A good suggestion for anyone growing Plumies A cool climate zone
You know what I did?
I think if anyone in our area is to grow these, they really should invest in a portable greenhouse...
The ones with inflos are in it, and they will still get the full sun they need, along with, still hot temps, all the way till the end of October! No more worries about having to bring them in early. I keep the temps warm in there on cloudy cool days and cold nights by using a portable heater and a fan..
It was 90 degrees in that greenhouse today,with the doors open and no heat on, all the while it was only 65 degrees outside all day today, and down into the 40's tonight. I think they like that the protection from the freaky cool temps so early in the season. They also hate the cold rain soon to come. They are protected, yet happy!
I had another flower open for me today in there..
I got mine at Home Depot online.
Goodluck with yours, and I don't bring mine in either until nights average in the 40's... Your plants will tell you by dropping their leaves. The bottom leaves will start yellowing very quickly if left out in the cold, and due to lack of warm sun. But the ones with inflos, in the greenhouse they go...
Hope this helps someone...Mike..:-)