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Re: game for the day....

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christopher P. Lindsey" <lindsey@mallorn.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, July 04, 2004 12:35 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] game for the day....

> > Chris - this is the game of the DAY, not the first half hour of the day!
> Ooops, sorry.  :)
> > I'm going to agree and disagree on some, though much is a guess:
> >
> > 4. Could be Lavatera thuringiaca, but that's zone 8 - is it a
> I've actually been growing it successfully here in zone 5b for a couple
> of years.  Michigan State University lists it as zone 5 also:
>    http://www.msue.msu.edu/imp/modzz/00002297.html
> > 8.  Could be a self sowing sweet pea, the vining Lathyrus odoratus (A)
or L.
> > latifolius (P-but usually to Z6).  But I think it is probably another
> > Legume, will have to work on it.    BTW, Lathyrus vernus, Spring
> > (P) is hardy for you.
> I've also grown Lathyrus latifolius in Chicago as a perennial -- both
> 'Blushing Bride' and 'Red Shades' are doing well and came produce vines
> up to 4' high.  Michigan State lists that one has hardy to zone 3:
>    http://www.msue.msu.edu/imp/modzz/00002142.html
> So I'm going to stick by my guesses.  :)
> Good call on the Scabiosa and Impatiens!
> Chris
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