Anemone St. Brigid mix provides a colorful double petaled continual bloom through the summer. Add Anemone along borders where you need a splash of color, and is a perfect flower for your cutting garden for a stunning addition to your flowering bouquets
With proliferous flowers that tumble over the sides their containers, Begonias have become very popular for use in hanging baskets. Begonia Odorosa Bulbs will delight you with abundant flowers. The single and double blooms up to 6” across have ruffled petals and grow amid lush bright green foliage. Enjoy cascades of flowers from early summer through the first frost.
Hardy in zones 8,9,10 but can be grown in all zones
Dahlia Jill are charming small, ball-shaped pompon flowers in a mixture of colors with 2-3″ blooms. They make an excellent and easy flower to place in cut flower arrangements. They prefer full sun to light shade, and bloom from mid-summer to fall. They are a perennial in Zones 9-11.
Johnson’s Blue Geranium is the standard by which any blue or bluish geranium hybrids are judged. This hardy geraniums are compact plants with beautiful flowers and a long season of bloom. Geraniums are wonderful as edging in the front of a border, and equally impressive as mounded specimen plants anywhere. Considered a perennial in Zones 3-8, that nlooms early to late summer
Extra-sweet and extra-nutritious! Usually found in pricey health-food stores, antioxidant-jammed Goji berries tolerate an array of growing conditions. The plants produce a valuable harvest you can freeze, dry or juice, in addition to enjoying the just-picked berries. Use fresh goji berries on cereal or go wild and substitute them for half of the tomatoes in your favorite salsa recipe. Anywhere you can use a blueberry or cranberry, you can use goji!
Looking for a shade-loving plant to brighten a shady area in the garden? Hostas fits the bill perfectly. This Hosta assortment of popular varieties provides plenty of texture and color, yet needs little care. Mildly fragrant purple or white trumpet-shaped flowers are carried on graceful panicles that rise above the attractive foliage. In mid-summer tall spikes bearing fragrant bell-shaped lavender flowers appear amid the mounds of foliage. Easy to care for and grow, they rarely need dividing. Try them as the center plant for a distinctive touch in a container on a shaded or north-facing patio or deck. No matter where they’re planted, Hostas will be pleasing to the eye.
Add the feel of the tropics to your garden with our Lilium Magic Star. Abundant flowers with double and sometimes triple sets of pink ruffled petals banded in red with darker red “freckles” are borne on strong stems. The most exotic and showy lily, the Magic Star provides excellent focal points in cut-flower arrangements and bouquets.
Larger than average flowers with ruffled petals
Pollen free, the Magic Star is a long-lasting cut flower
Cut only the length of the stem needed for the vase, leaving the rest to die off naturally and provide the nutrients the bulb requires to produce the following year’s blooms
Before placing in vases, remove leaves from below the water line
Phlox Nicky has dramatic dark violet trusses of beautiful fragrant blooms! Plant them in borders close to paths and patios where you can catch their inviting scent on warm summer evenings. Phlox flowers make wonderful cut flower so you can enjoy them indoors too! Phlox Nicky attractes bees and butterflies. Considered a perennial in Zones 3-8; dig bulbs and store indoors in colder areas
Poppy Prince of Orange has huge tangerine blooms with a satiny texture and long-lasting garden flair. Despite their delicate appearance, oriental poppies are extremely hardy. The Oriental Poppy ‘Prince of Orange’, Papaver orientale, has double orange flowers with black centers and bred for charm and style. Poppies love the sun but are not averse to light shade, so they are a great addition to borders and beds in any area of the garden. Plant them this year and you will enjoy their blooms for many seasons to come!