Too late to plant Freesia ,Gladiolus, or Liatrus?

primavera_growerMay 26, 2009

Is it too late to plant any of these bulbs in Zone 8? I can't be sure, so I was hoping someone would enlighten me. Thanks in advance.

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emilyobx

I would say go for the glads- not sure about the others. The first year I planted them at this house I staggered them well into May maybe even June and got blooms all summer and into fall. So, they didn't all fizzle at once.

    Bookmark   May 26, 2009 at 4:54PM
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mori1(5b/6a)

Liatrus is a perennial so I don't think it matters when you plant them. However, I'm not sure they will bloom this year.

    Bookmark   May 26, 2009 at 9:21PM
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calistoga_al

Freesia do not do well in hot weather. Here a fall planting works best. They will return every year blooming about April. Al

    Bookmark   May 27, 2009 at 8:16AM
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