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My 5 Favourite Self-Seeding Annuals
Annuals deserve a higher standing in the Perennial bed than they currently get, they provide much needed colour when the Perennials are fading for the summer. Good for drying and as a cut flower.
California
El Segundo
Double Mix Portulaca Seeds
Prices start at : 1.79 USD / retail-seed-packet

(Moss Rose) (P. Grow at warm temp. 238,000 seeds/oz. Grandiflora) Annual. From seed to bloom is 8-10 weeks. (6”) Double Mix Portulaca features a brilliant array of semi-double and double flowers resembling miniature roses.
  • weight: .0625 lbs
Connecticut
East Hartford
Stopwatch Mix Portulaca Seeds
Prices start at : 3.95 USD / 100-seeds

(Moss Rose) (P. Do not cover seed. Grow at warm temp. 238,000 seeds/oz. It blooms early in all areas of the country. From seed to bloom is 8-10 weeks. It is compact and tidy in containers and in the garden.
  • weight: .0625 lbs
Connecticut
East Hartford
Ox-Eye Daisies: Picking Flowers for My Mom
Of course, they'd have better odds of self-sowing if I didn't keep cutting so many flowers!There are other flowers to pick in the wild tangle growing around our little orchard: bright Zinnias, frilly Love-in-a-Mist, striped Mallow, tall Cosmos, airy Queen...
California
El Segundo
Portulaca, Sundial Hybrid Mix
Prices start at : 4.99 USD / 1 Pkt. (100 seeds)

Sow outdoors after the last frost or start indoors 4-6 weeks earlier. Space 6-8" apart. All-America Selections winner. Tough plants for tough places. Ground-hugging, succulent-leafed carpets glow with single or mini-rose double blooms that open only in...
  • Flowering: Yes
  • Sow Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Ornamental Use: Beds, Container
  • Bloom Duration: 12 weeks
Pennsylvania
Warminster
A jaundiced view of yellow
Most colors stimulate and excite me, scarlets, corals, indigos and magentas. Everyone, the grocery store down the street and the church up the road, is selling yellow "hardy" chrysanthemums.
California
El Segundo
Antiques of the Flower Garden
If your soil is not conducive to gardening you may need to amend it. Did you know there are a variety of antique flowers? Antique flower varieties are as popular as antique furniture.
California
El Segundo
How peculiar: Green cultivars
Perennial in zones 4 through 9, 'Green Lace' needs partial to full shade and will tolerate a bit of water. Its blooms are strikingly ruffled with bright yellow centers which fade to shamrock green.
California
El Segundo
Norma\'s Garden Pool
As a lover of plants and flowers, I am captivated by the garden and consider the swimming pool a nice touch. She really doesn't have to say much but is well-versed in gardener's talk, like when she uses the word, "".
California
El Segundo
Green Grows the Garden
The double flowers ofare largely golden yellow, but the unusual twisted petals reveal tinges of green. This American native's common name, coral bells, refers to the tiny bell-shaped flowers so relished by hummingbirds.
California
El Segundo
More Plants for Less Money 1- Shopping for Clearance Plants
Shop for gift plants marketed especially for a holiday.Once that holiday has passed, so has the chance that a customer will pay the premium price.Now I don't recommend that you scoop up every cheap perennial or shrub you can fit in your vehicle.If that's...
California
El Segundo
How peculiar: A green flower
You can direct sow these in early- to mid-Spring, depending on your location, or you can refrigerate them for 1-2 weeks before sowing.Spurge is the blue collar, no-fuss-no-muss green flowering plant on the list.
California
El Segundo
The Monochromatic Garden-Reds
You could even use all this red as a foil for a different colored plant, say maybe Blue Wax Flower 'Kiwi Blue' or Blue Marguerite 'Cape Town Blue' Daisies. If you're like me, you love red.
California
El Segundo
Salvia - How to Grow the Easiest Plant in the World
I water them into the garden and water them once a week. They are simple and easy to grow but not something I would post images of online or shout from the rooftops that I grew. Some years we are swimming and have standing water in parts of my garden,...
California
El Segundo
Portulaca, Color Carousel Mix
Prices start at : 5.99 USD / 1 Pkt. (50 pellets)

