Baby blue-eyes

Baby blue-eyes

Light:

Sun

Type:

Annual

Height:

Under 6 inches to 12 inches

Width:

To 1 foot wide

Flower Color:

Blue

Seasonal Features:

Summer Bloom

Problem Solvers:

Drought Tolerant

Special Features:

Good for Containers,
Low Maintenance

how to grow Baby blue-eyes

Propagation

Seed

plant Baby blue-eyes with

California poppy

California poppy

California poppy, a native wildflower, adds an easygoing dose of color hot, dry sites. Beautiful, satiny flowers in sunset colors wave above ferny, blue-green foliage. They like poor soils, especially sandy soils. If soil is too rich and moist, they won’t bloom well. California poppies are a cool-season annual, which means they offer great color early in the growing season but fade once the heat of summer hits.Plant them from seed in the fall or very early spring. They like moist conditions at first, but they are drought-tolerant once established. They dislike transplanting. When the plants start to brown and fade, pull them up. However, California poppies will reseed easily; for more plants next year, allow some flowers to ripen to seed on the plant and scatter when you tear up those plants. Replant in fall if you like, especially in warmer-climate areas.

Nierembergia

Nierembergia

The adorable cup-shape flowers of nierembergia and its neat growth habit make it a useful annual flower for everything from containers to edging. Plant it in rows along the front of beds or borders for a crisp look (especially with the white types). Or use it in containers — it’s a great medium-height plant to visually tie together taller plants and cascading plants. Though it’s usually grown as an annual, nierembergia is perennial in Zones 7-10.

Nigella

Nigella

With its intricate flowers and fine-texture foliage, nigella stands out in the garden. This delightful little annual blooms throughout the summer, and the seedpods are often used in dried-flower crafts. Nigella does best in full sun and well-drained soil. It often reseeds.

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