Pink Superbells Calibrachoa

Pink Superbells Calibrachoa
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The Calibrachoa Superbells ® Pink, Calibrachoa hybrid ‘USCALI11’, is a fantastic annual hybrid from Proven Winners. Calibrachoa is very similar to a minature Petunia. This vigorous fast growing plant produces hundreds of vividly colored pink flowers that bloom from spring until first frost. Calibrachoa Superbells are easy to grow. Place them in full sun, shade will severely limit the number of flowers. Superbells can be grown in patio pots, window boxes and in beds. Calibrachoa are popular for hanging baskets because of their cascading habit. Superbells are self cleaning, you do not have to pinch off spent flowers. Superbells Calibrachoa is more heat resistant than most of the Calibrachoas. It can take the heat of hot southern summers making it a good replacement for petunias, and they can be perennial in zones 7 and warmer. You can expect hummingbirds to visit your garden when you plant Calibrachoa because they love the large trumpet shaped flowers and it’s good nectar source. * Zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial* Award Winner* Fall Interest* Heat Tolerant* Attracts Birds & Hummingbirds  .

Mountain Snow™ Pieris

Mountain Snow™ Pieris
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4-Season Interest in a Decorative, Hardy Shrub Pieris Mountain Snow, Pieris japonica ‘Planow’, is an ornamental shrub with year-round interest. Use one as an elegant accent plant near your perennial bed, or group several together for a casual, naturalized affect in a lesser-used area of your yard. It’s drought resistant and also renowned for its shade tolerance, so you can even use it in areas where other plants might fail to thrive. Your Mountain Snow Pieris seems to have it all—beautiful foliage and delicate flowers all wrapped up in a versatile, hardy nature. You can plant one of these and just sit back and enjoy the show! Mountain Snow’s new foliage emerges with a vibrant bronze tint that gradually transitions to a rich, deep green as spring progresses into summer. Delicate flower buds appear in summer and hang on, adding some gentle elegance through the harsh, winter months. When spring arrives, the delightful buds unfurl in the growing warmth of the sun’s rays. Your bees and butterflies will flock to its showy clusters of cascading blossoms when the white, bell-like blooms open in spring. Mountain Snow Pieris will grow up to 5 feet in height with a 4-foot width. Its natural growth is quite lovely, but will accept pruning if you’d like to shape it a bit. It’s a low-maintenance shrub, and can even be fast-growing under the right conditions. Mountain Snow Pieris is heat-tolerant than other varieties, so this is a step-up from others you might see at your local nursery. Of the many varieties of Pieries, Mountain Snow is certainly an exceptional choice. You can’t go wrong with its colorful foliage, delightful blossoms and year-round interest! * Year-round interest* Heat & drought tolerant * Fast to moderate growth * Great for containers * Adaptable to a variety of soils * Year-round interest.

Royal Red Maple

Royal Red Maple
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Dense Shade Tree with Amazing Fall Color! The Royal Red Maple, Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’, is a Red Norway Maple selection that is similar to ‘Crimson King’, but with what some consider, slightly better color.  ‘Royal Red’ is also less vigorous and less prone to frost cracks.   A dense shade tree, it has a straight trunk with a well-shaped canopy, and it has a crown which is originally conical before becoming broadly round. The glossy foliage is an excellent maroon red all season.   It is heat tolerant and moderately drought resistant once established.  Plant this tree in full sun to partial shade in average well-drained soil.  ‘Royal Red’ Maple is adaptable to various soil conditions and is great as a shade or specimen tree.  It does well in most soil types and tolerates air pollution. One of the finest of the Red Maples, it has a sturdy straight trunk and is free from disease!  A well shaped, symmetrical tree ‘Royal Red’ Maple has superb color: bright maroon color all summer and yellowish brown color in the fall! * Bright maroon red color all season* Heat tolerant* Easy to grow.

Growing The Midwest Garden

Growing The Midwest Garden
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Edward Lyon grew up in the Midwest so understands much about the plants, environment, and climate. He encourages gardeners to educate themselves on their region, soil and its geography before selecting plants for a garden.  He does an excellent job of giving specific suggestions of plants that are best suited for a certain area. Much of what he writes about is based on his own experiences of trial and error, which is truly valuable! The information can save a gardener time and money. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-495-6Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.

Sky Rocket Fountain Grass

Sky Rocket Fountain Grass
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Fast-Growing, Decorative Grass There’s nothing like decorative grasses to lend unique texture to your landscape, and Sky Rocket Fountain Grass is a wonderful variety that you won’t want to miss this year! Sky Rocket features a lovely, vase-like shape for your garden with a gentle, arching nature to its long foliage. Each narrow blade of grass is vibrant green with delightfully white-striped margins. This fast-growing grass erupts out from the base and extends upward, until forming a gentle arc as it travels back down toward the ground. In mid-summer, gorgeous smoky-pink blooms shoots up above the foliage–eye-catching, fuzzy blossoms to dance upon the breeze! The blooms mature to a creamy tone, persisting into mid-fall. Seed heads follow as the grass browns for its winter visage. Your Sky Rocket Fountain Grass will grow up to 3 feet tall with an equal spread. It looks spectacular in a mass planting and is sometimes used en masse for erosion control. It can even be used in containers on your patio, providing vertical height and definition amid lower plantings. If your temperature never gets below 15 degrees Fahrenheit, then you can treat this as a perennial. Otherwise, wait for the grass to turn brown and you can cut it back or remove it. However, leaving the dried grass and seed heads can create quite a beautiful vision for your winter landscape. Decorative grasses will always be an elegant, yet natural way to enhance the home landscape. Sky Rocket Fountain Grass is a preeminent example of the type of decorative grass sure to enhance your home this year. * Decorative foliage* Long blooming summer flowers* Year round interest* Semi-evergreen* Fast growing.

