Taishan Orange Marigolds have huge tightly petaled blooms that are 3 inches or more across and grows 10″ to 12″ tall..These dwarf African marigolds have shorter peduncles (the part of the stem directly below the bloom) and thicker stems which make them sturdier. Color is continuous because the secondary blooms come on even when the first blooms still look good.
Marigold roots emit a substance that deters root nematodes, so these make fine companion plants for nematode-susceptible vegetables.
Marigolds will also attract beneficial insects that will snack on the insects that are feasting on your plants. Beans, carrots, cabbages and tomatoes are just a few plants that benefit from having marigolds as a companion plant.
Select a location in full sun with good rich, moist, well drained organic soil. Heat tolerant but protect plant from excessive heat
Garden Bed, Containers, Borders
The well-branched flossflower 'Pearl Blue' is a compact mounding plant that tends to flower earlier than others and certainly bears its lavender-blue to powdery blue blooms in profusion. This tender annual is widely planted as a bedding annual and will bloom all season long.
Profuse top flowering assures a good colour show all season in borders and mass plantings. Well-matched for earliness and vigour, the dark green-leafed plants keep their compact, well-branched and mounded habit in the garden. Requires less growth regulators than other dwarf ageratums.
Type : Annual
Easter Basket Blend is a variety of Sweet Alyssum. This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual. Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Easter Basket Blend Sweet Alyssum is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintenance gardens. The sweet smelling flower of Alyssum attracts Butterflies.
Plant Alyssum in light fertile soil that is well drained. It likes full sun. In beds space plants 8" to 12" apart. After initial flowering lightly cut back plants for a second showing. Alyssum grow well in containers.
Plant them around the edge of the container for a cascading effect. Great in hanging baskets!
Exceptionally free-flowering and very easy to grow and maintain, this striking mix contains a good range of colours with plants having very strong and straight stems – perfect for cutting and enjoying indoors. The large, fully double flowers can measure up to 10in (4in) in diameter!
Aster flowers are excellent for tall borders or beds. If you want a profusion of brilliant blooms for a long lasting flower bouquet, Asters are an excellent choice. The easy-to-grow upright plants will continue to bloom throughout the summer. Aster plants prefer a sunny location; however, they will tolerate light shade.
Dwarf asters are hardy annuals, often known as China asters, they make wonderful cut flowers and patio plants in a brilliant range of colours. Unlike the perennial asters that flower in autumn these annual asters are short, bedding plants that will brighten up the summer garden to keep flowering until the frosts. Grow asters in a sunny position in moist but well drained soil in beds, borders and containers.. Perform well in patio pots, colour bowls and mixed container plantings, producing 2.5 to 3-in./5 to 7-cm, double blooms.
Not recommended for landscape plantings.