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Video:5 Easy Perennials Flowers to Grow From a Seed

with Tom Johnson

Growing flowers from seed is a fun and satisfying way to garden. In this how-to video from About.com, get ideas for five perennials that area easy to grow from seed.See Transcript

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Transcript:5 Easy Perennials Flowers to Grow From a Seed

Hello, I'm Tom Johnson with Magnolia Plantation and Gardens in Charleston, South Carolina for About.com. We're going to talk about five perennials that are easy to grow from seed. 

Growing Conflowers from Seed

Coneflowers are one perennial that is very easy to grow from seed. The seed are very large. The good thing about coneflowers is if you plant the seeds in the fall, then they will bloom the following year.  They had big purple type cornflowers. 

Growing Clasping Coneflower from Seed

Another great perennial to grow from seed is Clasping Coneflower. Clasping Coneflower has a small bright yellow flower, but it is easy to grow from seed. It comes back every year. It will bloom the second year after planting the seeds. 

Growing Gaillardia from Seed

A great perennial to grow from seed is Gaillardia. Gaillardia is a red and yellow flower with a fuzzy leaf. Once planted by seed, it will come back year after year, and will bloom the second year following the planting of the seeds. 

Growing Cathfly from Seed

Another great perennial to grow from seed is called Catchfly. Catchfly is a wonderful perennial. It has bright pink blooms. They are very spacey and wirey. And it will come back the second year after planting from seed. 

Growing Black-Eyed Susans from Seed

Another flower that is easy to grow from seed are perennials name Black-Eyed Susans. With Black-Eyed Susans, the seeds are much smaller, but they come up very very quickly. They bloom the following year after planting, and they have these big, beautiful yellow flowers. 

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