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Re: Autumn Fern Q

Blue-eyed Mary = Scrophulariaceae, a winter annual, has blue and white
flowers.  I didn't know which season you wanted.  What about Dicentra
eximia (Fringed Bleeding Heart)?  Has a delicate leaf  and pale pinkish to
rose  lavender flowers, April to frost.  Does need some light shade.

> [Original Message]
> From: Daryl <pulis@mindspring.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 6/4/2006 4:35:52 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Autumn Fern Q
> Trout lilies bloom in early April here and are long gone, as is the
> Bloodroot.  It looks odd to me with Iris. Ladies Mantle lasts here until
> mid-June, then goes belly up. I've got maybe 50 varieties of Hosta and it
> doesn't look right with any of them that I've tried, except the
> before-mentioned Robert Poore.
> I think maybe I should give up on the Autumn Fern. Maybe it's the plant 
> itself I don't like, though I admire its toughness. I've got bunches of 
> other ferns (Southern Shield, Holly, East Indian Holly, Christmas, Ebony 
> Spleenwort, Netted Chain, etc.)
> What's Blue-eyed Mary?
> d
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Bonnie Holmes" <holmesbm@usit.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Sunday, June 04, 2006 3:43 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Autumn Fern Q
> > Ok, what about troutlily, dwarf iris, Lady's mantle, maybe a new variety
> > of
> > hosta, Short's aster, wild phlox, bloodroot, Blue-eyed Mary, and other
> > ferns.
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