cutting garden - Knowledgebase Question

Beveerly Hills, Mi
Question by eandvwms
June 4, 2010
What plants do you suggest for a cutting garden on the east side of the house - up next to the brick home? NOT ROSES

Answer from NGA
June 4, 2010


The plants you ultimately choose will reflect your personal taste, but to get you started, here are some of the most popular plants for cutting gardens:
Here are some suggestions:

ANNUALS: ageratum, Bells of Ireland, calendula, campanula, celosia (cockscomb), cleome, cosmos, dianthus, lisianthis, geranium, gypsophila (baby's breath), helichrysum (strawflower), nicotiana, pansy, petunia, phlox, salpigloss, scabiosa, snapdragon, statice, sunflower, sweet pea, zinnia.

PERENNIALS: achillea (yarrow), aster, campanula, carnation, coreopsis. delphinium, dianthus, digitalis (foxglove), echinacea (purple coneflower), heuchera (coral bells), lupine, phlox, Icelandic poppy, rudbeckia (black-eyed susan), sage, shasta daisy, veronica.

Enjoy your garden.

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