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Jane McGary janemcgary@earthlink.net
Mon, 17 May 2010 11:11:52 PDT
Mary Sue wrote,
>Oh to have Cypripedium naturalizing in your
>garden or adjacent woods.  I think Giorgio was growing Cypripedium.
>Any one else growing this successfully in the ground or aware of
>specific species that are lasting?

I suppose it has a lot to do with what species are native to the 
immediate area. On a visit to a garden near Anchorage, Alaska, I saw 
Cypripedium guttatum growing in masses, invading the lawn etc. The 
gardener dug some roots for us, but as far as I know no one who got 
them managed to grow it.

Jane McGary
Northwestern Oregon, USA

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