Right now I have goji berry rooted runners to give and I have quite a few lilies of diff varieties , such as orientals , asiatic and orientrump don't know the names or colors. Their all in large pots and I'll dig and bring the bulbs if anybody wants any. I will have to cut off all the green on them though. Their pretty big right now.
I also have these things I can share:
Dragon tails pinella this is no longer variegated though.
Pineapple lily bulbs, different shaded colored leaves, maroon and green, I have not enough sun to make them bloom any more. will dig the bulbs and bring them if anybody wants them.
Can root or bring cuttings off the red or purple fire spike
can root or bring cuttings off about 9 diff varieties of sedum.
variegated solomon seal
I also have a few of the californea ee's
Sandra: jacob's cline monarda
Mariyn: sedum rooted cuttings, monarda if I have enough.
Genna: lilies, georgia peach brugmansia
Trish Lilies and pineapple lilies, brugmansia Georgia peach
Charlotte, heart of the jungle elephant ear.
Marilyn, heart of the jungle ee.
I'll add things daily here.
1 clerodendrum bungei (also known as Rose Glory Bower, Mexican Hydrangea) already growing in a pot. It can be invasive but I have a nice bunch growing in a large pot to keep it from spreading and it is very pretty.
2 pink hardy begonias
1 salvia/sage (not sure which - came from Pine Ridge and I've forgotten what it is) The bloom looks a lot like hot lips but a totally different type foliage. Has a woody stem and the plant stays green year round. I accidentally broke a piece off early this summer and rooted it - so only one is available
1 small hosta
Tall mexican petunia
I have a pretty begonia with pink flowers that cascades - this is not hardy outside - can bring a couple of cuttings
Hardy EE that will spread
1 White ginger
1 Confederate Jasmine
2 maybe 3 NOID brugs in pots
What I've promised
1 pot of hot lips (to be shared between Marilyn and Elaine)
1 white ginger (Trish) (actually bringing you 2)
Elena EE kathy ann
Hardy begonias Kim
Small hosta marilyn
Persian shield trish and friend
Japanese iris - Sandra
What I've requested
1 heart of the Jungle EE - Kathy Ann
Ok saving me a spot also, and going to see what I can pot up but its been sooo dry things are suffering.
5 Crinum Milk and wine(white with pink stripe)
5 Brugmansia(Angel Trumpet) NOID could either be Yellow(NOID) or Pink(Isabella)
2-3 St Josephs lilly
fern noid tall & feathery
woodland phlox pink 2-3 ft tall
to be continued...
Black EE (not illustris)
shorter variety canna or darker/ variegated foliage tall cannas
Jap/La Iris actually any iris TB BB MB
OK here is a list of what I have you all down for, if I missed something you asked for plz let me know
St Joseph lily (dug)
Woodland phlox (dug)
woodland phlox (dug)
rosy returns (dug)
red mittens (dug)
Brug Isabella (potted)
Save me a spot. Planning to come and already looking to see what I can pot up. Hope it's not to hard and dry to dig. I may have to start now while we do have some rain to keep things moist. Should we post what kind of things we're looking for?
I'm not going to be able to post a list since I'm not sure how much digging I will be able to do. I am laid up right now with a sprained ankle, torn ligament and having trouble with my achilles. On crutches.
I wish I could bring a bunch. I have another big bed I am doing away with this fall plus I am cleaning out many of the the others beds to streamline them. If I can get to that I will bring some of the big things that I know people will want.
If you know of something I have in particular that you want, let me know and I will get it dug.
Well, I just talked to Al and he said he would like to come to the RU, so it is official--we will be there! :o)
This is my list of things I will bring:
No ID iris: Trish and her friend,Cindy. Elaine, too. I will probably have extras, too
No ID daylilies: Trish and her friend, Cindy Also will have extras.
Moonflower (datura) seed pods: Genna? There will be extras
Hibiscus seed pods--deep rose color:
Calla Lilies: Cindy.. I will have extras of these, as well.
One Blueberry bush--just rooted.
This is the list of plants I am receiving from others: If your name is here, please check and see if I have everything correct as far as the plants you will be bringing to me. Thanks!
Kathy Ann: Sedum, monarda, Heart of the Jungle EE
Charlotte: Hot Lips Salvia; small hosta
Kim: Peacock fern
Trish: St. Joseph's Lily, Yellow canna, Woodland phlox, pink coneflower, zinnia seeds. Note to Trish--if you have not been able to get out and dig these up because of your leg, please don't worry about it. Just take care of you!
Sandra: purple phlox, dwarf fountain grass
Charlotte: Hot Lips Salvia
Elaine: Autumn Joy sedum, Echinacea Rubinstern, canna and maybe penstemon and clematis, if available.
Genna: Peppermint Schnapps Hibiscus and Indigo Spires Salvia
I have some goji berry rooted runners i can dig and pot if anybody wants some, but just an fyi it takes 3 to 5 years for these to produce berries, there are also conflicting stories on weather or not they need the pollenator plant to get fruit, I have the pollenator but it's not producing runners, and i'm not getting berries yet either, my plants are 3 years old this year. so with all that in mind if you still want some I can dig for you . ;0) I have to clear them out anyway, their getting too close to my blueberry bushes, and seems they like to put off runners, 3 feet away from the plant for some reason. I'll look around to see what else I have out there, I lost alot this year. I just know I have the goji berries because I saw them when I was watering them the other day.
