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  1. Introduction
  2. Flowers From Seed
Flowers From Seed

Here are two dozen wildflowers that thrive in Randy's garden and will do well in most areas of the United States. Sow the seeds in early spring; they'll lie dormant until conditions are right for them to sprout.
  • Amaranth (Amaranthus spp.)
  • Baby's breath (Gypsophila elegans)
  • Bachelor's button (Centaurea cyanus)
  • Bearded dianthus (Dianthus superbus)
  • Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
  • Brazilian verbena (Verbena bonariensis)
  • Clarkia (Clarkia amoena and C. elegans)
  • Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus)
  • California poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
  • Corn poppies (Papaver spp.)
  • Flax (Linum lewisii and L. rubrum)
  • Hollyhock (Alcea rosa)
  • Indian blanket (Gaillardia pulchella)
  • Mallow (Lavatera trimestris)
  • Love-in-the-mist (Nigella sativa)
  • Lupine (Lupinus spp.)
  • Plains coreopsis (Coreopsis tinctoria)
  • Prairie coneflower (Ratibida columnaris)
  • Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
  • Rocket larkspur (Delphinium ajacis)
  • Silver ghost (Eryngium spp.)
  • Spider flower (Cleome spp.)
  • Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima)
  • Tickweed (Coreopsis lanceolata)
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