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8/1/11 12:31 P

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I don't have a picture of my varigated yucca but I chose it for it's contrasting sword type leaves

It does get the center stake with the hanging half egg shaped flowers.

When I lived in Colorado I thought the green ones were intgeresting; the green one I have now dies over the winter and has a long time to recover; it is very small. I am going to dig it up this winter and keep it in the garage.

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8/1/11 9:35 A

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I love yarrow too, it comes in such pretty colors! But like any new plant, you have to water it alot in the first year while it establishes itself.

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7/31/11 7:10 P

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Do you have a pic of your yucca plants? A true yucca plant has tough, sword-shaped leaves and large terminal panicles of white or whitish flowers. I'm just curious if yours is a true yucca. They grow in the wild out here. Beautiful plant. Check this out and see.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yucca

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7/31/11 4:18 P

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I have also put in Yucca plants, a varigated one and a green one and both do well and the spikes look great and I like yarrow the leaves are fern like and it does well in dry times

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7/25/11 2:39 P

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I see them here where there are trees and where people use lots of water.I sure wish I could risk the frivolous water use .They are gorgeous.

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7/25/11 9:18 A

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Mine die back to the ground in the winter (at negative temps everything does except trees and bushes), but each spring they come back up. I made over a flower bed a few years ago and pulled out all the daylilies. I dumped them on my compost pile, tubers and roots exposed to the air, and they still sprouted! It gets pretty hot here in the summer, but we also have alot of humidity, and this year alot of rain. So I would guess you ladies don't have enough water where you're at for them.

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7/25/11 7:52 A

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I think it is too hot and too dry where I put them.I had day lilys in NJ so not thinking it can get too cold for them


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7/25/11 12:13 A

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My Day Lilies looked good for most of the year, then they just died. Maybe it got too cold. Not sure.

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7/23/11 10:24 P

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I love black eyed Susan I have yet to have any luck with them here or day lily's :(

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7/23/11 3:58 P

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Daylilies, you can't kill them even if you want to!!!

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7/23/11 11:56 A

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good plants for dry conditions alright I love daylilys nothing seems to bother them rainor dry!Sage is very pretty tryed to plant some once but it never made it and I gave up!

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7/22/11 7:19 P

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Our town has russian sage. It is a beautiful plant. Onespot your roads sound like a beautiful drive. Our main roads also have beautiful plants and trees.

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7/22/11 6:53 P

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as I drive about town I loo to see what the city is planting in the public beds because I know they have chosed plants that don't need much attention.

for Hampton roads that is Wandering Jew, day lilies, ornamental grasses, liropie, begonias,

black eye susans, .

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Russian sage is one of my favs it does so well in the hot desert sun and flourishes with very little water

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7/22/11 12:58 A

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We're dry as a bone here, but typical for this time of year.

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I have some of those plants in my garden. It's nice to know I don't have to water them every day when there is no rain. However, we've had so much rain lately, I have to worry about those that don't like wet feet. The ground was still quishy yesterday after no rain for about 20 hours! I wonder if I need to think about building an ark . . . . .

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