Sandra I have a big pot of Hot Lips that I rooted and I'll bring it. I cut mine back this summer and stuck a bunch of the clippings in a pot and they all lived. Just thought that might save you from having to dig it. It's actually enough that a couple of people could divide it.
I have a few hot lips started too that seem to be doing well, so there should be plenty of those! :) I had started mine for Marilyn and Crissy before the last get together at Kim's but they were not established enough to bring then. I had several other things doing well too but Leigh missed some pots while I was gone to Dallas and that 106+ temps did some of them in quickly!! I hope to get out this next weekend once we get the kids moved in and see what else I might can root.
I have lost all my monardas, my phlox (except I still have the purple from Sandra) and so if anyone has any of those to share, I would love to have some. KA, I will gladly take Lilies too because I have PLENTY of sun!! :) Sandra, I would even love another start of the purple if you have plenty... I love it but it doesn't seem to increase much...I guess the mulch keeps it from doing so. I thought I could put a start in a different bed.
I will unpot them all before the RU and bring them all up there. there's plenty of them to go around. some came from the back bed that I stuck in a huge pot, I just never did plant them because I don't have alot of full sun left in my gardens.
Here are a few things I can bring if anyone is interested
purple tall phlox
dwarf fountain grass
sea oats grass
some mini daylilies, these are named, but names are not attached--I had to dig my whole mini bed up to get the grass out of it, and had a few left over when I replanted. I know I had Apricot Sparkles, Rosy Returns, When my Sweetheart Returns in there and a few more-but I did not even try to keep them separated, the zoysia grass was so bad, I had to seperate all the clumps to get all the roots out of the plants. Threw them all in a bucket.
Bulbs from a hardy glad-I call them apricot color
a few bulbs from the peruvian daffodil
ivy, variegated and solid color
So far on my list to bring
Genna --- purple tall phlox. Glad bulbs--daylilies
Marilyn --- purple tall phlox--dwarf fountain grass
Kim--hardy glad, daffodil
Trish--glad fountain. Grass, daylilies
OK, my garden isn't that big or great yet, but I do have a tropical bleeding heart (clerodendrum) I will try to root and pot up to bring.
You do have to overwinter it, and it looks like dried sticks sitting in your garage, but in the spring it leafs out and has the most lovely white and dark red blooms. It's mostly a shade plant too.
I would love to have some of that Hot Lips salvia if someone hasn't claimed all of it yet!
I haven't compiled my whole list and am not at home right now but I know I will have a few daylilies to divide, some Autumn Joy sedum, purple coneflowers, blackeyed susan, and a white Penstemon that has a deep green and reddish leaf. I forget what else I have to divide, but know I can bring cleome seeds if anyone wants them.
Elaine the pot of hot lips I have is enough for two people to share. You and Marilyn can share it. It's going to be a couple of weeks before I have time to dig anything. I'm like you all a lot of my stuff is just not as healthy as it usually is this time of year.
Some things I do know I will be able to bring are: white ginger, two different kinds of aguga, cloredendum (sp) bungii. The clorendendum can be invasive. I have a big clump in a pot and it does not spread that way. Do have some more that is not in a pot and it is spreading but is in an area that I don't mind it spreading. Will have to look around later.
Elaine, I would love to have a start of the Autumn Joy sedum. Kathy Ann had given me some a few years ago and I took some of it with me to Harrison, but unfortunately I didn't get any dug to bring with me to Missouri. Also, I would like a start of the purple coneflower, too. Thanks!
I haven't thought of this before , untill i saw your post about the sedum marilyn, but I hav etime to root you cuttings of quite a few different sedums if you want them. just let me know.
I also have some pineapple lily bulbs that I cannot keep growing , they need sun to bloom, i'm not putting in another flower garden EVER! My yard looks like crap. lol check my trade list periodically, I'll be adding things as I think of them.
Sandra I don't have Jacob Cline but I do have Raspberry Wine. However it looks pitiful. One patch looks like it does when it first starts coming up and another patch just came up and sort of lost most of it's leaves. I had very few blooms and it normally blooms like crazy, I don't know what the problem is this year with blooms. It's not because of lack of water. My water bill was $300 last month! I'm rethinking some of the tropicals I've been carrying over. I've had very few blooms on my tropical hibiscus. Some are starting to bloom now but not that many blooms. Some don't have any buds at all and they are in full sun. Not worth the effort of saving them. Think I'm just going to overwinter my Cajun hibiscus and buy new hibiscus next year.. I've had hibiscus every year for over 25 years and this has been the worst year ever for them!!
Sandra, i have a little i can divide of the jacob's cline, i gave some to my neighbor a while back and it's just now starting to spread, small plant, but I can bring some for you, also if you can get some from two people that would help yours grow faster. I'll put you down for some
I also have 3 rooted cuttings of stictocardia, (hawaiian bell's vine) it's not hardy but it is beautiful if anybody want s one, they will have to over winter it though. I am also going to try to root some sedum cuttings, have about 9 varieties if anybody wants some, every kind but autumn joy lol
Kathy Ann, I would love some of the sedum--whatever you can spare--I don't want to be greedy. Also, I love the Jacob's Cline monarda, would appreciate a start if you have enough to go around. That was one of my favorite plants in my garden in Cabot! I just love the bloom on it!
I have some hibiscus seed pods I will bring. Our hardy hibiscus did really good this year--it must be really hardy to have survived this summer, although we did water it. Here is a photo:
Marilyn I have some yellow cannas that are knee high and canna pretoria I will look to see how much some of the others have multiplied tomorrow..
