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Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Container Gardener Bee Lover Region: Mid-Atlantic Vegetable Grower Seed Starter Salvias
Roses Plant and/or Seed Trader Winter Sowing Region: Maryland
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lovesblooms
May 1, 2014 8:16 AM CST
I almost didn't, till I saw these photos a few weeks ago. How well did it flower for you? When did it start? A couple of mine have already sprouted.
Name: Jen Dionne
Southern NH (Zone 5b)
Heucheras Echinacea Plant and/or Seed Trader Vegetable Grower Enjoys or suffers cold winters I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Keeper of Poultry Birds
NHJenDion
Jun 4, 2014 11:23 AM CST
Lovesblooms,

I grew this by starting it indoors (in zn 5), and then planting out. Like other MG's it likes it hot, so it flowered for me later in the season, like August and September. But when it did, it flowered quite well, and the blooms were so worth it. The buds start out with a fat, twisted bud that shows color on the 'twist' so they look really cool even before they start, and then (on mine) some of the blooms were a more violet-magenta color - as well as the dark blue shown above - at the same time, on the same plant. Quite amazing.

J
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