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Name: Flora Floribunda
North Shore Boston (Zone 6a)
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Floribunda
Nov 6, 2016 7:42 PM CST
It is November in Massachusetts, and I have a Foxglove blooming. October was relatively warm, but why would the plant be blooming now?
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Name: Sally
central Maryland
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sallyg
Nov 7, 2016 6:34 AM CST
It happens sometimes, for various plants. Maybe the temperature or rain gave it a sign of spring. I don't know if this rules out spring bloom for that one or not.
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Name: Philip Becker
Fresno California (Zone 8a)
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Philipwonel
Nov 7, 2016 10:03 AM CST
O'l Mother nature ! She sure it a trip sometines ! Isn't she ? A lot of years.
I have a few sunflowers (the kind you eat) come up wild in the fall. My back yard is sheltered perrty much. They grow all wiinter. Then around Easter.
Pow 😄 I've got sunflowers ! Is that cool or what ? So enjoy your foxgloves while they last ! Think of them as a gift from Jesus an mother nature ! 😇😇😇
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