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Oct 19, 2015 6:01 PM CST
Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
Butterflies Seed Starter Plays in the sandbox Lilies Irises Region: Indiana
Canning and food preservation Hummingbirder Daylilies Cut Flowers Cat Lover Vegetable Grower
Echinacea Coconut Lime

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Oct 19, 2015 7:04 PM CST
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: Ukraine Dahlias I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Houseplants Tomato Heads Garden Ideas: Level 1
Plant Identifier Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Beautiful! I love it.
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Oct 19, 2015 7:12 PM CST
Name: Dnd
SE Michigan (Zone 6a)
Daylilies Dog Lover Houseplants Organic Gardener I helped beta test the first seed swap Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Garden Ideas: Level 2
pirl said:Beautiful! I love it.


I agree

I want a non-purple coneflower and your beautiful picture is making me think I know which one I want now. Big Grin
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Oct 19, 2015 7:20 PM CST
Name: Donald
Eastland county, Texas (Zone 8a)
Raises cows Enjoys or suffers hot summers Region: Texas Plant Identifier
Made a cool banner!
Donald
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Oct 19, 2015 7:49 PM CST
Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
Butterflies Seed Starter Plays in the sandbox Lilies Irises Region: Indiana
Canning and food preservation Hummingbirder Daylilies Cut Flowers Cat Lover Vegetable Grower
Thank you all!!! And thanks for all the thumbs. I don't know how many of you have ever made banners and had them posted. I've only made a few and only made this one in thoughts of Echinacea week. Only recently have I had time to be here at ATP. I was browsing around tonight and literally saw the banner change. And I thought, "wow, that looks familiar". A pleasant surprise.
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Oct 19, 2015 7:53 PM CST
Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
Butterflies Seed Starter Plays in the sandbox Lilies Irises Region: Indiana
Canning and food preservation Hummingbirder Daylilies Cut Flowers Cat Lover Vegetable Grower
And yes, Coconut Lime is a very hardy reliable Echinacea in my opinion. I've had it in my garden for at least 5 years now. Puts out a mass of flowers, nice for cutting, and then the cutting promotes more blooms later in the season.
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Oct 20, 2015 4:21 AM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
Region: Pacific Northwest Region: Mid-Atlantic Region: Maryland Butterflies Bee Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers
Echinacea Azaleas Forum moderator Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Beautiful!! Hurray!
"One of the pleasures of being a gardener comes from the enjoyment you get looking at other people's yards”
― Thalassa Cruso
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Oct 20, 2015 7:05 AM CST
Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
Daylilies Region: Florida Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Master Level
@HoosierHarvester Great to know it is hardy and reliable. I must add this to my wanted list.
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.

"The moving hand writes and having writ moves on. Neither all thy piety nor all thy wit can lure it back to cancel half a line nor all thy tears wash out a word of it." The Rubiyat by Omar Khayyam
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Oct 20, 2015 7:58 AM CST
Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
Butterflies Seed Starter Plays in the sandbox Lilies Irises Region: Indiana
Canning and food preservation Hummingbirder Daylilies Cut Flowers Cat Lover Vegetable Grower
Jean, I was speaking towards DnD because he is in zone 5 as well. As for hardy in Florida, that's another question. Some of the newer Echinaceas have not been what I thought *winter* hardy here. But then some plants resent high heat coupled with excess moisture (rain) or humidity. Or just the excess rain and humidity. But if you still go for it, I hope it does very well for you.
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Oct 20, 2015 10:27 AM CST
Name: Kayleigh
(Zone 5a)
Butterflies Seed Starter Plays in the sandbox Lilies Irises Region: Indiana
Canning and food preservation Hummingbirder Daylilies Cut Flowers Cat Lover Vegetable Grower
I was looking at some of the other banners in the banners forum and saw that a lot of members posted the whole photo in the original message part. I hadn't originally thought of doing that, but here is this one:
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Oct 20, 2015 10:34 AM CST
Name: Arlene
Southold, Long Island, NY (Zone 7a)
Region: Ukraine Dahlias I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Houseplants Tomato Heads Garden Ideas: Level 1
Plant Identifier Photo Contest Winner: 2014 Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Celebrating Gardening: 2015
How glorious is that? You should market it to some nursery that needs a good photo of it!
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Oct 20, 2015 7:44 PM CST
Name: Jean
Hot Springs Vlg, AR, DeLand, F
Daylilies Region: Florida Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Master Level
@HoosierHarvester I was thinking more about Arkansas rather than Florida. Beautiful photograph Thumbs up
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.

"The moving hand writes and having writ moves on. Neither all thy piety nor all thy wit can lure it back to cancel half a line nor all thy tears wash out a word of it." The Rubiyat by Omar Khayyam
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