planting long lasting flowers for cutting - Knowledgebase Question

Guttenberg, Ne
Question by leivaventura
March 29, 2010
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!!!

Answer from NGA
March 29, 2010


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:

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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