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Old 06-30-2008, 08:20 PM
 
Location: Saylorsburg
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Old 06-30-2008, 09:07 PM
 
Location: NW Arkansas
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It looks like mine :




I have white ones too. The blasted deer nipped off a lot of mine.
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Old 06-30-2008, 09:43 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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Thanks for sharing

I have some of those purple ones as well, aren't they neat? Seem to be easy to grow. I've never seen white ones.

I haven't had problems with deer as I am in town, but the darn rabbits, now that's a different story! Arg...need to plant more marigolds I think.
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Old 07-01-2008, 06:57 AM
 
Location: Saylorsburg
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I didn't even know they came in white! I just love to see if I can catch one actually pop open, but the magic always happens when I'm away!
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Old 07-01-2008, 08:05 AM
 
Location: Far from where I'd like to be
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Pretty!

How tall are they? I'm always looking for new plants ...
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Old 07-01-2008, 12:59 PM
 
Location: (WNY)
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It looks like mine :




I have white ones too. The blasted deer nipped off a lot of mine.
Yours are so tall! Mine are still little munchkins close to the ground! Maybe I need to move them...???
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Old 07-01-2008, 01:08 PM
 
Location: Sugar Grove, IL
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nice photos! I have some too, but I get quite a bit of shade, so nothing is bloomed yet!
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Old 07-01-2008, 01:45 PM
 
Location: NW Arkansas
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Yours are so tall! Mine are still little munchkins close to the ground! Maybe I need to move them...???

Mine have to grow tall to compete withh all the other stuff in that bed.
Here is one of my white ones:


http://pic16.picturetrail.com/VOL635...2/61755436.jpg

Sorry, I couldn't get the picture to come on this time
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Old 07-18-2008, 01:24 PM
 
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Mine are about 18" tall. I love them.They are so reliable. I wonder if anyone has tried to collect seeds and grow new plants from seed. I know that the growing plants do not like to be disturbed, but I'm not quite sure how to handle the seeds. Any advice????
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Old 07-18-2008, 04:28 PM
 
Location: NW Arkansas
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Mine are about 18" tall. I love them.They are so reliable. I wonder if anyone has tried to collect seeds and grow new plants from seed. I know that the growing plants do not like to be disturbed, but I'm not quite sure how to handle the seeds. Any advice????

I never gather seeds, but they reseed all over the bed that they are in. The new plants are slow to show in the spring, and they do break off easily. Our resident deer nipped mine back just before they were ready to bloom, but they have bounced back and are loaded with blooms.
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