Published on Monday, August 16, 2021
Flowers make everything better and they can certainly brighten up a landscape. A nice flowerbed will not only improve your curb appeal, but it has the ability to uplift your mood as well. Pennsylvania has a lush array of annual and perennial flowers. Many people choose to canvas their garden with both of these choices, but which ones are right for you, your style, and your landscape? Deciding between annuals or perennials becomes a more manageable task once you know about their main differences. Read on to learn more.
What are annual flowers?
Annual flowers bloom during one season and, after the season is over, they die out and need to be removed. For example, if you wanted to plant begonias, some of the most popular annual flowers in Pennsylvania, then you should note that they do all of their growth and blooming in spring. Then, they will die when the season ends and will need to be removed. This is the perfect choice for property owners who need a beautiful pop of...
Published on Thursday, April 16, 2020
Once spring rolls around, it becomes time to start thinking about sprucing up your landscape beds with new mulch installation, new plants, and new annual flowers.
At Dolan's Outdoor Services, we install annual flowers often for residential and commercial properties in Washington, PA and the surrounding areas such as Waynesburg and McMurray. Learn more about the seven most popular annual flowers in our area.
1. Dragon wing begonias are either pink or red.
A plant that tolerates heat and humidity well, dragon wing begonias bloom in a vibrant red or pink color. They do best in partial shade, but can tolerate full shade as well. We can plant them in containers, plant baskets, or planting beds.
2. Lime sweet potato vines provide a deep, bright green color in your landscaping.
Ornamental sweet potato vines, despite their name, don't actually grow sweet potatoes. These vines boast beautiful leaves that are a lime green color and often heart-shaped and lacy. They...