Category Archives: Perennials

Cardinal Flower Seedlings Sprouted

cardinal flower seedlings

Cardinal Flowers Sown from Seed This is an update to my original post and video about how to grow Cardinal Flowers from seed. The Cardinal Flower seedlings sprouted. However, germination rates were better than I ever would have expected. Apparently Cardinal flowers are fairly easy to germinate from seed. Cardinal Flower Seedlings Germinated I looked[…]

Grow Foxglove from Seed

grow pink digitalis foxglove from seed

From Tiny Seed to Beautiful Towers of Flowers The foxglove seeds are very tiny however with little effort you can easily grow foxglove from seed. This can be accomplished through a couple different methods. The first method would be to let the foxglove already growing in your garden drop its own seeds. You’ll have to[…]

Caring For Foxglove in the Garden

caring for foxglove digitalis in the garden

Foxglove (Digitalis) In the Garden Caring for Foxglove in the garden is a rewarding experience. Foxglove (Digitalis) is one of my favorite garden flowers. I love the tall spires of flowers, especially grown in large groups. The trumpet shaped flowers of the foxglove are hummingbird magnets.  This biennial is known to reseed itself and return[…]

Grow Liatris from Seed: Blazing Star

grow liatris blazing star from seed

Easily Grow Liatris from Seed (aka Blazing Star or Gayfeather) You’ll be happy to know that you can grow Liatris from seed rather easily. Liatris flowers are very unique. Tall spikes of bright purple bottlebrushes above tufts of green, grass-like leaves in late summer. Very attractive to butterflies, bees, and other insects. Grow Liatris from[…]

Grow Obedient Plant from Seed

Grow Obedient Plant from Seed: Collecting Seeds If you’d like to grow Obedient Plant from seed it doesn’t get easier than the Physostegia virginiana aka False Dragonhead. The seeds sprout really easily with a germination rate of nearly 100 percent. Seeds can be collected from existing plants. If you don’t have one already growing in[…]