plants going to 'bed' early

finchelover(5b-6)August 21, 2011

Lot of my plants came up late & bloomed late and now they all look as if they are finished for the season. My salvia,obedient plants are about the only thing in bloom with a few roses. Anyone else going thru this. We have had a lot of rain.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
linda_schreiber(z5/6 MI)

I'm seeing some of the same thing with some plants. We seem to have had July in June, August in July, and now, come mid-August, the weather seems to be Sept. Nights in the low 60s, even high 50s. Daytime highs in the upper 70s, low-80s. I truly love this.... But...

It's only an uneducated *wild guess*, but some plants are more temp-dependent, especially nighttime lows, than they are day-length dependent.

Are they thinking that October is around the corner? Don't know. Could be.

    Bookmark   August 21, 2011 at 9:19PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Too late to plant grass in Kansas city area?
I have several patches in my yard that need to be reseeded....
megs1082
ID needed
These plants are growing wild in the alley behind my...
dellis326 (Danny)
moving perennials with some disease
Bought a hydrangea very cheap this summer ... Cheap...
dan_in_winfield
Tree ID Please (Saint Louis, MO)
Any ideas? This post was edited by chinandega81 on...
chinandega81
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™