I love glads
I love the bi colors.I have a early orange with yellow eye.I have a pink with white center pricillia& a red with white eye....I'd have to look up last years for the name.I bought some pastels that came in a watercan at walmart with the acidanthera's(which bloom in fall& are fragrant white with brown center)My older acidanthers...some years they bloom some they don't.its a zonal thing they are not as hardy.I do plant mine much deeper than called for.at LEAST the deepth of shovel& then some.
I'm loading a picture now with 1 bloom of them in it.I sent some baby ones to jiffymouse.Power company was cleaning the power line area...so up on main road where we're growing
in their way...I dug hundreds of them up.added more to my yard...a few neighbors yards,,,SIL yard a few folks on here.They had washed out of Janies yard.That area won't bloom next year as we know from 5 years ago......And I'm just a sucker for orange(not enough orange flowers
in my opinion...)Sometimes I gets seeds
set...but not on all of them.The police dept here has their sidewalk lined in purple ones.I want some of them too.They look really good right now.Mine take 8 weeks to bloom mostly& i'll stagger some.I sowed another 5 bulbs of the pastels today...cause the others are starting to get the bud stalk.And its SO NICE to not grow them in Indlps anymore....cause I'd gotton up to close to 500 or better and would dig them every sept and place in trashcan with peat moss& replant every June.when I worked 60 hrs a week is when I learned if we're staggered....they'd be in bloom all summer.I just kept plantng out on my days off every 7-9 days all summer.
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I love this shot.The sun was riseing and the sun was shineing through the flowers
making them look neat-o.
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When prisscillia gets all of her stalk open we'll post a shot,she has 2 open.I forgot what ones planted in bed outside of fence,but they'll be blooming soon.SIL thinks I bought some yellow ones...so we'll see.I hope she's wrong...I betted 5 $ she was wrong.