Baby Perennials Gifted from Warmer Climate

wantoretire_didJanuary 29, 2006

I received 6 baby outdoor perennial plants from a relative in Tennessee, where the ground doesn't freeze. She dug them up and thought I could just plop them in the ground here.

Question: Can I put them in pots and keep them in the garage until spring? It hasn't gotten below freezing in the garage yet, but is pretty chilly. I can give them eastern light.

Butterfly bush

Hollyhock

Columine

Cardinal Flowers

Thank you, Carol

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gottagarden(z5 western NY)

They'll be fine in the garage. Just don't let them dry out, and make sure they have drainage. In May you can take them outside for a few hours everyday to get them used to the weather, then plant.

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