Strangely enough I had it winter in my south of Kansas City garden for 9 years only a half hours drive from Jim Waddick. I don't recall seeing it there two weeks ago though. Aaron Knoxville, TN --- On Tue, 6/2/09, James Waddick <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: Dear Judy, Never had a successful winter over here, but I think you are a good zone warmer. As long as you have already had some survive under less than ideal conditions and have some to spare - go for it. Pinellia is one of my favorite Aroid genera. It can take it here in Kansas City.