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Re: Re: New Pic...Phillipine Violet

Jim & Noreen, I am assuming this thing is not hardy up here in zone 8A, am I

On 10/28/06, TeichFlora@aol.com <TeichFlora@aol.com> wrote:
> My purple one doesn' t reseed at all, but the white one does
> very  much.  It
> is a much larger plant, so perhaps my purple is a sport, dwarf,  or a
> hybrid
> that doesn't seed.  No clue.  One doesn't see the white  one used as much
> in
> landscaping, perhaps for the reason that it does reseed so  much.   I've
> had my
> purple one for a number of years, almost a decade,  it is doing well.
> Would you like a cutting from the white one??
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 10/27/2006 9:39:33 PM Central Standard Time,
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> I have  the purple one, Noreen. It's something of a nuisance here--seeds
> all  around. Not exactly invasive because, if you're diligent and own a
> machete, you can control it. I suspect this is why it's not used in
> local landscaping.
> But it is quite pretty and, in spite of myself,  I'm somewhat fond of
> it--so I always allow two or three volunteers  survive. And you are
> quite right about profuse blooming times--right now  we've got several
> masses of purple along the back fence.
> I don't  know how long it lives in your area, but here it look pretty
> tatty after  about 3 years.
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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