This mix will evoke images of the simpler, less hurried time in which our grandmothers lived. An old-fashioned cutting garden was often no more than a corner of the vegetable garden where a few flower seeds were tossed. Their lovely, cheerful blossoms were a bonus after the hard work of sowing, watering, weeding, and harvesting.
Feathered Red Celosia
Plains Bicolor Coreopsis
Plains Red Coreopsis
Painted Tricolor Daisy
Pacific Giants Delphinium
Tall Double Godetia
Giant Imperial Larkspur
Hardiness: ANNUALS: Most annuals bloom from late spring to first fall frost. BIENNIALS/PERENNIALS: Most biennials and perennials will develop foliage the first season, and bloom the following seasons.
Plant Dimensions: 18″–48″ tall
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. Cold Climates: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. You can also sow half the seed 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date (hoping the last frost is earlier than usual) and sow the second half a week or two after your average last frost date (just to be safe). Mild Climates: Fall through early spring.
When to Start Inside: Not recommended.
Days to Emerge: 7–20 days
Seed Depth: 1/8–¼”
Seed Spacing: Scatter about 20 seeds per sq. ft. and rake in
Thinning: As needed
78 sq ft