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Re: Western Gardener ?s
gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: Western Gardener ?s
  • From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 17:07:35 -0500

I like 'em all.  and they bloom for a long time for spring bulbs, from late
February until the end of April here.  Sometimes I still have a few blooming
on Mother's Day.

On 8/10/10, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> I've grown the species, Ipheion uniflorum, Spring Starflower, for over 10
> years.  Very reliable.  I also put in some of the cultivar, I. u. 'Wisely
> Blue' and the hybrid cultivar I. 'Rolf Fiedler' a few years ago.  They're
> more richly hued and both have the RHS Award of Garden Merit.  Still, I
> think I like the species best.
>
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 3:27 PM
>
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Western Gardener ?s
>
>
> blue 6 pointed flowers, low growing almost grassy looking foliage?
>>
>> On 8/9/10, Judy Browning <judylee@lewiston.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> I have someting called starflower, whether it's Iphieon or not, I'm not
>>> sure
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Sent: Monday, August 09, 2010 1:56 PM
>>>
>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Western Gardener ?s
>>>
>>>
>>> Iphieons?   I love those.  Try star flower, I think that's one of their
>>>
>>>> common names.  They do wonderfully here.
>>>>
>>>> On 8/9/10, Judy Browning <judylee@lewiston.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Maybe not Ipheon, I was looking at common names too and that was one I
>>>>> wasn't positive about.
>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Daryl" <dp2413@comcast.net>
>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>> Sent: Sunday, August 08, 2010 1:36 PM
>>>>>
>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Western Gardener ?s
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Ipheon grew for you in zone 6? I didn't know it was that hardy.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> I love Iris 'Immortality'. It's one of my favorites. It doesn't
>>>>>> usually
>>>>>> re-bloom for me, though. I think it gets shaded out by other plants.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> d
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Judy Browning" <
>>>>>> judylee@lewiston.com>
>>>>>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>>> Sent: Sunday, August 08, 2010 4:22 PM
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Western Gardener ?s
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I've planted hyacinth orientales, wood hyacinth, hyacinthoides, tulip,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> narcissus, mini daffodils, chinodoxa, convallaria, crocus, galanthus,
>>>>>>> ipheon, iris, lilium, muscari, gladiolus, scilla, colchicum that
>>>>>>> multiply &
>>>>>>> spread for me.
>>>>>>> Fritillaria, allium, anemone, cyclamen, ranunculus, lasted from 1 - 3
>>>>>>> years then vanished.
>>>>>>> Fall blooming perenials - some Daylillies,, Asters, Chrysanthemums
>>>>>>> (just
>>>>>>> the little garden mums), Immortality Iris, Roses, Oriental Lilies,
>>>>>>> Creeping
>>>>>>> Thyme, Colchicum, Saffron Crocus, Clematis, Heaths & heathers,
>>>>>>> Hostas,
>>>>>>> Gallardia, German statice & seaspray statice if I haven't cut it to
>>>>>>> dry.
>>>>>>> That's what I can thinks of now
>>>>>>> Judy B
>>>>>>> z 6 Idaho
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Daryl" <dp2413@comcast.net>
>>>>>>> To: "gardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>>>>>> Sent: Sunday, August 08, 2010 9:08 AM
>>>>>>> Subject: [CHAT] Western Gardener ?s
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Do y'all plant spring bulbs? If so, what kind and when? What
>>>>>>> perennials
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> bloom
>>>>>>>> in the fall for you?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> d
>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Pam Evans
>>>> Kemp TX
>>>> zone 8A
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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