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    I have seeds...finally

    I finally got my seeds together. I only have a few of some so let me know what you want pretty quickly. Due to my carpal tunnel some of the seeds are not cleaned real well. The redbuds will be in their pods still. I just can't handle a lot of small stuff right now.

    Heres the list:
    dwarf pink aster 6-8"
    purple cone flower
    black eyed susan
    gaillardia "Fanfare" mixed yellow and red
    balloon flower "Astra pink" (just a few)
    mixed spider wort
    rose campion
    Tovara "Painter's pallett" (polygonum virgianun)

    White redbud-finally!

    Let me know about how many you want, if you grow to sell or for your own gardens. I'll try to get them mailed out this week.
    tennessee sue

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    Sue,

    You already know I'd like to try a few of the Tovara "Painter's pallett" (polygonum virgianun) seeds and I wouldn't mind trying one pod of the white flowered Red Bud if you know it comes true from seed. They have to be 4 to 5 years old before they bloom, and you know how tight I am on space here.

    If I ever get some real garden space I could grow all kinds of plants for resale. Mighty big IF though.


    Rebecca
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    I finally found an answer (kinda) to the question if the white redbud comes true from seed. The Kemper Center for Gardening from the Missouri Botanical Society says it purportedly comes true from seed.
    I would love to see what Dirr says about it. Anyone have his Manual of Woody Plants?
    tennessee sue

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    http://www.waverlyfarm.com/catalog-p...l?code=CRICNAL

    another fly in the ointment(see above)
    "If I keep a green bough in my heart, a singing bird will come"




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    Cathy, I take that to mean it does come true from seed. I found one site with them for sale for about 45$ for a four foot tree. They grow pretty quickly. We might be on to something good. They really are pretty, esp. when planted close to the pink one. I wish I had got a picture of the one I got the seed from. I will this spring if I am still working there.
    tennessee sue

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    Yep, the author seems to think that's the case.
    I think I have a pinkish red one near my driveway. As I mentioned I have an assortment of trees: sweet gum, locust, blue spruce, river birch, pin oak, bald cypress and a few others(mystery), I really need to get all their names.
    "If I keep a green bough in my heart, a singing bird will come"




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    Sue,

    Since the "White" Redbud apparently does come true from seed, I want some for sure! Don't know where I'll grow them, but will find room for them somewhere. They may have to be totally pot grown, fortunately I do have some really big pots to move them to when the time comes.


    Rebecca
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    I would love to try:

    dwarf pink aster 6-8"
    gaillardia "Fanfare" mixed yellow and red
    balloon flower "Astra pink" (just a few)
    mixed spider wort
    rose campion
    Tovara "Painter's pallett" (polygonum virgianun)

    and of course, the white redbud. I wouldn't mind at all if it turned out to be non-white, since I don't have any redbuds, yet!
    Ann B.
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    Ann, I will send you some regular redbuds seed too.
    I also have some liatris seed that I just noticed if anyone wants some. Also some dwarf aster that has lots of tiny white blooms. It grows like a small bush that hugs the ground. It is really pretty. Just let me know.
    tennessee sue

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