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Native Plant - I suppose it's a good thing that I like wild flowers because most of the natives tend to be prairie wildflowers, direct sun and able to withstand drought.    This flower (Oxeye Heliopsis helianthoides) is more appealing to me than are most heliopsis; its less "bunchy" and seems to grow in smaller (and taller) clusters.

Native Plant - I suppose it's a good thing that I like wild flowers because most of the natives tend to be prairie wildflowers, direct sun and able to withstand drought. This flower (Oxeye Heliopsis helianthoides) is more appealing to me than are most heliopsis; its less "bunchy" and seems to grow in smaller (and taller) clusters.

Nasturtium offers tidy mounds of foliage and cheery blooms in shades of yellow, orange, red, and crimson. Starting Tips: Nasturtium seeds have a tough coat. Soak the seeds in water for 12 to 24 hours before sowing or file away or nick off a small piece of the seed coat before planting. Sow seed 1/2 inch deep; they usually sprout in about a week.

The Easiest Seeds to Start

Nasturtium easy to seed Nasturtium seeds have a tough coat. Soak the seeds in water for 12 to 24 hours before sowing or file away or nick off a small piece of the seed coat before planting. they usually sprout in about a week.

forget me not flowers are a special message from my late husband.

Forget me nots. Alaska State Flower and part of my red white and blue flower bed.

Zinnias - another easy-to-grow flower.  Sow seeds directly into ground and wait for your rainbow to bloom.

Zinnias - another easy-to-grow flower. Sow seeds directly into ground and wait for your rainbow to bloom.

Sussex Prairie Garden | GardenVisit.com, the garden landscape guide

The Prairie Garden is a six acre garden with naturalistic planting, created by Paul and Pauline McBride.

Blackfoot daisy

All time fave flower! Botanical Name: Melampodium leucanthum Common Name: Blackfoot Daisy Love this low growing, sprawling plant, and it LOVES the heat and direct sun! I get it at Desert Gardens Nursery, sometime Baker's or Boyce Thompson.

Moses' Fire Daylily

Daylily, Hemerocallis Moses' Fire' - massive flowers that rebloom. Beautiful deep red with golden edge and a green throat.

7 Tips on Growing Morning Glories …    These 7 tips on growing Morning Glories should help you to grow lots of beautiful flowers this summer, whichever type of Morning Glory you …

7 Tips on Growing Morning Glories ...

7 Tips on Growing Morning Glories & These 7 tips on growing Morning Glories should help you to grow lots of beautiful flowers this summer, whichever type of Morning Glory you …

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