Red | White | and Blue | Patriotic | Plantings With Heart
Memorial Day and the 4th of July are just around the corner. You see patriotic plantings in Red | White | and Blue. Some are planted in the shape of a flag in gardens. Baskets and containers gardens give your holiday get together a special patriotic feel with red, white and 'blue' flowers. Its easy to find red and white plants. True blue flowers that give your plantings a truly patriotic look are sometimes a bit of a challenge so start early. Plant your patriotic designs now so they have a chance to grow-in full and lush. Here's some ideas. I chose a red miniature rose for one container pot and some red geraniums in another. The blue flowers I chose are called 'blue' ajuga chocolate chip and I found some blue petunias called. The white flowers are a perennial called Candytuft, Sempervirens Snow Cone that are sun and drought tolerant.
Plant your patriotic red, white and blue gardens early so they will be full and lush in time for Memorial Day and 4th of July parties and family get togethers.
Miniature red roses of any variety, white Candytuft, and 'blue' Ajuga Chocolate Chip all perennials make a good patriotic garden choice.
Blue Petunias are always a good choice, lower right, however this double petunia is not in bloom yet. Your gardens will fill-in and provide plenty of Patriotic fun and color for your Patriotic holiday picnics! Kids love them! Be sure to add flags!
Published May 2nd, 2014 12:16 PM
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