[Arisaema-l] dueling Ar. urashima

Roslyn Duffus rduffus at chebucto.ns.ca
Fri May 13 18:45:39 CEST 2011

That is encouraging news. I will be brave enough now to try outside  
many of the ones I considered too tender.

Roslyn Duffus
Nova Scotia

   Quoting Chris Wilhoite <chriswil at sbcglobal.net>:

> Another image from the nursery, for today. We thought that these two  
> looked like they were dueling it out with their whips!
> enjoy. Here in Indianapolis, Ar. fargesii has started to show, Ar.  
> taiwanense is up, all the Japanese jacks are up, Ar. candidissimum  
> has started to show as well... still waiting for many of the  
> Himalayan jacks to start showing. So far, Ar. intermedium is just  
> starting as well as Ar. galeatum and numerous others.
> On a last thought, we are quite confident that most species will do  
> well in our zone 5 garden.... as far as we have been able to tell,  
> it is not a hardiness factor but drainage that is the most critical.  
> We are growing quite a few jacks not listed as hardy here and most  
> are doing great in our sandy loam, which we amend around the jacks  
> with stone and grower grit.
> Chris & Cynthia Wilhoite
> Soules Garden
> 5809 Rahke Road
> Indianapolis, IN 46217-3677
> www.soulesgarden.com

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