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Blurring the Lines

With home gardeners pushing the boundaries and the climate chnage altering hardiness zones, we take a look at some popular temperennials-those warm-zone perennials that are steadily making their way Up North.


  Looking for an out-of-zone experience? So are your customers. Following last winter's Polar Vortex, gardeners in the North were desperate for any sign of life, and once the weather finally cooperated, annuals, perennials and woody plants filled their carts and gardens. There's another category, though, that has quietly become the must-haves for anyone willing to try them.
  They're tropicals, they're warm-zone plants - they're temperennials (see sidebar). And they're being grown, sold and planted far north of their designated hardiness zones. The phenomenon isn't new; ... (Read More...)

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