Heucheras forum: What do you have ordered?

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Name: Carolyn Madden
Pennsylvania
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Carolyn22
Mar 5, 2015 12:01 PM CST
So tired of winter.

Which heuchera, heucherella and tiarellas do you have ordered?
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Mar 5, 2015 2:51 PM CST

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I have things coming from Mama? Looks like I have some casualties.
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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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NJBob
Mar 5, 2015 9:15 PM CST

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I have not ordered any plants at all this year so far. I was thinking I would wait to see what is around after the snow melts. It has to melt some day. Just hoping the losses are not as bad as last year, can't be much worse.
Name: Carolyn Madden
Pennsylvania
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Carolyn22
Mar 6, 2015 5:00 AM CST
Julia - I have things coming from Mama too - quite a few plants and am excited about them.

Bob - I am afraid to see what kind of casualties I will have. I lost many plants last year that really surprised me as they are plants that are far hardier than my zone. This past February was colder than last winter for us - they said it was the coldest on record and they started to keep records in our area in 1890.

I am anxious to get out in my gardens. I think it is going to be awhile. I noticed that next week we are supposed to have warm up. If it gets rid of the snow, at a minimum, I can get out there and get things cut back.

Carolyn
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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NJBob
Mar 6, 2015 7:39 PM CST

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At least this year the severe cold came after the plants were snow covered. Last year had more snow totals but it came later then normal and the plants had to deal with the worst cold before they were covered. So I am hoping it will not be quite as bad. Even with a full week of warmer weather I do not think it will be able to melt all of this snow. Still has to be 2 feet on the lawn and the gardens have areas by the road and by driveway in the 4 foot deep area.
Name: Carolyn Madden
Pennsylvania
Charter ATP Member The WITWIT Badge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Plant and/or Seed Trader Daylilies
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Carolyn22
Mar 7, 2015 7:27 PM CST
Wow - you have 4 feet of snow in some areas? We may have 6-8". I am hoping with the warmer week - that ours will be gone.

True - this year, the plants were covered with snow. Time will tell. I am hoping you are right Bob.

Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Aug 13, 2015 11:36 PM CST

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I placed an order with In the country Garden and Gifts.
Heucherella Leapfrog, Heuchera 'sugar berry', 'coco' and 'Blondie in Lime'

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Will you look at the big beautiful plants they sent me. 9.00 each and 10.00 shipping. Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray!
I'm not usually impressed with mail order but do order by mail to receive new cultivars. So much better than another site that send plugs for 12.00 or more.
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Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
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Cinta
Aug 14, 2015 5:59 PM CST
Looking good. Hurray!
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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NJBob
Aug 15, 2015 8:10 PM CST

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They look very nice , might have to give them a try again. Did they come potted , I kind of remember them sending plants with a plastic bag wrapped around the roots.
Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Aug 15, 2015 8:13 PM CST

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No they were not potted, plastic bag and wrapped in newspaper. Nice damp soil on the roots when I opened the box. .
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Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
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Cinta
Sep 18, 2015 6:47 PM CST
I had good luck with planting a few that I picked up on Sale at Santa Rosa last Fall so I order a few again last week that were pretty cheap. These will also go in the pots that I am making hardy plant pottings so I do not have to buy a lot of annuals every year.

-Melting Fires

-Heucherelia Sweet Tea. I had this one when it first came out a very big plant that I paid 28.00 for and it died before summer was over. *Blush*

-Marvelous Marvel

They are smaller than the ones I ordered last year but for the price of 2.99 I am fine with the size.


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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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NJBob
Sep 18, 2015 7:20 PM CST

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Sweet Tea and Marvelous Marble have both been good ones for me. Hope they do well for you.
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Cinta
Sep 18, 2015 8:15 PM CST
It is wonderful how large my plants grew in the pots. They tripled in size this summer and they survived the winter.

Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Sep 18, 2015 8:43 PM CST

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Sweet Tea is fabulous but does like it shaded.
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Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
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ge1836
Jan 24, 2016 11:37 AM CST
I cant believe the last post was in September.
Here is my 2016 order. Hope I didnt post it somewhere else on this forum.
Circus
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Georgia Peach
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LavaLamp

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Lime Ade
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Marvelous Marble
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Eclipse

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Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
Garden Photography Region: Pacific Northwest Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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springcolor
Jan 24, 2016 12:47 PM CST

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Nice mix of colors. Keep us posted on what you do with them.
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Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
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ge1836
Jan 24, 2016 1:05 PM CST
They are for garden and new planters for the front door patio.

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Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
Garden Photography Region: Pacific Northwest Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Dog Lover Foliage Fan Greenhouse Container Gardener Heucheras Sedums
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springcolor
Jan 24, 2016 1:15 PM CST

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Pretty! Nice combo's.
Sempervivum for Sale
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
Jan 25, 2016 7:22 PM CST

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Should be very nice , who did you order from?
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
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ge1836
Jan 26, 2016 3:56 AM CST
Bob,
Bluestone, Romence Gardens, and Santa Rosa
I really like the plant, the blooms are secondary for me.
Leaf colors and textures are fantastic.

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