Harvest in the morning when flowers are their freshest and petals are just opening. Makes a nice annual blooming hedge along a house or walk, or in the garden. Direct sow in the garden as soon as the soil warms to at least 55°F.
A high yielding variety with dark green leaves and a sturdy, upright habit. Each 10 cm disk is sized just right to conveniently plant in a 4 inch pot. For windowsill, patio and even herb garden planting, lay the disk on the surface of the moistened planting...
Harvest in the morning when flowers are their freshest and petals are just opening. Germination code: (4) Broadcast the flower mix at a rate of 2 grams per 17 square feet or 1 ounce per 250 square feet.
The color and beauty of a flower garden can lift the spirit and renew the soul, and a bouquet of fresh cut flowers will bring sunshine into your home. Grows up to 3 feet tall. Given at the end of each description to give you specific information.
Plant well after frost when weather has stabilized. Fertilize every 10-14 days with Age Old Grow. Germination code: (1) Especially good in fish and beef dishes, the leaves can also be used raw as a side dish and are an important ingredient in spicy soups...
Each blend produces a profusion of color beginning in spring and changing throughout the season. The color and beauty of a flower garden can lift the spirit and renew the soul, and a bouquet of fresh cut flowers will bring sunshine into your home.
Needs at least 12 hours of light per day to germinate. Harvest the heads when the bracts begin to shrivel, and hang the flowers upside down in a barn or shed. For those varieties that indicate a (1) or (6), a very light covering of vermiculite will allow...
Sow the seeds either indoors in late winter or direct-sow in spring. The way you grow the plant is slightly different for each. Clusters of small, intensely colored deep purple flowers appear on the very top of the plant, for a highly ornamental effect.
Simply lay it in a furrow and cover with a light layer of sifted compost or soil, water and wait. No more having to thin seedlings! This biodegradable tape will plant a row 5 meters (15 feet, 5 inches) long.
The color and beauty of a flower garden can lift the spirit and renew the soul, and a bouquet of fresh cut flowers will bring sunshine into your home. They have single, double, spider, mum, daisy, and pin-cushion shapes and range from 1-3 inches across.
For those varieties that indicate a (1) or (6), a very light covering of vermiculite will allow adequate light to the seed and keep it uniformly moist. After pre-chilling, place seed on sterile seedling mix and cover lightly.
No special requirements, but germination may be slow and erratic. Fertile, well-drained soil provides the best results. They are easy to grow. Germination code: (1) May be slow and erratic to germinate.
No matter how humid or rainy your climate is, this plant will look as good in late August as it did in June! The bright flowers complement the foliage marvelously, adding a vibrant new shade to Monarda's color palette.
The foliage becomes ready to pick when the plant is just 6 inches high or so -- about three months after sowing, when it has been transplanted into its final container or the sunny garden, and it is growing and branching reliably.
Additional Characteristics: Edible, Flower, Fragrance, Herbs, Indoor Growing, Butterfly Lovers, Certified Organic, Cut-and-Come-Again, Easy Care Plants, Hummingbird Lovers, Pest Fighter, Pruning Recommended, Rose Companions
Soil Tolerance: Normal, loamy
Harvest Season: Early Summer, Late Summer, Mid Summer
This will encourage the side shoots to leaf out, and keep the plant from blooming too quickly. But unlike most others, Cardinal has spectacular blooms! Very tightly packed in pointed peaks, they begin in late spring from an early planting, and continue...
Resistance: Disease Resistant, Humidity Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Harvest Season: Early Fall, Early Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall, Mid Summer