Tag: annuals

Cheerful Flowers Rarely Feel Blue

UNITED STATES—Blue must be unpopular with the more common of pollinators. After all, colorful flowers are designed to attract some sort of vector to...

Summer Annuals Are Grateful For Deadheading

UNITED STATES—So many of the pretty warm season annuals planted last spring are now at their best. Sweet alyssum, lobelia, verbena, moss rose and...

The Spring Rush Is On

UNITED STATES—It is safe to say that any remaining frost damage can be pruned away. Frosted foliage and stems were only left through winter...

Dried Flowers Last All Year

UNITED STATES—Statice, strawflower and globe thistle continue to bloom later than most other summer annuals, and hold their flowers longer. Even after bloom, the...

Cool Season Annuals Are Cool

UNITED STATES—Now that it is time for cool season annuals, it is difficult to remove warm season annuals if they are still blooming and...

Time For Warm Season Annuals

UNITED STATES—Nasturtium and sweet alyssum seem to be more than warm season annuals. Like many other warm season annuals, they get established best if...