coronaria), bleeding heart, candytuft, columbines, Oriental poppy, basket-of-gold, coral bells, sweet William, lupines, English primrose
, and miniature roses.
Check nurseries and florists for plants in bloom now: African violets, cineraria, cyclamen, and English primrose
should be available.
Choose from the billowy, pinkish fairy primroses (Primula malacoides), or the bolder English primroses
Choose azaleas, calendulas, cinerarias, cyclamen, kalanchoe, pansies, English primroses
, fairy primroses, Primula obconica, and snapdragons.
Turning to the shady flower bed, English primroses
would definitely be the choice for colorful relief from the December garden blahs.
(Primula x polyantha) are noted for the brilliant, jewel-tone colors of their flowers, which come in almost any color including blue, yellow, deep pink, and rich lipstick red.
Usually when people say flowers, they mean the flashy sort you get with annuals like pansies, snapdragons and English primroses
Brighten up the garden by setting out frost-hardy English primroses
and pansies in beds or frost-proof containers.