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  • Winter Sowing Atriplex Orach Seeds in Zone 6/7

    I absolutely love orach. Also known as atriplex hortensis, orach is an absolutely amazing green plant. These things seriously come in an insanely stunning range of colors – the lime greens and golds are definitely my favorite. Regardless, when allowed to go to seed, these flowers are perfect additions to the cut flower garden and to cut flower arrangements. After growing these for the first time last year, I was so pleasantly surprised with the results. While I’m still not sure how cold tolerant they are, they definitely are able to withstand some frost and cold temperatures. Plants produced both with winter sowing, as well as when direct sown as…