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Gladioli

Gladioli, which usually flower about 100 days after planting the bulbs, can be grown in a wide range of climates

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Hyacinth

One of the best features of hyacinth flowers is their delightful perfume.

 

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Sweet Pea

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.

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Lilac

Lilac flourishes in harsh conditions, as long as the winters are cold.

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Gypsophila

Baby’s breath is known as ‘chalk plant’ because it grows naturally on chalky limestone soils.  It makes a splendid cut flower.

This information is from the Yates Garden Guide: fully revised & updated 44th edition, HarperCollins, $39.99. You can have this information and so much more at your fingertips by purchasing the Yates Garden Guide, available at all leading bookstores and Bunnings stores.


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