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Jun 4, 2014 12:42 PM CST
Where should I plant this? Sun, shade, or little of both?
Name: Arlene
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Jun 4, 2014 12:44 PM CST
I am zone 8a and I planted mine in full sun and they did great.
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Jun 4, 2014 12:44 PM CST Admin

Full Sun to Partial Sun. You can check out the varieties along with their requirements here:
Name: Elaine
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Jun 4, 2014 3:54 PM CST
Right, it really depends on where you are, as the sun is much more intense down here in Florida than it is in Kansas or Canada.

If I were planting them here, I'd have them in a few hours of morning sun, at most. At my brother's house in British Columbia they'd need the full sun, all day. At my daughter's in Utah, again just morning sun, because it's so blazing hot (and dry!!) in the afternoons.

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Jun 4, 2014 5:06 PM CST
Mine grew and flowered well with midday shade.
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Jun 4, 2014 5:11 PM CST
I am in Kansas City.

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