Nasturium 'Aloha Red-White' - Great choice for a children's garden as the seeds are easy to handle and germinate easily. Flowers are also edible, toss them in your salad.
Tigridia pavonia [Family: Iridaceae]. Common names: Jockey's Cap Lily, Mexican Shell-flower, Peacock flower, and Tiger flower; native to southern Mexico and meso-america; naturalized elsewhere in South America. Comes in a variety of colors, popular among flower-lovers. Flowers open early in the morning and are already closed around 5 PM at dusk. Every day a new bloom opens. The plants grown from seeds bloom in the very first year after they are sown.
These are the large-flowered velvety flowers that some think are the worlds most beautiful. The colors are truly startling, and this bag of bulbs is all one color combination--the lush red and white bi-color. These anemones, in all their colors, are the ones sold on the street in New York City and elsewhere in 'nosegays' when they bloom, along with violets. 'French' anemones can be planted fall or spring, and grow from small irregularly-shaped bulbs that look sort of like weathered wood…
Scarlet Flax #4
This year the scarlet flax is doing exceptionally well in my garden. I really love these beautiful little flowers. I've got at least 100 of these plants blooming right now, grown from seed that I planted during the winter. Two days ago I moved from my previous house to a different house about 10 miles away. I had to leave behind almost all of my red flax. But I transplanted a couple of them to a flower pot, so I'll continue to have a few of these colorful blossoms at my new location.