Saturday, April 17, 2010

Top 10 Varieties of Blossoming Flowers for Your Garden in 2010

Looking for something new to plant in your garden then add active living composts from your garden. The following are 10 of the top selling flower varieties to make your garden colorful for 2010
  1. Sapphire Xtreme Impatiens Mix -- Sapphire Mix includes shades of lavender, violet, and pink. Vigorous 8- to 10-inch plants resist stretching and produce more blooms per plant than any other impatiens.
  2. Caribbean Cocktail Nasturtium -- This specially concocted brew mixes equal quantities of pinks, strawberries and cream types and raspberry shades for a colorful, yet amazingly soothing carpet of beautiful fragrant nasturtiums.
  3. Mixture Antigua Hybrid Marigold -- Mixture of day-length neutral marigolds in orange, gold and yellow.
  4. Flag Mix Easy Wave Hybrid Petunia -- A patriotic mix of red, white and blue. A more compact, mounding habit with a spread of 3 feet or less and height of 8 to 10 inches makes this petunia an excellent choice for containers and small-space gardens.
  5. Blue Wave Trailing Hybrid Petunia -- Growing only 6 inches tall the plants spread 4 feet or more and are continuously covered with masses of 3-inch bluish-purple flowers. Their exceptional weather tolerance makes them ideal for cascading over banks and for borders and hanging baskets.
  6. Starlight Rose Zahara Zinnia -- Disease resistant, drought tolerant, the most forgiving zinnia you can grow. A natural for borders, containers and mass plantings. Compact, bushy plants grow 12 to 18 inches tall and wide.
  7. Cherry Brandy Gloriosa Daisy -- Big 3- to 4-inch flowers are hues of deep cherry red with chocolate brown centers. Plants are 18 to 24 inches tall.
  8. Red Orbit Hybrid Geranium -- Amazing numbers of huge red blooms are produced on compact, 14-inch plants.
  9. Double Click Rose Bonbon Cosmos -- Blooms are fully double, rare for a cosmos, and are a bright shade of lavender-rose that adds brights splashes to the flower border. Strong-stemmed plants grow 24 to 36 inches tall.
  10. Versa Hybrid Coleus -- Low maintenance and high impact in sun or shade. They tolerate heat and humidity and come in a wide range of colors with heights varying from 20 to 32 inches. Spectacular colors include lime green, deep wine-red and combination's of rose, cherry, cream and gold.