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Re: Visit to Plant Delights

You will definitely have to bring it in. Yes, I have it, and the 'Alba' as
well. They are planted on 20 foot rebar rods that have been bent over the
top of  my greenhouse to semi-cover it in the summer. And yes, they are all
the way over, onto the arbor, the fence and whatever else they can reach.
Thank GOD they die back in the winter.
I'd prune it before it comes in for the winter, or else you'll have it
climbing on everything else.

I'll send you the list of all the stuff Tony gave us. What's your address or
I can fax it to you. And I can probably send you quite a bit of the things
on the list. I love the tropical look and have spent the past few years
adding more and more plant material.
Andrea H
Beaufort, SC

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Cersgarden@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, September 18, 2004 7:11 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Visit to Plant Delights

> In a message dated 9/16/04 7:57:25 PM, hodgesaa@earthlink.net writes:
> <<  I looked at my class notes from Plant Delights and all of this stuff
> is for zone 7, MAYBE zone 6 with protection. >>
> Andrea, I do have lots of plants that are not hardy for me but winter them
> over in my garden room.
>     Detail information on these plants are difficult to find.  Example, I
> have cut back my mandevillas in the fall before moving inside because they
are so
> huge.  I just found some infor saying they should be pruned early spring
> will then bloom on new wood.
>     One of the plants I tried this year is Thunbergia grandiflora.  It is
> absolutely gorgeous at this time.  I have it planted in a lg hi gloss blue
> container and is wrapped around a copper (approx 14" dia) obelisk which is
> covered with plant & bloom.  The blooms are very lg , vased shaped blue. I
> no information how it will winter or when I should prune it.  Have you
> this one?
>     Ceres
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