How to Plant the Peony

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Peonies are an attractive perennial plant with colorful flowers and attractive green leaves. Flower colors include yellow, pink, deep red and cream. Blooming each spring, typically in May, the large blossoms create a beautiful design in your landscape. There are two types of peonies, garden and tree peonies. Garden peonies, with their bushy stems, grow…


How to Plant Sarah Bernhardt Peonies

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Although many garden shrubs produce colorful flowers and beautiful foliage, few offer the wide range of the peony. The peony grows in large and small cultivars and produces single and double flowers in coral, red, cream, scarlet, purple, white, yellow and even black. Sarah Bernhardt peonies produce ruffled, decorative blooms in the red and pink…


How to Plant Stella De Oro Daylilies

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Hardy perennials that require little care, Stella de Oro daylilies are great flowers for the busy gardener. Called daylilies because each flower lives only a day, these flowers will be beautiful additions to your flower garden. Buy your plants from a local garden supply store or a greenhouse. Difficulty: Easy Instructions Things You’ll Need Shovel…


How to Plant & Divide Irises

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Irises are perennial plants that grow from rhizomes. These structures are thick underground stems from which roots sprout downward and plant stalks shoot upward, breaking through the ground. In the case of irises, rhizomes resemble sweet potatoes. As the plant gets older, its rhizomes multiply underground. Too many of them in one hole cause the…


Dendrobium Orchid Plant Care

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The dendrobium orchid plant has thick stems that appear like canes and are able to store moisture and food during times of drought. The plants are highly adaptable and have been known to grow in trees or in rocks. The dendrobium orchid includes more than 100 species and is classified into two types, evergreen and…


The Growing Stages of a Shasta Daisy Plant

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Shasta daisies, belonging to the Asteraceae family, provide a wealth of bright, white blooms to any cutting garden or flowerbed. Growing in tidy clumps that reach 2 to 3 feet in height, Shasta daisies attract bees and butterflies with blooms that last from early summer through fall. These low maintenance beauties, readily propagated by seed…


How to Plant Daisy White Button Seeds in Florida

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Daisies are one of the most cheerful flowers around. With their bright yellow centers and clean white petals, white button daisies have won their way into the hearts of flower fans around the world. Since these flowers love sun, Florida is the ideal growing environment. To grow these bright perennials for yourself, grab some seeds…


How to Plant Gerbera Daisies

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Gerbera daisies (also known as gerber daisies) are mainly known for their bright, vibrant blooms. Gerbera daisies are hardy plants that are considered perennials in mild climates, and annuals in areas where freezing temperatures are common during winter months. The gerbera daisy plants don’t need any special treatment to grow and thrive, but they do…


Where Do I Plant a Gerber Daisy Outside?

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A Gerbera daisy has the botanical name Gerbera jamesonii and is a perennial in the southern states. In the northern United States, however, it’s an annual plant, as the plant can’t handle colder temperatures. Care Gerbera plants do best when planted in mild temperatures where the nighttime temperature doesn’t reach below 59 degrees Fahrenheit. Gerbera.org…


When to Plant Shasta Daisy Plants

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Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum x superbum) are the classic daisies with white petals and a prominent yellow center. Reliable, low-maintenance Shastas bloom in early summer. If deadheaded regularly and cut back before seeding, they continue blooming through August. Shasta daisies grow in U.S. Department of Agriculture Plant Hardiness Zones 4 through 8 and thrive in full…


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