Kathy Ann I would love to have some lilies and pineapple lilies, and a few different sedums if thats ok.
Sandra i would love some daylilies, dwarf fountain grass and hardy glad If you have extra..
I would love to have cuttings of monarda firespike if available..
Charlotte I would love to have some white ginger
I also have this fern(no idea what it is) but it gets fairly tall 3-4 feet fills in an area really nicely..
I also can root cuttings from Rose of sharon minerva and bluebird if someone wants those..I will get out in the next few days see what else is out there..
I will show you all wha I did to my leg acting crazy on my sons dirt bike.. This happened 3 weeks ago and it was swelled my calf up as large as a volleyball but now is about size of baseball..It was so sore i could hardly walk for 2 weeks in fact just yesterday was I able to stand without feeling like it was going to explode. I am thankful the good Lord sent us a few rains otherwise there would probably be nothing left alive in my yard because I sure couldnt get out thre and drag waterhoses.. Im on my second round of antibiotics.. Sigh no more dirt bikes for me I will stick to the 4 wheeler from here out lol..Ive been up on it alot today and its swollen above and below the injury, tomorrow wont be any better have to get school shopping done before Monday..
Haha so if anyone wants to swap lower legs im willing..
Hi guys, What happened with dirt bike I wwas making my first round around my sons track(my first time on bike incidently) was doing ok in the straight away but when i tried to go around the curve I let the bike slip out from under me. I didnt fall managed to stay on my feet but the bike fell to the left and the foot pegs( metal monsters with teeth)managed to grab my Rt leg..The lil one at the front did most damage.The back of my leg had 5 perfect scratches and the front had 4 scratches but it swelled immediately. It barely bleed, but i came in and iced it down for the rest of the day except when I went to church that night. I wrapped it tightly with an ace baandage but the swelling was already there.The first week I didnt go to Dr but it got infected. It feels much better but its still swollen and ugly..I managed t hobble around the mall and get school clothes for the boys yesterday, but it still swells from knee to foot if im up on it to long..The boys call me Ms Kneivil ha...Hard for me to believe the summer is over and school time is here again..I have one starting college and one in 11th grade.
I have enough of the fern to go around so I have those requested down for some..
Ms Marilyn I have you down for the cannas.
I also have a pink woodland phlox blooms in spring 2-3 ft tall really pretty if anyone wants a start of those..I will find a picture(hopefully not very organised with pictures on my computer) when i get in from church today so you can see it..It does wonderful in shaded areas, tho mine gets a lil sun...
Hope your leg gets better soon Trish!! My dirt bike incident when my son was young was not as bad as yours. I was against him having one and got over ruled! They had me get on it and ride to see how safe it was. I knew how to drive a standard shift but didn't know you didn't give a bike much gas as you let out on the clutch. Drove straight into a chain link fence with enough force to totally wrap the fence around the tire. I fortunately was not hurt at all and the bike was not damaged - just the fence! I rode it around the yard and that was my one and only time to ride a bike!!
That is lovely, Trish. I would like a start if you are able to get some dug. However, you should concentrate on getting that leg well and not worry about digging up plants. Take care of yourself first!
I'll try to list a few things later but just don't have time right now. I just got home today. Left at 8 this morning - ran by the house for about an hour around 4 and then just now getting home at 11:30 pm. Going to be that way for the rest of the week and have a busy week scheduled for next week.
Trish, I would love some of the woodland phlox and the fern. I am TRYING to plant a few things and develop a shade garden. I have a really hard time getting things planted in among all the tree roots though... do ya'll have a secret for that??
WOuld love some of any monardas if anyone has any extras. I lost all of mine last summer.
Genna don't try to dig a hole just dig a little indention sit the plant in it and then put dirt (good dirt) around the plant up to the top of plant line. Mulch really good with ground up leaves (just use your lawn mower to chop them up).
You all might want to check out Trish's FB page. She posted today that she is in the hospital and she also posted a picture of her leg. It looks terrible. It must be really infected for her to have to be hospitalized.
Kim, I would like some of each of your ferns that you posted above. We have lots of trees here so there are plenty if places I can put them. If you think they will make it through the winter in my zone (6b), that is.
edited to add:
Well, now I don't know what zone I am in. "They" had me in zone 6b when I lived in Harrison. Now the USDA zone map has me in zone 7a which is the same zone I was in when I lived in Cabot. "They" must have changed their maps and zones. :o(
Hi guys, I hope my leg gets better soon. They went in and lanced the big knot on side of my leg and of course it was full of old blood. They did it at bed side and didnt put me to sleep or give me anything except an injection in that area to numb it so when he cut I couldnt feel it.. He squeezed and poked and pulled out all I could stand. left the incision open to drain and heal from inside out.. Most of the redness has disappeared(IV antibiotics) but theres still quiet a swollen area tho not as bad as before. The surgeon said he thinks my body will absorb what left in the wound but will reevaluate it next week..i think it would have been better to sedate me and clean it out properly, but I dont think he thought it was as bad as it was till he got it opened up..Anyway it does feel better and can walk with out to much pain today if I dont stay up on it to long it doesnt hurt much anymore.. the Lord has blessed several times in the last 3 weeks with a rain so that kept me out of the yard dragging water hoses, you know I was gonna do it regardless of how much it hurt lol...Hopefully im on the med now and can go back to digging soon...
I have plenty of starts on the woodland phlox and the fern so I can bring it to who ever wants it when I get a lil better(to bad that isnt today because we got a really nice rain yesterday and I know the ground is soft and its calling my name)
Kathy I would love to have cutting of that brug..
