Virtues: ‘Mount Everest’ is a white-flowered allium amid a sea of purple options. It offers the same large, round flower heads of many of the other varieties, only in bright white. This white-flowered allium is akin to the popular ‘Globemaster’ … Read Article
Virtues: We love this mix of five spring-flowering bulbs from Colorblends. The Woodland Blend combines five different early-blooming, mostly deer-proof bulbs that stand up to squirrels and rabbits, too. They also survive shade, provided they receive sun in early spring. … Read Article
Before you plant your spring-blooming bulbs this fall, make a simple flower bulb design plan that will guard against disappointment, blank spaces and awkward phases come spring. Follow these easy design tips.
Don’t delay. Plant bulbs before the first hard frost, which may be as late as Thanksgiving or Christmas in some USDA Zones. Give bulbs time to establish their roots a bit before the weather turns cold. Bulbs planted late may … Read Article
In the fall, after the hard garden labors of the season are coming to an end, it is easy to forgo bulb planting. And then you see this: Colorblends’ new Above the Cloud tulip combination and immediately set out to … Read Article
Artful ‘Fire and Ice’ caladium is exactly that, artful. Its gorgeous coloring is hard to resist. Adaptable to the garden and containers as well as an indoor setting, ‘Fire and Ice’ prefers heat and humidity to thrive. A mass planting … Read Article
We love Caladium ‘Modern Art’ for its stunning foliage that is perfect in container gardens as well as in the garden bed. In containers, ‘Modern Art’ is the focal point, the plant around which the design is based. In the … Read Article
We added ‘Dazzling Magic’ to our Plants We Love list for its soft red petals that are accentuated with strokes of mellow orange. Each petal, and therefore every flower of ‘Dazzling Magic’, is unique. Fair warning—it is easy to become … Read Article
Virtues: We love the newly introduced lily named ‘Kaveri’ for its vivid orange and yellow color, early bloom time, stem height and the sheer number of its blossoms. ‘Kaveri’ lily is a kind of brand-new lily called an “OA” lily—one … Read Article
Cyclamen are available as houseplants in winter, and they’re often given as gifts or purchased to be holiday decorations. Here are tips on caring for potted cyclamen.
Warm spells in winter can cause the soil to briefly thaw and send a signal to flower bulbs that it’s time to wake up and grow.