Perennials forum: Long Bloom perennials for Central Florida

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Name: Sam BigDeer
S. Alabama / W. Florida (Zone 8b)
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SamBigDeer
Jun 13, 2015 2:10 PM CST
Looking for suggestions for Flowering Perennials that will grow under somewhat neglectful care in central Florida (Tampa Bay - Lakeland Area).. Any and all helpful hints appreciated..
SamBfigDeer
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Name: Julia
Washington State (Zone 7a)
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springcolor
Jun 14, 2015 10:36 AM CST
Welcome! to ATP I will call @Dutchlady1 I bet she can help. We also have a Florida gardening forum that you might like as well.
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Name: Sam BigDeer
S. Alabama / W. Florida (Zone 8b)
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SamBigDeer
Jun 14, 2015 10:53 AM CST
Thank you, Julia, for the nice vvelcome...
I expect to like this VVebsite/Forum quite vvell; already am liking it much.
Sam
I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.. - Galileo
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
Jun 14, 2015 11:40 AM CST
Good, it is such a nice group of people. Dutchlady, Hetty will arrive soon.
Sempervivum for Sale
Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
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Dutchlady1
Jun 14, 2015 12:02 PM CST
Well, here I am. But my experience is with zone 10 plants. So I'm really not sure what to recommend.... are Pentas perennial there? Because they are here, and you can't find a more carefree plant than Pentas.
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
Jun 14, 2015 12:14 PM CST
Sorry I just read Florida and thought of you. *Blush*
Sempervivum for Sale
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
Jun 14, 2015 1:03 PM CST
I did find this.
http://centralfloridagardener.blogspot.com/p/cold-hardy-plan...
Sempervivum for Sale
Name: Sam BigDeer
S. Alabama / W. Florida (Zone 8b)
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SamBigDeer
Jun 14, 2015 1:39 PM CST
springcolor said:I did find this.
]http://centralfloridagardener.blogspot.com/p/cold-hardy-plan...

Thank you, Springcolor, (Julia), that is egg-zack-ly the information that I need at this point!!!!!
Sam
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[quote="Dutchlady1"]Well, here I am. But my experience is with zone 10 plants. So I'm really not sure what to recommend.... are Pentas perennial there? Because they are here, and you can't find a more carefree plant than Pentas.


Thank you, Dutchlay1, (Hetty), it's very nice to meet you.. VVe're almost neighbors, I live near Lakeland, FL; looking forvvard to conversations vvith you..
Sam
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