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Flowers which air dry well include goldenrod, hydrangea, statice, strawflower, celosia, rosebuds, yarrow, globe amaranth, grass plumes, rudbeckia, bachelor's buttons, zinnias and sunflower, to name a few.
That heirloom trend has spread through many crops and ornamentals, from apples to zinnias, with scores of new/old varieties brought back into nursery catalogs each year.
Limelight’—white, cream and pink—echoed the subject’s face, and the buttery green of a zinnia stood in for the highlights in her skin.
The profusion zinnias have outlasted all of the rest.
Known for its velvety black wings and colorful body and tail, the common rose spends its day gathering nectar from flowers like zinnias and Egyptian Starcluster.
Pick plants that pump out plenty of blooms all season, such as zinnia, scabiosa, salpiglossis and cleome.
Have a glass of wine and remember your crystal garden, your elementary school zinnia, your bountiful tomato harvest; and know that the journey is difficult and excruciatingly slow, but worth it.
Pentas, lantana, verbena, zinnia, salvias, Mexican butterfly weed and buddleia are excellent flowering plants to attract butterflies to your garden this summer.
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First Known Use: 1767See Words from the same year
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