IBERIS – Candytuft, Annual Flower Information

IBERIS – Candytuft (Name from Iberia, the ancient name of Spain. The word Candytuft was originally Candia tuft, signifying the tufted plant from Candia) The neat heads of Candytuft bloom are always greatly admired. Many persons confuse this flower with Sweet-alyssum which bears smaller flowers in smaller clusters and has a longer season of bloom. The white Candytuft is most [...]

Self Sowing Annuals

Self Sowing Annuals   ANNUALS WHICH USUALLY SELF-SOW Browallia (Browallia) California Poppy (Eschscholtzia californica) CallioPsis (Coreopsis tinctoria) Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus) Four-o’clock (Mirabilis jalapa) Gypsophila (Gypsophila elegans) Larkspur, Rocket (Delphinium ajacis) Morning-glory (Ipomma purpurea) Petunia (Petunia hybrida) Pot-marigold (Calendula officinalis) Rose Moss (Portulaca grandiflora) Sage, Mealycup (Salvia farinacea) Snow-on-the-mountain (Euphorbia marginata) Spiderflower (Cleome spinosa) Summer-cypress (Kochia trichophylla) Sweet [...]

GILIA, Annual Flower Information

GILIA (Named for Philipp Salvador Gil, Spanish botanist) The Gilias are related to Phlox and, like them, have funnel or salver form flowers. Gilia capitata, Globe Gilia, is a blue sort with flowers in dense heads a half-inch across. The plants grow 18 inches tall and have finely cut foliage. Gilia coronopifolia (rubra), the Texasplume, grows 4 feet tall, has [...]

MESEMBRYANTHEMUM . Iceplant or Figmarigold, Annual Flower Information

Let’s read about this Annual Flower Press the Flower Child and see all the photos for this plant. MESEMBRYANTHEMUM Iceplant or Figmarigold (Name derived from mesembria, mid-day; anthemon, a flower,refers to fact that flowers open in full sunlight) The Replant (M. cryslallinum) is the most commonly grown representative of this genus. It is a curious plant with thick leaves covered [...]

ANNUALS WHICH TOLERATE ACIDITY

Information on 50+ annual flowers Articles      Try growing them form seed Grow annuals for quick color Design    Design 1 – Design 2 – Design 3 Design 4 – Design 5 – Design 6 Design 7 – Design 8 ANNUALS WHICH TOLERATE ACIDITY Calliopsis (Coreopsis tinctoria) Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana) Marigold (Tagetes) Verbena (Verbena) [...]

How to grow a annaual flower from seed.

How to grow a annual flower from seed. Hardy Annuals Seed of hardy annuals may be planted in the open ground where it’s to flower; it is that simple. The main requirements are an full sunny position and a well-drained soil. Obviously the condition of the soil will be reflected in the quality of the flowers produced and to get [...]

How to use Annual Flowers for Special Enviorment

How to use Annual Flowers for Special Enviorment Not all annuals can just be planted in the soil an hope for the best. Most annuals have a special purpose and function in the garden enviorment. Think about your garden and understand how you can use the annual flower. Enclosed are several options you can use for your annual flowers. Hardy [...]

How to plant Half-hardy Annuals flowers

Many plants which we call half-hardy annuals are natives of much warmer lands where frost is unknown or a rare occurrence. Some are perennial in their native conditions. It is necessary therefore in some colder areas of the country to germinate the seed with the aid of artificial heat in a greenhouse or frame. It is also advisable to sow [...]

Annual Flowers and Garden Designs

PLANTS classed as annuals are those which complete their life cycle within the space of one year and in this group we find some of our most useful garden flowers.  We also commonly place in this class a few flowers such as the snapdragons (antirrhinum) and the ageraturns which are not true annuals but which are best handled as such. [...]

Annual flowers provide color to our garden PLANTS classed as annuals are those which complete their life cycle within the space of one year and in this group we find some of our most useful garden flowers. We also commonly place in this class a few flowers such as the snapdragons (antirrhinum) and the ageraturns which are not true annuals [...]