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Re: autumn planting....
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: autumn planting....
  • From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2010 09:25:15 -0500

oh my!   that's sounds utterly gorgeous.  may have to try  a few next year
to see how well they can handle heat.....    thanks Kitty 4 the info!

On 7/25/10, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> Yes, it's a new one from Darrell Probst at Garden Vision.  The only picture
> I've found is in his print catalogue.  He's well known for his Epimediums,
> but in recent years he has been dabbling with Coreopsis.  Previously he
> wholesaled his breakthrough varieties, but this one he is introducing on his
> own.
>
> From the catalog:
> This beautifully colored variant is an amazing breakthrough for large
> flowered Coreopsis. Flowers are especially large at up to 3" across, with
> flowering starting early and going the distance from June until frost. In
> the heat of summer the flowers may open almost solid white, but for most of
> the season, the flowers are white flushed with varying degrees/shades of
> red-violet. As nights get cooler in autumn, the eyes darken and more color
> suffuses toward the edges of the petals. Forms a mound 18-30" tall and
> 24-30" wide with a somewhat open habit.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Saturday, July 24, 2010 3:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] autumn planting....
>
>
>  wow - sounds pretty Kitty!!  new cultivar of coreopsis?
>>
>> On 7/24/10, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> You're a better man than I, Gene Bush....
>>> Jumping!  Would I had the energy. Actual is 93 degrees, with heat index,
>>> it's 100.
>>>
>>> I just came in fromlisting the plants in my little nursery.  It's time to
>>> start making sale tags for them for my sale next month.  Found a cartful
>>> that need to be moved up a pot size.
>>>
>>> No fall orders for me Pam.  I way-over-bought this spring, ending up now
>>> with one vauable Coreopsis 'Cosmic Evolution' that's still in its pot
>>> because I don't have a good spot for it yet.  She's a happy plant but not
>>> colorful like the pictures right now.  In extreme heat she comes out
>>> white;
>>> cooler weather the 3in flowers are flushed red-violet.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Kitty
>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gene Bush" <genebush@netsurfusa.net>
>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Sent: Saturday, July 24, 2010 2:05 PM
>>> Subject: RE: [CHAT] autumn planting....
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hope to hey you are right about the heat easing in this lifetime, Pam
>>>
>>>> I am jumping about in my garden. Weeding a bit here, doing a small
>>>> planting there. Perhaps getting rid of a plant and replacing it with
>>>> something I like better. Improving the soil before something new goes
>>>> in.
>>>> Near my rock garden I moved my birdbath and set it on a circle of
>>>> stones. Next to it a flat stone with a bronze sundial down on the soil.
>>>> I
>>>> to
>>>> weave some small asters in between the stones of the rock garden, the
>>>> bird
>>>> bath and sun dial. It is a flat creeper with starry white blooms named
>>>> Snow
>>>> Flurries. This week I also intend to work on my tall screen of
>>>> perennials
>>>> in
>>>> a raised arch along a path that I mentioned before.
>>>> Only working a couple of hours or so a morning, not much gets done. this
>>>> coming week is to be more of the same...sigh.
>>>>
>>>> Gene E. Bush
>>>> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens,LLC
>>>> www.munchkinnursery.com
>>>> Garden Writer - Photographer -  Lecturer
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>>>> Behalf
>>>> Of Pam Evans
>>>> Sent: Saturday, July 24, 2010 1:23 PM
>>>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>>> Subject: [CHAT] autumn planting....
>>>>
>>>> Well God help me, I just placed my fall order at High Country Gardens. 2
>>>> Grosso lavenders, 2 Kim's knee high echinaceas, 2 Eryngium 'Big Blue'
>>>> (sea
>>>> holly), 1 Arizona Sun gaillardia & 1 Firewitch dianthus.   Most of that
>>>> is
>>>> for planting in chimney flue liners, pots & raised beds.  One fine day
>>>> it
>>>> will be cooler here again.  LOL
>>>>
>>>> Anyone making fall plans yet?   if so, what's on the agenda??
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Pam Evans
>>>> Kemp TX
>>>> zone 8A
>>>>
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>>
>> --
>> Pam Evans
>> Kemp TX
>> zone 8A
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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