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Iberis umbellata is an annual plant originating in Spain. It is a distant relative of the cabbage. Latin Iberis umbellata Family: Brassicaceae Difficulty Easy Season...

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Iberis umbellata is an annual plant originating in Spain. It is a distant relative of the cabbage. Latin Iberis umbellata Family: Brassicaceae Difficulty Easy Season & Zone Exposure: Full sun – some afternoon shade is appreciated Zone: 1-10 Timing Start...

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Cosmidium is a superb annual for bedding or baskets. Philippine stays nice and compact and flowers until frost. Latin Cosmidium burridgeanum Difficulty Easy Season &...

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Cosmidium is a superb annual for bedding or baskets. Philippine stays nice and compact and flowers until frost. Latin Cosmidium burridgeanum Difficulty Easy Season & Zone Exposure: Full sun Zone: 2-10 Timing Like Cosmos, Cosmidium can be started indoors, but...

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Cleome is very easy to grow once established, and may work best from direct-sown seeds. Any ordinary garden soil will work, including dry areas once...

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Cleome is very easy to grow once established, and may work best from direct-sown seeds. Any ordinary garden soil will work, including dry areas once plants are established. Cleome self-sows with gusto, so if you want to avoid this, remove...

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Hardy, but short-lived perennial. Usually grown as an annual.  Follow along with this handy How to Grow California Poppies Guide and grow some history.! Grows to 5–60 in (13–152...

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Hardy, but short-lived perennial. Usually grown as an annual.  Follow along with this handy How to Grow California Poppies Guide and grow some history.! Grows to 5–60 in (13–152 cm) tall, with alternately branching glaucous blue-green foliage. The leaves are divided into round, lobed...

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Familiar annuals with intensely coloured flowers. Sometimes listed as Edging Lobelia.   When I Get My Seedling HomeKeep seedlings under very bright light to prevent...

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Familiar annuals with intensely coloured flowers. Sometimes listed as Edging Lobelia.   When I Get My Seedling HomeKeep seedlings under very bright light to prevent legginess. Artificial lights are ideal, but a bright (ideally, south-facing) room will work for the...

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Nicotiana flowering tobacco looks timeless in the garden, adding height and airy lightness to any sunny spot. Water during hot, dry spells. Deadhead frequently to keep...

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Nicotiana flowering tobacco looks timeless in the garden, adding height and airy lightness to any sunny spot. Water during hot, dry spells. Deadhead frequently to keep plants looking neat and to prolong flowering. Stake in windy exposures. Aphids can be blasted...

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This annual Rudbeckia is commonly known as Black Eyed Susan, but also answers to such folksy names as Brown Betty, Brown Daisy, Brown Eyed Susan,...

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This annual Rudbeckia is commonly known as Black Eyed Susan, but also answers to such folksy names as Brown Betty, Brown Daisy, Brown Eyed Susan, Golden Jerusalem, Poor-land Daisy, Yellow Daisy, and Yellow Ox-Eye Daisy. This wonderful, fun flower comes...

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Hardy annuals and perennials that are variously known as pansies, Johnny-Jump-Up, and Heartsease. Zone: 3-10 When I Get My Seedling HomeKeep seedlings under very bright...

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Hardy annuals and perennials that are variously known as pansies, Johnny-Jump-Up, and Heartsease. Zone: 3-10 When I Get My Seedling HomeKeep seedlings under very bright light to prevent legginess. Artificial lights are ideal, but a bright (ideally, south-facing) room will...

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Follow along with this handy How to Grow Asclepias guide and enjoy butterflies, hummingbirds, and a host of other pollinators in your garden. When transplanted seedlings...

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Follow along with this handy How to Grow Asclepias guide and enjoy butterflies, hummingbirds, and a host of other pollinators in your garden. When transplanted seedlings are 10-15cm (4-6″) tall, pinch back the growing tip to encourage multiple flowering points. Asclepias...

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False Queen Anne’s Lace or Bishop’s Weed are common names for this attractive, naturalistic looking annual flower. Ammi grows stiffly upright stems topped by umbelliferous...

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False Queen Anne’s Lace or Bishop’s Weed are common names for this attractive, naturalistic looking annual flower. Ammi grows stiffly upright stems topped by umbelliferous flowers that are attractive to pollinators and predatory insects. Flower heads can reach 15cm (6″)...

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Let us show you how to grow Alyssum from seed using these tried and true techniques. Alyssum is an easy-to-grow annual that is both decorative...

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Let us show you how to grow Alyssum from seed using these tried and true techniques. Alyssum is an easy-to-grow annual that is both decorative and useful. It plays a key role in Companion Planting and can be used as...

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Agastache is very attractive to bees. Plant a row away from the garden to lure cabbage moths away from Brassica crops. Do not plant near...

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Agastache is very attractive to bees. Plant a row away from the garden to lure cabbage moths away from Brassica crops. Do not plant near radishes. Agastache is a hardy perennial also known as Giant Hyssop, Licorice Mint, or Lavender...

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