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Artichoke in bloom. Photo by Jen Huang

Heads And Stems


Dahlia ‘Matchmaker’

Cactus Dahlia Black Wizard - a clump-forming, tuberous perennial with toothed, dark green leaves, purple stems and large, double, deep maroon flowers with purple-black centres blooming from midsummer until autumn.

Just planted some of these! Purple artichoke not just for eating, makes a great feature plant // Great Gardens Ideas //

peonies in blue and white vases

Amy Neunsinger Photography


Artichoke 'Violet de Provence ' - Globe Artichoke

Delphinium, larkspur, foxglove...tall friends at home in my garden.

Blooming Phacelia plant

Pink and White Dahlias

How to Grow Artichokes, including how to plant artichoke seedlings, how to plant artichokes in containers, and how to care for artichoke seedlings.

Beautiful Flowers

green, pink and purple flowers Sow the seeds of Zinnias (this is Queen Red Lime and grows up to 40 inches), sow seeds right in the garden after frost, bloom duration is 12 weeks.


Eremurus 'Lemon Meringue' -

Cacti in bloom...

cactus blooms