In a message dated 11/20/2006 11:43:14 P.M. Central Standard Time,
<<Freezing temperatures are forecast for tonight and
in the 20s tomorrow night, so I have regretfully cut this bloomstalk and
brought it inside, where it is beginning to open. I would like to have
seen it in the garden, but couldn't take the
Griff, Many of us are starved for rebloom, even if it's frozen!
You'll get to see the approximate colors even if the form isn't
true! Inspiration perhaps??
My garden saw four consecutive frosts starting on Oct. 13. Not one
bloom has made it through to bloom since. We've had warm spells that
created new stalks. Some reached 12-14 inches in height, but none have
even shown color before another freeze came.
I feel extremely lucky to have had so much summer and early fall bloom.
But, being me, I wanted MORE! It's been good to see the things people have
protected in various ways. But, I'm still just a "teensy" bit