|Acroclinium (Sunray or Everlasting)
||Annual. A small, bushy, long-stemmed flower that makes a most enjoyable everlasting bouquet.
|Armeria (Thrift of Sea Pink)
||Perennial. A compact, grass-like plant with clover-type blossoms. Good cut or dried.
||Annual. Yields lots of small flowers.
||Pacific Beauty Mixed
||Annual. Early and tall. A good cut flower that also attracts beneficial insects.
|Cleome (Spider Flower)
||Annual. Pretty, tall, self-sowing, and good for edging.
||Perennial. An unusual flower (it looks like a falling star) that's sure to be the talk of the neighborhood.
||Annual. Extremely easy to grow. Offers long-lasting color.
||Perennial. A light blue to purple long-lasting cut flower. Delphinium blooms early and long, but it's not easy to grow, being fungus-prone and often needing to be staked.
|Echinacea (Purple Coneflower)
||Perennial. A striking beauty that resembles a giant purple daisy.
||Annual. A tall flower that's enjoyed by hummingbirds and is useful in marking off garden plots or as a backdrop for shorter plants.
||Perennial. An early-blooming and unusually long-lasting poppy. We haven't had any luck direct-sowing them, though, so we start ours in flats indoors and transplant. (Park)
||Giant Imperial Mixed
||Annual. This self-sowing flower (good cut) is supposed to deter flea beetles.
||Blue Stone (Compacta)
||Annual. Easy to grow. Lobelia produces nice little mounds of intense blue. (Park)
|Nemophila (Baby Blue Eyes)
||Annual. A small, low-growing, quick-blooming, and beautiful blue flower.
|Nicotiana (Flowering Tobacco)
||Sweet-Scented Sensation Mixed
||Annual. A very sweet evening-scented bloom that helps make late work in the garden pleasant.
|Rudbeckia (Gloriosa Daisy)
||Perennial (but we treat it as an annual). An easy-to-grow, long-blooming dwarf cut flower.
|Salpiglossis (Velvet Flower)
||Dwarf Friendship Mixture
||Annual. Temperamental and poisonous, but amazingly beautiful. Displays astonishing patterns in its tubular throat. (Park)
||Hybrid Rocket Mixed
||Perennial, grown as an annual. Exquisite and very dependable.
|Stachys (Lamb's Ear)
|| Perennial. An unusual, eye-catching plant with gray green woolly leaves and lavender flowers (which honeybees love).
||Annual. An unusual-looking bloom that's a "must" for dry flower arrangements.
||Annual. Lilac-colored, not very good-looking, but it gives oft a surprisingly strong, delightful fragrance in the evening. (Park)
||Trysomic Giant Imperial Blend
||Annual. A sweet-smelling cut flower. (Park)
||Helichrysum Monstrosum Mixed
||Annual. The easiest to grow, most widely used dry strawflower.
||Royal Family Mixture
||Annual. A lovely, long-stemmed cut flower with charming fragrance and lots of color. (Park)
|Tithonia (Mexican Sunflower)
||A tall plant (up to six feet) with an orange flower. It makes a nice border plant. Bumblebees and hummingbirds favor it.
|Valerian (Garden Heliotrope)
||Perennial. An herb grown for making our own Biodynamic Preparation 507 (used in compost). The root attracts earthworms.