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Keeping Early Purchased Perennials Alive
While visiting those wonderful spring garden shows, itís hard to resist the urge to purchase at least a few plants
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Dividing Perennials in the Spring
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Title: Lewisia rediviva
Photographer: John Schroeder
Comments:
A lovely native plant of Western North America. Not generally grown commercially, this charming plant displays flowers without visible foliage. It's species name, rediviva, refers to the fact that the root can be dug up and dried out for months, yet will revive when planted. For the full story of how this plant, 'discovered' by Lewis of Lewis and Clark, was named, you'll need to do a bit of research. You can start here...http://lewis-clark.org/content/content-article.asp?ArticleID=1327