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Re: Maddy's > plant types

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Maddy's > plant types
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 17:01:10 -0600
  • References: <13555533.1120674574235.JavaMail.root@sniper3>

Ceres, the only book I have with me is Botanica which isn't as concise as a
lot of other references.  But it says the genus includes "small trees".
Where they draw the line between shrubs and small trees I am not sure.  One
listing is H. arnottianus, " of variable size up to 20 ft".  Ah, here's one:
H. tiliaceus, height and spread to 30 feet.  O f course, too, Botanica is
not an exhaustive listing, so I assume there are others.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 12:28 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Maddy's > plant types

> In a message dated 7/6/05 10:46:54 AM, lyoung@grindertaber.com writes:
> << And Hibiscus (as a kid I
> thought it they were tall biscuits) includes shrubs, trees, perennials >>
> Kitty, hardy Hibiscus moscheutos (Lady Baltimore, Kopper King, Sweet
> Caroline, etc) are classified as perennials.    Hibiscus syriacus (Rose of
Sharon) are
> shrubs. What are included in the tree group?  Maybe a standard?
>     Ceres
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