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Dollykat
Lucasville, OH

May 18, 2009
1:05 PM

Post #6564202

Three years ago, I planted three sea hollies, which I had purchased by mail order. I wish I had not planted them because they are invasive and spreading faster than I can dig them up. When they bloom, the stems flop, making them look terrible, anyway. They spread underground, and I've found it's impossible to get all the roots out of the ground.
clwvikes
Saint Paul, MN
(Zone 4a)

May 18, 2009
6:36 PM

Post #6565753

I agree - i can't get rid of them, and they are not attractive in the least...disappointed i put them in my garden, now nothing else will grow - don't really know what to do :-(...
Todd_Boland
St. John's, NL
(Zone 5b)



May 18, 2009
7:17 PM

Post #6565925

I've never had a single seedling germinate in the garden...amazing how a plant behaves in one region vs. another. They are very well behaved in Newfoundland.

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