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Feb. 20-28/n/a Both trailing and compact forms are available, with delicate flowers for edging
Name Comments
Botanical Name
Gazania splendens
Height/Spread Sun or Shade,
12/12 in. 30/30 cm Feb. 10-20/n/a
Flower Colour In/Out Seed Date
yellow, orange
full sun Daisy-like flowers close at night
GERANIUM Pelargonium x hybrida sun to part shade
20-36/20 in. 50/50-80 cm
red, pink, white There are four types of geraniums: zonal, ivy, pillar and Martha Washington; some good for hanging baskets
GODETIA Clarkia amoena sun to part shade
Showy 2 inch wide, cup-like blossoms, good for cutting
HELIOTROPE Heliotrope arborescens full sun, light shade
18/12 in. 45/30 cm Apr. 10-20/May 10-20
12-24/12/24 in. 30/60 20/60 cm
red, pink, white
blue, dark violet, white
red, pink, white
red, pink, white
pink, white
orange, yellow, pink
pink, white, rose
purple, pink, white, blue
pink, red, lavender
blue, red, white, mixed
Bushy plant with fruity, vanilla fragrance, spikes of flower clusters, plant only
IMPATIENS Impatiens wallerana 10/10 in. 25/25 cm shade Mar. 1-15/June 1-15
Masses of single or double flowers; for sheltered, shaded sites
IMPATIENS, NEW GUINEA Impatiens ‘New Guinea’ 10/10 in. 25/25 cm shade Feb 15-20/n/a
Large flowers on variegated foliage; for sheltered, shaded sites. Rich soil required
KALE, CABBAGE ORNAMENTAL Brassica oleracea 12/16 in. 30/40 cm sun Apr. 10-20/May 1-10 Colourful rosettes of foliage; colour shows in cool temperatures, tolerates frost
LANTANA Lantana camara 18/18 in. 45/45 cm sun to part sun n/a
Attracts butterflies; does well in hot, dry area; available as plant only; good in planters
LAVATERA Lavatera trimestris sun
Large cup-like flowers; easy to start from seed
LISIANTHUS Eustoma grandiflorum sun
36/24 in. 90/60 cm Apr. 1-10/May 1-10
8/36 in. 20/90 cm Mar.1
Flowering from early summer to frost; well drained soil
LIVINGSTONE DAISY Mesembryanthemum crystallinum 6/6 in. 15/15 cm
Daisy-like flowers; likes a windy, hot, dry area
LOBELIA Lobelia erinus
shade to part shade
Mar. 15-30/May 1-10
4-12/6 in. 10-30/15 cm
Jan. 10-15/n/a

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