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Summer 2012 #1: A few of my favourite plants

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Blog entry by erika posted 07-28-2012 05:32 AM 3658 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I don’t mind telling you, I’m a fool for hydrangea. So far, I only have four varieties. They’re all young plants, ergo small but with loving care maybe they’ll grow to their full potential. The Annabellas grew fastest and bloomed first. Now that they’re rapidly fading, the others are coming into their own.

Annabella

Incrediball

Pinky Winky

Phantom
I thought I’d also add some others:

Gloriosa Daisy

Giant White Fleece Flower. Not yet giant and the fleece flower hasn’t matured yet but, hey, it’s a start.

I’m just glad that most things survived the drought but the shasta daisies suffered. Once they droop their petals, there’s no coming back. Oh, some of them had buds. Those that didn’t dry up were left.

-- Erika, Hastings, ON



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City person moves to the country and hopes to become a gardener

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Bon

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posted 07-28-2012 10:11 AM

Your hydrangea look great and I just love the color of the gloriosa daisy.

-- Bon,Hastings,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more

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Greenthumb

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posted 07-28-2012 11:41 AM

I’m on the same page, love Hydrangea, and beautiful pics

-- just one more rock, and the garden is done ; )

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MsDebbieP

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posted 08-01-2012 05:42 AM

beautiful!!!

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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