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Winter Aconite

Winter Aconite (Eranthis) resembles a Crocus mixed with Buttercups. This flower grows in the later winter months.

They are a small flower, reaches only about 3-4 inches tall, that covers the ground in the end of winter. The bright yellow color really brightens up the dark winter months.

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2017-08-25T12:34:02-04:00Categories: Winter Flowers and Plants|

Water Lily Plants

Water Lily plants (Nymphaeaceae) grow and live in freshwater. They are planted in soil that is underneath the water, and when ready the leaves and flowers float up to the surface.

They are the July birth month flower. This may be because they grow during the summer months.

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2017-08-25T15:49:42-04:00Categories: Summer Flowers and Plants|

Tickseed

Tickseed (Coreopsis) is a summer flower that grows in many different varieties. Not only can you choose different colors, you can also choose to grow perennial flowers or annual ones.

Although a majority of this plant grows in a yellow color, you can also grow Coreopsis in colors like pink and two […]

2017-08-25T12:11:09-04:00Categories: Summer Flowers and Plants|

Thanksgiving Cactus

Thanksgiving Cactus (Schlumbergera) is a perennial houseplant that blooms every fall. If you think you might like to grow one, they are fairly simple to grow and make for a wonderful centerpiece for your holiday table.

In order to grow Schlumbergera, plant it in a well-drained soil mix and place the pot […]

2017-08-25T12:24:29-04:00Categories: Fall Flowers and Plants|

Sweet Pea Flowers

Sweet Pea flowers (Lathyrus odoratus) are the April birth month flower. They are considered to be vines, and they have a very dainty look to them, and a great scent.

Even though they grow from a vine, these flowers can be cut and used in a vase, either with a flower arrangement, […]

2017-08-25T15:34:38-04:00Categories: Spring Flowers and Plants|

Sternbergia

Sternbergia begins to grow in the beginning of fall. While it only grows until about October, it is a beautiful, warm-colored fall flower.

Plant the bulbs in September. You should plant each bulb about 4 inches deep and about 6 inches apart.

The bulbs should be placed in well-drained soil in a spot […]

2017-08-25T12:23:56-04:00Categories: Fall Flowers and Plants|

Squill

Squill are bulb plants that grow in the winter months. When they bloom they spread out quite rapidly. They cover the ground and look like a light blue carpet. They are pretty enough to warm up the coldest of winter days.

While some varieties of this plant grow in the spring, Persian […]

2017-08-25T12:33:39-04:00Categories: Winter Flowers and Plants|

Speedwell

Speedwell (Veronica) is another summer plant that grows out of the ground, looking like a spike. They are about 1 to 4 feet tall and grow throughout the whole summer season.

On each stem many little spike like flowers grow. The flowers come in shades of blue, pink, purple, white or red.

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2017-08-25T12:10:05-04:00Categories: Summer Flowers and Plants|

Solomons Seal Plant

Solomons seal plant (Polygonatum) is a perennial that grows from spring all the way through to fall. It is a tough plant that grows well in the shade.

This is another versatile plant that can survive in any temperature. No matter how hot or cold the temperature gets, Solomons seal will be […]

2017-08-25T11:05:28-04:00Categories: Spring Flowers and Plants|

Snowdrop Flower

The Snowdrop flower (Galanthus) is the January birth month flower they grow from late winter into early spring.

Since this is a winter flower they grow best in the cooler climates. In areas where the weather is warmer, they will not grow to their best potential.

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2017-08-25T12:33:20-04:00Categories: Winter Flowers and Plants|
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