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May 22, 2012 10:06 PM CST
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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
Bookworm Snakes Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Heucheras Echinacea
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http://www.terranovanurseries....
New from Terra Nova. Love the color change on this one.
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May 22, 2012 10:08 PM CST
Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
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I like their photos, but I don't trust them. They have duped me too many times.
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May 22, 2012 10:19 PM CST
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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
Bookworm Snakes Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Heucheras Echinacea
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That they have. I have come to accept the fact that they almost never match the pictures.
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May 22, 2012 10:23 PM CST
Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
Beekeeper Garden Art Hellebores Heucheras Hummingbirder Garden Procrastinator
Sedums Sempervivums Region: Tennessee Region: United States of America Ferns Echinacea
I love how they have Gaillardias behind them. You can tell the entire photos are faked. Someone actually picked blooms and stuck them back there. Look how the blooms line up exactly with the Heuchera. Something is wrong. No Gaillardia blooms in perfect rows like that.
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May 22, 2012 10:29 PM CST
Moderator
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
Bookworm Snakes Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Heucheras Echinacea
Hellebores Dog Lover Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Hostas Region: New Jersey Ferns
I was in printing for years , photo shop makes it all very easy to make things any way you want.
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May 22, 2012 10:33 PM CST
Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
Beekeeper Garden Art Hellebores Heucheras Hummingbirder Garden Procrastinator
Sedums Sempervivums Region: Tennessee Region: United States of America Ferns Echinacea
Wow. That's what I did for over twenty years too. I love using Photoshop too.
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May 23, 2012 6:23 PM CST
7A (Zone 7a)
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I would chance it as I LOVE it even if it may be a fantasy heux. Clint, good catch on the Gaillardias.
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May 24, 2012 8:02 PM CST
Plants Admin Emeritus
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Aroids Irises I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tropicals Vermiculture
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My plants often don't match growers pics. Sometimes I attribute to different growing conditions sometimes I wonder. I've noticed that my own closeups sometimes look better than a plants general impression in the garden. My Midnight Rose is a nice plant but I wish I had gotten Select, much more impressive and MR is only as nice as the pics at nose to leaf distance for me. Some do exceed the web site pics, especially Miracle. Season doesn't seem to matter either. Which of yours do you think exceed expectations?
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May 24, 2012 8:14 PM CST
Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
Beekeeper Garden Art Hellebores Heucheras Hummingbirder Garden Procrastinator
Sedums Sempervivums Region: Tennessee Region: United States of America Ferns Echinacea
Here Miracle is solid Green and looks nothing like the pictures I have seen. Delta Dawn is much better. i guess the climate matters with Miracle. My Midnight Rose looks great. I'm happy with that one. 'Electra' doesn't get the bright colors like the tag here. It must be too warm.

Heuchera 'Plum Pudding' and 'Paprika' are impressing me right now! I really like the colors of both. 'Georgia Peach' looks good too.
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May 24, 2012 8:23 PM CST
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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Aroids Irises I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tropicals Vermiculture
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I wish you hadn't mentioned Georgia Peach. Last year it did really well in it's new home. This year the rabbits keep nibbling it to nubs and every time I lay down cayenne it seems to rain. Plum Pudding isn't bad here but Electra is one I'd like to try.
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May 24, 2012 8:45 PM CST
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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
Bookworm Snakes Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Heucheras Echinacea
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From what I read it sometimes takes Miracle into it's 3rd year to show color. Electra shows color in cool weather early spring and late fall. To me Heucherella Gunsmoke and Brass Lantern are better looking then their pictures.
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May 24, 2012 9:15 PM CST
Name: Clint Brown
Medina, TN (Zone 7b)
Beekeeper Garden Art Hellebores Heucheras Hummingbirder Garden Procrastinator
Sedums Sempervivums Region: Tennessee Region: United States of America Ferns Echinacea
Electra show some color in the Fall here, but not like the pictures that Terra Nova posted. It's not even half as good. That's kind of silly selling a plant that takes 3 years to get its proper coloring. Some of these don't even live 3 years. I'm just going to use it as a lime green Heuchera and pretend I don't know what it's supposed to look like. LOL. Delta Dawn is getting better color every day. It looks like what I thought Miracle was going to be!
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May 24, 2012 9:17 PM CST
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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Aroids Irises I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tropicals Vermiculture
Foliage Fan Bulbs Hummingbirder Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Composter Plant Identifier
Both really nice Bob. That September photo of BL shows really nice color. What's in the upper right corner? Blue-grey with dark green veining.
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May 25, 2012 3:06 AM CST
Name: Susan
Virginia (Zone 8a)
God is the only thing that matters.
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Evan, try the millorganite, it does last longer than the pepper, three or four rains. Plus it's a low dose fertilizer so don't use any thing else while you are using that. Don't want to over fertilize, right? Whistling

Green Grin! Clint, thanks for being our southern guinea pig, I know if it does well for you it will do well for me. I tip my hat to you.
Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Mat.6:28-29
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May 25, 2012 9:07 AM CST
Plants Admin Emeritus
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Aroids Irises I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tropicals Vermiculture
Foliage Fan Bulbs Hummingbirder Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Composter Plant Identifier
Susan, will give it a shot
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May 25, 2012 6:25 PM CST
Name: Susan
Virginia (Zone 8a)
God is the only thing that matters.
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Level 1 Avid Green Pages Reviewer Hibiscus Dragonflies Daylilies
Bee Lover Dahlias Butterflies Hostas Birds Lilies
Thumbs up
Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Mat.6:28-29
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May 25, 2012 6:57 PM CST
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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
Bookworm Snakes Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Heucheras Echinacea
Hellebores Dog Lover Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Hostas Region: New Jersey Ferns
Evan that is Heucherella Gunsmoke.
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May 25, 2012 8:51 PM CST
Plants Admin Emeritus
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member Aroids Irises I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Tropicals Vermiculture
Foliage Fan Bulbs Hummingbirder Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Composter Plant Identifier
OK thanks. So what's in the upper right corner of the picture of Gunsmoke? Just kidding.
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May 25, 2012 9:15 PM CST
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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
Bookworm Snakes Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Heucheras Echinacea
Hellebores Dog Lover Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Hostas Region: New Jersey Ferns
Heuchera Green Spice.
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May 26, 2012 5:15 AM CST
Name: Susan
Virginia (Zone 8a)
God is the only thing that matters.
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Level 1 Avid Green Pages Reviewer Hibiscus Dragonflies Daylilies
Bee Lover Dahlias Butterflies Hostas Birds Lilies
Bob, I got my Green Spice yesterday from ilovehostas, great packing and got a few others too. Green Grin!
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Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Mat.6:28-29

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