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Re: Anemonopsis


> since plants tend to adapt up in zone more readily
> than down in zone
> ... Am I making sense?

By "up" do you mean a higher number or further north?  Has me a bit
confused.
I actually read something recently about how plants will more readily accept
a warmer zone than previously noted, more so than they would accept a colder
one, but I think you may be saying the opposite.

Kitty


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, October 17, 2004 6:34 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Anemonopsis


> Thanks, Kitty. It continues to amaze me how the distinctions between,
> say, zones 5 and 9 are sort of iffy and mushy but between 9 and 10 are
> some sort of latter day Berlin wall, going both ways. I guess this has
> to do, mostly, with the lack of data on terminal-9 plants that are
> growing in zone 10, since plants tend to adapt up in zone more readily
> than down in zone and there is a whole lot less zone 10 than there is
> zone 9. Am I making sense?
>
> I do know of some zone 9 plants that should survive in zone 10 but
> don't. They are natives. Guess in the last several millennia if they
> had wanted to live here, they would have migrated here by now.
>
>
> On Sunday, October 17, 2004, at 07:05 PM, Kitty wrote:
>
> > OOps, that's what was meant by:
> >>> Late July to September 1 ft. - 3 ft. Semishade 4 - 9
> > That's zones 4-9.
> > I've found some references that say 4-7, others 6-9.  It grows fine
> > here in
> > Zone 5 and I bought the plant from Ellen Hornig who grows it in Zone 4.
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "james singer" <jsinger@igc.org>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Sunday, October 17, 2004 5:22 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Anemonopsis
> >
> >
> >> Any idea of its zone range, Kitty?
> >>
> >> On Sunday, October 17, 2004, at 06:03 PM, Kitty wrote:
> >>
> >>> If anyone would be interested in trying some Anemonopsis macrophyla
> >>> seed, I
> >>> just collected it.  I've never grown it from seed but did find this
> >>> on
> >>> Tom
> >>> Clothier's list:
> >>> Sow at Max. 5:C (41:F), germination irregular, often several months
> >>> Perhaps Gene or Marge would have some experience with it and could
> >>> expand on
> >>> its requirements.
> >>>
> >>> If you're not familiar with it it is a lovely Japanese woodland
> >>> plant.
> >>> Here's a picture:
> >>>
> >>> http://hortiplex.gardenweb.com/plants/jour/p/43/gw1043043/im.jpeg
> >>>
> >>> Anemonopsis macrophylla from Japan. Flowering July-August 60 cm.
> >>> Likes a semi-shaded position and humus-rich, moist but wel-drained
> >>> soil.
> >>> COMMON: False anemone
> >>> Late July to September 1 ft. - 3 ft. Semishade 4 - 9
> >>> ...topped in late summer by wiry stems bearing pendant pink flowers,
> >>> to 3
> >>> feet tall. Hard to find. Needs well-drained, humus-rich soil in light
> >>> to
> >>> medium shade; easier in cool summer areas.
> >>>
> >>> Kitty
> >>>
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> >> Island Jim
> >> Southwest Florida
> >> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> >> Zone 10a
> >> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
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> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Zone 10a
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
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