about reinCARDnation's plantable greeting card flowers Posted on 13 Sep 19:24

Curious about the wildflowers that are embedded into your reinCARDnation by Katherine plantable greeting cards?  Check out the variety of flowers that can grow once you plant your reinCARDnation greeting card below:


Lemon Mint

Lemon Mint is an annual flower that grows and blooms heavily and will die after the first frost. If the seeds fall on bare ground, Lemon Mint can regrow in the spring and re-bloom mid to late season. Lemon Mint can grow up to 3 feet tall and it’s colors can range from purple to pink which attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees.  When its leaves are crushed, a lemony odor is released.

Lemon Mint leaves can be used in salads and as an ingredient to flavor desserts such as cakes, pies, and sauces.  You can also find Lemon Mint leaves in teas which is known to help with respiratory problems, coughs, fevers, and colds.

Check out this picture of a Lemon Mint bloom grown from a reinCARDnation by Katherine plantable greeting card. 

 

Black Eyed Susan

Black-Eyes Susans are perennials, members of the Sunflower family, and bloom from June to October. If you love beautiful butterflies and bees, Black-Eyed Susans will attract them and will also make a great addition to a flower bouquet for up to 10 days.

Black-Eyed Susans love sunshine and deadheading the flowers will encourage more flowers to follow and keep the plant healthy. Deadheading is the act of pinching off the flower stem below the dead or faded flower or right above the first full set of healthy leaves.

Traditional native american tribes used parts of the Black-Eyed Susan plant as a remedies for the flu, colds, infections, and even as a topical for snake bites.

Check out this picture of Black-Eyed Susan blooms grown from a reinCARDnation by Katherine plantable greeting card. 

 

 

Spurred Snapdragons

Spurred Snapdragons are annuals and can grow in a variety of colors including pink, purple, red, orange, white.  Hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies are attracted to these flowers.  Spurred Snapdragons grow up to 12 inches high, can bloom in early Spring to Fall, loves full sunlight or partial shade and likes to be watered regularly.

This plant was used in ancient pasts to ward off witchcraft. Spurred Snapdragons are also beautiful additions to flower bouquets.

Check out this picture of Spurred Snapdragon blooms grown from a reinCARDnation by Katherine plantable greeting card. 

 

Catchfly

Catchfly, also known as None So Pretty, likes partial shade, moisture, and is an annual wildflower that may re-seed itself and bloom again if the seeds fall on bare ground. These small but beautiful flowers make a great addition to your gardens, attracting bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

Catchfly gets its name from the sticky hairs that exude from the stems which catches small insects.

Check out this picture of Catchfly blooms grown from a reinCARDnation by Katherine plantable greeting card. 

 

Sweet Alyssum

Sweet Alyssum is a dainty yet fragrant plant that can make a great addition to any garden. Blooms will occur from early Summer to late Fall and likes full sun but can tolerate partial shade. Sweet Alysum is deer resistant and attracts insects that eat caterpillars and aphids so it's a nice plant to have around vegetable gardens.

This plant is a perennial but will become more scraggly over the years so most people will plant Sweet Alysum annually. Sweet Alysum is not invasive and also breaks up the soil and adds organic matter to the garden.

Check out this picture of Sweet Alysum blooms grown from a reinCARDnation by Katherine plantable greeting card.

 

English Daisies

English Daisies bloom during Spring through early Fall, loves sunlight or partial shade, and moist, fertile soil. The flower buds can appear to be white or light pink and can be used in salads or teas. 

English Daisies have been used for centuries in treating a variety of medical conditions including non-serious wounds and bruising, the flu and colds, and can act as an anti-inflammatory for sprains. 

Check out this picture of some English Daisy blooms grown from a reinCARDnation by Katherine plantable greeting card.

Dwarf Godetia 

Dwarf Godetia, also known as "Farewell to Spring," is a beautiful annual wildflower that blooms in early Spring through Summer. This plant re-seeds itself so if the plant is left undisturbed, you may have blooms the following season. Dwarf Godetia can grow up to 30 inches tall and loves full sun, moisture, and rich soil. Adding a little mulch to the soil is always a good idea and your Dwarf Godetias will love that. Bloom colors include pink, purple, white, red, and lavender. This plant can also easily be grown indoors and can make a beautiful house plant as well as a nice cut flower in a bouquet. 

Check out this picture of some Dwarf Godetia blooms grown from a reinCARDnation by Katherine plantable greeting card.

 

Forget Me Not

The Forget Me Not wildflower symbolizes true love and friendship.  They are perennials that prefers humid, damp, wooded areas and shade but can adapt to full sun. Moisture is key for this wildflower and would be a lovely addition to a rock garden or next to a pond.  

Forget Me Not colors include baby blue, white, and pink and can grow up to 2 feet tall. 

If you have Forget Me Not photos from your reinCARDnation by Katherine greeting card, send the picture to reincardnation@gmail.com for 10% off your next purchase. 

Corn Poppy

Corn Poppy wildflowers produce red, white, and pink blooms and make a gorgeous addition to gardens and also make beautiful cut flowers to make any bouquet pop.  Corn Poppy blooms can be seen in early Spring or late Fall and like rich, well-drained soil and full sun.

Deadhead faded Corn Poppy blooms for better results. Corn Poppies petals are used to make food coloring and the seeds can be used in breads or cakes. 

If you have Corn Poppy images from your reinCARDnation by Katherine greeting card, send the picture to reincardnation@gmail.com for 10% off your next purchase.

Maiden Pinks

Maiden Pinks are perennials that can offer green foliage in the winter and blooms in early Spring through late Summer. They love full sun but can tolerate partial shade and prefers well-drained soil.  Maiden Pinks are easy to grow and can reach up to a foot tall. They deer resistant and attract butterflies. 

This plant is the perfect evergreen for your garden and may take up to a year to produce blooms. 

If you have Maiden Pinks images from your reinCARDnation by Katherine greeting card, send the picture to reincardnation@gmail.com for 10% off your next purchase.