'H' Photos

luvtosharedivsJuly 23, 2007

A "Hot" Hemerocallis:

A Hemerocallis that has been around since 1925:

A Hosta decorated with spots, 'Clifford's Comet':

Please share your "H" Photos!


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aka_margo(z5a WI)

Hydrangea 'Shamrock'

Hosta "Heavenly Tiara"

Heliopsis 'Summer Nights'

    Bookmark   July 23, 2007 at 7:26PM
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halley_rose(z4 Wi)
    Bookmark   July 23, 2007 at 10:40PM
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Margo, love that Hydrangea!

Halley rose,
You need to type then right after that type img src=
then type your URL of photo
then end with >
And your picture will show:

Pretty color!
You might want to resize your photo so it fits in the monitor.

Thanks for sharing!


    Bookmark   July 23, 2007 at 11:32PM
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aka_margo(z5a WI)

My hardy Hibiscus have just started to bloom.

This is Luna. Which I picked up at Shopko, of all places, three years ago.

Plum Crazy

This is one I picked up at a Master Gardener sale. Not sure which variety it is (think it's Hibiscus moscheutos), but it gets to be at least 5 feet tall and is loaded with blooms.

I still have some other varieties that will bloom a little later.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2007 at 6:15PM
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Oh Jen, I am so jealous, but happy for you too!
I suppose you know I kill Hibiscus, probably because they need more water than I give them! Hey, you never know about Shopko - sometimes you can get some good plants, although the staff doesn't always take care of them properly.

Thanks for sharing,


    Bookmark   August 7, 2007 at 8:31PM
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aka_margo(z5a WI)

I don't water them very much. They are very, very late to emerge. I accidentally killed one last spring because I forgot I had one planted and put a shovel through it's poor plant heart. LOL. The white flowered one sets tons of seeds, so if you want to take your stab at them again I can send you some seeds when I get them. I did have success winter sowing hardy hibiscus.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2007 at 9:22PM
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Thanks Jen, for the offer, but I think what I'd rather try is growing a few more Dahlias. At least they don't die on me!

I've tried Hibiscus every year for three years and they grow beautifully the first year, and come back the second year very weak looking, then wilt away to nothing. We are on somewhat of a hill, and always have breezes here, so everything dries out quickly, and I don't think Hibiscus can handle that environment.

I'll just enjoy looking at everyone else's Hibiscus pictures!


    Bookmark   August 8, 2007 at 9:34AM
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aka_margo(z5a WI)

I think the wind is what does it. I have lots of mature trees in my yard, so everything is pretty well protected.

Two more have bloomed today.
Lady Baltimore (my favorite)

Lord Baltimore (the red one below my huge white one)

    Bookmark   August 9, 2007 at 9:38AM
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I can see why 'Lady Baltimore' is your favorite!


    Bookmark   August 9, 2007 at 9:51AM
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