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Zinnia Thumbelina Dwarf Mixed Colors

Zinnia Thumbelina Dwarf Mixed Colors

$1.79

Zinnia Thumbelina is a half-hardy annual and an All-American Selection. These captivating dwarf plants have half-dollar size blossoms of pink, white, scarlet, orange, and yellow. Neat, compact plants hide old blossoms with new growth. Blooms early and continues all summer.

Color: Pink, white, scarlet, orange, yellow

Plant Type: Annual

Fill Weight (grams): 0.3

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 5-10 Days

Days To Bloom: 35-60 Days

Planting Depth: .25"

Seed Spacing: 12"

Growing Height: 6-8"

Best Container Size: 18"+

Instructions: After all danger of frost, sow in open ground or container well exposed. Or, for earlier bloom, start indoors in flats about 4 weeks before the last frost. Cover with 1/4 inch of soil. When the plants are 3 inches high, thin or transplant.

Suggestions: Unsurpassed for neat edgings and borders. Ideal for window boxes or containers. Water and fertilize frequently.


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Sweet Pea Early Flowering Mixed Colors

Sweet Pea Early Flowering Mixed Colors

$1.99

The Early Flowering mix of Sweet Peas has large clusters of fragrant, delicately ruffled flowers. Blooms are extra early in this improved version of an old-fashioned favorite.

Color: Pink, purple, red, white

Plant Type: Annual

Scent: Very sweet

Fill Weight (grams): 2.25

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 10-14 Days

Days To Bloom: 45-50 Days

Planting Depth: .5"

Seed Spacing: 4-6"

Growing Height: 5-7'

Instructions: Direct-seed outdoors as soon as soil can be worked. Or start indoors 4 to 6 weeks earlier, for transplanting. In mild climates, seeds can be sown outside in fall for late winter/early spring bloom. Soak seeds 24 hours before planting. Remove faded flowers to prolong bloom. Thrives in cool weather.

Suggestions: Plant Gigantea Mix sweet peas along a fence with morning glories for a showy display of blooming vines all season long.


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California Poppy Mission Bells
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California Poppy Mission Bells

California Poppy Mission Bells Flower

$1.79

Mission Bells California Poppies have beautiful, bell-shaped blooms that are free-flowering and showcase a mix of shimmering jewel tones. Drought tolerant and very sturdy despite their delicate appearance, these are perfect in rock gardens or containers. In milder climates, it will reseed itself.

Color: Pink, yellow

Plant Type: Annual

Scent: Soft sweet

Fill Weight (grams): 0.45

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 10-12 Days

Days To Bloom: 70-90 Days

Planting Depth: .25"

Seed Spacing: 6-8"

Growing Height: 12"

Best Container Size: 18"+

Instructions: In early spring, sow in open ground well exposed. Cover with 1/4 inch of soil. In mild climates, plant in fall or winter. When plants are 2 inches high, thin. Does not transplant easily, so plant directly to its home.

Suggestions: Excellent for summer banks, terraces, rock gardens, borders and containers. In dry areas, for easy maintenance, plant with African Daisies.


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Cosmos Dwarf Cutesy Mixed Colors

Cosmos Dwarf Cutesy Mixed Colors

$1.99

Compact plants fit perfectly into a small garden. Flowers bloom in lustrous shades of pink, white, rose and purple. Easy to grow plants flower throughout the summer.

Color: Pink, white, rose, purple

Plant Type: Annual

Fill Weight (grams): 0.3

Grows Best In: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Days to Germination: 3 - 7 Days

Days To Bloom: 45 - 60 Days

Planting Depth: .25"

Seed Spacing: 12"

Growing Height: 20 - 24"

Best Container Size: 18"+

Instructions: For earliest bloom, start in a sunny window 5 to 7 weeks before transplanting outdoors. May be seeded directly into the garden. Prefers sun and will grow well in poor soil.

Suggestions: Mix with Bachelor�s Buttons, Celosia and Baby�s Breath for an elegant floral arrangement. Great for containers and sunny borders. Longlasting cut flowers for bouquets.


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Foxglove Excelsior Hybrid Mixed Colors

Foxglove Excelsior Hybrid Mixed Colors

$2.19

Foxgloves are easy to grow and produce enormous spires of large, dangling bells. This selection blooms in a range of lovely pastel shades. Perform best in a rich, moist soil. CAUTION: Toxic if eaten.

Color: Pink, rose, purple, cream, white

Plant Type: Perennial

Fill Weight (grams): 0.25

Grows Best In: Full Sun/Partial Shade

Days to Germination: 15 - 20 Days

Days To Bloom: 70 - 100 Days

Planting Depth: Tamp

Seed Spacing: 15 - 24"

Growing Height: 3'

Best Container Size: 18"+

Instructions: After all danger of frost, sow outdoors. Firm by light tamping. When plants are 4 inches high, thin or transplant.

Suggestions: Excellent for backgrounds and woodland plantings. Great for lightly shaded areas. Do not ingest seeds or plants.


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Alyssum Pastel Carpet
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Alyssum Pastel Carpet

Alyssum Pastel Carpet

$1.99

Alyssum Pastel Carpet produces lush carpets of small pink, lavender, and cream bloom. They are lovely planted in rock gardens, borders, or containers. The plants spread to 10 inches.

Color: Pink, lavender, cream

Plant Type: Annual

Scent: Sweet

Fill Weight (grams): 0.2

Grows Best In: Sun/Partial Shade

Days to Germination: 5-14 Days

Days To Bloom: 49-84 Days

Growth Type: Sun/Partial Shade

Planting Depth: .25"

Seed Spacing: 6-8"

Growing Height: 4-6"

Best Container Size: 12"+

Instructions: After danger of frost, sow seeds in open ground well exposed. Cover with 1/4 inch of soil. When plants are 2 inches tall, thin to allow for spreading.

Suggestions: Ideal for edging and good in rock gardens, on sunny banks, and wall crevices. Excellent for window boxes and hanging baskets.


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