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Re: Re:blue lyme grass

Must be. I fell in love with the lyme grass when a new complex went up here
and they used us as ground cover under palm trees. However, these must have
been older plants as they were think, and about 3 -4 feet tall. Absolutely

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, May 21, 2004 1:43 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re:blue lyme grass

> > From: Andrea H <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
> > Marge, I got some blue lyme grass from Park Seed 2 years ago, was
> > impressed until this year, it finally is starting to take off. I
> just sort
> > of laid there before. I love the color but was toying with pulling
> it out
> > because of its lack of "umph"
> >
> > Now I'm glad I won't have to! Was yours a slow starter?
> --------
> You know, Andrea, I've had it for so many years, I cannot remember
> what it did at first or even where I got it.  It's a true grass and I
> haven't grown any from seed - on purpose - but I have grown several
> Carex from seed and they all seem to take a couple of years to start
> looking like anything.  The self-sown Miscanthus and Pennisetum are
> the same...first two years you think 'weed' and then they grow up and
> are lovely.  So, maybe this is a grassy plant trait?
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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