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dodieroy
Jul 8, 2013 12:57 PM CST
I have three portulaca baskets facing full sun, and I can't get them to bloom. Any ideas? Help needed in Dallas!
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
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ge1836
Jul 8, 2013 1:10 PM CST
I confess I am disappointed with these plants.They are annuals here and I expected fuller cascading plants by now.The flowers close when there is no sun and our everyday clouds and rain pattern hasnt helped.
I think mine are in too much fertilizer.
I understand they like more sand and not too much fert.
This is a container of DD's Its another humid cloudy day so of course the blooms are closed most disappointing.
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dodieroy
Jul 27, 2013 9:17 PM CST
Thank you. Maybe mine have had too much fertilizer.
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Avid Green Pages Reviewer Lilies
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ge1836
Jul 28, 2013 3:01 AM CST
I have seen Moss Rose type of portulikas seed and come back in places they never were,like the front sidewalk.
The other port. is new to me.I wanted a "spiller" for the containers.
I see the last post was almost 3 weeks ago,the containers look better now.

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