Succulents have been popular since about 2010 and they continue to be a steadfast décor element in fashion, the wedding industry, interior design, and landscape architecture. There are so many reasons to love succulents! They are easy to maintain and require less fuss than most other houseplants. … Read More
Mother’s Day is just about the only day that can rival Valentine’s Day in flower sales. And who doesn't want the best for Mom? We're here to provide a few tips on buying your mother flowers this year so that you can be the favorite child.
Historically, carnations … Read More
Mums are one of the most recognizable fall flowers. Available in sizes from 4.5" to 12", mums are a popular choice for fall decorating. They bloom late summer through fall with small to medium blooms. Mums come in a variety of colors, including yellow, orange, red, pink, … Read More
Violas are a popular and hearty annual that blooms throughout Fall and into Winter. They come in a variety of solid colors from cheery yellows and bright oranges, to deep purples, and even black. Violas also come in Blotch versions, which feature an accent color in the … Read More
One popular fall annual that packs a big punch of color is the Pansy. While its name suggests images of weakness, Pansies are actually quite the opposite. This hearty flower blooms from late summer to early winter, bringing color throughout the Fall, right up until harsher temperatures … Read More
Peonies are a popular landscaping design idea because of their large, beautiful blooms. While peonies are available in many colors, 'Karl Rosenfield' is one of our favorites. Deep pink to red double flowers adorn this lovely perennial that blooms in May and June.
Light Needs: Full sun
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Caladium is a unique accent plant for summer annuals or as tubers planted within a garden. Large, heart-shaped leaves are available in color combinations of red, pink, rose, white, chartreuse, and green. The foliage is almost translucent, which makes them light up a shaded garden area.
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You might have noticed the repetitive theme of gardening over the past several weeks in our blog. Well, here at D & A Dunlevy, we are all about container gardening right now! The rewards and benefits of this type of garden are endless. Here's our list of … Read More
You may think that in our area, the Tropical Hibiscus is not an ideal plant for installing in a landscape. But it makes a great potted summer annual and can be housed indoors during colder months. The beautiful blooms are typically 6" in diameter and will last … Read More
Another great choice for summer annuals is Verbena. The clusters of small flowers provides variety from more traditional annuals. The blooms last throughout summer and come in a variety of colors, including red, purple, pink, white, and even peach.
Light Needs: Full sun
Watering Needs: Moderate, more in dry … Read More