Pam Evans
> Sent: Monday, January 02, 2006 8:18 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] drought
>
> Yes, quite few.  Pineapple sage croaked, the caryopteris (four of
> them) also, even the Russian sage which likes dry conditions, I think all 
> of
> three of those are toast too.  Even my big Wild thing salvia isn't looking
> too good.  My weigela is a goner, going to replace it w/ a big rosemary. 
> No
> telling if any of the grass will come back.  If not, I'll just let the 
> weeds
> take over the lawn.  Been keeping all my viburnums well watered and the
> roses.  I think they will be OK, but only March will tell.  Most of the
> mints and purple coneflowers are history too.  Some daylilies have
> disappeared, but they may be hunkering down, at least I hope so.  All I'm
> planting next Spring are rosemary, lavender, thyme and salvias.  And I 
> will
> replace the purple coneflowers.  They're a must w/ a bird & butterfly
> sanctuary.  I may do a few peppers in pots, because I must have my 
> peppers.
> But I won't plant a big bed of them again.  Ten months of this.  It's
> crazy.
> Thanks for letting me vent Chris.  I can't tell you how badly I want to 
> take
> all the flood waters and redirect them to Oklahoma & Texas.
>
>
> On 1/2/06, Chris Petersen <chris@widom-assoc.com> wrote:
>>
>> Pam,
>>
>> Have you lost a lot of plants?
>>
>> Chris Petersen
>> Northport, Long Island, New York
>> Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
>>
>> chris@widom-assoc.com
>> My garden: http://photos.yahoo.com/chrispnpt
>>
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>
> --
> Pam Evans
> Kemp TX
> zone 8A
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