tmann51 wrote:The bog garden I set up last spring and planted with numerous Sarracenia has not shown ANY signs of life as yet this spring. I covered everything with leaves, over 1 foot thick late last fall and uncovered the planter over a month ago and started watering, there has been nothing emerging. I live in mid state Wisconsin. It is making me crazy enough to start re-purchasing some of the plants and leaving them potted and placing in water trays outside. I don't want to believe that all of the plants were frost killed across the board. I'd appreciate any information from other northern state bog gardeners about this.
I'm in the Milwaukee metro area.
I brought a bunch of temperate and hardier Sub-Tropical stuff outside around Easter when we had a few nice days.
Since then, the plants have been stuck in stasis, just sitting there shivering.
My Sarracenia purpurea and one Drosera rotundifolia are just now starting to show signs of life.
My other rotundifolias are still locked up inside their hibernacula.
I'm leaving them outside because Spring has to arrive here eventually..... doesn't it?