Crocosmia Lucifer delights both gardeners and professional flower arrangers. Hardy and easy to maintain, the plants are deer and drought resistant. Stiff, arching stems bear sprays of funnel-shaped, fire-engine-red blooms amid mounding sword-shape foliage. Florists frequently use Crocosmia to add sparks of color and graceful curves to cut-flower arrangements. Gardeners plant them in groups for a colorful border. They’re so easy to grow, you’ll find yourself cutting some and bringing them indoors to add a bit of drama to your own flower arrangements.
Favorites of hummingbirds and butterflies. Long vase life.
Intense red color adds to a home’s curb appeal. Will multiply and spread once established.
Dinnerplate dahlias are best known for their large flowers ranging from 8″ to 10″ in diameter. Bloomsz brings shades of purple, yellow, and red in the Dinnerplate Dahlia Mix. It’s easy to add splashes of color to borders and beds. Grow them in a “cutting garden” to use in delightful summer arrangements or to share with friends and neighbors. Their long bloom time will provide bursts of color when most other species have faded away.
Every gardener longs for long-lasting, colorful blossoms.
Plant among other brightly colored Dahlias for show-stopping curb appeal
Flowers bloom from the “dog days of summer” through the first light frosts of autumn, providing bursts of color when most other species have faded away
Arrange single stems in dark or brilliantly colored vases for a dramatic centerpiece
Perfectly formed blossoms are excellent for use in cut-flower arrangements
Looking for a shade-loving plant to brighten a shady area in the garden? Hosta ‘White Feather’ fits the bill perfectly. Unique in color, the leaves emerge and unfurl a creamy white with almost pointy tips and as the weeks progress mature to a greenish white. 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, Hosta ‘White Feather’ will be pleasing to the eye.
Fragrant bell-shaped lavender flowers bloom in mid-summer. Great in borders and as garden path edges.