Not only is Sedum Lemon Coral vigorous, but being a succulent that stores water in its foliage, it is extremely drought tolerant.
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
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
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
Verbenas are great spreaders, both in the garden as a ground cover or in containers where they will trail, growing about 6 – 12” in height.
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
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
Dipladenia and Mandevilla are annual tropical plants and absolute stunners!
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
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