Golden calendula and lavender bachelor's button
petals are part of this salad mix.
In mild-winter areas, spring-blooming annuals such as agrostemma, bachelor's buttons
, love-in-a-mist, poppies, and sweet peas can be planted this month from seeds or starts; they'll grow throughout the winter and produce a show in spring.
Now that I have a plan and a framework that I can work with, I'm feeling much better about my chances of having something other than a few scraggly bachelor's buttons
gracing my garden this season.
Daily, children offered fresh flowers, usually bunched together calachuchi, adelfa, bachelor's buttons
, even cadena de amor, on the altar.
Annuals such as bachelor's buttons
, calendula, annual candytuft, dianthus, larkspur, linaria, lobelia, pansy, annual phlox, petunias, snapdragon, stock, sweet alyssum, sweet pea, sweet william and violas are some of the more common frost-resistant annuals.
, which were I believe a kind of aster *;
Gerbera daisies, bachelor's buttons
and rain lilies provide color; flowering shrubs and rose bushes contribute beauty and fragrance; and milkweed, Mexican petunia and red salvia attract butterflies.
But while blue bachelor's buttons
also turned white in the jar, they became dark pink, not blue, when she dipped them in acid.
Encircled by citrus trees, the yard today bursts with aromatics like lavender, lemon balm, oregano, rosemary, and thyme, along with edible flowers like bachelor's buttons
Teaming up a flower with a cover crop plant is always fun, whether you're planting sulphur cosmos with cowpeas in summer, oats with dwarf sunflowers in late summer or bachelor's buttons
with crimson clover in the fall.