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RE: today now weeding or lack of....


The red lobelia cardinal was fine for 4 winters then died this year...
it is the blue lobelia I can't over winter at all... which makes no
sense since it is in the same bog/conditions as the red one :(

Mine red lobelia get to be 4 ft tall.... in an aquarium?!?

Donna

> 
> Well, Donna, mine (except the ones that put themselves up by the
> deck) are in my "damp" garden, which is very soggy in winter.  They
> do not appreciate leaves and plant debris on their overwintering
> foliage rosettes; tends to rot them out - wonder if that's what
> happened to yours?  O'course, you are also much farther north than I
> am, which may make some difference tho' I have read posts saying they
> grow into USDA z 3 and are found in mid-northern Ontario growing
> naturally; will grow underwater for a time - seasonal flooding and
> last an amazingly long time as an aquarium plant (so said Doug Green
> in a post once.)
> 
> 
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland

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