Author

Author
M-J de Mesterton

Friday, January 21, 2011

Garden Activities for January

Rocky Mountain Annual & Biennial Flowers
Hardy Hollyhocks

The seeds of  some flowers are hardy enough to survive frost and mountain snow.  They can be planted before spring. Here are a few examples:

•    Hollyhocks (Alcea Officinalis)
•    Snapdragons (Antirrhinum Majus)
•    Larkspur (Consolida Regalis)
•    Love-in-a-Mist (Nigella Sativa)
•    Poppies (Papaver Rhoeas)
•    Bachelor’s Buttons (Centaurea Cyanus)
•    Calendulas (Calendula officinalis)
•    Farewell-to-Spring (Clarkia Amoena)
•    Foxglove (Digitalis)
•    Wallflower (Erysimum Cheiri)
•    California Poppy (Eschscholtzia Californica)