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    looking ahead to next spring/summer (hibiscus)...

    aspirin? will that be for me, or the container? ;) seriously?
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    looking ahead to next spring/summer (hibiscus)...

    spot on! came across a site (exotichibiscus.com)---saw some gorgeous tropical hibiscus. the ones that caught my eye: Erin Rachael, Pride-Renee Blaschke, Eye of the Storm, Secrate Dream, and Stolen Kiss. ok, actually they ALL caught my eye! lol as far as medium for the hibiscus container...
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    looking ahead to next spring/summer (hibiscus)...

    venturing into the world of hibiscus container gardening will be a first for me. i have searched a number of sites relating to best container material. when it comes to containers, the "norm" for me is usually miracle gro (or, a very similar mix). my question is, what seems to work the best for...
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    looking for sumac.....

    no biggee, at all! i just happen to be flipping thru one of my 'high country garden' magazines a number of days ago. noticed a couple of varieties of sumac that would interest me (note: typhina, aromatica, and trilobata). plus, i do have an area i would like to fit them into. as a child, i...
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    looking for sumac.....

    thanks for the welcome Dor! ummm, maybe i am misreading your message(?), but, the latter list of plants are ones that i would be willing to trade---or, even postage for the sumac. not sure why the sumac "popped" into my head so late in the season. haha guess i was thinking maybe if i got...
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    looking for sumac.....

    namely rhus typhina 'tiger eyes' & also rhus aromatica 'gro-low' & rhus trilobata (three leaf sumac). have: white garden phlox canna (bengal tiger) creeping phlox (blue) daylily (stella d'oro) bearded iris (blue/white variety---neighbor did not know...
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    panicum virgatum 'northwind'

    thanks for the comments (and links), Ron. i believe i will let my 'northwind' stay put this season. and, yes, we can have very harsh winters in this area (northern reaches of zone 4). will plan on moving/dividing next spring.
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    panicum virgatum 'northwind'

    thanks for the advice----and, the "welcomes", of course!!! have been gone to my sister's farm in nebraska for a period of time, so, haven't been back to the forum. my 'northwind' is located in an area that gets full sun-----but, some of the plants around the area come up much earlier in...
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    panicum virgatum 'northwind'

    zone 4 newbie! (to the forum, that is)..... trying to figure out what is going on with my pv 'northwind'. it's located in with other perennials. anyway, the first year or two, it's growth was very impressive---sturdy, and that nice "v" shape. last year, and, now this year, it's only putting...


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