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Old 03-11-2018, 04:29 AM
Location: LI,NY zone 7a
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Originally Posted by gentlearts View Post
Did you ever wonder why they are kind of expensive? At my old house, I started with 5, and every few years I hacked them into fourths and had 100 by the time I moved. In this instance I wanted some rather tall ones, and there was a good sale from Michigan Bulb, so I sent for some. Even if they’re tiny, I know how fast they will grow.
Yes I have thought about that, and the only thing that makes sense to me anyway is, maybe it's a slow/tedious process to grow from seeds. Many I never cut the spent flower stalk back, but never see any volunteers pop up anywhere.
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