These garden flowers are outstanding

Let's take a quick look at some attractive garden flowers.

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Fleuroselect, All American Selections, and seedsmen recognise the following garden flowers to be very special (last updated 2004)

PLANT NAME: DESCRIPTION: PICTURE:

Annuals for pots, containers, or bedding
Lavatera trimestris
'novella'
2004
plus Suttons 2004 Flower of the Year
An exceptional Lavatera being dwarf & compact. Suitable for borders, low hedging, pots & tubs. Large pink flowers over dark green leaves. Flowers: Jul-Sep. Height: 18"-24" Cultivation: annual; sow in spring; Germination: 15oC. Grow at 10oC; highly versatile.

Celosia Argentea Plumosa
'fresh look red'
2004
plus All America Selections - Gold Medal Flower Award 2004

Continuous fresh foliage & blooms, gives consistent performance, minimal maintenance, pest free growth. For garden or containers or drying. Flowers: Jul-Sep Cultivation: annual sow: Jan - Mar at 20oC. permeable soil - Germination: in light; don't cover seed - Enjoys summer heat & humidity, drought or rain.

Petunia F1 hybrida
'lavender wave'

plus All America Selections - Flower Award Winner 2002

Continuous fresh foliage & blooms, gives consistent performance, minimal maintenance, pest free growth. For garden or containers or drying. Flowers: Jul-Sep Cultivation: annual sow: Jan - Mar at 20oC. permeable soil - Germination: in light; don't cover seed - Enjoys summer heat & humidity, drought or rain.


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Plants for bedding and cut flowers

Rudbeckia Hirta
'prairie sun'
2004
plus All America Selections - Flower Award Winner 2003
Strong distinctive 5 inch flowers 3 feet tall, a unique blend of yellows with light green cone. Enjoys full sun. Annual well-placed with perennials, & for cut flowers Jul-Oct. Cultivation: annual/bienniel sow: early April at 20oC. - Transplant: after frost into sunny spot.

Rudbeckia Hirta
'cherokee sunset'

plus All America Selections - Flower Award Winner 2002
Double/semi-double flowers with a blend of sunset & autumn colours right to the end of season. For borders & cutting. Flowers: Jul-frost Cultivation: annual sow: Feb 18-20oC. Germination: lightly cover seed with vermiculite.


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You can buy seed and plants for garden flowers from Nature Hills in the U.S.A. and Dobies Seeds in the U.K.
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