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 appropriate.;)

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Missouri Botanical Garden puts it a zone 5.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2007 at 10:18AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

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
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
milwdave(Zone5 Milwaukee)

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


    Bookmark   July 21, 2007 at 10:27AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Anyone trapping rabbits now to keep spring plants safe?
Where I live (suburbs) I have noticed that if I trap...
Evil Neighbors Killing Plants w/ Roundup
Help! It's true. I live in a condo development with...
Hi out there!
I'm a newbie gardener. This is the fourth year I've...
Garden Show in Madison this weekend
Is anybody going? what was your impression? Hope the...
Raspberries ran a muck!
We just bought a home which has a 16x16' fencened in...
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™