Asked in Flower Gardening
Should you fertilize perennials and tropical plants kept in a greenhouse in Texas during the winter or do they need to be dormant during that time?
Asked in Botany or Plant Biology, Gardening
Is there a plant that grows in the winter?
All coniferous trees, deciduous trees, and many shrubs are perennials that live through the winter. They are dormant through the winter and grow during the spring and summer. Garden plants, like fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers grow in spring and summer, though there are some vegetables that may grow during the winter with special care or in a greenhouse. ...
Asked in Flower Gardening, Gardening
What is the chance for a perennial garden planted in Chicago at this time of year to make it?
Perennials can be transplanted right up until the ground gets to hard. Many perennial plants are planted when they are dormant, even some as bare root. Happy gardening! ...
Asked in Botany or Plant Biology
Why is it adaptive for some seeds to remain dormant before they germinate?
Because some are from different climates. And the growth cycles are different. Bulbs can be the same way---I remember having to refigerate them for a certain length of time. Some are perennials, some annual. It is just plant DNA....