Tag Archive: Color

Gaillardia pulchella for Summer Color

Gaillardia is a favorite one of many wildflowers throughout the United States.  It is a member of the Aster family, and is most commonly known as Indian Blanket or Blanket Flower.  Individual plants can reach up to 2 feet high.  They are heat and drought tolerant and, in Northwest Florida, flower from summer through fall. The entrance …

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Caladiums Made For Shade, Offer Summer Color

Gardeners crave color in shady areas of their landscapes just as much as they do in sunny areas. Unfortunately, shade-loving plants generally are not so flamboyant, and the selection of colorful bedding plants for shady gardens is limited.     Thank goodness for caladiums. Even in fairly heavy shade they can be counted on to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/06/21/caladiums-made-for-shade-offer-summer-color/

Color in the Garden

David W. Marshall Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Leader Leon County Extension marshalld@leoncountyfl.gov The months of March and April are months of change in the garden. Winter is ending and spring beginning. In the beginning of March freezes are still possible. By April, though, the probability of a freeze, though not impossible, is much more …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/03/02/color-in-the-garden/

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