Large, gorgeous double blooms in the richest fuchsia, most vibrant yellow and most saturated red imaginable, flower copiously all summer on trailing 14" plants.
  • Sun: Full Sun
  • Ornamental Use: Beds, Container
  • Flowering: Yes
  • Spread: 14-18 inches
  • Height: 6-9 inches
  • Flower color: Pink, Red, Yellow
Pennsylvania
Warminster
First Flowers
I was told they were “bluettes.”The following year, in my fifth grade class, we were to grow flowers for Mother's Day gifts. How does the passion for gardening take hold and follow us throughout our lives?
California
El Segundo
Liriope Big Blue
Prices start at : 33.95 USD / #1 Container range: 2.3 - 3.7 quarts (2.5 - 4 liters)

Big Blue Liriope, Liriope muscari 'Big Blue', is an arching, grass-like perennial that produces spikes of dense, lavender flowers throughout summer. The Big Blue Liriope is a tough little plant, terrific as a groundcover or for use in difficult areas...

1 - 2 feet

    • Soil Type: Widely Adaptable
    • Mature Height: 1 - 2 feet
    • Growth Rate: Medium
    • Foliage: Green
    • Mature Spread: 1 - 2 feet
    Nebraska
    Omaha
    Korean Feather Reed Grass
    Prices start at : 74.95 USD / #5 Container range: 2.9 - 4.6 gallons (13 - 20 liters)

    Somewhat relaxed in habit, it can serve as the main feature in a fall garden long after most other plants have given up! When relaxed, the blossoms can spill over in a graceful manner.
    • Botanical Name: Calamagrostis brachytricha
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun
    • Mature Spread: 40 - 60 inches
    • Growth Rate: Medium
    • Flower Color: Pale Pink
    • Mature Height: 32 - 48 inches
    Nebraska
    Omaha
    Dwarf Maiden Grass
    Prices start at : 59.95 USD / #3 Container range: 2.3 - 2.8 gallons (10 - 12 liters)

    Each delicate blade of grass reaches up and over, for a graceful, cascading effect that's sure to catch the eye of passers-by. Dwarf Maiden Grass can fit in just about anywhere, so why not try one today! * Pink/white color flower * Gold-burgundy fall...
    • Mature Height: 4 feet
    • Fall Color: Yellow, Burgundy / Purple
    • Mature Spread: 3 - 4 feet
    • Soil Type: Well Drained
    • Flower Color: Pinkish White
    • Botanical Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'
    Nebraska
    Omaha
    Spicata Liriope
    Prices start at : 29.95 USD / #1 Container range: 2.3 - 3.7 quarts (2.5 - 4 liters)

    Use them in masses as a grand groundcover under big trees or lined up in rows to guide your way along a pathway. Let them spill out of your favorite containers. This lovely plant grows in gentle grass-like clumps that happily fill in bare and hard to...
    • Botanical Name: Liriope spicata
    • Growth Rate: Fast
    • Brand: Nature Hills Nursery
    • Foliage: Green
    • Mature Height: 2 - 4 feet
    Nebraska
    Omaha
    Deamii Black-Eyed Susan
    Prices start at : 33.95 USD / #1 Container range: 2.3 - 3.7 quarts (2.5 - 4 liters)

    Deamii adds fantastic color to a perennial border or can be used in mass plantings. The flower has blackish-brown centers and bloom in abundance from August to October. Late Summer Brightness Black-Eyed Susan Deamii, Rudbeckia fulgida var.
    • Brand: Nature Hills Nursery
    • Mature Height: 24 - 30 inches
    • Flower Color: Orange-Yellow
    • Growth Rate: Medium
    • Mature Spread: 12 - 15 inches
    Nebraska
    Omaha
    Twister Lily of the Nile
    Prices start at : 35.95 USD / #1 Container range: 2.3 - 3.7 quarts (2.5 - 4 liters)

    It calls to mind lush jungles and hidden flowers that are rare and enchanting. Plant them in groups, as a border or in a pot. These 8” umbels are held three and four feet high over the thick, daylily-like leaves.
    • Botanical Name: Agapanthus africanus 'Twister'
    • Mature Height: 20 - 24 inches
    • Foliage: Green
    • Moisture: Well-drained
    • Mature Spread: 12 - 18 inches
    Nebraska
    Omaha
    Blue Fortune Hyssop
    Prices start at : 33.95 USD / #1 Container range: 2.3 - 3.7 quarts (2.5 - 4 liters)

