Zinnia's bursts of color and assortment fill the summer garden, to extend their vase life just dip the cut edge of the stem in boiling water for 20 seconds. This helps contain the nutrient-rich sap within the flower.
Bee Balm Monarda - A favorite with hummingbirds, these brilliant monardas explode forth from tall stems to catch the attention of your garden visitors. Grows to 24 to 36 H Perennial Bloom period: summer Full sun to partial shade Hardiness zones:
The Toughest Lavender Plant - The Phenomenal Lavender. The electric blue, candelabra-shaped Canary Island varieties. French lavenders, bloom almost continuously here. Deadheading the French varieties will force new blooms from lower down the stem.