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Re: more new plants

Great plants Melody.  I picked up a Spiderwort last week too.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 8:29 PM
Subject: [CHAT] more new plants

> Went to a plant sale at a local farm today and my, oh my! What a treat.
> A couple of older folks who had lived and gardened prolifically in the
> same place for 40 years...what amazing gardens they have!! Of course,
> before I left there I had gotten their name and phone number plus an
> invitation to return in a few more weeks when the daylilies come into
> bloom. They have in excess of 100 cultivars of daylilies alone! They
> were selling off their divisions of daylilies, hostas, etc. I bought a
> few and they gave me a few more as freebies for the kids when my kids
> started telling them all about their own garden patches. Here is what I
> got today:
> Hemerocallis:
> "Pretty Pink"  x2
> "Gay Cravat"  X2
> "Purple Magic"
> "Dresden Beauty"
> "Cup of Sugar" X2
> "Song of Roland" X2
> I also  bought  a Huechera "Dales' Strain"
> All  of this on top of another local plant sale I went to at our community
center over the weekend, where I bought:
> 2 red canna
> 2 yellow canna
> 2 spider wort
> 1 yucca
> 2 Hemerocallis "Diamond Anniversary"
> 1 Red Oriental Poppy
> 3 California  poppy
> 3 Coleus
> No cultivar names for most of this stuff...just things people dig up and
> bring to a sale, but I am perfectly okay with not knowing this info.
> all the stuff from the weekend is already in the ground, now I have to
> plant the stuff from today . Ohmigoodness...what happened to my plan not
> to buy any more plants, just rearrange what I already have? :-) Yeah,
> like that plan was doomed to failure, wasn't it???
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
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