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Name: Carolyn Madden
Pennsylvania
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Carolyn22
Jun 1, 2011 7:48 PM CST
We came from here http://cubits.org/heucheras/thread/view/1436/

Let's continue our discussions and posting our photos ,,,


Name: Kathleen )Scotkat
Scotland
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scotkat
Jun 2, 2011 2:19 AM CST
Thank you Carolyn I will start you off with my photo taken today of my new one Fire Chief.

I grow all my Heucheras in containers.

Not has rain for so long I shall need to go water this morning.

How often and what to do feed with.



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Name: Kathleen )Scotkat
Scotland
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scotkat
Jun 2, 2011 6:10 AM CST
And this one I have tried in a hanging basket.

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Name: Kathleen )Scotkat
Scotland
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scotkat
Jun 2, 2011 3:03 PM CST
Goldfinch here is my link forums.trowelslg.com

What should I feed my heucheras with and how often.?
Name: Christine
Southeastern MN (Zone 4a)
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Christine27360
Jun 2, 2011 4:07 PM CST
Here are two new additions to my Heuch Corner...

Southern Comfort:
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and Plum Royal:
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"Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously."
2 Corinthians 9:6
Name: Christine
Southeastern MN (Zone 4a)
Charter ATP Member Heucheras I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Level 2 I sent a postcard to Randy! Keeps Horses
Region: Minnesota Birds Raises cows Cat Lover Hostas Farmer
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Christine27360
Jun 2, 2011 4:19 PM CST
Here's a picture of my 2 Peach Crisp plugs from Pam:
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And a leaf from my Ginger Peach plugs:
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"Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously."
2 Corinthians 9:6
Name: Christine
Southeastern MN (Zone 4a)
Charter ATP Member Heucheras I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Level 2 I sent a postcard to Randy! Keeps Horses
Region: Minnesota Birds Raises cows Cat Lover Hostas Farmer
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Christine27360
Jun 2, 2011 4:29 PM CST
and finally, a couple that came nicely thru the winter ...

Georgia Peach:
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Caramel:

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"Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously."
2 Corinthians 9:6
Name: Stormy
Valley Forge Pa
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stormyla
Jun 2, 2011 10:22 PM CST
Scotkat, I usually feed my heuch's 5-5-5 plus they get some mushroom soil and compost tea.

Now with them growing in containers, that probably wouldn't be enough. I'd use a 10-10-10 and do it at least monthly during the growing season. They would probably enjoy some fish emulsion too. i try to be an organic gardener, so i don't use hardly anything synthetic.

Another thing that I do when planting new plants is to always mix some Alfalfa meal and some kelp into the soil. This really gives the plants a boost in their first year. Afterwards, they get both of those things mixed in with my compost tea.

You live in a world of wonderful gardens, I'm sure that there are many good plant foods available over there. They might not have the same names as the ones sold here.

Your link is not working. Let's try this [url=www.trowelslg.com]www.trowelslg.com[/url]
Name: Stormy
Valley Forge Pa
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stormyla
Jun 2, 2011 10:31 PM CST
Scotkat Your Fire Chief looks wonderful! What great color! Thumbs up

Christine,That Plum Royal is really pretty. I'm not sure whether I have ever planted that one or not.

Your Georgia Peach is just another example of why that is my absolute favorite Heuch. I also love Mahogany, but I've never seen anyone post a photo of a really good sized one. Mine stay fairly small and sparse.

Your Carmel is, looking great!!
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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NJBob
Jun 3, 2011 9:59 AM CST

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Here is a picture of a 3rd year Mahogany,I do not think they get larger then this tag says 16 wide by 8 tall and that is about the size of this plant.
Name: Christine
Southeastern MN (Zone 4a)
Charter ATP Member Heucheras I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Level 2 I sent a postcard to Randy! Keeps Horses
Region: Minnesota Birds Raises cows Cat Lover Hostas Farmer
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Christine27360
Jun 3, 2011 10:39 AM CST
Thanks Stormy -- and ohhhh Bob I love that Mahogany!!!
"Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously."
2 Corinthians 9:6
Name: Stormy
Valley Forge Pa
I Love MAM ~ So Happy Together
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stormyla
Jun 3, 2011 11:54 AM CST
Welcome Bob!! So glad that you've joined us! That is just about the best looking Mahogany I have ever seen. I tip my hat to you. You get the blue ribbon!!

Now, plesase tell us, where and under what conditions do you have it planted?.
Name: Carolyn Madden
Pennsylvania
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Carolyn22
Jun 3, 2011 12:39 PM CST
Bob

Beautiful Mahagony. That is one that I lost in the dry summer we had last year.
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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NJBob
Jun 4, 2011 8:19 AM CST

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Thank you for the welcome. I was happy to find a place where there are others who like these plants as much as i do.I live in the northwest corner of New Jersey on the boarder of zone 5b & 6a.The soil in this area is slightly acidic which is good for these plants.Most of my heuchera are either at the front boarder of my shade garden or in the sun garden. They all get filtered morning sun and at least 4 hours of direct afternoon sun, all seem to like this except the light green ones. So far I have about 70 different cultivars of heuchera & I think 14 different heucherella.
Name: Stormy
Valley Forge Pa
I Love MAM ~ So Happy Together
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stormyla
Jun 4, 2011 8:52 AM CST
That's great Bob! Sounds like you are a true heuchera lover!! We'd love to see some photos of your lovelies! Big Grin
Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Jun 6, 2011 3:04 AM CST
Scotkat, your Fire Chief is great. Love the color. Thanks for the link to your website. You certainly have a variety of interests. Do you do lots of garden work for other people? Looks like you have a busy forum there too.

Nice bunch of heurchs Christine. Georgia Peach is one of my favorites too. Ginger Peach is an unusual color - pretty. Caramel goes through tons of color changes for me throughout the growing season. Sometimes gold and pink, sometimes more green like yours.

Beautiful Mahogany Bob! Sounds like you've got a great collection. I'm with Stormy - pictures, pictures, pictures! Hurray!
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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Plant Database Moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Forum moderator Heucheras Echinacea
Hellebores The WITWIT Badge Dog Lover Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Region: New Jersey Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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NJBob
Jun 6, 2011 8:22 AM CST

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Heucherella Stoplight
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Plant Database Moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Forum moderator Heucheras Echinacea
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NJBob
Jun 6, 2011 8:24 AM CST

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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Plant Database Moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Forum moderator Heucheras Echinacea
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NJBob
Jun 6, 2011 8:27 AM CST

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Name: Chris
Ripon, Wisconsin
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goldfinch4
Jun 6, 2011 1:36 PM CST
Nice Bob! Do you also have Lime Rickey? If so, I'm wondering how it does for you compared to Citronelle. I'm just not overly impressed with Lime Rickey, but your Citronelle is really nice.
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