Chinese lantern big no/no?

Texasorbust(8)March 28, 2007

Watching that what seeds are you sowing thread on discussions carefully because I don't know what it's too late for before satan breathes on my yard in the heat. See someone just threw out some chinese lantern seeds, they look interesting and I have them in my like to try just a little of them brain file. Find a ton of conflicting posts about them.....in 8Azone will they be ....Ohhh look at those or will they be......send help i planted an invasive? This is of course assuming that I could actually get them to grow to begin with, hehe.

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jolanaweb

I have had both and ***for me*** they haven't been
in Houston they were for youngest DD but easy to pull

This one wasn't invasive in Houston
http://hortiplex.gardenweb.com/plants/p1/gw1092295.html

I believe you are talking about this one tho and I have heard people say that but not for me
http://davesgarden.com/pf/showimage/30524/

    Bookmark   March 28, 2007 at 5:40PM
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rick_mcdaniel(Lewisville, TX)

Well, the rain might make it a little worse for wear, right now. (smile) Paper and water don't mix well.

    Bookmark   March 29, 2007 at 2:48PM
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jolanaweb

Hahahaha, I think Rick should be called goober and not me anymore, lol

    Bookmark   March 29, 2007 at 6:01PM
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rick_mcdaniel(Lewisville, TX)

Seems to me, that was the Pyle family. (smile) Seems like that was a spin-off from Andy Griffith's Mayberry. Ya'all know where Mayberry is?

    Bookmark   March 30, 2007 at 9:14AM
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jolanaweb

I think they were supposed to be in the Carolina's, North?
Is there really a Mayberry?

    Bookmark   March 30, 2007 at 9:30AM
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rick_mcdaniel(Lewisville, TX)

Yup. Mayberry, NC, which is in the north central part of the state. Too small to show up on web maps. (smile)

    Bookmark   March 30, 2007 at 10:14AM
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rick_mcdaniel(Lewisville, TX)

Oh....I have decided that most plants are invasive, some are just worse than others. (grin)

I already have to thin the liriope, contain the mondo grass, prune off the crossvine shoots, prune back the pink indigo, prune the fringeflower regularly, prune the stone pine annually, cut back the asian jasmine, etc.

Anything that grows will either grow taller than claimed, wider than claimed (or both), or will be an invasive spreader.

So......buy good tools, and keep 'em sharp.

So, most of gardening, after planting, is pruning, trimming, and shaping, which is a continuous practice.

    Bookmark   March 30, 2007 at 10:25AM
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johnas

Chinese lantern had both.... Chinese lanterns have long been used in homes to commemorate traditional festivals and other special occasions. Popular paper lanterns are used as decoration and lighting for events of all kinds and seasons and for complete line of Chinese and Japanese paper lanterns.

Here is a link that might be useful: chinese paper lantern

    Bookmark   January 7, 2011 at 2:39PM
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princealbert(Aransas Pass TX)

I don't know about the invasivness pa

    Bookmark   January 7, 2011 at 2:58PM
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princealbert(Aransas Pass TX)

johnas , I see that you are really a newbee. I hope you have more to contribute to the forum other than advertisements.
welcome aboard. Show us your plant pictures. we like pictures.
pa

    Bookmark   January 7, 2011 at 3:09PM
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princealbert(Aransas Pass TX)

Do these grow well in pots? I'm going to pick some ripe seed pods during my stay in A/P the last week of Jan.
pa

    Bookmark   January 17, 2011 at 7:10AM
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