wanted: wanted: 2010 tara's greatest plant swap/watcha want/watc

rosalinda_gwJanuary 9, 2010

Okay folks, sorry but I am getting cabin fever so I am posting this way too early to really think about.

Plant Swap WANTED:

Ajuga Black Scallop

Akebia quinata Alba

Akebia quinata Chocolate

Albrizia julirissin Summer Chocolate

Any dark leaved Alocasia or Colocasia

Alternathera Red Threads

Angelica Gigas

Asclepias White Ballet (plant or seed)

Asiatic Lily Latvia and or Trebbiano

Astilboides tabularis

Begonia China Curl

Bergenia Bressingham White

Brunnera Hadspen Cream

Brunnera Jack Frost

Brunnera Looking Glass

Brunnera macrophylla Mr Morse

Calla Black Pearl

Carex ice Dance

Cercis canandiensis Forest Pansy

Cercis canandiensis Hearts of Gold

Clethra alnifolia Vanilla Spice

Cornus Kousa Dogwood Wolfs Eyes

Cotinus coggygria var purpurea Purple Smokebush

Daphne x bburkwoodi Briggs Moonlight

Dahlia Black Wizard

Delpninium elatum Chocolate

Dogtooth Violets Any

Cranesbill Geranium Expresso

Cranesbill Geranium Springtime

Helleborus, any but especially the very dark/black flowered ones, or the green flowered ones

Hemerocallis Night Embers

Hosta Venus

Iris Dwark Crested Iris Tennessee White

Iris Any White Japanese Iris

Itea virginica Little Henry

Leucanthemum Ice Star

Leucanthemum Goldrausch

Miscanthus sinensis Gold Bar

Panicum virgatum ÂShenandoahÂ.

Panicum virgatum 'North Wind'

Phormium "Platts Black"

Ninebark Physocarpus Opulifolius Diabolo

Peony Bartzella yellow hybrid

Peony lactiflora Green Lotus

Peony Singing in the rain

Any dark red peony

Tree Peony Any

Peony sffruticosa Taiyo (dark tree peony)

Petastes Variegatus

Pulmonaria Diana Claire

Rhamnus frangula Fine Line

Rheum palmatum v. atrosanguineum (atropurpureum) , ornamental rhubarb

Rheum palmatum v. tanguticum, ornamental rhubarb

Rhus typhina Tiger Eyes

Rodgersia pinnata Chocolate Wing

Salvia lyrata Purple Knockout

Veronica gentianoides Ramosa

Veronica Dwarf Ulster Blue or any dwarf Veronica

Weigela florida Elvera Midnight Wine

Weigela My Monet

Seeds from Meyer Lemon

None of the Ninebark cuttings rooted last year, I am hoping someone (Brenda?) can get some cut before they set flower.

Bringing? -

I should have lots of willow cutting, and maybe some rooted -

Streamco Salix purpurea

Hakuro Nishiki

Corkscrew

French Pussy Willow Salix caprea

Flame Salix alba

And maybe some Weeping Salix babylonica

Weigela variegata

Sambucus canadensis (almond scented, heavy fruit bearing)

maybe also some Black Beauty and Sutherland gold

Strawberry Honeoye

Cyperus alternifolius

Begonia Taurus Rex and maybe Fireworks

Ajuga Chocolate chip

Ajuga Burgundy Glow

Pennisetum alopecuriodes

Lots of other stuff, grasses, Daylilys etc, depending on what survives the winter.

Those seed and plant catalogs tempting me terribly.

-Rosalinda

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penny1947(z6 WNY)

Rosalinda,
If they survive I may have some young helleborus for you if the critgters don't eat them all before the swap. I too am getting cabin fever and dying to get outside to see what is still alive

Penny

    Bookmark   February 9, 2010 at 5:41AM
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rosalinda_gw

Thanks Penny, that would be great.

What is it with the seed and plant catalogs? I have been getting stacks and stacks of them, as bad as the pre christmas deluge. I use them under mulch in my flower beds so they don't go to waste, but this is getting ridiculous. Why do these companies send out catalogs with the same stuff week after week? You would think folks who sell plants and garden supplies would have some consideration for trees, pollution etc.

-Rosalinda

    Bookmark   February 10, 2010 at 1:42PM
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garden_frog(Z6 Western NY)

Rosalinda, you can take any cuttings you want from my diablo ninebark if you want. I don't think I have anything else on your list though.

I'm working on the evite now. I'm hoping to get it out within the next week or so, although now that I've said that, I've probably jinxed myself!

    Bookmark   March 2, 2010 at 8:06PM
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nixon(z5ny)

rosalinda i have a gigas hopefully and yellow dogtooth

tara i have a collection of wee little iris for your wee little people

also i have woodland plant that i can dig for requested amounts, fyi i am not robbing nature i purchased a huge lot of these plants ten years ago at a garden show
cathleen

    Bookmark   March 4, 2010 at 7:11PM
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garden_frog(Z6 Western NY)

Thanks Cathleen! I can't wait!

    Bookmark   March 5, 2010 at 8:25AM
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rosalinda_gw

Thanks Cathleen, that would be wonderful.

