85 days. Centaurea cyanus. Bachelor Buttons also known as Cornflowers bloom in 8-10 weeks and prefer cool temperatures. The flowers are fantastic pinks, whites, reds and blues. A common wildflower species, they are drought and deer resistant and make wonderful cut and dried flowers. Attractive to butterflies. Each seed packet contains approximately 190 untreated Bachelor Button flower seeds.
70 days. Cosmos sulphureus. 24-46 inches tall. Cosmos Bright Lights are a great mix of gold, orange, red and yellow. They attract bumble bees, birds and butterflies. Will self seed and makes good cut flowers. Each seed packet contains approximately 100 untreated Cosmos Bright Lights Flower seeds.
70 days. Mirabilis jalapa. Four O’Clocks open their flowers late in the afternoon when the temperature begins to cool. The Pink and red trumpet shaped flowers are a favourite of humming birds. Plants are 12-24 inches tall. Each seed packet contains approximately 100 untreated Four O’Clocks Flower seeds.
Perennial. Lupins are a native North American wildflower and grow well throughout the country. The tall spire shaped flowers are most commonly found in blue and pink. Lupins will readily self seed the area in which you plant them. Each seed packet contains approximately 60 untreated Wild Lupin flower seeds.
80 days. Tagetes erecta. The Crackerjack Marigold Mix features double blooms of bright yellow, gold and orange blooms with tall plants two to three feet in height. Excellent cut for flowers as well as companion planting with vegetables. Each seed packet contains approximately 400 untreated Crackerjack Marigold flower seeds.
60 days. Ipomoea tricolor. Heavenly Blue Morning Glory shows off its bright blue and white trumpet shaped flowers early in the morning before closing in the afternoon. The vines are prolific, growing ten feet long and blooming profusely. Note: This is not an invasive morning glory. Each seed packet contains approximately 50 untreated Heavenly Blue Morning Glory flower seeds.
60 days. Papaver rhoeas. Shirley Mix Poppies are a fantastic mix of red, rose, pink and white. Poppies are easy to grow and will bloom in summer. Plants will grow upright to 20 inches tall. Each seed packet contains approximately 2000 untreated Shirley Poppy seeds.
60-70 days. A beautiful red flowered salvia. St. Johns Fire Salvia is early and compact with scarlet red flower spikes and deep green leaves. Excellent in borders and containers. Also known as Scarlet or Tropical Sage. Each seed packet contains approximately 90 untreated St. Johns Fire Salvia flower seeds.
60-70 days. This multicoloured mix of snap dragons is perfect for cottages, fields and garden beds. Plants are 18-36 inches tall and make for great cut flowers Each seed packet contains approximately 1500 untreated Snapdragon Flower seeds.
100 days. Heirloom Sunflower Seeds. Mammoth Grey Stripe Sunflowers are huge, growing upwards of 10 feet tall with flowers that are 10-15 inches across. They bloom in the later part of summer and produce huge numbers of seeds. Very attractive to song birds. Each seed packet contains approximately 20 untreated Mammoth Grey Stripe Sunflower seeds.