Dianthus Jolt Cherry Flower

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Dianthus Jolt Cherry Flower

Dianthus Jolt Cherry Flower

Dianthus Jolt Cherry Flower has bright cherry-red, single blooms that are ruffled on the edges. The foliage is dark green with narrow leaves. You will be sure to attract hummingbirds and butterflies to your flower garden when planting fragrant dianthus. Deer will not be found munching on this particular plant. Make sure that drought tolerant dianthus are planted in a location that drains well and try to avoid mulching with wood chips or organic material because this tends to transfer funguses to them.ultra-vivid cherry shade mixes magnificently with celosia, rudbeckia and echinacea in the front of the sunny border; downright awesome in a container. Jolt Cherry Dianthus Seeds produce blooms that are deep vibrant cherry red. The Jolt series is highly durable and will withstand hot summer conditions and remain in flower with few disease issues. Large red flower heads bloom over strong dark green foliage on well-branched plants.
The Jolt series is a cross between Sweet William and annual dianthus. This paring has created larger blooms that appear earlier than dwarf varieties and are self-cleaning. You can make gorgeous bouquets with the large bloom clusters.

There are over 300 species of dianthus flowers in the world. They come in a myriad of colors: red, purple, white and pink. Some common dianthus flowers are carnations, pinks and sweet williams.

Not only are dianthuses beautiful, they are also very easy to grow. You’ll find that the most difficult part of growing dianthus is choosing which type(s) you want to plant. They come in annuals, biennials and perennials—which allow you to enjoy them all year round. They bloom during the mid-summer in the Midwest and the North—and during the fall and winter in the South. You can plant dianthus flowers in spring or fall.
Dianthus flowers are very low maintenance. They require only cool weather, rich and slightly alkaline soil, and full sun exposure. Dianthus flowers are perfect for plant containers and will bring a splash of color to any urban balcony garden. Dianthus flowers come in many colors, either it be a solid white, red, purple, pink and sometimes yellow, or with two colors or marks in the petals. The height of this flower ranges from 6 inches to 3 feet, and there are so many Dianthus varieties that any gardener can find a beautiful Dianthus species to fit his or her balcony garden.

Vassio Meggos Lavender Dahlia

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Vassio Meggos Lavender Dahlia

 

Vassio Meggos Lavender Dahlia

This lavender giant is a wonderful dahlia to grow, show and cut. Large decorative type with huge lilac blooms. The easy-to-grow plant is 4-5 feet tall. The 9 inch lavender heads grow tall on long straight stems. The flowers last a long time in a vase and on the stem. A lavender pink sport from the variety Spartacus. The blooms is fold back to the stem like the parent plant. This is one beautiful and impressive Dahlia. Long stems which occasionally are not up to supporting the large flowers but it wins at lots of Dahlia shows. This is another one of my nicest dahlias by far. This plant gets about a good 5.5′ tall and is loaded with tons of huge purplish pink blooms. Make sure you stake this one really good because it gets real top heavy. Fast grower.
Vassio Meggos Decorative dahlias have fully double blooms showing no central disc. The florets are broad and are essentially flat, being neither markedly involute or revolute. In some cultivars the florets may be re-curved, while in others ( informal ), they may be slightly twisted.
Decorative dahlias are favorites of exhibitors and gardeners alike and are popular with flower arrangers.  They have fully double flower heads, showing no central disc, that range in size from miniature to giant with ray-florets that are broad and flat, or involute for less than three-quarters of their length, terminating in blunt pointed ends.  The plants have a corresponding range of heights and spreads.

Pink Nelson Carnation Flowers

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Pink Nelson Carnation Flowers

Pink Nelson Carnation Flowers

Carnations are exceptionally hardy and their ruffled and full bloom makes them one of the most versatile fresh flowers.Carnations are also commonly referred to by their scientific name, “Dianthus”, the name given by the Greek botanist Theophrastus. Carnations got the name Dianthus from two Greek Words – “dios”, referring to the god Zeus, and “anthos”, meaning flower. Carnations are thus known as the “The Flowers of God”. Most attractive variety is bi color carnations flowers like White Pink Tundra Carnations, Tundra Carnations.

