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Re: gas plant>WSL orders


--- "Christopher P. Lindsey" <lindsey@mallorn.com>
wrote:

 when I repotted them I 
found that the roots still hadn't spread out of the
original plug
--

I hope you removed that darn skin plug.  I hate those
things! Some plants do great and can they decompose as
the roots push thru. Other plants just don't seem to
have enough root strength to do that and it inhibits
them forever...Just my experience.

Donna





> > Bluebird was sort of a mixed bag on quality but
> customer service is 
> > excellent.  They immediately credited the puny
> Capsicum that they admit 
> > should not have been sent.  And when I asked about
> the white gas plant that 
> > should have been purple, they offered to send the
> purple too, though I said 
> > not to.   Their Salvia 'Evolution' was not very
> good, but the Plumbago was 
> > excellent.  They individually wrapped each scented
> geranium, whch all 
> > arrived in good shape. All 48 Red Hot Pokers were
> fabulous, not a runt in 
> > the litter.  The main reason I ordered from them
> at all was to obtain 
> > Andropogon 'Silver Sunrise', a new GreatPlants
> release.  They looked really 
> > nice.  But the Ppl Ftn Grass I ordered to fill out
> the flat was pretty sad. 
> 
> Your experiences sound just like mine.  :)  I
> suppose I should just call
> and ask them next time.  The Calylophus serrulatus
> 'Prairie Lode' that
> I got look like they're finally taking off -- when I
> repotted them I 
> found that the roots still hadn't spread out of the
> original plug; it
> looked like they'd just potted them the day before!
> 
> I received my Thalictrum delavayi 'Hewitt's Double'
> today and they 
> were gorgeous.  About two feet tall in six-inch pots
> and full of buds,
> ready to bloom.  Of course, at that price they'd
> better be good.
> 
> > My second order from Walters was shipped bone dry.
>  Do they do that to 
> > retard growth?
> 
> I've heard a lot of people with that complaint;
> apparently it's being
> done to cut down on shipping.  :(
> 
> Chris
> 
>
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