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Lisianthus Salvia
Marigold Snapdragon
Pansy Sunflower
Petunia Vinca
Rudbeckia Zinnia

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Lisianthus
Move to full, bright light and 80-85° temperature after the small seedlings first become visible.

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Hot summer sun, blooms thru drought, sow early
Direct Sow no
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Hardy South
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Bedding, cut flower, perennial border

Marigold
Plant overly tall or leggy seedlings deep,so they will root along the stems. Remove spent flowers for appearance and to promote more bloom. Easy!
Pansy Prepare planting site deeply, adding humus. A cool, shady, moist soil gives best results.

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Warm summer, full sun, quick grower
Direct Sow yes
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Annual
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Bedding, patio containers, cut flower

Monarda

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Summer bloom, hardy, sun or shade, sow early
Direct Sow yes
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Hardy
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Bedding, perennial border, cut flower

Nasturtium

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Cool spring, full sun, dry infertile soil
Direct Sow yes
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Annual
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Bedding, patio containers, baskets

Pampas Grass

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Hot summer sun, tough, any soil, sow early
Direct Sow no
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Hardy
Plant Spacing 4 ft.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Tall specimen, everlasting cut flower

Pansy

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Cool spring, full sun, sow early
Direct Sow no
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Hardy South
Plant Spacing 10 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Low beds, patio containers

Pardancanda
Will grow, even under adverse conditions. Use winter mulch north of Zone 7.

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Hot summer sun, tough, any soil, sow early
Direct Sow no
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Hardy
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Perennial border, cut flower

Petunia

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Warm summer, full sun
Direct Sow no
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Annual
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Bedding, patio container, hanging basket

Portulaca
May be started indoors or sown in the garden.

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Hot summer sun, tolerates drought
Direct Sow yes
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Annual
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Low beds, edging

Primula
Hardy sorts also available as plants. Prefer moist soil, high in humus.

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Cool spring, shade, sow early
Direct Sow no
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Hardy
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Bedding, winter houseplant, pot

Rudbeckia (Black-eyed Susan)

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Hot summer sun, blooms all summer, showy
Direct Sow yes
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Hardy
Plant Spacing 15 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Bedding, perennial border, cut flower

Salvia
Use reds for concentrated bright color; pastel shades do well in light shade. Drench seedlings with approved fungicide to prevent damping off.

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Sun or shade, warm summer
Direct Sow no
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Annual
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Bedding, hummingbirds

Snapdragon
Pinch back after blooming to promote a second flush of bloom.

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Cool spring or fall, full sun
Direct Sow no
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Hardy South
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Bedding, tall cutting border

Statice

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Warm summer, full sun
Direct Sow no
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Annual
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Borders, everlasting cut flower

Strawflower
To preserve, cut when showing good color and hang upside down, where air circulation is good.

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Warm summer, full sun
Direct Sow no
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Annual
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Beds, everlasting cut flower

Sunflower
Easily grown in sun. Large kinds provide edible seed for people or birds.

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Summer sun, fast growing
Direct Sow yes
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Annual
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Tall summer border, screen, bird forage

Vinca
Periwinkles are excellent for foliage effect and flowers from June to frost. Both creeping and dwarf upright types are available.

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Hot summer sun, tough, blooms thru drought
Direct Sow no
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Annual
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Bedding, edging, patio, baskets

Zinnia
Plant where good air circulation is available.

Will it grow and bloom in my yard? Hot summer sun, quick grower
Direct Sow yes
Annual or Perennial (Hardy) Annual
Plant Spacing 12 in.
Best Uses (Provided by varieties Park offers) Bedding, tall cutting border

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