Carnations – Meanings
Another reason why carnations have become popular is because they come in numerous colors and each color of carnation has a different meaning. Some of these meanings are listed below.

Carnations What they Mean
Carnations in general Fascination, – Woman’s Love
Pink Carnations – Mother’s Love
Light red Carnations – Admiration
Dark red Carnations -Deep Love and a Woman’s Affection
White Carnations -Pure Love and Good Luck
Striped Carnations  – Regret, Refusal
Green Carnations – St. Patrick’s Day
Purple Carnations – Capriciousness
Yellow Carnation – Disappointment, Dejection

Types of Carnations

Carnation cultivars are mainly of three types:
Large flowered Carnations – one large flower per stem.
Spray Carnations (Mini Carnations) – with lots of smaller flowers.
Dwarf flowered Carnations – several small flowers on one stem.

Growing Carnations

Carnations grow readily from cuttings made from the suckers that form around the base of the stem, the side shoots of the flowering stem, or the main shoots before they show flower-buds.
The cuttings from the base make the best plants in most cases.
These cuttings may be taken from a plant at any time through fall or winter, rooted in sand and potted up.
They may be put in pots until the planting out time in spring, which is usually in April or in any time when the ground is ready to be handled.
The soil should be deep, friable and sandy loam.

Yellow Red Daisy Flowers

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Yellow Red Daisy Flowers

Yellow Red Daisy Flowers

Gerbera daisies are so perfect they hardly look real. They bloom in nearly every color (except true blues and purples) and produce fantastically large flowers on long, thick, sturdy stems. Gerbera daisy (Gerbera jamesonii), is a daisy-like bloomer that comes in a variety of jewel tones, also known as Transvaal daisy. The impressive flowers, which grow on top of single, tall stems, are complemented by mounds of slightly fuzzy leaves. At maturity, Gerbera daisy reaches heights of 8 to 24 inches, depending on the variety. Although Gerbera daisies are often grown as annuals, they are perennial in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 to 11. Plant Gerbera daisy bedding plants in the garden when all danger of spring frosts have passed.

Gerbera Daisy plants, with 30 fellow varieties, are one of the most popular, frequently delivered & self-grown flowers across the U.S. Because of their bright & bold colors: red, orange, yellow, white, cream, purple and pink, Gerber daisies can be so vividly colored, you will wonder if they are real. They are. Gerbera is a large genus in the same family as sunflowers (Asteraceae). They are native to South Africa, but a lot of breeding has gone into developing the large daisy-like flowers we see today. They were initially bred to be cut flowers and are still the 5th most common cut flower in the world.This bright, flowering plant is effective at removing trichloroethylene, which you may bring home with your dry cleaning. Large flowers heads have rayed petals around a center disk or green or black. The disk is composed of the actual tiny flowers. Petal colors range from pale pastels and cream to bold oranges, yellows, reds and bi-colors.

There are 4 general classes of Gerbera:

  • Single flowers: This constitutes the main class. Singles will have either one or 2 layers of petals.
  • Semi-double flowers: These have a row of short petals around the center disk. Cut Gerbera Daisies are usually semi-doubles.
  • Double flowers: With multiple layers of petals (5 – 7) the doubles looks a bit more like zinnias or dahlias, than daisies.
  • Spider flowers: These have thinner, more pointed petals.

Lime Color Dahlia Flower

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Lime Color Dahlia Flower

Lime Color Dahlia Flower

Dahlias are a diverse group of flowering plants with a whole range of flower shapes and colours! Dahlia plants are easy to grow, giving you late summer colour when many other plants are past their best. Whether you want flowers for cutting or flowers for a pot by your back door there will be a dahlia to suit most places! Single-flowered varieties will also attract bees. Read our guide to learn how to grow dahlias in your garden.
Dahlias (Dahlia pinnata) are natives of central Mexico in the region of Mexico City. The early forms were mostly single flower types that grew on well-drained soils of volcanic origin. Because of their origin, dahlias require well-drained soils, fairly sunny locations, and, of course, proper fertilization and protection from pests.

