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Old July 1st, 2011, 05:43 PM
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My favorite of all my perrenials..

The Astilbe,I have 6 of them in different shades,here are 3...easy to grow,nice foliage after it finish blooming!
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Old July 1st, 2011, 05:47 PM
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Some of my Daisies,I think they are really beautiful in their simplicity.
Here is this succulent plant(don't know what they are called)I planted just to hide a spot and now I really love it,it cannot be killed.
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Old July 1st, 2011, 07:07 PM
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I love the astilbe. I need to get some of those. I am looking for a nice flowering plant that doesn't mind somewhat semi shady conditions and it is my understanding that Astilbe don't need a lot of sun.

I'm not sure but I think the succulent is sometimes known as "hens and chickens." If that's the one, I have to admit I had one a few years ago and I managed to kill it.
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Old July 1st, 2011, 07:34 PM
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I have a grove of oaks out back that we are no longer mowing under. I threw in some ferns and hostas last year and they're doing great! Thought I'd try some color, so I'm thinking of putting in some astilbe, too. Do you know if they're deer resistant, chico? They really are pretty!!!

Our front yard is a Shasta daisy field--pretty, but oh-so-invasive. Still, it's very pretty when they're all in bloom--I'll have some pics soon that I'll post elsewhere.
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I planted 2 Astilbes this year, and am really enjoying them! My favorite perennial is the Delphinium! I have 10 different colors.
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Photo's of the delphiniums, please, Myka, I love them too. Here they have to be treated as annuals though, I rarely have them survive till the next year.
The Astilbe is very nice, Chico, such a soft pink, and any daisy is okay by me.
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