Updated Damage Report The Middle May Report
Posted by Cincinnati Frank on 5/20/2014, 8:15 am
Winners-Little or no damage
Blue Pot Needle Palms
Hardy Passion Flower " Maypop"
Alabama snow wreath
Black N Blue Salvia Usually sold as a Annual here
Vitex negundo var heterophylla
Magnolia var Pioneer
Both Red and White Texas Star Hibiscus
Indian Hawthorne- going on 5 years in the ground
Moderate to Severe Leaf damage on Evergreen BLE's
One Photina Fraseri- lost upper 1/3 of plant
Giant leafed Southern Magnolia Lost 95 Percent of the giant leaves Leafing out again strongly
Elaeagnus pungens- Lost all the leaves and coming back from the bottom half
Yellow Groove Bamboo- Lost all its leaves -Coming back from ground sprouts as all the top 30 ft canes are dead !
Sabal Minor BLUE POT- 5 years in the ground. Severe Leaf damage is going on her 2nd new leaf
The Banana Report and Calocasia
Musa Basjoo In the ground for over 25 years !And in the same spot.. 11 new sprouts some now 2 to 2.5 ft high .. coming back strong !
Calocasia Black Coal - Coming Back strongly from the roots since it took last winter well it should be hardy here !
The Eucalyptus Report
The Big 13 ft tall Eucalyptus Cinerea- DEAD !
One 4 ft tall Eucalyptus Cinerea- Sprouts at base
One 3 ft tall Eucalyptus Cinerea- one weak sprout at the base
Eucalyptus Rubida- DEAD
Eucalyptus Prava - DEAD
Canna's DEAD All of them
Dr Moy- DEAD
White Butterfly one .. Pulled the corm out due to sitting in a swampy area from all the rain we got .. back in the greenhouse I have hope as the corm looks solid with no mush only time will tell !
Fig Report - All Figs went to the ground and are Coming back strongly !
No difference on Hardiness between Brown Turkey, Black Mission, or Hardy Chicago
Albizia Rosea- Coming back but slowly
Cortaderia Pumila- some burnt foliage all green now and coming back strong !
Miscanthus " Maiden Grass " D E A D ! Only 5 ft away from the Pampas Grass ! WOW ! Amazing huh !
The Crape Myrtle Report
This following all went to the ground or just a hair above.. all have come back with good growth recoveries !
Supersonic,Victor,Montik,low Flame,Centennial Spirit, Twilight,Firebird, Little Chief,Pink Ruffles..Tonto.and Velma's Royal Delight
The Big Guys... and the Winner is Natchez for being the best after the Winter from $%#@ Usually in was Sarah's Favorite
Natchez- Coming back strongly from about 9 ft up
topped off the upper 4 ft of dead wood
In 2nd Place and is showing some red buds about
6 ft up on thick wood is
Tuskegee- Looks dead on the upper parts its stands 16 ft tall !
Sarah's Favorite- a few sprouts at the base at this time... the rest looks dead... stands over 20 Ft tall ! Usually the cold hardiest in my yard.. took minus 18 F before with little tip burn...
Too early to tell .. Hardy Bird of Paradise still showing green about 3 inches up .. about one month ago it was showing green 3 ft up ...