planting long lasting flowers for cutting - Knowledgebase Question

Guttenberg, Ne
Question by leivaventura
March 29, 2010
Hello,
I finally have my own backyard and am very eager to learn. I want to plant flowers that bloom in summer and last long after they are cut. Alos, I would like to plant flowers that are fragrant. Thanks so much for your help!!!


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Answer from NGA
March 29, 2010

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There are hundreds of perennials you can plant in your cutting garden! Rather than try to list them all, here's a website you can visit:
http://www.skh.com/PlantCare/p...

Flowers last longest in vases if you cut them before they are fully opened and if you change the water every 2-3 days. You can increase their vase life if you cut a little off the bottom of the stem everytime you change the water in the vase. Enjoy your cutting garden!

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