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Besides mums, what are a few other plants you would recommend for containers for fall color?

My Siberian iris ‘Gracilis’ plants have only one bloom per clump. I have five 3 to 5 year-old clumps that are 8 to 10 inches wide. They do not appear to be crowded. All are planted in a moist area. Why is there only one bloom per clump?

What is the green worm that eats my roses and columbine every year?

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