Blossoms Update 041819

Posted on April 18, 2019 at 9:50 AM

Blossoms Update

We’ve made progress! Seedlings are going in the ground despite the relentless wind.

Lisianthius are all in! (Whew) Lisianthus are large gentian-like bell-shaped flowers with flaring pale purple petal-like lobes. They bloom in summer from the upper leaf axils. Long-lasting flowers with four wide ruffled, delicate petals and oval leaves, they come in various colors such as white, various shades of pink, lavender, deep purple, and bi-colors such as blue-violet. Double and single Lisianthus flower varieties exist as well. The Common names of Lisianthus are Prairie Gentian, Texas bluebell, Tulip gentian, Bluebells and Lira de San Pedro.

Marigolds, dianthus, dusty miller enjoyed the rain last night in their new rows. Its so exciting to watch them grow and anticipate their blooms!


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