    As one of the easiest and most rewarding perennials to grow, this award winning 'Blue Fortune' is a tremendously long bloomer! 'Blue Fortune' is useful for adding a spot of color to the garden late in the season when many other plants are finished.
    • Soil Type: Well drained
    • Growth Rate: Medium
    • Botanical Name: Agastache 'Blue Fortune'
    • Mature Spread: 1 - 2 feet
    • Flower Color: Blue Violet
    Nebraska
    Omaha
    Table Mountain Ice Plant
    Prices start at : 29.95 USD / 5" Container

    For best results, plant ‘Table Mountain' in a sunny area, with some afternoon shade, with well- drained soil. As a ground cover, delosperma is very useful in preventing erosion. Delosperma is good for hard to grow areas in the sun garden because they...
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
    • Botanical Name: Delosperma 'Table Mountain'
    • Foliage: Evergreen
    • Soil Type: Normal to Sandy
    • Flower Color: Fuchsia
    Nebraska
    Omaha
    Soft Caress Mahonia
    Prices start at : 35.95 USD / #1 Container range: 2.3 - 3.7 quarts (2.5 - 4 liters)

    There are plenty of evergreens to keep your landscape looking warm and vibrant through the long winter months, but most of those require full sun. The long, deep-green leaves are almost fern-like and reminiscent of bamboo.
    • Foliage: Green
    • Growth Rate: Medium
    • Fall Color: Yellow
    • Soil Type: Well - Moderately Drained
    • Mature Spread: 3 - 4 feet
    • Sun Exposure: Partial Sun
    Nebraska
    Omaha
    Lily Of The Nile
    Prices start at : 29.95 USD / #1 Container range: 2.3 - 3.7 quarts (2.5 - 4 liters)

    In Southern California and the Coastal South, these beauties bloom year round. Combine them with just about any shade of daylily for a show to remember. The purple-blue flowers are born on long wand-like stems rising above strappy, grass-like leaves.
    • Brand: Nature Hills Nursery
    • Growth Rate: Medium
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
    • Foliage: Green
    • Mature Spread: 1 - 2 feet
    Nebraska
    Omaha
    Yaku Jima Maiden Grass
    Prices start at : 33.95 USD / #1 Container range: 2.3 - 3.7 quarts (2.5 - 4 liters)

    Yaku Jima Grass prefers full sun and moist, well drained soil; a great grass for small gardens. Yaku Jima Maiden Grass is a slightly bigger plant than 'Adagio', but the main difference is that its leaves are even narrower, almost needle fine! Yaku Jima...
    • Growth Rate: Medium
    • Mature Height: 3 - 4 feet
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun
    • Flower Color: Red
    • Botanical Name: Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima'
    • Mature Spread: 2 - 3 feet
    Nebraska
    Omaha
    Variegated Liriope
    Prices start at : 35.95 USD / #1 Container range: 2.3 - 3.7 quarts (2.5 - 4 liters)

    This 'Variegated' liriope is excellent for edging and ground covers; when planting, space 12-15" apart. The Liriope 'Variegated', Liriope muscari 'Variegata', is by far one of the most popular liriope.
    • Flower Color: Lavender
    • Botanical Name: Liriope muscari 'Variegata'
    • Mature Height: 1 - 4 feet
    • Foliage: Variegated Green
    • Mature Spread: 1 - 3 feet
    Nebraska
    Omaha
    Jack Frost Brunnera
    Prices start at : 29.95 USD / 5" Container

    In the north, morning sun is tolerated and in the south, dense shade is necessary. Silver and Blue in Early Spring Shade The Brunnera ‘Jack Frost', 'Brunnera macrophylla' PP13859, has frosty silver leaves that offer a brilliant backdrop to the small...
    • Mature Spread: 18 inches
    • Soil Type: Loam, Sandy
    • Botanical Name: Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'
    • Flower Color: Light Blue
    • Sun Exposure: Full Shade
    • Foliage: Variegated
    Nebraska
    Omaha