+ Fuchsia Dollar Princess

Fuchsia

Old fashioned flowers making a come back! Two of the seven hanging baskets that were featured in our 2018 Hanging Basket Challenge used Fuchsias to make a real statement. This showy upright annual with unique hanging flowers comes in many colours and forms and has been around for ‘donkey’s years’. Many of us will remember our Grandmothers growing them. Over the last few years, with many… Read More

+ Cut Flower Transplants

Grow a Cutting Garden

Grow your own bouquets this summer! As most of you know, the Flower Farm was originally established in 1993 to grow flowers for cutting and drying. Over the years, as our business evolved and priorities changed, we stopped the field production (2001) and started selling transplants for customers to grow their own at home. Flowers should be planted in full sun in either a… Read More

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Dragon Wing Begonia

Have you experienced the ‘Dragon’ yet? Dragon Wing Begonias are one of my favourite annuals of all time – everyone needs a Dragon Wing somewhere in their garden! Flowers are either bright red or soft pink, both with a yellow centre and are held above beautiful glossy green ‘wing’ shaped leaves. The effect is an upright bushy clump with foliage that arches and flowers that hang. The… Read More

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Illumination Begonias

Begonias are fabulous in shade! Do you have a shady spot where you could enjoy a showy hanging basket? If so I highly recommend trying our Illumination Begonias. Available in Red, White, Salmon Pink and Golden Picotee, these large beautiful blooms will make you happy all season! Plants grow upright, but also cascade, creating a gorgeous hanging flower display. We have grown baskets of individual colours,… Read More

+ Supertunia Lovie Dovie

Supertunia Latte and Supertunia Lovie Dovie

Stunning new Petunias Trailing Petunias are one of the easiest annuals to grow. We grow a large selection of colours, with our variety list increasing every year. Trailing Petunias flower continually through the season, require very minimal maintenance and love heat and full sun. Easy colour and great habit! Plant in hanging baskets for the full effect of cascading blooms, or enjoy in lower… Read More

Sweet Potato Vine Varieties

Vigorous summer colour! Sweet Potato Vines are a real staple around here! They’re fantastic in mixed planters, hanging baskets or planted in the ground where they will sprawl and fill out beautifully. These foliage plants have a mounding and trailing habit and their vigorous growth and colourful leaves make them very popular. Plant breeders have been very busy in the last while and there… Read More

+ Spreading Zinnia Profusion

Spreading Zinnia Profusion

Bright and easy annuals! We have grown spreading Zinnias for many years now and they are often passed by in the greenhouses as they are typically sold green or in bud and are just not as eye catching as the flowering plants. Do not pass this plant by again! Once planted and established in your garden, Profusion Zinnias will put on a show stopping… Read More

+ Instant Garden Pot

Instant Garden Pot

Pop one of our new annual Instant Garden Pots in a container or in the ground for instant colour that will last all summer! Each of our combo 1 gallon pots contains 3 colour coordinated premium Proven Winner varieties that will grow together successfully and spread to create beautiful blooms until frost. Instant Plantification Choose from 10 different combos to suit all colour schemes…. Read More

Canna Toucan

Go tropical this summer! I am hugely impressed with our new Toucan Cannas! Available in yellow or scarlet, these annuals are big, bold, easy, colourful and will flower all summer. Plants grow 3-4 feet in height and produce large, tropical looking flower heads in yellow or red. Foliage is also large and lush, with the scarlet variety producing beautiful bronze leaves. Container Thriller Use… Read More

Begonias

Stunning New Begonias Last year, in my plant researching adventures, I came across many types of annual Begonia boliviensis varieties. Unlike other varieties of tuberous Begonia such as Non Stop and trailing Illumination types, this grouping of tuberous Begonias grows well in full sun or dappled shade. Cute Kiss Pink and Million Kisses Amour I chose two varieties to trial this year – Cute… Read More