Not fond of flower scapes, but..

north53 Z1b MB(zone 1b Canada)July 15, 2014

This display by tocudama flavocircinalis is winning me over.
I like how the flowers are just above the foliage unlike the sagae scape next to it.

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hostacats(zone 3b)

awesome hostas north!!


    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 3:34PM
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Beautiful! And even more so considering you are gardening in zone 1B! 1B???? Is that a typo?? How on earth can you garden at all? How long is your gardening season? I think I shall stop complaining about my 5B April to October timeframe! The fact you can get anything to grow, bloom, thrive is remarkable. Hats off to you, North 53 in Manitoba.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 5:04PM
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north53 Z1b MB(zone 1b Canada)

It's 1b on the Canadian Hardiness zone map. I'm not sure what the equivalent is on the US map. We used to be zone 2 but got down graded when they revised the map. Most plants rated zone 3 will grow here, so it's not as bad as it sounds.
We've had a cold wet spring this year but the hostas have loved that. I've never seen them looking so good.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 6:26PM
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Jon 6a SE MA

Montreal is 6 on the Canadian scale which is set up as North said according to the survivability of native plants. No way to correlate the USDA and the Canadian scales, but 1b is without doubt darn cold.


    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 7:57PM
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hostacats(zone 3b)

I applause you north for growing hostas. I am what used to be zone 2 but I am on the edge of that now into zone 3. I can grow anything zone 3 and a few zone 4 but they eventually die after a few seasons.


    Bookmark   July 15, 2014 at 10:36PM
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