Posts Tagged ‘Garden’

Flowering Ornamental- Celosia

May 24, 2011 6 comments

Good things about Celoisa

Celoisa is a flowering plant that is composed of  Kimono and Pagoda series. Celoisa is an annual plant (new plants grow from seed each year) Celoisa Kimono


Celoisa flower

comes in cherry red, orange and scarlet. Considered dwarf and grow well under warm and sunny conditions. The Pagoda series which comes from gold, orange and red. Usually Pagoda series developed in pot culture.

To propagate Celoisa, start with the seeds indoors for 6-8 weeks. After that, you can plant it outdoor. Usually seeds germinate up to 10 days.

Good thing about celoisa is that it can be planted in containers for dwarf one. Celoisa produces large and brightly colored feathery flower heads that can be used in bouquets and dried flower arrangement.

Ornamental Plant-Zinnia

May 18, 2011 5 comments

bella zinnia

bella zinnia - ornamental plant

What is this Zinnia?  Zinnias are member of Aster family of plants. It originated in Mexico and Southwest United States. Zinnia is compose of Bella series that consist of plants that are well branched that has a double flower and Profusion series that has a single flowers and usually dwarf. Bella series is composed of  Bella  ivory,  Bella orange,  Bella pink,  Bella scarlet,  Bella scarlet & yellow,  Bella cherry& ivory and Bella cherry. Series of Profusion comes from cherry white and orange.

bella zinnia

bella zinnia-double

They are good to have ot in your garden since it is composed of different colors. They are also good to plant in container; it makes your garden wonderful and attractive. You can also use them as border plant.

Another good thing about zinnias is that they don’t need much attention since they can tolerate heat, humidity and drought. They also have a strong stems and staking is not necessary.