I love the time of the end of winter, when I plan what to grow to decorate the garden. This year is no exception, I've already received the first order, these are packs with flower seeds.
This spring I decided to grow seedlings of Brachykoma (above), because it turns out much cheaper than buying an already grown plant. Brachykoma is a very graceful, highly branched, annual plant of 15-25 cm tall.
It blooms profusely from mid-June about 75-90 days with numerous small inflorescence. I bought the seeds of white and blue Brachykoma. I hope I could grow seedlings, although seeds are small.
Many of you know well these Sunflowers (Helianthus). I've never planted them in the garden, I’m still not sure that they will like the garden soil.
Although on the Internet they say that Sunflowers are undemanding flowers. These are two varieties: Teddy Bear and Ice Cream. Teddy is yellow and fluffy, and Ice Cream has a dark center.
I used to grow seedlings of my favorite Chinese Asters (Callistephus) every year, plant them in large tubs in May. Asters wonderfully bloomed in different colors from mid-July to autumn last summer.
I've bought a pack of a mixture of Aster varieties. It’s a pity that I can’t have my own seeds of Aster because the summer is short and they don't have time to ripen.
A package of Garden Impatiens is next to Asters. This is a variety of high Impatiens with a pyramidal shape and many double flowers. I have not planted this Impatiens for about 10 years.
I want to plant them near the patio between Golden globe thujas.
Do you plan new flowers for your garden or a balcony? What are they?