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Re: I think it's spring
  • Subject: Re: I think it's spring
  • From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
  • Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 14:11:36 EDT

Here in the Hudson Valley, 'Powis Castle' does handsomely in the summer,
but doesn'talwayssurvive the winters.  I seem to lose it about half the 
It is one of my favorites, so Ialways plan on getting new plants each 
and if the previous year's plants survive, so much the better.  This year 
seem to have made it through the winter - perhaps because they were 
under a snow cover from December until last week.
In a message dated 3/24/2011 12:15:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
cornergar@aol.com writes:

Rich, I think Powis Castle would be iffy for you. I managed to lose it the
first winter but perhaps I did something or didn't do something I should 
I am mid Illinois Z5. kathy

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Apking <redfour@omni-tech.net>
To: gardenchat <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sat, Mar 19, 2011 11:55 am
Subject: Re: [CHAT] I think it's spring

Hi Pam, will that grow here, South edge of Z-4, North edge of Z-5???  If
so I'd like some!!  Rich

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