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plant suggestions

Posted by cody_mi z5 MI (codyvtaylor@live.com) on
Sat, May 15, 10 at 11:38

what else will grow in a peat and sand bog with my sarracenias?


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RE: plant suggestions

Sphagnum moss, cranberries, leatherleaf, bog rosemary, round-leaved sundew, wild calla, three-way sedge, to name a few. You could also put sub-tropicals and tropicals like venus flytrap in the bog for the summer .


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"You could also put sub-tropicals and tropicals like venus flytrap in the bog for the summer"

I definitly would not refer to venus fly traps as tropical or sub-tropical. They are temperate plants.


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Venus flytrap is native to NC/SC, which lies within the Humid Subtropical Zone of the southeastern US. Although it normally goes dormant in the winter, it would not survive winter outdoors in Michigan.


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i decided on a coffee cups elephant ear, corkscrew rush and mini cattails


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