Primula veris,Campanula rotundifolia, Verbascum thapsus, Armeria maritime, Only those few of us who are botanists will be able to identify behind the technical nomenclature the flowers known to the majority by less formidable titles: Cowslip, Bluebell, Mullein, Thrift. But the number will be even less of those who can penetrate into the lost world concealed by the popular names: they are so long with us we imagine they are part of a permanent tradition. Maybe you have heard of the growing trend to plant flowers that have original names reflecting the life of the virgin mother Mary. So much can be gained from learning about the history of our favorite plants and trees. Backyardgardener is the Largest Gardening Store in the World.
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The plant is baby-sized, only half as tall as other okras and perfect for a large container. But it's a bubba too, pumping out hefty, full-sized pods, twice as many as the old standards. Ready to harvest in just 53 days. Burpee Exclusive. Grows best (more ...)|
This 1939 All-America Selections winner is still the most popular variety on the market. The vigorous, 4-ft. high plants produce an abundance of dark green, grooved pods without spines. Best picked when 2.5 to 3" long. GARDEN HINTS: Soak seed in (more ...)|