Cutting Garden Plants

Truly, you could plant any of your favorite flowers in your cutting garden. This list includes both classic and contemporary cutting plants that should last in a vase or arrangement: Tip: Cut well-hydrated flowers -- they'll last much longer! Cut your flowers in the early morning, before the sun has taken its toll.

Flowers

Agapanthus Aster Baby's Breath Beardtongue (Penstemon) Bee balm Blanketflower (Gaillardia) Calendula Celosia Coneflower (Echinacea) Cornflower Cosmos Daffodil Dahlia Flowering Onion (Allium) Gayfeather (Liatris) Globe Thistle (Echinops) Gomphrena Hyacinth Lady's Mantle Larkspur Lily Marigold Mum Nasturtium Nicotiana Ranunculus Rose Shasta Daisy Siberian Iris Snapdragon Spider Flower (Cleome) Stock Sunflower Sweet Pea Tickseed (Coreopsis) Tulip Yarrow (Achillea) Zinnia Amaranthus

Foliage

Caladium Canna Coleus Dusty Miller Lamb's Ear Tri-color Sage Sprengeri Asparagus