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Long Blooming Plants, and how to make them Longer Blooming Plants: Zone 5

Tricks to Keep Plants Long Blooming 1.  Use Various Exposures If a long blooming kind of plant is sited in various locations, it can have an ultra long flowering season. If any given kind of plant can thrive in a range of exposures, and you put some in a shadier and some in a sunnier […]

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Long Blooming Hardy Perennial Plants : Prizewinning Series

A First Prize in the category of Longest Blooming, Hardy Perennial Self – Sowers for Zone 5B is shared between: Corydalis lutea  and Corydalis lutea alba…… Easy, long flowering friends can be found among the many perennial choices in the plant world. Among the handsomest of hardy, long blooming plants, these two enthusiastic Corydalines are […]

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Best Evergreen Floor Plants

Best Evergreen Floor plants Chapter 1 : The Myrtles A Suitable Plant for Memorial Day : Vinca  The word ‘Vinca’ is derived from the Italian verb ‘Vincere’, which refers to success by winning or conquering, whether I, you, he or she. The Vincas are a seriously reliable and handsome Genus of plants, so it is […]

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Long Blooming Plants: Thalictrum rochebrunianum and Other Fabulous Flower Fireworks

Thalictrum rochebrunianum is a Star for the Fourth of July. You can expect Lavender Flowered Fireworks, every year…. Sometimes called ‘Meadow Rue’, or ‘Lavender Mist’, this plant is elegantly vertical. When in bloom, each individual is like a 6’ magic wand, with delicate foliage and perfect lavender sparkles, which fluff out at the top in […]

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Long Blooming Perennial Plants : Prizewinning Series

Long Blooming Perennial Plants : Prizewinning Series A First Prize in the category of Long Blooming, Best Standing Perennial Self Sowers goes to: Linaria purpurea (purple) and to Linaria purpurea Canon J. Went (pink) Linaria purpurea Canon J. Went The pink form of this Linaria is named in honor of Canon J. Went (ecumenical), and […]

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Long Blooming, Self Sowing, Comeback Plants

Prizewinning Self Sowing Plants : Annuals and Perennials .Longblooming Comeback Plants for Zone 5B It is a good feeling to have some favorite plants that you know are So Happy in your place that they will be coming back of their own accord, year after year, through generations of new individuals.  Some kinds of plants […]

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