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Friday Favorite: Springtime Cassis

September 9th, 2016

This spring, I started seeds for Springtime Cassis. They germinated beautifully and I had a mass number of plants to use in the garden. When they started blooming I loved their variety of colors.
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spring cassis
I expected them to quit blooming once the hot weather and the drought hit, but they just kept on going and going. They’re still looking fantastic and blooming beautifully.
springtime cassis
Generally I’m not a huge fan of annuals, they’re a big showy and flamboyant for my tastes. These beauties are different, from now on I’ll be starting a flat of them every spring.

What’s your favorite annual for long term color?

2 Comments to “Friday Favorite: Springtime Cassis”
  1. Nebraska Dave on September 9, 2016 at 9:48 pm

    Susy, I don’t really have a favorite. I’m still playing the field to find the one that really gives me excitement. I have a flower bed in the entrance of Terra Nova Gardens that I built two years ago but have not planted any thing in it yet. I’m thinking about Bee Balm for next year. It will be good to attract bees to the garden. Not that I have a pollination issue but a gardener can never have too many bees, don’t you think?

    Have a great annual flower color day.

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  2. Chris on September 10, 2016 at 11:58 am

    Zinnias…but I may have to get some of these beautiful Pansies! :)

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