Thanks Tara.

Really looking forward to the swap - just thinking about it makes it feel that spring is really on its way.

-Rosalinda

    Bookmark   March 5, 2010 at 9:13PM
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remy_gw

Lol, Rosalinda! A list already, you do have cabin fever : )
I can bring cuttings of Little Henry for you. Remind me when it gets closer to then ok. I really will need reminder that part of my brain is quite dysfunctional.
Thanks,
Remy

    Bookmark   March 8, 2010 at 12:33PM
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nixon(z5ny)

the short list WANTED:
Yellow batchlor buttons
pink and or peach tgbi just one
lewisa/alpine, any
any lime hosta
verbascum/any
raguso rose/any
rose of sharon/ i need alot/ any is good
shooting star/any
drum stick primrose and or any
moss/any
helleborus foetidus( has the nodding green flower)
tradescantia blushing bride
red toad lily
any shade tempts
non purple monkshood
lily of the valley

What i will bring hopefully
may apples
jack in the pulpit
wild ginger
wild false solomon/ few
purple smelly trillium
bloodroot
also i still have huge amts of
phlox mix, common hosta, golden glow, and tgbi mix
maybes, if able to find( transplanted last year)
yellow trillium
beige trillium
pink catesby trillium
dwarf merrybells
red erect smelly trillium
orange blackberry lilly

    Bookmark   March 8, 2010 at 5:21PM
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rosalinda_gw

Thanks Remy, I will. And yes I am kinda climbing the walls :o)

I think it is all the house building stuff stress, I need to get my hands in the soil to dissipate it.

Cathleen, what is tgbi? I can bring some Rose of Sharon cuttings and seed.

-Rosalinda

    Bookmark   March 8, 2010 at 8:31PM
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gottagarden(z5 western NY)

Nixon,
I have a peach and a pink tgbi and a gorgeous lavender drumstick primrose. (that I originally got from Remy) I should have some lime hosta as well.

I would love some dwarf merrybells, bloodroot, and any trillium.

Rosalinda
I have brunnera Jack Frost (I thought I gave you some last year?), cuttings from Diablo ninebark, Purple Smoke bush cuttings, and maybe a dark red peony (Karl Rosenfeld)

I would love a sambucus Sutherland gold and begonia taurus.
How do you overwinter Cyperus alternifolius?

Does anyone want any small hellebore seedlings? Mine seeded prolifically this year.

    Bookmark   April 16, 2010 at 9:01PM
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rosalinda_gw

Thanks Brenda. I got a regular Brunnera from you last swap, but not Jack Frost. I keep the Cyperus in pot in a tub that I keep some water in, in my cool office building. I do hear they can be grown indoors like a regular house plant with plenty of water, but no standing water needed, but haven't tried it. Maybe I will have better luck with the cuttings this year. The Karl Rosenfeld sounds great also, if you can get some. I have a Taurus Rex for you, and hope I my Sutherland Gold survived the onslaught of the deer and rabbits.

I am way way behind on my gardening as I am spending all my time working on the house. I hope I will get some time soon to start gathering stuff for the Swap. It have been having a very difficult and stressful spring. Hopefully by the end of April things will improve!

-Rosalinda

    Bookmark   April 16, 2010 at 10:56PM
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remy_gw

Brenda,
I'll take hellebore seedlings. I have a couple and I love them.
Remy

    Bookmark   April 18, 2010 at 8:41PM
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gottagarden(z5 western NY)

Sure, Remy, I will bring a big pot of them from under my "Lady in Red", she threw off a lot of seedlings and the mama plant is beautiful!

    Bookmark   April 20, 2010 at 9:47AM
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nixon(z5ny)

update i did get some LOV and Rose of sharon
Brenda we are all set good amounts of all. and if you have a few hells. left over i would like to try them
thanks cathleen

    Bookmark   April 21, 2010 at 12:11AM
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lilylouise(z6NY)

Hi everybody. i'm really looking forward to this year's swap. I missed last year and regreted it.
This Year I'm bringing some pink epimedium, Walkers Low Nepeta (I have eight from fall's division.),and creeping St John's Wort. There are also a couple of rose of sharon, a burning bush and a Roxanne perenial geranium. (only one).

This year's tomato plants will include San Marzanos(a really terrific sauce tomato). Did I read that someone was looking for small veronica? I have one that's blooming right now and is a creeping variety.
I'm also dividing moonbeam coreopsis if anyone is interested.

This spring has been so delightful with everything blooming on top of each other. Please tell me it's gonna last.
ps If you want a peek of any of the above, LMK and I'll try to post a picture.
Ruthie

    Bookmark   April 22, 2010 at 7:45PM
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gottagarden(z5 western NY)

Yes, I have extra hellebore babies and I will pot them up.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2010 at 5:59AM
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remy_gw

Does anyone want Leontine Gervais Rose? This one is a rambler that needs lots of room.
Let me know,
Remy

    Bookmark   May 14, 2010 at 11:25AM
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penny1947(z6 WNY)

My two year old Helleborus are potted up. I have 5 or 6 that I will be bringing. Also a couple of starters of tall perennial Phlox and a golden raspberry.

