I just got some catalogues and Im wondering.....
Hello all, its Febuary and its that time of year that we start planning what we want to put in our gardens. I received 3 catalogues that include Rockwood Gardens, Spring Garden ect.
I really want to try Freedom Rose of Sharon, Blue Bird, perrenial hibiscus, and Spicy Cajun Louisiana Iris. All of these are listed as zone 4 but Im guessing the Rose of Sharons are more like zone 5. Has anyone in zone 3 or even better yet in Edmonton successfully overwintered and got flowers the following summer from any of these plants???
Would I be successful if I planted them in a nice microclimate, mulched well, and covered them with snow in the winter??? Ive been successful with 2 types of butterflybushes and I am hoping that they survived this winter. I hope Spring comes early to all of us who garden in this ICE BOX!!!