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Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum known as mum or mums is the typical fall staple flower. Well, it is to me! Every fall my mother always goes to the local nursery to pick out her selection of brightly fall colored mums.

There are many different species and colors of mums. There are also 12 different types […]

2017-08-25T12:16:13-04:00Categories: Fall Flowers and Plants|

Christmas Rose

Christmas Rose (Helleborus) is a winter perennial flower that grows outdoors. It is a slow growing flower that once it finally blooms, it lasts for many months. Some can live for up to 3 to 4 months after they are in full bloom.

When the flower head starts to bloom, it first […]

2017-08-25T12:27:56-04:00Categories: Winter Flowers and Plants|

China Aster

China Aster (Callistephus) is a flower that resembles a daisy, but only has one species. It is primarily grown in China. They are annuals that have a long blooming period.

They begin to bloom in the middle of summer and can continue to grow all the way through to the first frost.

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2017-08-25T11:09:25-04:00Categories: Summer Flowers and Plants|

Carnation Flower

The Carnation flower (Dianthus Caryophyllus) is one of the more popular flowers that everyone recognizes. They are the typical staple to almost any flower arrangement. Not only do they look very pretty, they smell really good too.

A member of the Dianthus family, Carnations come in both annual and perennial form. They […]

2017-08-25T15:00:50-04:00Categories: Summer Flowers and Plants|

Cape Primrose

Cape Primrose (Streptocarpus) is an indoor plant that most people keep during the cold winter months. While they can grow year round, they are most popular as a winter flower. I guess it brings a little bit of spring to the dampness of winter.

This plant is very easy to grow. Once […]

2017-08-25T12:27:14-04:00Categories: Winter Flowers and Plants|

Candytuft

Candytuft (Iberis Umbellata) is a very delicate looking flower. They can be a perennial or an annual. The perennial kind comes in delicate white flowers, while the annual type can come in white, pink, or lavender.

The annual versions look sort of flat on top. They almost look like little clusters of […]

2017-08-25T10:39:58-04:00Categories: Spring Flowers and Plants|

Brunnera Macrophylla

Brunnera Macrophylla also known as Siberian Bugloss is a member of the perennial family. It blooms from the middle of spring until the end of spring.

This plant has great big bright green leaves that are accompanied by tiny light blue flowers.

After the flowers die off for the season, the leaves remain. […]

2017-08-25T10:39:37-04:00Categories: Spring Flowers and Plants|

Boltonia

Boltonia is a flower that is not very well known. Or perhaps they are well known, just not by their name.

They bear a strong resemblance to Daisies and certain species of the Aster plant. Like a Daisy they have the same yellow disc in the center and are surrounded by flat […]

2017-08-25T12:15:51-04:00Categories: Fall Flowers and Plants|
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