Kim id love to have some red dragon and peacock fern plz..
I may be bringing a friend with me so I dont have so far to travel alone(DH doesnt like that idea of me on highway alone) I dont know if he thinks im in danger or that im a danger to others lol) She is my gardening partner We divide whatever we grow with each other that way if it doesnt survive for one of us the other has a backup...Tho hers usually outgrows mine, I have sand and its a job to keep things watered and alive because water just drains away.. She doesnt tend to have that problem. Anyway she is plant nut just like the rest of us...Ok I'm headed to church will talk to you all later..Trish
Charlotte: I would like the salvia/sage if you think it would be hardy in my zone. Also, the hosta, please and the hardy EE--again if you think they will survive the winter in my zone. I think I am pretty much in the same zone as Kathy Ann.
Terrye, do you possibly have enough time to root me another one of those yellow rose of texas ??? At least I believe that is what it was called...the bush with the little yellow balls on it?? I would love to replace the one that got mowed over... :( I wasn't sure if it would root this time of year.
Marilyn I really don't know the answer. The salvia/sage I've had for about 10 years and have long ago lost the tag. It does not spread from the roots. Like I said it has a woody stem and is more like a small bush. It doesn't get very tall. Don't remember if it is a sage or some form of salvia. Do you see anyone growing EE's around you? This one is hardy for me. I planted some out at Wildwood and it came back but hasn't done very well and we have an irrigation system there - very short and sparse. I find it needs lots of water to grow well. I planted some more at Wildwood this summer in a bog area we are planting and they are doing very well. It's a great one for a pond or bog. I have one in my koi pond and it is HUGE!
Marilyn in thinking more about the EE's it would probably be a wasted effort for you to plant them this fall. If you were to try them I would suggest starting them in the spring so they have te to get established before winter. Probably very iffy even at that,
Charlotte, I'll have to do more checking with other gardeners in this area to see if any of them have any luck with hardy EE's. We are members of the local county garden club but have only been able to attend one of their meetings this summer due to other obligations. I don't have room anywhere inside to overwinter outdoor plants so I would definitely need the kind that is hardy. I'll wait till spring to do anything about the EE's.
It booms red and looks a lot like the hot lips bloom. But but is a smallwoody bush. The branches break very easily and it stays evergreen for me. The zone chart was revised and lots of us were bumped up a zone. In MG we have been advised to continue landing according to the old zone ma.
OK here are pictures. As I said it is a woody bush with a strong smell. It does not spread from the roots. Has one main trunk. Cannot be divided by the roots - propagated by cuttings. One picture shows the old woody part that a piece broke off from and I've never gotten around to cutting back. Now who can ID???
You all have gotten me researching salvia. Here is Dave's link to hot lips. According to it it's not very cold hardy. Several in colder zones mentioned taking it in during the winter. http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/57961/
I have had mine for quite a few years now and it has stayed outside. There are so many different sage, salvia varieties it would probably take an expert to I'd it for you, I am not an expert in anything--lol
Have you looked at the salvia forum, there is an expert there that sells salvia, his name escapes me now, but his web site has lots of salvia with blooms
Charlotte, I went to the link you provided and read the comments on the Autumn Sage. One lady in Kansas said it was perennial even with the Kansas winters so I think it would survive in my zone. At any rate, I would like to give it a try if you have some to spare.
Sandra, I love all kinds of salvia. I am going to check out the link you posted and see what the guy has.
I only have one. Will put your name on it. Only have it because I accidentally broke a piece off and hated to throw it away. I think your main problem is the time of year you're trying to get it started in.
I have a couple of 'woody' type salvias also that are cold hardy. At least they keep coming back the last couple of years. They are not 'hot lips' but I can't recall right now the name and we are at the lake. I'll try to look up the tags/names in the next few days when we get home. They are bright red. If they are the type you can take cuttings and root, I can try to root some if anyone wants some. I have one in a pot that I was planning to move to the garden this fall. It's gotten too big for the pot.
I saw something at first Monday today I have not see before, a short butterfly bush, the blooms were smaller on it too though, I think it's name was "low and behold". It was cute, but so many things here are dying, I just didn't have the heart to buy anything. I haven't been out to the nurseries much this summer, have any of you seen them? They also had a clerodendrum that was called musical notes, very cute, but figured it was tropical, I had never seen that one either.
I have a small white butterfly bush uncertain of the name. Its still living but its in a real dry hot space I think I will move it next year to see if helps it grow but the blooms were small and really cute on it...
I haven't seen one of those. But then I haven't been to a nursery since we all went back in the spring!! I haven't spent as much time on my garden this summer and it shows it! Been too hot and I've got other projects underway. I'm having to prioritize.
That is really cute! I could really go for one of those! Much easier to maintain and I'll bet it attracts just about as many butterflies once it gets to it's full size.
I haven't been back to a nursery since it got so hot in July either. Too busy and it was too hot to plant anything. I want to re-do some beds so if I get some time this fall, I'll go looking again in a month of so. There is one nursery here that might have it but of course it will probably be next spring before a lot of places will have it.
What's the name of the other nursery in the Memphis area besides Dabneys? I told Al I wanted to go there when we come to the RU but I will have to google directions because I was with Charlotte when we went last fall and I did not pay any attention to how we got there.
By the way, I know that most of you all have iris but if anyone wants any NO ID iris, there is a big bed of them here and they badly need to be divided. Only a few of them bloomed this past spring. Let me know and I will make the effort to get out and dig up some of them.
