Cut Flower Garden
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Whether it’s a bouquet for a loved one, a dining table centerpiece or a few flowers on your desk, flowers grown in your own cut flower garden can provide enhancement to any indoor space! By planting a cut flower garden in your yard, you can take your favorite annual and perennial flowers directly from your own yard to enjoy in your home.
Choose a sunny (6+ hours of direct sunlight) location.
Spray paint the desired area.
Rototill amendments into designated area.
Place plants in bed before planting, spacing according to tag recommendations.
3-D: Tall in the middle to short on the margins of the bed.
2-D: Tall along the back to short on the outside margins.
Spread 1-2” of decorative mulch.
Some Recommended Plants for Cutting
- Yarrow (Achillea )
- Cosmos (Cosmos)
- Dahlia (Dahlias)
- Gerbera Daisy (Gerbera jamesonii )
- Cone Flower (Echinacea purpurea )
- Sunflowers (Helianthus)
- Garden Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla )
- Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia )
- Panicle Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata)
- Iris (Iris)
- Beardtounge (Penstemon)
- Roses (Rosa)
- Annual and perennial Black Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)
- Zinnia (Zinnia)