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May 1, 2014 10:56 AM CST
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Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
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Has anyone grown this variety?
I bought a plant last year and have it in a large container. It doesnt seem to have made it thru the winter .I am not patient so might give it another week befor I declare it a gonner.
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May 1, 2014 11:16 AM CST
Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
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I am not familiar with this one. I have Butterfly Kisses which is dwarf and it was my very last Echinacea to come back this year, but it did.
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May 1, 2014 5:54 PM CST
Name: Susan
Virginia (Zone 8a)
God is the only thing that matters.
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No afraid not. Shrug!
Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Mat.6:28-29
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May 1, 2014 6:26 PM CST
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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6b)
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That is not one of the ones I have tried. And how large of a container? The only person I know who grows Echinacea in containers uses 20 gallon pots.
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May 2, 2014 3:06 AM CST
Thread OP
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Avid Green Pages Reviewer Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Lilies
Bob it is 18 inches wide.
I think I asked about this plant a few months ago, sorry I forgot about it. Geezer brain in action I guess.
I really thought an echi could withstand the cold but I am more of a mind now that they cant.

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All these planters are the same size.

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May 2, 2014 9:10 AM CST
Thread OP
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Avid Green Pages Reviewer Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Lilies
HOOOOO RAY.
Just saw 3 teeny leaves shooting up. Its alive.
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May 2, 2014 9:11 AM CST
Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
Cottage Gardener Houseplants Spiders! Heucheras Frogs and Toads Dahlias
Hummingbirder Sedums Winter Sowing Peonies Region: Michigan Celebrating Gardening: 2015
This year more than ever I am finding stuff that I was sure was dead but in reality is just taking much much longer to wake up. There are a few things I pulled out a month ago that I now wish I had just left alone!
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May 2, 2014 9:18 AM CST
Thread OP
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Avid Green Pages Reviewer Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Lilies
Jennifer : I suffer from impatience too. If I had only remembered the planter was in a shadier spot. Now if the plant will just make a nice clump I will be thrilled.
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May 2, 2014 1:28 PM CST
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Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6b)
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Glade it came back for you. Your Heuchera looks good , mine lost just about all their leaves after a Winter like the one we had.
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May 2, 2014 3:28 PM CST
Name: Susan
Virginia (Zone 8a)
God is the only thing that matters.
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Level 1 Avid Green Pages Reviewer Hibiscus Dragonflies Daylilies
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I thought these were dead! Took them 2 years to come up and I had buried them with newspaper and three inches of mulch, I forgot they were there! (Solomon's Seal)

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Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Mat.6:28-29
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May 2, 2014 4:30 PM CST
Thread OP
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cat Lover Heucheras Hellebores Container Gardener
Birds Region: New York Avid Green Pages Reviewer Irises Garden Ideas: Master Level Lilies
Bob: Thats an old pix. That heuchera was eaten off the last 2 winters.I am still waiting for it to come back.
I have a few other dark leaved heuchs I can transplant there if needed.
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