Washtenaw Community College: Flower Power

 

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Washtenaw Community College Annual Flower Planting

Washtenaw Community College, Grounds Maintenance Department is deep in the dirt planting approximately 15,000 flower annuals.

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Washtenaw Community College Annual Flower Planting

WCC’s Grounds Maintenance plants 28 different cultivars of annuals of different colors, including Ageratum, Begonia, Impatiens, Lantana, Geranium, Petunia, Coleus, Marigold, Verbena, and Zinnia. Students, faculty, staff and guests can see our colorful annual displays in the Student Center Plaza, at all main entrances, the bus turn-around, around some of the buildings, and in the large and small planters.

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Washtenaw Community College Annual Flower Planting

It takes almost four weeks to plant all the flowers from mid-May to mid-June, and they will last until the first hard frost in the fall.