These fun gourds are covered in wings, warts, and have curved necks. They are about 4 – 10 inches long and about 3 inches wide. Skin color can be white, yellow, green, and any combination of the three.
Luffa gourds are closely related to cucumbers sharing characteristics like long, slender fruits with thin skins. The vine is not frost tolerant at all and the seeds have hard shells so give germination some time.
The single Hollyhock is the classic cottage garden plant. Colors are red, rose, pink, and white. Wonderful against a fence, a wall, or in the corner of a garden, it can grow to 9 feet. Full sun is a must in the foggier parts of the country.
An All American Selection award winner, Summer Carinival is a great pick for adding height to a garden. Five foot tall stalks are covered in large, fully double, peony-type flowers ranging in color from rose, pink, red, white, and yellow.
Bushy plants are covered in large, silken, hibiscus-shaped, pink and white flowers. Lavatera has an upright growth habit that doesn't require staking. It is an easy to grow annual which can add much color to the flower garden. Can grow up to 4 feet tall.
Royal treatment for walks! Forms a neat, 7 inch band of smoky blue flowers on plants only 4 – 6 inches tall. The dainty flowers absolutely overwhelm the fine, green foliage for an elegant sea of blue in your garden.