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  [Aroid-l] Need some advice for aroids in outdoor condition
From: sfhatheway at yahoo.com (Sheldon Hatheway) on 2008.02.23 at 18:46:53(17094)
Hello, Franck,

Here in Canby, OR, USA, in a similar zone as yours, we successfully grow Dracunculus vulgaris and Arum italicum (in addition to the ones you mentioned) in the ground all year. They do just fine with a little winter mulch if it gets below 20F. Both of these are available from most of the larger mail-order nurseries. A Google search will give you more leads than you could ever look at in a normal lifetime. We also grow a number of hardy orchids outside: Bletilla, Pleione, Calanthe, Dactylorhiza, Roscoea, Spiranthes, etc. Some of these do well in full sun, and some appreciate a little light shade during the hot summer afternoons.


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