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Trending Thursday: Spooky Flowers & Halloween Themed Gardens

Posted by Emma Fitzpatrick on Thu, Oct 31, 2013 @ 9:00 AM

Holiday-themed campaigns and real-time marketing are a big trend right now.

And, this year, spooky flowers and garden accessories are hot, too. They're popping up everywhere, from Urban Gardens to Sunset magazine.

It's a natural fit though. Halloween is about things that go bump in the night, and what better decorations than those that are ALIVE! 

Below are 9 garden plants and products that will add something unexpected to your Halloween décor this year for a unique, spooky twist on the typical.  Because we know- you’re anything but typical.

 Queen of Night Tulip

Tulip Tulip Single Late Queen of Night from Longfield Gardens

Haunting gardens for over seventy years,

the Queen of Night tulip is the sum of all fears


Available at Longfield Gardens.

Black Parrot Tulip

 Tulip Parrot Black Parrot from Longfield Gardens

This tulip blends into the night,

with its petal like teeth, beware its bite.


Available from Longfield Gardens.

 

Ghost Fern

ghost fern, Costa Farms

The silvery fingers of this fern called ‘Ghost’,

wait in the darkness to make you their host.


For details visit Costa Farms. Available at your local home improvement store.

 

Black Mondo Grass 

black grass, costa farms

Beware the glow of a luminescent sheen

and the dark of midnight from this shiny evergreen.

 

For details visit Costa Farms. Available at your local home improvement store.

 

Cactus

cactus costa farms

Fend off evil spirits this Halloween,

with this spiny alarm that won’t go unseen.

 

For details visit Costa Farms. Available at your local home improvement store.

 

Anemone Black Eyed Beauty

anemoe, high quality bulbs longfield gardens

Ghostly white petals surround a single black eye.

It haunts your dreams and can petrify.

 

Available from Longfield Gardens.

 

African mask (Alocasia Poly)

african mask, costa farms

White veins run through its leaves like blood,

and with just one look you’ll hit the floor with a thud.

 

For details visit Costa Farms. Available at your local home improvement store.

 

Earthen Planter

Earthen Planter, NativeCast

From underneath the bowels of the darkest tomb

Comes this earthen planter to hold any bloom

 

Available from NativeCast.

Stink Bugs

Stink Bug, Rescue eco-friendly traps

The one Halloween guest who refuses to trick or treat,

They invade, the cracks of windows and doors, oh so discreet

 

Stink Bug Trap available from RESCUE! At Amazon.com

 

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