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Mon Mar 5 14:38:48 EST 2001
The so called "Swedish Ivy", Plectranthus verticillatus is a tender South
African species. It is best treated as a tender bedding plant and replanted
""Sharon Crane"" <cranesd at earthlink.net> wrote in message
news:412001315182121660 at earthlink.net...
> We live on Camano Island, 62 miles north west of Seattle, WA. Our growing
> period here begins 30 days earlier than that of Seattle. We were sold
> Swedish Ivy as a ground cover last year. The 10 plants in 4" pots were
> planted in June and grew until late September or early October, at which
> time they seemed to die back. After reading that Swedish Ivy is an indoor
> plant, I'm wondering if it has survived. The pruned the plants back
> yesterday and they seem to have a good root system. Is it likely they can
> survive a mild winter like we've had this year? Or are they an annual if
> planted outdoors?
> Thank you, in advance, for helping us learn more about our plants.
> --- Sharon Crane
> --- cranesd at earthlink.net
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