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Too late to plant Freesia ,Gladiolus, or Liatrus?

Posted by primavera_grower 8 TX (My Page) on
Tue, May 26, 09 at 13:20

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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RE: Too late to plant Freesia ,Gladiolus, or Liatrus?

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.


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RE: Too late to plant Freesia ,Gladiolus, or Liatrus?

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.


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RE: Too late to plant Freesia ,Gladiolus, or Liatrus?

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


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