Things that didn't make it...or did!
I think most years there are one of these kind of threads. I'd like to hear from anyone who had losses, or ones that suprisingly made it.
Last year I put in a lot of new plants, and it didn't end up being a good fall for them. We got so much rain just before freeze-up, I was certain a bunch of plants had rotted out, and I think I was right.
NONE of my coneflowers are up. I don't know if they are dead, or just slow.
I have 2 Emily Carr roses and one Morden Blush. All of them look cane dead, but the Morden Blush is putting out sprouts from the ground. I sure hope my Emily Carr's do too, because I love them!!
My Josee lilac is showing no signs of life.:( It should at the very least be heavily budded right now, so I'm guessing it is dead.
My Black Lace elderberry looks dead. I'm surprised, too, because it came through with flying colors last year.
My Berlin Tiger iris rotted out. Not suprised about that.
None of my gaillardia's look alive. Not suprised either, since they prefer dryer weather. That rain last fall probably rotted them out.
Only a couple of my heucheras have sprouted. I guess they might just be late. Same with my Lady's Mantle. And my balloon flower.
I'm very surprised with the survival of my astilbe's, because they struggled weakly all last year. But they are all alive and well.
Some of my grasses haven't started coming up yet; I'm not sure if they are just late, or dead all together. My little bluestem haven't started yet, and neither has my bulbous oat grass.
I'm sure I'll have more to add later...