Sandbox forum: Survived my Zone 5 winters with minimal protection

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Name: Toni
Denver Metro (Zone 5a)
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Jul 24, 2013 11:23 AM CST
I didn't bury these very deep... only about 1-2" deep. And less than an inch of mulch on top. I have this plant on the edge of my daylilies, so not much guardian protection there either. But I can grow things that are zone 6-8 easily & things that are zone 3-5 die for me. Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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Jul 24, 2013 11:47 AM CST

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Hi Toni, so they made it? Thumbs up Thumbs up

I wish I could change the title, I'm now z6a!
I dug this clump up last summer, snapped off the old corms and replanted the top ones. This was from a potted plant so I wanted to spread them out some. They seem to like.

Edit: Duh, that's you're title
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