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Here is a fragrant and simple hanging basket in which many of the plants can be grown from seeds or simply purchased in the spring and planted together for an immediate full display. However, its virtues go far beyond providing basic visual interest in the garden. Read on to find out more!
Apr 14, 2010 4:37 PM CST
|I thought I was just using this as a chartreuse foliage plant. This is my first year growing it so am delighted to hear about the flowers too. And usable dried too. Thanks.|
Apr 14, 2010 5:02 PM CST
|The small pink flowers are really nice. You'll really enjoy them! |
I don't think I mentioned it in the article but you can overwinter them too or take cuttings.
Apr 15, 2010 7:05 AM CST
|Thanks if it propagates by cuttings that is good to know.|
Mine are just minute seedlings, but since there were only a few seeds in the package this is good.
Apr 15, 2010 2:17 PM CST
|Please keep me posted on how they do! I would love see how you use them in the garden!|
Apr 16, 2010 10:26 AM CST
|Will do! they are just barely sprouted seedlings right now.|
But I will baby them along.
Apr 16, 2010 4:26 PM CST
|Hopefully they pick up the pace a bit so you can get them outside|
Apr 18, 2010 9:41 AM CST
|But I should be able to winter them over in the house?|
They are perennials in warmer climes?
Apr 18, 2010 2:11 PM CST
|Yes, they are hardy to zone 9 and according to The Annual Garden make great houseplants over the winter It also says the plant is very frost tender.|
May 12, 2012 12:30 AM CST
|I lost these last year, but have about 8 or 9 good strong seedlings coming along under lights.|
Would they work in hanging baskets as a trailer? Or are they more up right in plant form?
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