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Re: Hakonechloa...heat tolerant variety?

Glad to hear the plants fared well Noreen.  Whereas it's always nice to get
input from others who have grown something, nothing matches personal
experience.  I realllllllllllly wanted to try Soldanella and the seller
said, "well, ok, I'll let you have it, but you'll probably just kill it."
He was right, but it took 3 years to kill it and I really just had to know
that for myself.

neIN, Z5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2006 9:00 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hakonechloa...heat tolerant variety?

> Gene, the gardens around here use the typical grasses that do well in heat
> and in our case here in the SE.....where we have humidity, but also  some
> periods of no rainfall, and others with too much.   I  thought perhaps
there was a
> new variety out on the market that we might  try.  I've always loved the
> of that particular grass, so was  hoping.  So many new varieties out on
> that are to be more  heat tolerant, less chill hours, etc....and stretch
> usual  boundaries.  Most haven't been suitable for us, but.....it's worth
> shot to try.
> Kitty sent me some plants that were questionable  about surviving here,
> they have done really well considering our  drought situation this year.
> haven't really had the high temps that  we've had in previous years, but I
> thought for sure with temps in the 90's  and the lack of water they
wouldn't do
> well....but they have.  One  just never knows.
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 1/14/2006 11:02:18 PM Central Standard Time,
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> As you  know there is zone 9 and then there is zone 9... just depends
> upon where  you experience it. Do you know of anyone in your area who is
> growing  Japanese shade grass or public gardens to check in your area?
> Perhaps a  bit more shade than I would use here?
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