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Waxhaw (Charlotte), NC
(Zone 7b)

January 6, 2010
2:16 AM

Post #7432857

Does it get any better?

(I am a bit nervous for my two bulbs planted outdoors last fall. We are having temperatures in the teens this week)

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Ladson, SC

January 7, 2010
3:09 AM

Post #7436836

Do yoou have any mulch over them?
Waxhaw (Charlotte), NC
(Zone 7b)

January 7, 2010
4:24 AM

Post #7437043

The bed is mulched with a few inches of pine straw (needles), but I also put half a bale of left over pine straw over each area in the hopes that it would matter.
Ladson, SC

January 7, 2010
5:06 PM

Post #7438424

You could call NC State Extension Service ask them insist they find out for you from the NC State Hort. dept.
I also would look at them aqnd if the neck is soft, I would tr y cutting that part off.

Also you can probably call John Scheeper at 860-567-0838 or

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