Posts tagged Phlox

May 22, 2014

 

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Swallowtails

Adult butterflies linger in our gardens longer when we have the types of plants on which they can lay their eggs.

May 16, 2013

 

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Living Covers Stifle Weeds And Tie Plants Together Visually

Here are a few ground covers that I like to use to stifle the weeds and tie other plants together in a pleasing manner.

May 26, 2011

 

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Groundcover Phlox

Low-growing phloxes have a cool color palette made up of lavenders, purples, pinks and whites.

May 5, 2011

 

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Cornell’s Combinations: Camouflaging Spring Bulb Foliage

Unless the foliage of other perennials grows up to mask the bulb foliage as it decays, the garden looks a mess.

August 23, 2007

 

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Floating Flowers

Even if you have just a small garden made up primarily of annuals, you can still make wonderful floral centerpieces for your dinner table.

June 28, 2007

 

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Red White and Blue

In July Americans celebrate Independence Day and the French celebrate Bastille Day so it seems appropriate to think about red, white and blue flowers.

June 23, 2005

 

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Phlox

It has many virtues, such as a spicy perfume, reliability, and rich colors.

September 10, 2004

 

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Butterfly Bush

If you wish to attract many butterflies to your garden, plant a butterfly Bush, “Buddleia Davidii,” in your garden.

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