As one who avoids planting tender 'bulbs' due to the extra before-winter care they require, the tropical label carried by cannas kept them out of my zone 6 Connecticut gardens … until this year. A pass-along bag of cannas came my way in late spring, and found their way into large pots with the expectation that their upright foliage would help mask a less-than-perfect view.
Welcome to December and the monthly Gardening Oops … the GOOPs confessional. On the first of each month, here at joene's garden, it's time to fess up a GOOPs, a garden-related miss-step or downright mistakes. The December 2012 GOOPs theme is too much to do, too little time, all revolving around bulbs and tubers.