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Annuals in Texas

Steve Hinkson sphinkson at worldnet.att.net
Wed Jul 7 03:17:54 EST 1999

Bush periwinkle (Vinca major) LOVES heat, and blooms all summer, up to frost.
Cock's comb (Celosia) is another heat lover, in fact, most disapointments with
it are from planting it too early, when the soil's still too cold.
The 'mum needs chelated minerals, because your soil's a bit too alkaline.

Justin Kunath wrote:

> Does anyone have any suggestions on what Annuals to plant in northern Texas
> (Wichita Falls)?  I have tried a couple, but they tend to not take to the
> hot weather (100+ degrees).  I water them everyday.
> Also, I have a mum that is turning yellow with red streaks down the leaves.
> I have others planted around and they are doing fine.  It's just this
> particular plant that is giving me trouble...
> Help!!

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