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Re: Gene's greenhouse NOW Sycamore

I have also planted Lindera benzoin in an attempt to attract the  
Spicebush swallowtail, Asimina triloba in an attempt to attract the  
Zebra swallowtail, and Aristolochia durior to attract the Pipevine  
swallowtail, but haven't observed any of them yet.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Jan 20, 2006, at 1:11 PM, Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:

> Well now wonder I have so many around here.  I try to grow them all!
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]  
> On Behalf
> Of Karen Fernsler
> Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 1:48 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Gene's greenhouse NOW Sycamore
> Ours pig out on Rue Herb (Ruta graveolens) also.
> Stitch, z5b
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 01:33:56PM -0500, james singer wrote:
>> A couple of years ago, I planted a "dill" plant from a box store;  
>> plant
>> turned out to be anise, and it attracted swallowtails like you  
>> wouldn't
>> believe.
>> On Jan 20, 2006, at 1:16 PM, Cathy Carpenter wrote:
>>> Dill, too. They are all in the same family, but around here, dill is
>>> the favorite, then fennel, then parsley. Have never seen them on my
>>> carrots.
>>> Cathy, west central IL, z5b
>>> On Jan 20, 2006, at 10:45 AM, Pam Evans wrote:
>>>> Plant parsley & fennel - they're host plants for the swallowtail
>>>> caterpillars.
>>>> I lots of them every year.

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