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Mar 28, 2018 4:40 PM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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Oxalis & Dianthus.
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Mar 29, 2018 10:53 AM CST
Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
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The Chinese Snowball (Viburnum macrocephalum 'Sterile') is blooming along with a few Iris still, and the Hippeastrums or Amaryllis.

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Mar 29, 2018 11:02 AM CST
Name: Deborah
midstate South Carolina (Zone 8a)
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Lovely blooms, Tiffany and Larry. @Larry do you know which hosta that it in your third photo? I have one that looks like it, and had it forever (it seems) but I don't know which variety it is. And Wow! Your amaryllis are gorgeous. How deep do you plant your bulbs?
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Mar 29, 2018 11:16 AM CST
Name: Larry
Enterprise, Al. 36330 (Zone 8b)
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@Debbie,
That hosta looks like so many others, but it is actually one that I grew from seed! So its Larry's hosta!
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Sorry, missed the second question: I don't have to dig my bulbs each season, but when I do dig some and transplant them I normally am not too particular about the depth. Mostly I cover the entire bulb, and it seems to find the depth it wants.
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Mar 29, 2018 12:07 PM CST
Name: Deborah
midstate South Carolina (Zone 8a)
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Thank You! for your response, Larry. This past winter, I dug up nearly all of my amaryllis due to the fact that the leaf tips would get frostbitten by a late freeze every spring. When I checked on my plants a few weeks ago, I found some that I'd forgotten to dig up in a semi-shaded area. When we had 2 nights of freezing temps this past week, I placed a pine straw over the leaves for protection, and they came through just fine. When I replant the rest of my bulbs this weekend, I'll have to make sure that they are in a protected spot (closer to the house) and not in a wide open area, as they had been in the past. This should help prevent having frosted leaf tips and damage to/loss of my smaller bulbs in the future.
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Mar 30, 2018 12:53 PM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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I am SO excited! Forgive my exuberance, but this post is mostly about the delicious anticipation of blooms that have not happened yet.

I got a box of 100 Gladiolus bulbs 6-8 weeks ago & put them in 4 spots. They're really coming up well, some were much bigger than others.
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There are some along the back of this area, with Amaryllis, Lycoris, Tradescantia, Sedum. There's foliage there all year from this combo. and various flowers about 70% of the time. If I find more Oxalis bulbs, adding some of those would result in blooms right now.
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Apr 5, 2018 6:31 AM CST
Name: Will Currie
Hoke co NC (Zone 8a)
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Beautiful Larry! Hurray! Hurray!
I think I may need to start digging up my amaryllis in the fall, I've never done that. Jack Frost has really chomped the tips this year. Only problem is they're usually hidden under other spreading perennials and I can't remember exactly where they are. I need to get more organized Confused
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Apr 12, 2018 7:39 PM CST
Name: Will Currie
Hoke co NC (Zone 8a)
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Year's first clematis bloom
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Dutch irises continue to bloom
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Have a couple bloom stalks appearing on the bearded irises. Can't wait for the daylilies!
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Apr 14, 2018 6:22 AM CST
Name: Will Currie
Hoke co NC (Zone 8a)
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First ice plant bloom of the year.

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Sparaxis

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A few tulips are hanging on.


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Mandevilla is eager to get started.
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Apr 14, 2018 6:36 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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Wax Begonias have begun, in pots & in ground. Ground plants are still so small, I haven't taken any pics.
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My gorgeous & incredibly scented new "drift rose."
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Apr 14, 2018 8:27 AM CST
Name: Deborah
midstate South Carolina (Zone 8a)
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Tiffany, which drift rose is that? It is indeed gorgeous. The only one I thought was scented was the new 'Sweet' drift which is a double pink.
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Apr 14, 2018 9:00 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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I have no idea. That's what the lady called it when I bought it, "drift rose." It was tagless. I noticed them because of the scent and was completely surprised to find myself buying a rose that day.
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Apr 14, 2018 12:37 PM CST
Name: Deborah
midstate South Carolina (Zone 8a)
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Thanks!
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Apr 18, 2018 7:10 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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While making coffee this morning, I saw this Amaryllis starting to bloom, so I managed to finish getting ready quickly enough to have a couple mins to take camera outside. Just-starting Amaryllis, Sedum reflexum & spiderwort, purple Tradescantia pallida foliage.
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Apr 28, 2018 9:52 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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Tradescantia pallida is starting to bloom.
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'Beefsteak' Begonia.
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Pansies put here in January.
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Kalanchoes hanging at front porch.
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This Dianthus was the 1 plant to sprout from a pack of "wildflower" seeds last year. Blooming nonstop since last summer.
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Sedum & Oxalis bulbs. Pink & yellow is always one of my fav color combs.
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Lots of Gardenia buds but I don't think they'll be an April thing this year.
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