Not sure what else I will have as all my young plants are struggling in the heat and just haven't been able to keep them watered ehough.

Penny

    Bookmark   May 25, 2010 at 5:41PM
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fleethart(z6 WNY)

Does anyone want hostas or orange lilies?
I will bring
Golden Jubilee Hyssop
periwinkle
rose campion
yellow loosestrife
sunchokes
black eye susans
corkscrew willow

There's more, but I can't remember right now. I'm borrowing the library computer cause my computer quit. I definitely plan on coming though!

Remy, if your rambling rose still needs a home, my gate is naked and could use some covering :)
Brenda, will you have extra hellebores at the swap?
Does anyone have forget me nots they are thinning? I would like some if you do, please.
Does anyone want some oak trees? I have several 10footers that need to go.
Cheers,
Tauna

    Bookmark   May 26, 2010 at 12:07PM
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garden_frog(Z6 Western NY)

Just a quick post...I'm still madly weeding and mulching. Don't think I'm really gonna be ready this year!

Anyhow, I've got millions of lupine seedlings. If any one wants some, please let me know as I can't possibly pot them all up. Some other stuff I've got...

Barberry (seedlings)
Various Phlox
Lots of Iris :)
A few daylillies (can't remember the variety I have in that spot, but it's probably pandora's box or a red variety (the name escapes me))
Weigela (either wine and roses or maybe midnight wine?)
black eyed susan
Various hardy geranium varieties
A few hollyhock seedlings (pink or peach double)
Bee balm
Columbine (nora barlow or other double purple varieties)
Lots and lots of weeds if anyone wants 'em? :)

That's just a preliminary assessment. I probably have more. Lots of volunteers this year.

I really don't know what I'm looking for. A couple of things that come to mind..

Flax (blue preferred but white is fine too...lost them both this winter)
Delphinium (any)
Campanula (taller varieties preferred but I'm not so picky!)
Foxglove
Peonies
Not sure what else...need to think about that.

    Bookmark   May 27, 2010 at 2:34PM
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armyprincess

Can't wait for the swap!!!!

I am looking for some tall grasses to use as a border/wall to hide my unsightly firewood pile. Maybe some (if anyone has any to share):

Maiden Grass
Feather Reed Grass
Fountain Grass

I'd also like to try some:

Joe Pye Weed
Peonies (ruffly white or pink)
Yarrow (a good drying variety)

Thanks much!

    Bookmark   May 29, 2010 at 8:27AM
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remy_gw

Tauna,
I've got the rose saved for you. I also have forget-me-nots.

Tara,
I've got Campanula americana seedlings that I'm bringing. I'll see about digging up some Campanula persicifolia too.

Anyone,
I know it is a tall order, but Gary want a blue hosta so if anyone has a bit to spare, I would be greatful.
Remy

    Bookmark   May 29, 2010 at 9:49PM
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rosalinda_gw

Hi Everyone,
Well this year has SUCKED so far and my gardens and plants have not been any better.

Brenda I do have the Taurus Rex Begonia for you but the rabbits destroyed my Sutherland gold Sambucus. If I can get the little bit of it that is still alive to survive, maybe I can get some for you next year.

I am not bringing too much this year, and I did not get any peonies dug up as I planned - sigh. In fact NOTHING I planned has worked out, and you will all be subjected to my tale of woe and misery.

At least I have the swap to look forward to.....

-Rosalinda

    Bookmark   May 30, 2010 at 9:58PM
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nixon(z5ny)

hi seems i have a huge amout of medium and tall columbine in many colors of pink and lavender, some red and purple, some with upright blooms and some with nodding blooms, let me know if there is any interest, thanks cathleen

    Bookmark   May 31, 2010 at 4:56PM
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garden_frog(Z6 Western NY)

Rosalinda, my neighbor just emailed me what she was bringing and she said she has carex ice dance. I mention to her you were looking for it.

    Bookmark   May 31, 2010 at 9:08PM
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rosalinda_gw

Tara,
I would love to get some Ice Dance - thank you for thinking of me.

I got a few more things dug up and potted today and hope to get a few more tomorrow.

I dug up a couple of clumps of Fountain Grass , ArmyPrincess was looking for some.

We crane the top half of my new house on Wednesday - wish me good luck as I sure need it!!!!

-Rosalinda

    Bookmark   May 31, 2010 at 11:52PM
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gottagarden(z5 western NY)

Tara, I've got tons of blue flax - I love it! It blooms for months and is so easy. Also have white and purple c. persicifolia.

Remy, I will see if I can divide one of my blue hostas. So much to do this week!

    Bookmark   June 1, 2010 at 8:24AM
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remy_gw

Brenda,
I know! I'm taking a break from the heat again. I am so far behind. Don't worry if you don't get to it. I'll just tell Gary no one had any to spare.
Remy

    Bookmark   June 1, 2010 at 6:15PM
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husky004_(z5 NY)

Remy-Im telling Gary someone had one to spare!!!! haha

    Bookmark   June 1, 2010 at 9:31PM
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remy_gw

Very funny!

    Bookmark   June 2, 2010 at 6:06PM
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