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Evening Blooms Early - Achillea Desert Eve™ series

Evening Blooms Early - Achillea Desert Eve™ series

Posted by Emerald Coast Growers on Jan 11th 2023

Those who live in actual deserts know: Evening is that delightful time you wait for all day, biding your time until the heat of the day wanes and the colors of the sky grow deep and mellow. Achillea Desert Eve™ varieties are bred for excellent vigor, compact growth and big flower heads, up to 4” across. They’re perfect for landscape, container or vase. Foliage is ferny and fragrant.‘Deep Rose’ Big umbels of deep rose-pink florets. Red Improved PP22333 Rich red blooms with g
Some Like it Cool - Part 2 (Aquilegia)

Some Like it Cool - Part 2 (Aquilegia)

Posted by John Friel on Nov 17th 2022

Energy Efficient Early Perennials – Columbine “And the eagle flies with the dove.” – Stephen StillsYou know “cool crops” as a description of certain annuals that don’t need (or like) lots of heat to finish for spring sales. Well, it’s not just for annuals anymore. Pick the right early flowering perennials, and you can realize significant energy savings. If you like your benches full and your heating bills low, we’ve got the perfect perennials for you. Aquilegia is a prime early bloomer, a t
Don’t Let Spring Creep Up On You! (Phlox subulata)

Don’t Let Spring Creep Up On You! (Phlox subulata)

Posted by John Friel on Aug 5th 2022

Known variously as creeping phlox or moss phlox, early-flowering Phlox subulata is a familiar friend, a welcome harbinger of spring. Its cheerful five-petaled blooms blanket slopes and spill over walls. We hear you: It’s hard to even imagine spring, let alone plan for it, while the dog days are still raging, hot and humid. But this really is the time to do just that.A crop of Phlox subulata planted in late summer / early fall has oceans of time to fill its containers with vigorous roots. So
Don’t Let Spring Creep Up On You! (Phlox subulata)

Don’t Let Spring Creep Up On You! (Phlox subulata)

Posted by John Friel on Oct 22nd 2021

Known variously as creeping phlox or moss phlox, early-flowering Phlox subulata is a welcome harbinger of spring. Its cheerful blooms blanket slopes and spill over walls.It might be hard to think spring, or plan for it, when autumn chores beckon. But this really is the time to do so.Planted in fall, P. subulata has lots of time to form a vigorous root mass. Soon, cold nights and short days will shut down vegetative growth. That tough evergreen foliage will hunker down and wait patiently. Sleep t

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