I have 4 nice pups of the ee heart of the jungle proven winner let me know if u want one. Only have four right now. and I have a large cutting of the plumeria tat broke off in the storm I don't want another plumeria so anybody can have it to root I'd they want. Don't know the color of the bloom. Mine hasn't bloomed yet.
I'll take one of the EE pups. I don't want any more plumeria's either!!! I have two that have gotten to a really nice size. One had some piteful looking blooms (small) on it this year and the other didn't do anything. I have two more small ones. Enough!! Seems it takes them forever to start blooming.
I have a couple of small brugs that I'm bringing. They are NOID.
Also I have a couple of Elena EE pups if anyone wants them. Definitely have to be taken in during the winter. I have mine planted in pots.
Elaine, I'll take a cutting of the salvia, please.
Kathy Ann, I would like one of those EE pups. I'll even put it in a pot and bring it in for the winter. :o) I can always put it in Al's man cave--it is heated. LOL Of course, I would really like some winter hardy EE's but don't know if they will survive up here in the Ozarks. Probably anything that survives your winter will survive mine.
Marilyn, Kathy Ann is a zone or more warmer than you. Here are zone maps for Issabella, Mo and for AR. You are in Zone 6a I believe. Frost dates for you are much earlier and later than the Judsonia area. You are also going to have much more snow. You are more in the Mountain Home area growing zone.
Marilyn, I don't guess you want any tall bearded iris since you have lots now, but do you want a Louisanna iris? I dug and potted you a couple of gaillardia today, not sure what color they will be as they are babies and didn't bloom this summer. I guess you are too far north for any ginger??
Looks like my link didn't work, here is the name to goggle. Salvia greggii. Wild thing
Thanks, ladies, for your help and suggestions. I have looked at a couple of different zone maps on the internet and they each had me in a different zone. The links you posted, Charlotte, make much more sense of it all. As I said, I will have some room in Al's man-cave to overwinter a few things but not a whole lot.
Sandra, thanks for the gaillardia. Yes, a Louisiana Iris would be nice, too. :o) but I better not try the ginger.
Well the good thing Marilyn is that while there are a lot of things that we grow that your not going to be able to grow up there, you will be able to grow things that we are not able because it doesn't get cold enough for them here!! You'll get to learn a whole new group of plants.
If there is a queen of the heart EE left I would like one to if they are gone no worries,
Who ever had salvia(except hot lips) I would love a piece of it if still available..I also would love to have a start of persian shield.. I would like to request a persian shield and salvia if available for my friend Cindy who is coming..Ms Marilyn she will also like some noid irises if you feel up to digging some
Cindy has 3 or 4 orange ginger if someone wants a start of that..Including a picture of it. She also has tall purple mexican petunias
I went back to dr yesterday he scrubbed out all dry tissue, he left the drain in for another 2 days. He applied a compression dressing to force out fluids left around the area so hopefully by the end of the week I will be on the mend.. It is supposed to be cooler outside and I bad need to do some weeding i have ignored the last month..
Trish I'll put you down for the Persian Shield. Can also bring one for your friend. I don't know if it will be rooted by then but I'll go ahead and try to get the cutting rooted. I have found that the leaves will really droop to begin but will perk up and take hold before too long
I keep my brugs in pots and keep in a very well lit building during the winter. I put a lot of my Persian Shield in the same pot with brugs. Only have to bring one pot in and one pot out for two plants and the Persian Shield thrives in with the brugs as both need lots of water.
I also have some dark pink 4 O'Clock seeds if anyone wants any.
Lol ok Kathy my bad on the name,Colocasia esculenta 'Heart of the Jungle' and thank you...Thanks for that info Ms Charlotte on the persian shield I think I will also plant it in with one of my brugs...
KA, is the Heart of the jungle hardy? Or does it have to come in for the winter? If it is hardy, i would love to have one if it is still available...I don't have a greenhouse - no where to really overwinter things. :( Is the Heart of the Jungle larger than your Thailand Giant?? I hear those get huge - been thinking about trying one!
Trish, is the orange ginger one for sunny areas? or shade? I would love a start of it if your friend still has some. I guess assuming it will survive outside as well. I would like a start of the mexican petunias too please.
Due to everything that has gone on in August, I lost more of the things I had rooted. :( About the only thing I have left out of the things I rooted in June are the Hot Lips salvia... I have several starts of it in one pot - does anyone need any of it??
Elaine, I would love a start of the salvia if you are able to root it. I love the salvias and the bees and butterflies seem to love them too!
Thank you Terrye for the Yellow Rose of Texas. I hope to get this one in a spot with a stake or fencing or something around it to keep it from being mowed down! I was so proud of my one little bloom...then the whole plant disappeared :( ...
KA - what is a pineapple lily? I have plenty of sunshine...but not familiar with that plant!
Sandra, i have seen pictures of the Lo and Behold... I just love it! I did have some starts from my pink butterfly bush - but I think those are toast as well...
By the way, IF i ever get to where I can stand the heat, I need to do some MAJOR trimming on my yellow Lady Banks Rose... do you think that it would root this time of year?? Does anyone need one of those??
I don't know if it is hardy. You might find info on it by looking it up. I think I only had 4. Gave one of those 4 to my sis. I'm out for now. If I see any others coming soon I'll pull it up. But Kim said she has to bring hers in.
