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David Verity lives!

April 29 2012 at 2:49 PM
Priya  (Login Priya_S)
Hummingbird Member 2006

I had cuphea David Verity in a pot last year, and it sat on the patio all winter. I pruned the dried branches down a month ago, and when I went to tip out the pot today, there were shoots coming up! This is a nice surprise,and these plants will probably be good candidates for overwintering under mulch/leaf bags.

Priya
Zone 7, Maryland

 
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Re: David Verity lives!

April 29 2012, 2:55 PM 

Priya,


I receiveda ope of voluteer DV from Ward yesterday. He is zone 7, awfully so am I nw. Anyway, I think his we're seedlings, ur you'll ace o see what he sys. Great plant that you won't have to replace each year!!

Pam
Matawan,NJ 7a
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Re: David Verity lives!

April 29 2012, 3:06 PM 

They were cuttings, crummy ones.

The answer is yes, David Verity is a perfect leaf bag plant and it has come back for me under that treatment in warm winters and in cold ones. This winter doesn't really count since quite a few of the unprotected ones also returned. In a pot is something special though.

 
 
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