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Re: Hydrangeas (was Wisteria question)


Cyndi, what zone are you in?  I have several Oakleaf Hydrangeas that have
done beautifully in Zone 7.  
Bonnie ETN Zone 7

> [Original Message]
> From: Zemuly Sanders <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 3/16/2006 2:43:27 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hydrangeas (was Wisteria question)
>
> I have some really awesome hydrangeas.  The only one that has ever given
me 
> a problem is the variegated one.  I joined the Mid-south Hydrangea
Society 
> last year so I'm sure I'll soon be an expert. <:LOL>
> zem
> zone  7
> West TN
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 10:28 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Hydrangeas (was Wisteria question)
>
>
> >I purchased the two I have specifically because the garden center said
(as
> > did the descriptive material on the plant) it would weather zone 5 
> > winters.
> > Hmmm.  It is under a large old cottonwood but gets the morning sun from 
> > the
> > East and a good deal of mid-day filtered sun from the South.  Where it
is,
> > it doesn't get a lot of wind and it doesn't look like it has died back
to
> > the ground.  I'll keep a closer watch on it this spring.
> >
> > Thanks for the info and your experience, Cyndi!
> >
> > Blessings,
> > Bonnie
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> > Behalf
> > Of Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT
> > Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 10:42 AM
> > To: 'gardenchat@hort.net'
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Hydrangeas (was Wisteria question)
> >
> > For two years I had a nice hydrangea in the corner underneath the office
> > window. But there was this huge juniper threatening to overgrow it.
After
> > taking a look at the front of the house we got rid of that juniper plus
a
> > couple others, which vastly improved the look of the front, but must
have
> > taken away some kind of wind/sun/cold protection from the hydrangea. It
> > promptly started to shrink over the summer and died to the ground that
> > winter. I've not been able to get another one to grow as nicely, they
have
> > all frozen back each winter.
> > So I'm thinking about Hydrangea macrophylla "Endless Summer", maybe
that 
> > one
> > will work for me.
> >
> > Cyndi
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> > Behalf
> > Of Bonnie & Bill Morgan
> > Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 7:32 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: RE: [CHAT] Re: Wisteria question
> >
> > Do you know how long before they bloom if they were seedlings when 
> > planted?
> >
> > Blessings,
> > Bonnie
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> > Behalf
> > Of Kitty
> > Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2006 10:19 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: Wisteria question
> >
> > Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora' (P-G) I'm pretty sure this is the one
> > they train for tree hydrangeas.
> >
> > Kitty
> > neIN, Zone 5
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> >
> >>I believe the tags said they were pee gee hydrangea.
> >>
> >> Blessings,
> >> Bonnie
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >> Behalf Of Donna
> >> Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 9:33 PM
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Re: Wisteria question
> >>
> >> which one do you have? Some only bloom on old wood, which for us in
> >> zone cold means we will never see a bloom, which is the case in my
> >> varigated one.... but I do have two others that bloom.
> >>
> >> Donna
> >>
> >> --- Bonnie & Bill Morgan
> >>> I'm still waiting for my hydrangea to bloom.  It is about 4 years old
> >>> now, I think.  Maybe this will be the year?
> >>>
> >>> Blessings,
> >>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >>
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