Category Archives: Dianthus

St. Patrick’s Day Flower Fun!


The happy green holiday is upon us! Grab your green hat, pinch an Irishman (or Irishwoman) and get green happy! ┬áMay the Irish hills caress you; may her lakes and rivers bless you; may the luck of the Irish enfold … Continue reading

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2013 Colour of the Year: Emerald Green Flowers


Pantone, the globally recognized authority on colour, has declared emerald green as the colour of the year. This rich, luscious and ever so elegant colour will be big this year in weddings, fashion, home decor, and more! The colour, as … Continue reading

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Frost Tolerant Flowers for Your Garden


It’s November. Trees are bare. Most of the leaves have fallen. The days are noticeably shorter and cooler. Frost is settling in. But the gardening season is not quite over just yet. There are hardy, frost-tolerant flowers that can survive … Continue reading

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Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus)


What’s red and white and edible? It’s not a candy cane, but it’s just as recognizable: it’s the Sweet William flower! Sweet William characteristically are red and white with the attractive serrated edges. They are also available in shades of … Continue reading

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