Sweetwater Garden Kit: 15 Plants
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Kalin designed this Tutti-Frutti cutting garden with an eye for easy to grow plants that would pop in bouquets all summer long. Nothing too precious, just the right amount of perk, and happy to grow anywhere.
Grow out this bundle of plants with Kalin this spring and dish on what's working.
- SHIPSBeginning in March, after your last frost date
- ZONEGrows everywhere in the USA (annual, zones 2-11)
- INCLUDES15 plants in 2.5" pots, 3 each of Potomac Dark Orange Snapdragons, Zinderella Peach Zinnias, Strawberry Marigolds, Cupcakes and Saucer Cosmos, Double Click Cranberry Cosmos
A sun-worshipping Tutti-Frutti garden designed by Kalin Sheick of Sweetwater Floral. Potomac Dark Orange Snapdragons, North American native flowers, are candy-like burnt orange and dark pink spikes of ruffled beauty. Zinderella Peach Zinnias are a completely unique hue for the garden, warm peach! Strawberry Marigolds are super special. They change colors- blooms are yellow-peach when its hot and plum-pink when its cooler. Cupcakes and Saucer Cosmos are such a cool shape, each bloom is like a delicate cupcake wrapper, with a small saucer inside. Double Click Cranberry Cosmos are just crammed full of petals of a rich inky color.
Includes 15 young plants, 3 of each of these five varieties, for you to grow the garden of your dreams: Potomac Dark Orange Snapdragons, Zinderella Peach Zinnias, Strawberry Marigolds, Cupcakes and Saucer Cosmos, Double Click Cranberry Cosmos.
- SUN Full sun, or part shade
- HEIGHT 2-6ft when full grown
- SPACING 3x5 ft of garden space, 9-12" between plants
- CLIMATE Heat loving
- DEER Deer resistant
- KIDS+PETS Non-toxic
- WATER Drought tolerant
- INDOOR+POTSGrows well in containers outside.
How to Plant
Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball. Fill a little bit of the loose dirt back into the hole and tuck your plant in so the base of the stem is even with the top of the hole. Now fill in the rest of the soil around the roots, give the soft ground around the base of your new plant friend a few solid pats to compress the soil onto the roots, and a long, gentle drink of water.
Where to Plant
Find a place that gets a decent amount of sun, in well draining soil.
When to Plant
Avoid the heat of the day when planting — plant in the early morning, late afternoon, or by the light of the moon. Plant outside after your average last frost in the spring.
When to Expect Blooms
All summer and autumn long.
Water regularly until they get established, and then give them extra water during dry spells. Pick the flowers regularly (Bring the flowers in! Make bouquets! Have fun!) to encourage more blooms. And ask us any questions along the way.
Mix and match in containers!