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Annual Cut Flowers: Mixture

Annual Cut Flowers

An annual cut flower mixture is a blend of flowers with mixed bloom times—some bloom early and others bloom late. The blend includes calendula, bachelor's buttons 10%, zinnias 10%, delphinium, baby's breath, soapwort, clarkia, love in a mist, catchfly, ma

Days to Germination
5 to 25 days
Days to Bloom
25 to 50 days
Planting Depth
Broadcast (toss out onto the ground)
Flower Height
1 to 3 inches

Lightly rake the soil to loosen it, then broadcast the seed directly into the soil in a sunny location after all chance of frost is past.  To broadcast seeds, scatter them over the area. Next cover them with sand (preferred) or crumbled soil, then press the seeds into the soil by lightly walking over the area. Keep the location you seeded moist for about a week or until you see sprouts.

Garden Benefits

These flowers are beautiful to look at and can attract and provide food for various insects and pollinators. Plus, you can make bouquets with them! The more you cut the flowers, the more flowers will grow!

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Last updated: May 20, 2021
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