Kathy I think it was sent to me as Hedychium "Raffle" but I cant say for sure because the tag is missing but its orange when it blooms and fades to a peachy color.I rcvd it in a trade..I have some different ones that hopefully I can share next year they are Curcuma sparganifolia's. They have yet to bloom for me this year but they were hardy for me this winter anyway..
I would love a piece if you have enough. I looked it up and got a few hits, have to research it a little more. I'm off for the weekend, you all have a good weekend. i have some curcumas I can share next year also.
I have lots of empty nursery pots I'm going to be getting rid of this fall. I'm going to keep most of the really big ones but if any of you need empty nursery pots I'll throw some in the back of my truck. I have someone in my neighborhood that roots plants and sells them and he wants any extra pots. But thought I would see if you all want any of them before I give them to him.
Well, they have moved me to Zone 8 now... from 7b, but I am not sure about that. last winter we might have passed for zone 9 except for one or two days! But you never know and it might be really cold this winter! ... ?? I am trying a few zone 8 things, but not certain they will make it if we have any really cold weather...
Well, I have been digging and potting up almost all day today. It was beautiful outside and I had to take advantage of that this afternoon. The other day I also took some cuttings of the Navajo Red woody salvia (3) for the folks that wanted it so here is what I have so far:
3 Navajo Red Salvia (fingers crossed they root)
3 Homestead Purple Verbena (also hope they root)
Daylilly 'Bama Belle' - 2
DL - 'Ida's Magic' - 2 or 3 I think
DL - NOID - light yellow - 3
Sedum 'Autumn Joy' - 1 very large and blooming and 2 very small
Penstemon 'Husker Red' - beautiful red/green foliage blooms white in summer - 1 large clump but can dig more if anyone wants
Penstemon - purple - can't remember variety - have 1 large clump dug and can dig 1-2 more if interested
Crocosmia - orange - have 5-6 or so bulbs, they spread pretty quick so this will be a good start, bloom in summer and the seed pods are interesting
Clematis 'Sweet Autumn' - 1, but I have a large plant and I'm sure I can root this if anyone wants.
Echinacea 'Rubinstern' (purple) - 1 small one dug so far but I can dig 4-5 if wanted.
Clump of Yellow Canna. I also have some coral, almost red canna if anyone wants it (plain green leaf) and I'm thinking of digging/dividing my tiger stripe leaf one (forget the name) that has an deep orange bloom if anyone wants some.
Does anyone want some hosta or some cleome seeds?
Seems like there is something else out there I potted but I can't remember now. The only thing I think is spoken for at this time is the salvia & I think Marilyn wants sedum so I'll give her the big one since she spoke up first. If I missed somebody speaking up, please let me know and I'll put your name on it so I won't forget when we get there.
Yes, and I have some 1 gal pots too if anyone needs. I used a bunch today and some small ones too, but I have a few of the small ones if anyone needs those and a few 5 gal. I always keep a few just in case. Can't wait to see you all!
Sandra, your name will be going on the purple penstemon and will put Terrye's name on the Ida's Magic. Mine goes crazy. I also have some Elizabeth Salter that I can probably get a good clump off that if you need or want it.
Elaine, I would love some of the penstemon if you have enough, and I would love a start of the tiger striped canna... I had it but it was one of the ones in the far bed that I lost last year when I couldn't breath and couldn't drag the hose that far!! I would also be interested in some of the cleome seeds...never tried it but I think it is pretty.
I don't want to be a pig - but I would love some of the Rubinstern too if you have plenty. I had already asked for the salvia so if someone else needs some of the above that is fine!
After digging out grass all day yesterday, I think that my Crimson Flood DL is large enough to share if anyone is interested. Also, I know that my wedding feast DL had been really large, but there is barely anything showing now... would it already be dormant due to the heat???? I had planned to dig some of it to share...but I wasn't sure what was going on with it. IF anyone is interested in either of those DLs please let me know.
Genna, I have plenty of the penstemon, so I'll dig a good clump for you. You want one of each (purple and white)? I also can dig the echinacea. Just ran out of steam yesterday and wanted to see who wanted what before I went any further. Will also put your name on one of the salvia's I'm trying to root. There's plenty of cleome to go around. I'd probably just winter sow most of it so it will come up next year. Then you can move the seedlings where you want them when they are about 2-4 inches tall. It grows tall and re-seeds, so you'll never have to worry about it again except for transplanting the seedlings. And I'm happy to dig some of that canna too! I'll have to start my list, lol!
I'm always in the market for a new DL, so yes, Genna, I'll take a start of your Crimson Flood. If it's a small start that's ok. I think Sandra is planning to bring me some DLs too!
Pinks are my favorite, Sandra! I think I need especially some deeper pinks. I have been looking at some deep purple ones on line and I have bought a couple of deep red ones lately. I'm diversified, lol!
Elaine, I would like a start of the Rubenstern Echinacea if you are able to dig more than one. thanks for saving me the sedum--I love it and it is soooo easy to grow! A start of the canna would be nice too, if you have plenty to spare. thanks!
Marilyn, yes, I can spare more of the canna. I looked at it yesterday afternoon and there are some small shoots so I'll dig it this week and pot up one for you too! The Rubenstern Echonacea is on my list too.
Elaine if you still have any of this available I would like some plz
tiger stripe canna
Gen if you have an extra crimson flood I would like a start plz..
if anyone else has daylilies to share I would like to have some plz..I will go out and see which ones I can share Very few are named but theres a few with tags left...
I have several pink coneflower plants if someone might be looking for those also...
I would love to have a pink coneflower, Trish. Thanks!
