Gladioli, which usually flower about 100 days after planting the bulbs, can be grown in a wide range of climates
One of the best features of hyacinth flowers is their delightful perfume.
Sweet peas will grow most happily in soil with a pH between 7 and 8. This is why it is often recommended that soil be limed before planting.
Lilac flourishes in harsh conditions, as long as the winters are cold.
Baby’s breath is known as ‘chalk plant’ because it grows naturally on chalky limestone soils. It makes a splendid cut flower.
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