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Barbara’s Favorite Flowers: Saffron Crocus

Barbara’s Favorite Flowers: Saffron Crocus These are Barbara’s favorite fall flowers, and flowers for her kitchen! The Saffron Crocus (C. sativus), blooms in the fall garden, when there is very little other blooms so differentiating itself from the spring blooming non-culinary common crocus. Here is what Barbara has to say about her favorite fall flower: Saffron […]

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Barbara’s Favorite Flowers: Black Cotton Plant

Barbara’s Favorite Flowers: Black Cotton Plant Here’s what Barbara has to say about the Black Cotton Plant, Gossypium herbaceum, ‘Nigra’! This ornamental cotton is in the hibiscus family, but has eye-catching deep black/purple maple shaped leaves, stems, and at 24-30’’ tall adds unusual and unforgettable color, height and interest to the garden. She starts with Hibiscus […]

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Barbara’s Favorite Flowers: Cyclamen

Barbara’s Favorite Flowers: Cyclamen Barbara’s list of favorite winter blooming flowers for Willow Creek Farm & Winery and Southern Mansion gardens includes Cyclamen. Here’s what Barbara has to say: Several years ago, I became all atwitter about winter gardening; having flowers blooming year round even in November through February.  For several seasons in a row, we […]

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