Most of the flowers in my garden are solid colors or have petals that subtly go from one shade to another, but I only have a few flowers that have stripes.
One of the striped flowers is new to my garden this year. It’s a petunia. I purchased my annuals in the middle of June and when I saw this particular Petunia I thought it might look great in a planter by my front steps, and in planters in my backyard.
Of course I had a Canada Day (July 1st) display in mind when I purchased this petunia. The Canadian flag colors are red and white just like this flower so I called this my Canada Day flower.
The other striped flower that I grow is in my backyard. It’s a striped Malva Zebrina.
This beauty reseeds itself each year and I find myself pulling out seedlings that are growing in the wrong areas each spring and early summer. It’s a pretty flower and it’s easy to grow and manage.
Do you grow any striped or unusual looking flowers in your garden?
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