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cynthiazone3(z3MN Can)May 30, 2005

What is the latest date one can plant tubers in Zone 3 for flowers this summer? My tubers are just showing and some have a few leaves. Will they bloom this summer? I potted them up and put outside and finally realized I needed to bring them in the house to warm the "poor dears" up which is why I am so late. At least they seem to have survived my mean treatment.;-] Is their any point in putting them in hanging baskets?

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greenelbows1(z9--so LA)

Since nobody's answered you, I'll try a guess. I think as long as you don't have frosts they'd be okay outside now, and baskets would be fine. Don't know how long your growing season is--I asked my sister in z3/4 Montana how long her growing season is, and she said 'what growing season?'--so if you get frost in any month maybe not. They grow pretty fast once they get started though, so you may be pleasantly surprised. Good luck!

    Bookmark   June 6, 2005 at 12:59AM
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