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Re: Photo....four oclocks

Yes, they resprout nicely.  I have to do a bit of pruning throughout  the 
year to keep them in check.  They get to be quite large shrubs  here.  But loaded 
with blooms, although somewhat leggy on the  bottom.....nice with lower 
growing things beneath it though.  They come up  everwhere if I dont' collect the 
seeds.  I have one in a pot with a  hibiscus that has grown up over the top and 
is like an umbrella over it.   Kind of funny looking if you know what it is, 
but just at first glance, it's  pretty, so I left it.  
Not sure about the tuber, I've never pulled one of the older plants.   I do 
end up pulling quite a few of the new seedlings in spring and through the  
year.  I would imagine it is quite large, since most of the shrubs, even  pruned 
back get to be about 4 foot tall and wide.  The main stalks are a  good inch 
and half or so thick.  
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 11/21/2005 11:02:42 PM Central Standard Time,  
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

Noreen,  do you cut them back & they resprout?   How big do the tubers  get 

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