Four Season Color - Knowledgebase Question

Harlem, GA
Question by bwatkins2003
July 11, 2005
What kinds of flowers can be planted and will bloom for each Season, such as Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer?

Answer from NGA
July 11, 2005


There's a nearly endless list of annuals and perennials you can plant for four season interest in your garden. Start at fall planting time by putting spring-flowering bulbs (daffodils or tulips, for example) under such winter bedding plants as violas or flowering kale. Around New Year's, you might replace the fall annuals with primulas; in early spring, pull out the primulas in favor of calendulas, wallflowers, or English daisies. Your last planting might be a summer selection of lobelia, ageratum, geraniums, marigolds, or petunias. There may be other plants available seasonally at your favorite garden center, but at least you have a few ideas now on how to stage your garden's spectacular display. Enjoy!

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