i live in ohio and i have been growing a needle palm in my yard for alittle while and acouple prickly pear cacti for years... i'm going to plant a cold hardy banana this spring next to the canna lily's -cacti and palm i have planted. also looking for other cacti/succulents -yucca's to plant this spring. anyone on the board in zones 6-7 growing anything like this- if so what - how long - where you live -where you got them- and pics if possible - thanks Jeff