My first violets on order, culture advice please

greenwitch(Sz19 SoCal)March 18, 2003

I just ordered from Canyon Creek: Crepuscule, Sulphurea Irish Elegance (both apricot), Mme.Armandine Pages (rose, frangrant and an heirloom 1900) and Swanley White (double).

I am planning to grow them together in a tub. Any advice for me as a newbie? I live in a hot valley in Southern California. Thank you.

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Mike Hardman(Cyprus, 100m altitude)

Ask at Canyon Creek Nursery. John Whittlesey, who owns and runs it, should have good knowledge of how best for you to grow them; email; phone 530-533-2166. Although he is well north of you, it still gets hot and dry there (Oroville), so he should have some first-hand experience.

Here is a link that might be useful: Canyon Creek Nursery

    Bookmark   April 4, 2003 at 5:37PM
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greenwitch(Sz19 SoCal)

Thank you Mike, I appreciate the advice. So far they're looking very happy in their morning sun under a tree.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2003 at 7:17PM
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