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Re: Photo....four oclocks

A couple of my older ones get stalks nearly as big around as my forearm
(which unlike the rest of my body is skinny),

 On 11/22/05, TeichFlora@aol.com <TeichFlora@aol.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Noreen
> 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
> for
> you?
> Ceres
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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