Splitting plants is a good thing

mariane

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Blah, blah, blah....meanwhile in the dessert. We're growing tarantulas and snakes and these weird yellow things, so there. :p
Oh, I couldn't sleep at night! Much less go outside to the back of the yard at night! :oops: Or stick my hand in the skimmer to clean it out!
I'm already afraid of a skunk, possum, coyote, rat, or raccoon attacking me when I go out in the dark. But . . . I wouldn't trade them for tarantulas or snakes. (Although we do have the garden variety spiders and snakes)
Give me one of the "weird yellow things" instead. :giggle:
 

DorsalSpine

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I left out the purple lilies and the plate hibiscus. The hibiscus have blooms that are 6" - 7" across. We have red, pink, white and yellow. They bloom later than other flowers. White and yellow haven't opened yet.
 
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DorsalSpine

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And some odds and ends. The yellow cone flowers and the red bee balm are mass planting several feet across. They seed and are self spreading. We more bee balm in purple but the blooms are spent so no pictures. I'm not sure what the purple one is. It's a large property and I loose track of some of them.
 

mariane

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May 8, 2012
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I left out the purple lilies and the plate hibiscus. The hibiscus have blooms that are 6" - 7" across. We have red, pink, white and yellow. They bloom later than other flowers. White and yellow haven't opened yet.
Those flowers look gorgeous!
I've thought about getting Hibiscus but they would either be an annual that dies in the cold weather, or I try to winter them in the house/basement. I did that with palms and banana plants last winter and I'd have to assess whether there's enough room to add hibiscus to the mix.
You've given me an idea, maybe to try. :scratch:
 

DorsalSpine

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My hibiscus are cold hardy. I'd not sure how cold but OH and MI have similar climates if you are in Southern MI. Ours have survived 20 years of Ohio weather. They die to the ground every year and come up later than everything else. However, they bloom through the heat of the summer while other flowers are spent.