Blue FescueBlue Fescue - #81

Seed Germinates: 21-28 days Hardy Zone: 4-10 Plant spacing: 15-18" Height: 10-14" Bloom Time: Summer.

This low-growing, ornamental form of turf grass forms clumps of silvery blue, arched foliage. Plants are topped with one-sided spikes of pale flowers in Summer. An Attractive accent plant for landscaping borders, rock gardens and mass plantings.

Where and When to plant: Select a sunny to light shade location with well-drained soil without any added nutrients. Sow outdoors in early Spring after all danger of frost is past. Sow seeds on soil surface and keep moist.

Care: Water regularly. Provide some shade in very HOT climates. Divide plant clumps every 2-3 years.




Iberis  -  CandytuffIberis Sempervirens - Candytuft - #7

Seed Germinates: 14-20 days Hardy Zone: 3 -10 Plant spacing: 12" Height: 8" Bloom Time: Late Spring to Summer.

This lovely, long-flowering plant has neat, evergreen foliage and a profusion of 2" white flower clusters. A consummate edging plant for beds, borders, and walkways. Also ideal for rock gardens and cascading over rock walls. Heat and drought tolerant.

Where and When to plant: Select a sunny to very light shade location in well-drained soil. Sow seeds outdoors in Spring ( after all danger of frost is past) or in fall. For earlier blossoms, sow indoors at 60º F 6-8 weeks before last frost. Leave seeds uncovered after sowing as light aids germination.

Care: Shear plant back by 1/3 after flowering for compact growth and healthy foliage. Shear back by 2/3 every 2-3 years to promote fresh stems and flower production. Mulch lightly where winters are severe.



Gaillardia Dwarf GoldenGaillardia Dwarf Golden - #26C

Seed Germinates: 7-15 days Hardy Zone: 3 - 9 Plant spacing: 10-12" Height: 9-12" Bloom Time: Early Summer to fall.

A spectacularly beautiful and easy-to-grow flower. Compact Plants bear 4" golden-yellow flowers. Drought and heat resistant. An excellent source for beautiful cut flowers throughout the Summer and a great performer for borders, meadow gardens.

Where and When to plant: Select a sunny location with well-drained soil. Sow seed outdoors in spring after all danger of frost is pasts for earlier blooms, sow indoors 6-8 weeks before planting outdoors. Do not cover sown seed with planting media as light helps germination. Plant outdoors in Spring when soil is warm.

Care: Remove faded flowers for continuous blooms. Cut back flower stems to just above foliage in Fall before first frost. Mulch lightly for winter. Divide plants every 2-3 years.



Gloriosa DaisyGloriosa Daisy - #17

Seed Germinates: 10-15 days Hardy Zone: 3 - 10 Plant spacing: 12-15" Height: 12-36" Bloom Time: Summer to fall.

Spectacular, giant blossoms are borne on long, sturdy stems Summer to fall. Flowers bloom in yellow, orange, brown, and reddish-brown. Stunning when planted in groups, and at the back of the border. Long-lasting cut flowers.

Where and When to plant: Select a sunny location with well-drained soil. For earliest blossoms sow seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost date. Seed may also be sown directly into the garden in Spring after all danger of frost is past. Sow seed on soil surface and do not cover.

Care: Mulching to protect from severe winter weather. Remove faded blossoms to extend bloom season.

 


 

  

CornFlowerCornflower - #75

Seed Germinates: 21-28 days Hardy Zone: 3 - 8 Plant spacing: 12-15" Height: 18-24" Bloom Time: Summer

These easy-to-grow plants have unique, cornflower-blue fringed blooms with reddish, thistle-like centers in Summer. Foliage is silvery green. Plant in border and wildflower meadows. Harvest blooms for floral arrangements.

Where and When to plant: Select a sunny to partial shade location with well drained soil. Sow seeds outdoors in early spring(after all danger of forst is past) or in Fall. For earlier blooms, start seeds indoor 6-8 weeks before planting outdoors. Sow seed on soil surface and do not cover with planting media.

Care: Remove faded flowers to extend blooming season. Mulch plants where winters are severe. Be sure to remove mulch in late winter before new shoots start to grow.

 



 

Fountain Grass Fountain Grass - #90

Seed Germinates: 7-14 days Hardy Zone: 5-10 Plant spacing: 24" Height: 2-4' Bloom Time: Summer

This compact, ornamental grass forms dense mounds of graceful, arching, bright-green foliage with pinkish-white plumes. Plants tolerate a wide variety of soil types. An easy-to-grow, fine textured accent for borders and natural plantings.

Where and When to plant: Select a sunny location with well-drained soil.Select a sunny to lightly shaded location with well-drained soil. Sow seed outdoors in Spring alfer all danger of frost is past or for earlier blooms, sow seed indoors 6-8 weeks before planting outdoors. cover sown seed with planting media and grow in a warm(70-75º F) location.

Care: cut plants back after last frost. Mulch lightly to protect from severe winters.

 



 

ConeflowerConeflower - #23

Seed Germinates: 20-28 days Hardy Zone: 3-10 Plant spacing: 18-24" Height: 2-4' Bloom Time: Summer

These stunning and long lasting large 3-4" purpled-red flowers have bronze dome-shaped centers. Adaptable plants for borders, beds, and meadows with dry or moist soil. Attracts butterflies. Excellent cut flowers.

Where and When to plant:Select a sunny to lightly shaded location with well-drained soil. Sow outdoors in Spring(after last frost) or fall. For best results, loosen soil with rake or hoe. Max seeds with a cup of sand or other inert material and broadcast over planting area. Lightly rake seed into soil or cover with peat moss or light mulch. Keep soil moist until plants begin to grow. For earlier blossoms, sow indoors at 68º F 8-10 weeks before planting outdoors. Refrigerate seed for one week prior to sowing and cover sown seed lightly with vermiculite.

Care: No special care needed.



 

Liatris-Kansas Gay-FeatherLiatris - #86

Seed Germinates: 21-28 days Hardy Zone: 3-9 Plant spacing: 18-24" Height: 3-5' Bloom Time: Summer to Early Fall

Dense spikes with mauve flowers rise above grass-like foliage clumps. Flowers bloom Summer to early Fall. Use these wildflowers in meadow gardens, cut flower arrangements, and sunny borders. Attracts butterflies.

Where and When to plant:Select a sunny location with well-drained, moist soil.Sow seed in Spring after all danger of frost is past. For earlier blooms start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before planting outdoors. Sow seedin Spring after all danger of frost is past. For earlier blooms, start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before planting outdoors. Sow seed on soil surface and leave uncovered.

Care: Keep soil moist. Stake this heavily flowering plant for support. Mulch lightly to protect from severe winters.

 


 

 

Hollyhock- miniatureHollyhock Miniature - #27G

Seed Germinates: 15-25 days Hardy Zone: 3-9 Plant spacing: 24-36" Height: 3-4' Bloom Time: Summer

These elegant spikes of silky, Hollyhock-like flowers are distinctive in the ornamental or cutting garden. The long-blooming lilac-pink flowers are borne in clusters

Where and When to plant:Select a sunny to partially shaded location with well-drained soil. Sow seed outdoors in Spring after all danger of frost is past. For earlier blooms. start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before planting outdoors. Cover sown seed lightly with vermiculite. Place sown seed flats in warm location.

Care: Cut plants back after flowering to stimulate a second flush of bloom and new basal growth needed for over wintering. Fertilize lightly every Spring.


 


 

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