Franklinia

milwdave(Zone5 Milwaukee)July 13, 2007

Hey all,

Just received a Franklinia alatamaha and planting it today. But it's only supposed to be hardy to zone 6. So keep your fingers crossed for me.

Dave

Franklin...how appropriate.;)

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janetpetiole(4b)

Missouri Botanical Garden puts it a zone 5.

http://www.mobot.org/gardeninghelp/plantfinder/Plant.asp?code=Q160

    Bookmark   July 13, 2007 at 10:18AM
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bud_wi

I'm rooting for you. I've noticed that recently the nursuries around here seem to be selling a number of 'hardy to Z6' plantings that can be babied to grow in Z5. I just bought a Lady In Red hydrangea that is Z6 but a 'maybe' for Z5. So far it looks like it is dying.

    Bookmark   July 17, 2007 at 12:33PM
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milwdave(Zone5 Milwaukee)

Next to go in...a Musa "Basjoo"...hehehe...I'm pushin' it now.:)

Dave
Franklin.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2007 at 10:27AM
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