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Ideas for unusual winter plants

Posted by bloogootootx 9 (My Page) on
Sat, Sep 15, 07 at 15:25

I'm in Houston and wondering if anyone has had any luck with more unusual winter flowers. I was thinking about trying to get mail order summer plants from colder climates. We've had such mild weather the last few winters I thought it might be a fun experiment. I was thinking about English primroses. Any other ideas?


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RE: Ideas for unusual winter plants

The main problem is that when the days are shorter most plants are stimulated to go dormant. There is always quite a bit blooming here on the island that time of year. The amaryllis, night-blooming cereus, salvia, thevetia peruviana, brugmansia, ruellia, bird of paradise...
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