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ideas please

Posted by THOMAS75 AR7 (My Page) on
Fri, Dec 17, 04 at 13:36

I got a 16x4 foot empty space that I would like to do somthing colorful with. I have planted some tulips and daffodils already around this space. Any ideas would be helpful. Thanks in advance.

thomas


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Well I thought by now you'd have numerous ideas. My suggestion would be roses but naturally I'm partial. Many varieties are disease resistant and bloom constantly such as most polyanthas and chinas.


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Thank you OldBlush for the idea. This is my first time dealing with flowers.All I knew when I started was I wanted alot of different colors. I bought 60 tulips and 40 daffodils and thought that would fill the entire bed.I didn't plan any further than that.

Thomas75


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  • Posted by Redhead Upstate SC - 7b (My Page) on
    Tue, Dec 21, 04 at 8:18

I second the idea for roses - I also like the polyanthas. Some tea roses would be nice too. I intermingle daylilies in my rose beds, along with some other perennials, to tie the colors together. Dayliles and roses have similar water needs.


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Roses look beautiful with nepetas (blue flowers and greyish foliage), phlox, lavender, other easy perennials are blackeyed susans (re-seed so you need to deadhead them), stokesia (purple, white or blue), dianthus (bath's pink is easy), becky daisies.
So many choices!

GGG


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I have daffodils and tulips in my rose bed, too, so of course I agree with the above opinions. ; )


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