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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Red

Daylily ‘Baltimore Oriole’ has a whisper of orange hiding beneath its velvety, red flowers. This daylily grows happily just about anywhere. My plant grew in the shade for years and still sent up several scapes full of flowers each summer. … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Red

Salvia ‘Whopper Lighthouse’ is one of my favorite annuals because it’s so easy to sprout from seed, and the plants aren’t bothered by pests or diseases. Hummingbirds love the red flower spikes that reach 30 inches tall. I can always … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Red

Tulip ‘Come Back’ is a Darwin tulip that grows 16 to 18 inches tall with bright-red flowers. ‘Come Back’ is hardy in Zones 3-9, and yes, the flowers really do come back each spring: ‘Sonnet Crimson’ is a mid-sized snapdragon … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Red

It’s impossible to ignore the flaming-red flowers of Petunia ‘Hurrah Red’. The plants have a mounded habit and grow 12 inches tall. They start blooming early in the season: ‘Darcey Bussell’ is a David Austin rose with beautiful crimson-red flowers. … Continue reading

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Flower Ideas: Show Me…Something Red

Zinnia ‘Park’s Picks Deep Red’ is an annual that grows 40 to 50 inches tall: ‘Over There’ is a daylily that grows 28 inches tall with 4-inch flowers: Phlox drummondii ‘Scarlet’ is an annual that grows 15 to 20 inches … Continue reading

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