We got a load of mushroom mulch on Tuesday. Part of it has been spread in the new flower bed and we still have bunches left to spread around the rest of the flower beds. It will need to "cook" over the winter, though, before I plant anything in it but I have other places for the plants I will be getting at the RU. :o)
That mushroom compost is supposed to be awesome stuff!! I used a couple of bags of it several years back and it seemed to really do well at improving my sandy soil... looked and looked for some back in the spring because I had a spot in my new foundation bed where the soil was so bad the grass and weeds wouldn't even grow... I never did find any
Trish, I'll dig some Elizabeth Salter for you. I dug the tiger stripe canna Tuesday night and I have an extra already. Also the purple penstemon and the Ida's Magic I'm pretty sure but if not can dig another. That will about do it on the purple.
Dont make yourself short on any of those Elaine I can wait another year or two if need be and get a start from one of the other ladies you are sharing it with...Gen and Ms Marilyn I have you down for the pink coneflowers...
I have a few of these daylilies I can gdig if someone wants them
little red kittens
lil red dazzler
Just let me know I am going to try to start digging this weekend because it may take me several days to get it together..My leg is improving daily most of the swelling is gone and the incision is still healing but if im up on it to long at a time it tends to burn and ache. If I do a limited amount each day its all good..
I won't be. I am digging judiciously!! I have let the penstemon spread to where I want it. Should have plenty for next year and I am thinning where I don't want it. When I dug some the other day I noted where I could dig another clump or 2 maybe if needed. And the Elizabeth Salter I had not touched yet so I'm good on that one for sure.
The Husker red with the white bloom is very plentiful. The purple one is much smaller. It is also in a more compacted clay-like soil that I can't seem to get to do better where it's planted. I'm just glad it's finally decided to take off.
I dug up some of my NO ID daylilies yesterday. I have 3 paper bags for whoever may want them. I think I remember Trish saying that her friend Cindy would like to have some. Today I am going to dig up some of the NO ID iris. They badly need to be separated. There is a large patch of them here and only a few of them bloomed this past spring because they are too crowded. I will have several for whoever wants them.
Trish, do be careful and don't overdo the digging. We would rather have you healthy!
Thank you Ms Marilyn I will take it easy..Cindy and I both will swipe some of the irises and daylilies if you get them dug..Cindy is like me she will plant pretty much anything...Just love mixed colors and lots of flowers..Ms Marilyn would you like some zinnia seeds? I remember once you said you wanted a start of the white one..If anyone else wants some zinnia seeds just let me know,i love them because they are so easy to start from seeds..
I will have a couple of calla lilies to give away. I dug them up today and also I will have some kind of ground cover vine. I don't know what it is but if any of you need something to fill in a sunny spot, this is for you. You will want to give it a place where it will have pretty of room to spread, though. I will try to get a picture of it tomorrow. It started raining here today --hooray--before I could snap a pic.
IF YOU HAVE ANY LEFT OF THE ZINNIA SEEDS, I'D LOVE SOME BESIDES MY PINK, i CAN BRING A BUNCH OF PINK SEEDS, THEY LOOK LIKE YOUR WHITE BUT THEY ARE PINK. LOVE THAT WHITE. I'M HOPING TO GROW MORE ZINNIAS NEXT YEAR, THEY ARE SO PRETTY!!
I'M NOT SHOUTING EITHER, JUST TOO LAZY TO CLICK THE BUTTON RIGHT NOW TO GO BACK TO LOWER CASE LOL
I can bring you all some of those seeds..I have the pink too and it has really been so pretty this year...The butterflies seem to love the white ones...
Cindy doesnt care if they are named she just loves flowers and if no one has spoken for the calla lilis put her name on a few of them plz..Cindy has the zinnia's like these in a red Iwill get her to save some seeds form those to bring also...
Anyone interested in any fushia 4:00s? I have several young plants that I can dig if anyone is interested? I might even have a couple of yellows...
I will have to check my hibiscus, Peppermint schnapps and see if it has any seeds... do they come back true from seeds??
Does the moonflower spread badly? I would love to have some seeds, but I didn't know how hard they were to manage. I don't need anything else that I have to fight - the weeds and grass are enough!!! I would like some of the hardy hibiscus too...do you know what colors they are?
Headed out to see what else I can find in the jungle that I might can divide...
I do have several seed pods on my peppermint schnapps if anyone is interested... just let me know. it has really been a great bloomer this year - it started sometime in May and is still blooming although today it only has about 6 blooms on it - instead of the 30+ that it has had on some days!
I discovered a Confederate Jasmine that had fallen over and self rooted. It's a pretty good start if anyone wants it. I've had mine for about 17 years and has done well. I planted it initially to cover a metal harbor but found it slower growing than what I wanted so planted Carolina Jasmine there as well. Suddenly one year the Confederate Jasmine just took off!! Here's a link to it. http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/55230/
Ok, I have been out digging in the rain... I ended up with three of the Crimson Flood DLs - one promised to Elaine, and one to Trish... anyone want the extra?
Then I have two Wedding Feast DLs. This particular DL doesn't have a lot of fans left on it - it is already going dormant, but the underground bulbs look in great shape.
Then I have one large Indigo Spires Salvia. I forgot that I covered a piece that had fallen over back in June when I was taking cuttings to see if it would self root. It did - but that little stalk that had fallen over is now three feet tall with blooms...
I also took off several of the Peppermint Schnapps Hibiscus seed pods if anyone is interested.
Elaine, if you have extra penstemon and clematis, I would like a start, please, but don't go out and dig up any more just on my account--only if you already have extras.
