Color in the garden

Helianthus annuus- Sunflower Facts, Information, and Varieties

Helianthus annuus (Annual Sunflower) comes in many sizes, colors, and heights. Get sunflower facts and information to help you grow and care for Helianthus annuus varieties. Homeowners and gardeners enjoy the bright sunflower yellow colors of sunflowers. They are among the more popular types of yellow plants for producing a fabulous yellow display. Helianthus annuus is also a good choice of [...]

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Gaura lindheimeri- Facts and Info on the Gaura Plant

Gaura lindheimeri, White Gaura, is a perennial gaura plant used in borders and containers. Gaura lindheimeri produces white flowers all summer long, but pink varieties of gaura are also used in borders and are commonly available. You will find helpful facts and Information on growing and caring for the gaura plant and a list of other Gaura lindheimeri [...]

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African Marigold (Tagetes erecta)- African Marigold Facts and Information

African marigold (Tagestes erecta), or Aztec marigold, is one of the most popular annual flowers. You will find African Marigold information, facts and details on growing and caring for these brightly colored orange or yellow flowers. African Marigold Facts and Information Tagestes erecta varieties grow well in most Zones and are very easy to grow. [...]

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Columbine Flower- Growing Columbine Flowers and Plants

Choose a columbine flower with its interesting foliage to add a light, airy quality to your landscape. Columbine flowers are perennials that are used in borders and woodland gardens. Get facts and information on growing the columbine for its beautiful and unique shaped flowers. Columbine plants such as Aquilegia McKana Hybrids, grow in Zones 3-9 [...]

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White Boltonia (Boltonia asteroides) Facts and Information

White Boltonia, Boltonia asteroides latisquama ‘Snowbank’, is a low-maintenance perennial with white daisylike blooms. Get facts and information on growing boltonia, especially white boltonia, in your yard and garden. Boltonia asteroides grows in Zones 4-9 and will grow 5’ high and 3’ wide. ‘Snowbank’ white boltonia prefers full sun, though it tolerates light shade in [...]

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Bearded Iris- Bearded Iris Facts and Information

Bearded iris is a traditional favorite plant for the perennial border. Get facts and information on growing and caring for bearded iris. They bloom in a rainbow of colors and bicolors that will brighten up any landscape. Use them next to your gazebo or favorite bench. Bearded Iris Care Bearded iris plants will grow in Zones [...]

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Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)- Cornflower Facts and Information

Cornflower, Centaurea cyanus, also known as Bachelor button is well known for its cornflower blue flowers. Find facts and info on how to grow and care for cornflowers. Cornflowers are excellent to cut fresh or as dried flowers. They are fast growing annuals with an upright growth habit. Cornflower plants require full sun. Centaurea cyanus varieties [...]

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Turk’s Cap Lily (Lilium superbum)- How to Grow the Best Lilies

Turk’s cap lily, Lilium superbum, bears pendulous flowers that attract butterflies. Everyone wants to grow the best lilies they can. Turk’s cap lily facts and tips are given to help you grow and care for this upright perennial that is often used in containers, woodland gardens and as border plants. Facts and Information These unique [...]

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