You can now take cuttings from many tender herbaceous perennials, including salvias, osteospermum
, fuchsias, pelargoniums and agyranthemums.
Don't forget rock plants such as armeria maritima, aubrieta, dianthus alpinus, phlox subulata, stachys, osteospermum
jucundum, erigeron karvinskianus, and iris pumila.
Geraniums, cosmos, escholzia (Californian poppy), gazania, osteospermum
and nicotiana should all be okay.
There are zinnias, calendulas, catananche, echinops, inula, eupatorium, tagetes, gaillardia, osteospermum
- the list is endless.
If you must use annuals, which are notoriously thirsty, keep them in pots rather than borders and go for ones Russian a purple which can withstand drier situations, like pelargoniums, gazania and osteospermum
This technique can be used on many fast growing perennials including nemesias, diascias and osteospermum
Among the new plug and liner introductions for the 2012 season are: Alyssum (Lobularia) Silver Stream, Calibrachoa Superbells Grape Punch, Petunia Supertunia White Russian, Osteospermum
3D Series, and Verbena Lanai Twister Pink.
MixMasters High Voltage combines Voltage Yellow Osteospermum
and Aztec Red Velvet Verbena for a lightning-bright effect.
Why not also try these special offers: Offer 1: Osteospermum
"Falling Stars": This charming plant is the first cascading cape daisy, it's drought tolerant and loves the sun making this one of the easiest plants to grow
Why not also try these special offers: OFFER 1: Osteospermum
"Falling Stars" This charming plant is the first cascading cape daisy, it loves the sun making this one of the easiest plants to grow
Gallant contributors are Dahlias, Cosmos, Chrysanthemum segetum, Chamomile, Rudbeckia, Helenium, Bidens, Centura, Osteospermum
and Coreopsis, and so many more.
I mention the familiar trailing African daisy (Osteospermum
fruticosum) because of its lesser-known cousin, Osteospermum
ecklonis 'Asti White.