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8 of our Most Beautiful Blooms that will Blow Your Mind!

Apr 3, 2017 12:47:00 PM

Written by

McKay Staff

in Plant Care Landscaping Tips Plants

 

Our 8 best selling blooms that are bold and bright! 

 

 

Sonic Bloom Weigela

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Get ready for the Sonic Bloom™! The Sonic Bloom Red Weigela has lipstick red flowers in the masses in May and a strong re-bloom during the summer (April-June), which makes this plant a showstopper. It's a premium flowering shrub. Weigela want full sun and good drainage for best flowering. At its maturity it grows to be around 4-5' tall and wide. This beautiful shrub will definitely attract hummingbirds to you garden, which is an added bonus!

Sonic Bloom Weigela Quick Facts:

Bloom Time: April - June
Color: Green, Red
Plant Size: Around 4-5' tall and wide
Flower Color: Lipstick Red
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones: 4 - 8

 

 

 

Hot Papaya Coneflower

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This sizzling new variety is a hybrid of two species, 'Hot Papaya' strongly exhibits the traits of Echinacea purpurea in foliage and habit. The plant forms strong and sturdy clumps with dark green foliage and thick stems with maroon markings. This perennial plant will grow to be around 3' tall, which makes this plant a strong candidate for the middle of the flower border. Coneflowers are a staple in a lot of gardeners due to their colorful flowers. Leave some spent blooms on the plants in fall because they will attract finches and other birds looking for winter food. 

Hot Papaya Coneflower Quick Facts:

Bloom Time: May - June
Color: Green, Orange, Red
Plant Size: Around 30-36" tall x 24-30" wide
Flower Color: Orange, Red
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones: 4 - 9

 

 

 

 

Caesar's Brother Siberian Iris

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The Caesar's Brother Siberian Iris is a bright green with slender foliage, topped with stunning ink-blue iris' in June. The foliage on this perennial plant is attractive all season long. The clumps can reach around a height of 40". This plant thrives in moist soil with full sun or partial shade. This iris is mildly fragrant. Hardiness zone 3.

Caesar's Brother Siberian Iris Quick Facts:

Bloom Time: June
Color: Green, Purple, Blue
Plant Size: Around 40" tall x 40" wide
Flower Color: Blue-purple
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Wet, Dry
Growing Zones: 3 - 9

 

 

 

 

Paula Fay Peony 

Peony flowers are a classic addition to the landscape. Visually, they look best when planted in the masses, cottage gardens or borders. The Paula Fay Peony has bright pink rows of petals with yellow stamens at the center. Like most peonies it's a mid-season bloomer, flowering around late May to early June. These large flower heads are held up nicely on strong stems as it grows to be around 32 inches high. Its light fragrance makes this peony a great cut flower. Make sure to plant in well-drained soil and in full sun for best results in regards to flowering.

Paula Fay Peony Quick Facts:

Bloom Time: June 
Color: Green, Pink, Yellow
Plant Size: Around 30" tall 
Flower Color: Bright Pink (yellow stamens)
Sunlight: Full Sun 
Soil Conditions: Normal, Acidic
Growing Zones: 3 - 7

 

 

 

 

Orange Perfection Phlox

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The Orange Perfection Phlox has strong growth and a free bloomer that offers perfection in a luminous orange color! Provides 10 to 12 inch trusses of colorful blooms in a sunny border and has no equal when it comes to cut flowers! The closest to true orange yet achieved, this luminous color holds nicely. The individual florets are large and the flower-heads compact. Re-blooms if deadheaded.

Orange Perfection Phlox Quick Facts:

Bloom Time: July - August
Color: Green, Orange
Plant Size: Around 30-36" tall x 18-24" wide
Bloom Color: Orange
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones: 4 - 8

 

 

 

 

 

Giles Van Hees Dwarf Veronica

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The Giles Van Hees Dwarf Veronica is a fine textured, dwarf form of Speedwell's. It has a showy and striking texture all season long. The thin, rosy pink flower spikes are stunning against the dark green leaves. Be sure to deadhead for best re-bloom. It's a small plant, great for a border. Mature size is around 6-8" tall and wide. Hardiness zone 4. 

Giles Van Hees Dwarf Veronica Quick Facts:

Bloom Time: May - October
Color: Green, Pink
Plant Size: Around 6-8" tall x 6-8" wide
Flower Color: Bright Pink
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones: 4 - 9

 

 

 

 

Double Knock-Out Rose

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The Double Knock-Out rose continuously produces double vibrant red flowers with a slight spicy apple fragrance. It is resistant to black spot and downy mildew. It has all of the same excellent qualities of Knock-out with double the number of petals making it a nice full bloom shrub rose. This plant works great as a low hedge or accent only growing around 3' tall. Blooms June-October. It's recommended to mulch this plant in late November to ensure survival over winter. 

Double Knock-Out Rose Quick Facts:

Bloom Time: June - October
Color: Green, Red
Plant Size: Around 3' tall
Flower Color Red
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones: 5 - 9

 

 

 

 

Miss Canada Lilac

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The Miss Canada Lilac is by far the brightest pink of late flowering lilacs. It has a stunning and bright pop of color against the excellent dark-green foliage. This lilac shrub blooms around mid-June. This is definitely a vigorous grower and is a non-suckering shrub. Mature growth is around 6-9' tall and wide. Feel free to plant along a border or walkway to take in the famous lilac smell.

Miss Canada Lilac Quick Facts:

Bloom Time: June
Color: Green, Pink
Plant Size: Around 6-9' tall x 6-9' wide
Flower Color: Bright Pink
Sunlight: Full Sun 
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Growing Zones: 3 - 7

 

 

 


 

 

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