|Shortly after prime bloom, the flowers fade to a burnished tan, which has its own charm |
Returning from the soil in early spring, this perennial quickly balloons into a large plant, with billowing sprays of white flowers by late May. Everything else in its vicinity is overwhelmed. Our original plants are positioned in a northern nook of our garden, with just about complete shade, and are perfectly happy. A more recent acquisition lives in a somewhat sunnier spot near our patio, and seems to be equally happy (and more photogenic, because it doesn't suffer from the grubby white vinyl siding background).
||part sun-part shade
||ordinary soil, not too dry
We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.
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|email@example.com||May 29, 2011||Hi Rob! I have a goats beard and I was marveling looking at it how I love it. It hasnt bloom yet but on its way. Let me tell you about myself . I am a sister to your gramma Alice Nehls. My name is Mary Orman I live in the country and garden and love to go to your grammas, and we always tour the gardens. She was gone for 2 weeks and came home to lots of weeds. I will be seeing her one day this week. Thanks for your pictures of your gardens. Lovely. |
Hi Mary, how wonderful to hear from you! Yes, Grandma does get around, doesn't she?
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