Tradescantia

claubill(z3Sud ONT)October 19, 2006

Next year, I have a big bed of tradescantia that I want to divide. I'm doing a little survey for now. Do you think that in the spring gardeners would be interested in adopting a few of them? I think they're the blue jewel. I know I can give some away to some very new gardeners. I'm just wondering if there would be some takers. I'm not trading, I just want an idea of who might be interested.

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janet_grower

How generous I know I would be interested in adopting a tradescantia or two. Janet

    Bookmark   October 19, 2006 at 10:18AM
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peatpod(Z5b Ontario)

You can donate them to your local hort society for sale in the spring.

    Bookmark   October 19, 2006 at 12:19PM
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bonniepunch(USDAz4 AgCanz5a)

You could do what I did with some extra daylily roots - offer them for a SASE. Tradescantia is probably tough enough to survive a trip in a padded mailer, especially if you dig it up when it is just emerging. I had no trouble finding homes for all of my extra roots - I'm sure you'll get quite a few takers in the spring.

If you want to offer big clumps you might want to restrict your offer to locals only. Mail costs would be prohibitive otherwise.

BP

    Bookmark   October 19, 2006 at 12:20PM
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