First Blooms

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mocropot

New Member
Gorgeous blooms Maggie! Thank you for sharing! I have not seen Lenten Roses before. Interesting if they will grow in FL?
 

Maggie

New Member
Thank you all.
Found this on-line for Lenten rose zones.
USDA Zones 4-9. Lenten rose is evergreen from about Zone 6 to 9.
 

Bluewolf

New Member
very pretty my lenton roses are still in their winter "fur"
they won't start doin new stuff and bloomin till around May (I think)
 

Maggie

New Member
These are what I call wild buttercups as I dug them out of the cow pasture and for the life of me I cannot remember the name of these cute little flowers and then there is my pansy that I planterd last fall.
 

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Crabbergirl

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Very nice Maggie. They say we may not even get Azalea blooms this year and I believe it. Usually they have already bloomed, we just had tha Azalea festival 3 weeks ago and not a bloom in site. Due to the extreme cold we had this winter , mine have not even budded out. :(
 

Maggie

New Member
I had tulips in bloom this time last year but I haven't even got any buds in mine yet. Some of my crocuses didn't come up this year and my hycinths are so straggly.
The flowering trees (Bradford Pear and Redbud) we usually have in bloom this time of year haven't bloom either.
 

lynpenny

Super Moderator
Staff member
I have some mountain laurel in bloom and some yellow iris, pansy and the tulips are starting to bloom. I will try to get some pictures later to post. Spring is starting to pop out here. My climbing rose is beginning to bud.
 

Melissa

New Member
Lovely blooms. I have been intrigued by that lenten rose but have never planted it. Is it a shade lover? Hope your spring finally arrived.
Lyn...I would love to see the mountain laurel...saw some at a local auction but got outbidded...I think I have to have some now :)
 


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