Flowers are a popular gift for Mom. But cut flowers wither and die after just a few days, so why not get Mom a living bouquet instead so that she can enjoy your gift to her for years to come? Live plants and flowers are becoming more and more popular. [...]
Pink Foxglove – Photo by Madlantern Design
Name: Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea)
Type: Biennial (sometimes considered a perennial)
Growth habit: Also known as Dead Man’s Bells, Fairy Gloves, Finger Flower, and Fairy Thimbles (among many other variations,) the foxglove is an upright plant with fuzzy leaves. Blossoms appear (mid-late spring) on a tall spike [...]
Pansy – Photo by Madlantern Design
Name: Pansy (Viola tricolor)
Growth habit: Pansies are typically small, low-growing, upright plants. In shady locations, they can have a somewhat trailing pattern of growth.
Light Level: Prefers partial to full sun, but will tolerate some shade.
Fertilization: Any water-soluble fertilizer formulated for garden flowers or [...]