The Survivors

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One of the edicts of the Automatic Garden, is to grow tough plants that come back or reseed every year. Here are a few of toughest that survived two freezes without a bit of burn.  Above is a Mexican Hat.

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This Bartram’s Oenothera grandiflora hasn’t missed a beat.  It germinated last summer and has just sat and not grown much.  The fungus has found it though.

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The Ligularia was not fazed at all.  It is under some tree limbs that may have helped.

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Peruvian Lilies are considered invasive by some.  In other words, a darn good hardy plant!

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This Toad Lily really seemed to like the cold.  It wasn’t even noticeable a few weeks ago and some critter usually eats most of it.

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A happy surprise from this blooming violet.  It will be interesting to see which plants re-emerge from their frozen foliage.  It will be a true test to see the plants that are truly worthy of the Automatic Garden.


4 Comments on “The Survivors”

  1. Jardin says:

    Looking forward to seeing photos of the survivors in bloom later in the year!

  2. Violets! It’s spring!!!


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