Genna, we crossed. I would like the Indigo Spires Salvia, please and also the Peppermint Schnapps hibiscus.
I will have a start of one blueberry bush if anyone wants it.
I am getting ready to edit my "Give to" and "Getting from" lists in my first post on this thread, so please everyone go and look at it and see if I have anything available that you might want. Also, please check and see if I am correct in the list of plants I am receiving from each of you. I think I am going to have plenty of plants to bring home with me so I promise not to ask for anything else! In fact, I may not need to even go to Dabney's and Homestead! LOL I hope I am not being too greedy! "Oink, oink" :o~
I would love a few of those white zinnia seeds too if there are some left! And will take a few of those NOID iris you have Marilyn. Don't need too many as I've just dug some of mine to replant so I've got my iris work cut out for me.
Marilyn, I think you're right. We need to summarize what everybody is supposed to 'give to' to make sure we've got it right. I've been going back thru the thread to make sure I haven't overlooked something or somebody. I hope I haven't missed something. I'm marking the tags as soon as the football game is over.
KA - do you bring your fire spike inside? IF you have time, I would love to try a start of each color... it says it is hardy to 8a - which is my new classification... not sure if it will live over the winter or not, but I would love to give it a try. I can add it to my small shady area that I am trying to get a few plants in.
This is a heads up for--Elaine, Genna, Trish and Cindy---I put all of the daylilies I have for you all in paper lunch bags today. You will need to get them either planted or potted pretty soon. I knew if I tried to load all those pots to bring, I would not have been able to come ! I have them inside the house in the cool. They will be fine for a week, but wanted you to know that I am bringing them like this so you can be prepared.
Marilyn, I have a few daylilies for you too. I have a 5 gallon bucket of tall bearded iris 3/4 full and they are all trimmed. I worked on it all day today and I am pooped !
Trish if you have time--I realize it is late to be asking, I would like a start of your fern.
Genna I would like to try a few of your hibiscus seeds too
Elaine I have you down for zinnia seeds no problem. Sandra I will get you some fern also no problem...Gen if I can get around to getting it dug I have a purple beebalm that I got from KathyAnn I can bring a start of..Its supposed to rain for a few days so im going to try to get alot of digging done between church services today..
Most everything I'm bringing is in pots...with a couple of exceptions that had root balls too big for anything but a huge pot and I put those in plastic bags. Welcome to Wal-Mart or Target or whatever it was. And thank you for shopping, lol!
Thanks, Sandra. I will be busy when I get home! And thanks, Trish for the white zinnia seed. I dug your Elizabeth Salter this morning! I think I'm done unless someone comes up with something else. I'm out of town Monday thru Thursday afternoon so that's just about it for me. And it's supposed to rain here too tomorrow and Tuesday. Yay!!
Raining here again today... so much for getting the yard mowed! the grass is looking really bad, but it has rained off and on for the past several days and I can't seem to get it mowed! :( But I am not complaining the rain is nice!
Just let the army worms mow your grass Genna, they are horrid over here. millions of them. don't even want to walk outside their so bad. Are they bad at your place? They were all over the concrete at church this morning too.
I actually got to work outside a little the other day and a little today for the first time in two months. Still can't put too much pressure on my foot but I did get a few things dug to bring. I didn't get to make a list but maybe I'll have a few things that you guys will want.
Genna, I do have your kerria.
Thanks Terrye - although I sure didn't want you to push that ankle to get one! It will be good just to see you again ... it has been a long time!
Hope it heals up quickly for you - are you in a boot? When Kyle sprained his ankle really bad in football they made him wear a boot for 6 weeks almost like he broke it. The orthopedic dr said some bad sprains are worse than breaks sometimes. He also warned us to give it plenty of time to heal so that it would be less likely to reoccur.
Thanks, Genna. Sandra's already told me to be sure and not do anything to risk getting to come Saturday. I've got my orders! lol
I'm in a brace now but I can go without if I am on even floor, like in the house.
Thanks, Sandra! We just left Homestead. Mostly all they had were mums and poinsettias. I was disappointed. Not nearly the variety of perennials they had last year. We didn't buy anything. I guess we will make Dabneys in the morning before we go to Jim's.
And a good time was had by all !!!! I had a good time and think everyone else did. I had a terrible lapse of memory when I got there and brought home all kinds of stuff--when will I ever learn?????
Jim's yard is so nice, he really has it looking so good, I don't know how after this crazy hot and dry summer, but he and Kenny have done some hard work there.
I so much appreciate his hosting us and giving us a chance to be together for a while, it always seems like there is not enough time to talk to everyone, I always come home feeling that way though ! I hope Terrye is able to walk tomorrow she was limping bad when we got here.
Thanks for all the plants, food and for being my friends !
Love to all
PS---Al, you better take good care of Marilyn for us !!!!!!!
We did have a great time! At least I know I did!! We really appreciated Jim hosting the get together! His yard was wonderful as usual. I'm like Sandra - Kenny and Jim had been doing a lot of hard work to have it looking so good with the weather we've had.
Sandra I'm like you, ended up with stuff I didn't intend to bring home!!! Pretty plants are just too tempting!!
Okay, I have one more question: I managed to get home with a rose even though I didn't ask for one from anybody. I don't know how it got into my car but it did and I have planted it. Did any of you bring a rose to the RU? There was no label on it. I have been told that Hybrid Teas don't do well in our area so I hope it isn't a hybrid tea and I hope it will be happy in my flowerbed. :o~