Are there any diseases we should worry about? They are susceptible to - powdery mildew and alternaria leaf spots, some insects such as Japanese beetles and sometimes slugs, especially the little seedlings, as they are coming up. But on the whole it's an easy plant whether a beginning gardener or a seasoned professional, this is one that should be part of the cut flower repertoire in the garden.
By Susan Martin for Proven Winners,
Photographs courtesy of Proven Winners
When you head to the garden center this spring, you'll find more patterned flowers than ever before. All those stripes, speckles and pinwheels are dazzling but it takes a little know-how to pair them with other flowers in container recipes. Here are five creative ways to design spectacular container recipes using patterned flowers.
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