Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea: Giant 10" blooms appear in mid summer and begin a pristine white. Two weeks later they turn a blush pink before changing to a dark rose color. Long blooming, more flowers are continually produced giving a tri-colored appearance that is totally captivating in your garden. Blooms July-September in full to part sun, getting up to 7' tall. Zones 4-8
With careful planning and design, you could have your shrubs flowering in your garden all year long. These colorful flowering shrubs can be the focal points in your landscape and the foundation plants of your garden bringing all the wonders of nature in just one place.
Indoor Tulips . . . Step 1 - Fill a glass container about 1/3 of the way with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Clear glass will enable you to watch the roots develop . . . Step 2 - Set the tulip bulb on top of the marbles or stones; pointed end UP. Add a few more marbles orrocks so that the tulip bulb is surrounded but not covered (think support). . .Step 3 - Pour fresh water into the container. The water shouldn't touch the bulb, but it should be very close, so that the roots will grow…
In a glass container, make a bed of polished stones or glass beads. Orient each bulb with its flat side down and position it atop the stone bed. After each bulb has been seated, fill the spaces between the bulbs with more stones. Fill the container with water to slightly below the base of the bulbs. and Enjoy.