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newbie look to start a bog with black elephant ears and pitchers

Posted by elvinwei Nor Cal (My Page) on
Fri, Jun 22, 07 at 18:26

i am totally new to bog gardens
i am not even sure what zone i am in because up till now i have been growing indoors (orchids, carnivorous plants)

i was thinking of using a kiddie pool and wanted to plant the black elephant ears and the purple pitcher plants

would that work? and what kind of soil should i use?

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RE: newbie look to start a bog with black elephant ears and pitch

  • Posted by wfike 8, Atlanta, Ga. (My Page) on
    Sun, Jul 1, 07 at 20:00

Those two plants require totaly different soils and nutrient requirements. Elephant ears require more moisture than some plants but not bog type moisture. They would rot pretty quick.

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