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Name: Laurie
southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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lauriemorningglory
Dec 29, 2020 6:01 PM CST
Sedum and Snow

Sedum sexangulare 'Golddigger' shrugs off an early snow.

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Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
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flaflwrgrl
Dec 29, 2020 6:33 PM CST
Fabulous banner Laurie!
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Name: Valerie
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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touchofsky
Dec 29, 2020 6:38 PM CST
I agree I love this one, Laurie!
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Name: Maggie
Western New York (Zone 5b)
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DeerXing
Dec 29, 2020 6:46 PM CST
An impressive banner, Laurie! I love how the curve of snow mimics the fine crop of Sedum.
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Name: Sean B
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Whitebeard
Dec 29, 2020 7:59 PM CST
Just wonderful... for the season, for the look, for the growth. I tip my hat to you. Smiling I tip my hat to you.
Name: Kristi
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pod
Dec 29, 2020 8:45 PM CST
What a contrast, green and ice. Isn't that "cool" Whistling . Delightfully interesting banner!
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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
Dec 29, 2020 8:50 PM CST
Great banner Laurie!
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Falls Church, VA (Zone 7b)
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Frenchy21
Dec 29, 2020 10:27 PM CST
Wonderful banner Laurie!
Name: Cal McGaugh
Escondido, California (Zone 10b)
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EscondidoCal
Dec 30, 2020 2:23 AM CST
A fine banner, Laurie! Thumbs up
I didn't realize sedum was cold hardy, Blinking
but it looks very happy.
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Name: Elizabeth
Ann Arbor, Michigan (Zone 6a)
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arctangent
Dec 30, 2020 4:11 AM CST
A refreshing sight, and a great reminder of how living things adapt to what nature gives them. You captured wonderful detail in both the snow and the sedum. Thumbs up
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Name: Stan
Florida Panhandle (Defuniak Sp (Zone 8b)
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GaNinFl
Dec 30, 2020 9:47 AM CST
Thumbs up Thumbs up echo all the other comments, a beautiful banner, Laurie!
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Fleur569
Dec 30, 2020 9:49 AM CST
Refreshing.....a cocktail of a banner. Beautiful, cool and contradictory. Love it. 🍸 🍸 🍸 🍸 🍸
Name: Laurie
southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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lauriemorningglory
Dec 30, 2020 3:12 PM CST
Thank you, everyone. Your comments make me smile--you can put into words just what the picture evokes. Smiling

How appropriate that this banner was used today---we just got about 5-6 inches of snow yesterday. I've been getting a good workout shoveling snow yesterday and today.

The banner picture was taken in fall after an early light snow. The sedum was bright green in color so I thought it made an interesting contrast. And I love the texture. I hope the foliage remains green. When I bought the plants this summer, the tag simply said "brilliant yellow flowers" and "attractive foliage." It did not say the foliage was yellow. Later I read that this cultivar (Golddigger) has yellow foliage (I'm not a fan of yellow foliage--except as an autumn color).

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