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Apr 5, 2021 12:29 PM CST
Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
In the beginning GOD created ...
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Native Plants and Wildflowers Region: Texas Plant and/or Seed Trader Daylilies Cottage Gardener Container Gardener
Would like to see your blooms for spring. The bluebonnets have been blooming for a month.
The LA irises and amaryllis are blooming.

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After the freeze, I'm just happy that these survived and making me smile. Hurray!
“For even the Son of Man/Jesus did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.””
‭‭Mark‬ ‭10:45‬ ‭
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Apr 8, 2021 11:26 AM CST
Name: Peggy
Temple, TX (Zone 8b)
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What pretty Iris!
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Apr 8, 2021 11:37 AM CST
Name: Peggy
Temple, TX (Zone 8b)
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Not much blooming for me yet.

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This rosebush was 6' tall when the Arctic Blast hit Central TX. It bent literally to the ground under the weight of 5" snow and 1" ice blanket on top for 3 days. Thought it might snap off from weight. Figured I'd lose it for sure. When all melted off, it stood back up. Half the thing did die and I cut off. All this is new growth from the ground crown and the bush that remained. It's already covered in buds about to open up! Just amazing.

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My pot of balloon flowers has begun to do its thing:

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Apr 12, 2021 12:54 PM CST
Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
In the beginning GOD created ...
Amaryllis Region: Florida Hummingbirder Irises Lilies Master Gardener: Texas
Native Plants and Wildflowers Region: Texas Plant and/or Seed Trader Daylilies Cottage Gardener Container Gardener
Thanks, @Peggy8b. I think they're a type of LA iris.

Are those Gerber daisies? All the knockout roses are blooming.
Love the balloon flower...I sowed some seeds so maybe I'll have some soon.


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Exotic star amaryllis
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LA iris have the darkest purple blooms (thought they were Black gamecock but was told they were not) but that's ok, 😍
“For even the Son of Man/Jesus did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.””
‭‭Mark‬ ‭10:45‬ ‭
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Apr 14, 2021 11:54 AM CST
Name: Daisys Daughter
Dallas,Texas (Zone 8b)
Great after freeze advice in your blog about after the freeze. Everything is starting to bud ,bloom or booming! Its great! Thank God!
I lost my long stemmed rose shrub and I do not know the variety it was. I adopted the shub. I need to find another Hybrid Tea pest resistant ,disease resistant long stem variety to grow for the bouquet I donate unsure what to get. The only yellow rose I now have in bloom is the one depicted & in bloom now. "Sun Sprite"
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May 2, 2021 1:22 PM CST
Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
In the beginning GOD created ...
Amaryllis Region: Florida Hummingbirder Irises Lilies Master Gardener: Texas
Native Plants and Wildflowers Region: Texas Plant and/or Seed Trader Daylilies Cottage Gardener Container Gardener
I've pruned down the dead parts of plants that were bitten by the freeze.
Two of the hibiscuses that were planted in ground which I thought were dead is showing some growth. The red bleeding heart vine is coming back. The Rangoon creeper which I thought was also dead is showing new growth. Both brugs are sending up new growth.
The red poppies are finishing their blooming season and setting seed pods.
Still waiting on a Ti plant, confederate rose, and purple walking iris.



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“For even the Son of Man/Jesus did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.””
‭‭Mark‬ ‭10:45‬ ‭
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May 6, 2021 3:22 PM CST
Name: Daisys Daughter
Dallas,Texas (Zone 8b)
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May 6, 2021 3:25 PM CST
Name: Daisys Daughter
Dallas,Texas (Zone 8b)
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May 25, 2021 12:56 PM CST
Name: Peggy
Temple, TX (Zone 8b)
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Native Plants and Wildflowers Region: Texas Deer
piksihk said:Thanks, @Peggy8b. I think they're a type of LA iris.

Are those Gerber daisies? All the knockout roses are blooming.
Love the balloon flower...I sowed some seeds so maybe I'll have some soon.


Thanks! I love balloon flowers. Yes, those yellow blooms are Gerbera daisies. Haven't planted them ever before and thought they'd look good on the back drive/patio. They seem happy there. They're in my view out the kitchen sink window. Your blooms are flourishing. Lovely photos. Smiling
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Jun 5, 2021 8:08 AM CST
Name: Daisys Daughter
Dallas,Texas (Zone 8b)
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