Dahlias are considered one of the most spectacular garden flowers. There is a great variety of form in dahlias, from the showy dinner-plate size to the bright, little single ones.
Dahlias are natives of the mountainous regions of Mexico and, although they grow in a warm country, they are actually temperate plants requiring cooler conditions. There are 30 species and 20,000 cultivars of Dahlias.
Varieties of Dahlias – There are wide varieties of dahlias based on their sizes, flowering patterns and resemblance to other flowers :-

Single-flowered Dahlias
Anemone-flowered Dahlias
Collerette Dahlias
Waterlily Dahlias
Decorative Dahlias
Ball Dahlias
Pompon Dahlias
Cactus Dahlias
Miscellaneous Dahlias
Fimbriated Dahlias
Single Orchid Dahlias (Star)
Double Orchid Dahlias

 

Yellow Red Daisy Wallpaper

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Yellow Red Daisy Wallpaper

Yellow Red Daisy Wallpaper

Daisies are so perfect they hardly look real. They bloom in nearly every color (except true blues and purples) and produce fantastically large flowers on long, thick, sturdy stems. Gerbera daisy (Gerbera jamesonii), is a daisy-like bloomer that comes in a variety of jewel tones, also known as Transvaal daisy. The impressive flowers, which grow on top of single, tall stems, are complemented by mounds of slightly fuzzy leaves. At maturity, Gerbera daisy reaches heights of 8 to 24 inches, depending on the variety. Although Gerbera daisies are often grown as annuals, they are perennial in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 8 to 11. Plant Gerbera daisy bedding plants in the garden when all danger of spring frosts have passed.

Gerbera Daisy plants, with 30 fellow varieties, are one of the most popular, frequently delivered & self-grown flowers across the U.S. Because of their bright & bold colors: red, orange, yellow, white, cream, purple and pink, Gerber daisies can be so vividly colored, you will wonder if they are real. They are. Gerbera is a large genus in the same family as sunflowers (Asteraceae). They are native to South Africa, but a lot of breeding has gone into developing the large daisy-like flowers we see today. They were initially bred to be cut flowers and are still the 5th most common cut flower in the world.This bright, flowering plant is effective at removing trichloroethylene, which you may bring home with your dry cleaning.Large flowers heads have rayed petals around a center disk or green or black. The disk is composed of the actual tiny flowers. Petal colors range from pale pastels and cream to bold oranges, yellows, reds and bi-colors.

There are 4 general classes of Gerbera:

  • Single flowers: This constitutes the main class. Singles will have either one or 2 layers of petals.
  • Semi-double flowers: These have a row of short petals around the center disk. Cut Gerbera Daisies are usually semi-doubles.
  • Double flowers: With multiple layers of petals (5 – 7) the doubles looks a bit more like zinnias or dahlias, than daisies.
  • Spider flowers: These have thinner, more pointed petals.

Can Can Picotee Purple Velvet Petunia

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CAN CAN PICOTEE VELVET

Can Can Picotee Purple Velvet Petunia

Each velvety trumpet has a well defined, creamy white margin that makes these flowers really stand out from the foliage. Let this trailing petunia spill from hanging baskets and patio containers for a particularly eye catching display this summer.
Petunia Flowers are bright and lively, bloom from spring until frost, and scent the air with lovely fragrance. Best of all, they’re amazingly easy to grow, both in the garden and in containers.Petunias are one of the most popular garden bedding flowers. They have wide trumpet shaped flowers and branching foliage that is hairy and somewhat sticky. Petunias are prolific bloomers, although some forms require deadheading to keep them going. However most varieties will bloom throughout the summer, except in extreme heat. You can now find petunias in just about every color but true blue and with growing habits that mound in borders or trail down containers. You can also plant them in landscape beds. Many traditional colors to chose from. Petunias are low maintenance plants; just water them and fertilize them to help produce more blooms.
Petunias are one of the most popular garden bedding flowers. They have wide trumpet shaped flowers and branching foliage that is hairy and somewhat sticky. Petunias are prolific bloomers, although some forms require deadheading to keep them going. However most varieties will bloom throughout the summer, except in extreme heat. You can now find petunias in just about every color but true blue and with growing habits that mound in borders or trail down containers.