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Aug 15, 2010 2:23 PM CST
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
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Penstemon Giganteus P.hartwegii
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Aug 15, 2010 2:26 PM CST
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
SchizanthusThumb of 2010-08-15/Joannabanana/060844
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Aug 15, 2010 2:32 PM CST
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
A few different colours (Part Shade in window boxes & mixed containers)Thumb of 2010-08-15/Joannabanana/68857a
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Aug 15, 2010 6:00 PM CST
Name: Karen
Valencia, Pa (Zone 6a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cut Flowers Winter Sowing Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Echinacea
Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: Ohio Region: United States of America Butterflies Hummingbirder Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Beautiful, Joanne. That penstemon is really something.

Karen
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Aug 16, 2010 12:38 PM CST
Ontario, Canada (Zone 6a)
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Stunning! When did you start the penstemon? I've tried it before but I think I started it too late because it never bloomed.
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Aug 16, 2010 8:51 PM CST
Name: Linda
Carmel, IN (Zone 5b)
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All are beautiful, Joanne. That penstemon is especially stunning!
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Aug 16, 2010 9:45 PM CST
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
Thanks all. I think I started the penstemon Mid March. These are all from seed. Shockwave Blue Denim, Opera Supreme Pink Morn, Limenchello Yellow, Brachome Daisy, Alternathera and BacopaThumb of 2010-08-17/Joannabanana/287997
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Aug 17, 2010 8:55 AM CST
Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
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Your flowers and how you arrange them are spectacular.
Show us more when you have time.
Caroline
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Aug 17, 2010 9:37 AM CST
Name: Karen
Valencia, Pa (Zone 6a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cut Flowers Winter Sowing Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Echinacea
Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: Ohio Region: United States of America Butterflies Hummingbirder Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Beautiul, Joanne. You are the Queen of Containers!

Karen
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Aug 18, 2010 9:51 PM CST
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Here's a cosmo.

Looks like I have to resize the pictures
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Aug 19, 2010 2:35 PM CST
Ontario, Canada (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Canadian Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Tropicals Plant and/or Seed Trader
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I really like that Cosmo with the Lavatera and Petunia(?). You always have such great combinations!
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Aug 21, 2010 9:01 AM CST
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
The pink flower in the background of the cosmo is a perennial Fleabane. and yes, there is a white lavatera
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Aug 22, 2010 7:46 AM CST
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Here is a zinnia...might be Giant Cactus, but not sure
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Aug 22, 2010 7:49 AM CST
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
Thumb of 2010-08-22/Joannabanana/89526e
Lavatera
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Aug 22, 2010 7:53 AM CST
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
This year, my garden has a lot of pinkThumb of 2010-08-22/Joannabanana/b42e3f
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Aug 22, 2010 7:58 AM CST
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
Thumb of 2010-08-22/Joannabanana/e62b5a Here's some stronger colours
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Aug 22, 2010 9:24 AM CST
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
Thumb of 2010-08-22/Joannabanana/b0b6eb Here's some reds
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Aug 22, 2010 12:48 PM CST
Name: Karen
Valencia, Pa (Zone 6a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cut Flowers Winter Sowing Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Echinacea
Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: Ohio Region: United States of America Butterflies Hummingbirder Celebrating Gardening: 2015
All beautiful, Joanne.

Karen
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Aug 22, 2010 4:45 PM CST
Name: Linda
Carmel, IN (Zone 5b)
Forum moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member Region: Indiana Dog Lover Container Gardener
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Just beautiful....your containers are so lush and full. Love all of the pink, too!
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Aug 23, 2010 9:13 PM CST
Ontario, Canada (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Region: Canadian Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Tropicals Plant and/or Seed Trader
Garden Ideas: Level 1 Seed Starter Roses Orchids Container Gardener Enjoys or suffers cold winters
So well planned! I really need to start doing that more. The zinnia is so nice, I've always liked the cactus types. Do you have a picture of the fleabane?

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