Flaming Mound Spirea

Flaming Mound Spirea
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Compact Explosion of Color Flaming Mound Spiraea is a deciduous shrub with ornamental features.  It would look particularly stunning planted en masse, in a rock garden or perhaps even as a single planting in your perennial bed amid less-colorful plants. Your Flaming Mound Spiraea has a lot to offer for such a diminutive shrub.  Just as its name implies, it will appear as a ‘flaming mound” of brilliant color in your landscape.  You’ll adore the colorful foliage this remarkable, little shrub provides.  Each tiny leaf begins life with a blazing red shade, transitioning to yellow and returning again to red for autumn.  The contrast of the summer foliage with the long-lasting flowers is exquisite.  Large, 4-inch round corymbs of deep pink flowers adorn Flaming Mound from late spring and into summer, blanketing it in color and texture.    You can extend the bloom of your Flaming Mound with some simple deadheading, but the lovely foliage will continue to provide interest even after the flowers have faded.  Flaming Mound Spiraea will grow to 2 feet in height with an equal spread.  It’s known for its dwarf habit and has a mounding form.  Flaming Mound is adaptive to a variety of conditions and is quite hardy overall.  It’s considered a fast-growing shrub so you won’t have to wait long to see results, and the flowers are even useful for craft projects (or just used as a floral display on your kitchen table).  There are so many fabulous features of Flaming Mound Spiraea that it’s easy to suggest that most gardeners will want one for their yards.  Under ideal conditions, it will even live up to 20 years so it’s a great investment in an ornamental shrub that is fast-growing, hardy and beautiful. * Summer flowers * Fast growing * Great cut flower * Works in containers * Adaptive to a variety of soils * Fall interest.

Small-Space Container Gardens

Small-Space Container Gardens
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Fern Richardson guides you through the process of a major makeover. It can be a patio, porch, small yard, or even a balcony! This book is written in an easy to understand style, encourages beginner gardeners, and is highly recommended for those who have limited space to garden. Richardson details how to use container plants to attract butterflies, grow a privacy vine, or cultivate your own food. He includes valuable information on the care and environment of plants as well. Richardson’s book on Small-Space Container Gardens includes beautiful photographs to browse, which helps in making the right choices for successful gardening. This book will help any gardener transform small spaces by using the right plants, and thus, creating a lush looking area. If you want to improve the looks of a certain location in your yard, this is the book to read! ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-241-9Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.

Acoma Crape Myrtle

Acoma Crape Myrtle
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Romantic elegance for your garden!  Crape Myrtles always add elegance and form to a garden, as well as great summer flower color at eye-level. Acoma Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica x faueri ‘Acoma’) is a full, thick shrub that is often pruned to become a 7 foot tall and wide tree that makes a striking statement shrub.  Crape Myrtles are often tree-like, but Acoma is a nice rounded shrub. This means that when it is pruned into a tree form (as it is most often) it has a full head that can be wider than it is tall, giving the shrub a stunning bouquet-of-flowers look. The pure white crinkled and ruffled flower clusters hang a little lower than other crapes, to a very romantic effect.  The flowers come on strong in mid-summer and last to fall. The leaves bust out light green in the spring, darkening-up in the summer and then turning deep jewel-tone shades of red and purple in the fall. As the tree ages the bark gets a gorgeous “peeling” look to it, making it very interesting all winter.  Highly resistant to disease and mildews, Acoma always looks clean and healthy.  Acoma Crape Myrtle trees will grow and thrive even in the hottest and driest gardens, loving the heat and resistant to drought once they are established.  The season long flowers and dramatic and beautiful foliage make this a romantic showstopper in the garden. It’s guaranteed to add a little glamour to your home from spring through the first frosts. Nature Hills has the best Acoma Crape Myrtle’s for sale, but they’re so popular they don’t last long!  * Long-blooming pure white flowers* Disease resistant and always looks clean and healthy* Excels in hot, sunny locations* Drought resistant* Thrives in all soil types.

Butterfly Daisy

Butterfly Daisy
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The Daisy Butterfly, ‘Argyranthemum frutescens’, is a fantastic release from Proven Winners. The Daisy ‘Butterfly’ is a heat-tolerant marguerite Daisy with oomph. ‘Butterfly’ produces canary-yellow flowers throughout the summer ­ even without deadheading. Daisy’s require a sunny spot with fertile, well-drained soil and should be kept well watered in the summer. Daisy’s may be used as a cut flower and they are excellent in window boxes, pots, and rock gardens. The Daisy is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds, plus they are resistant to deer. These Daisys are winter hardy to USDA Zones 10-11 and they are grown as an annual in other cooler climatic zones. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage additional bloom. The deeply cut, dark green leaves are aromatic when bruised. For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial..

Blue Boa Anise Hyssop

Blue Boa Anise Hyssop
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The perfect finishing touch for your garden!  Like an expensive string of pearls or a fancy feather boa, Agastache Blue Boa provides that certain ‘something special’ to your garden beds and borders. Blue Boa is a lovely gentian-blue-leaning-to-lavender color that complements every other color in your garden. Many long-time landscape designers claim that every garden should be bordered in blue, instead of green or white, and very flew plants with blue flowers are as excellent for bedding as agastache. Agastache in general is a healthy perennial that is covered in flower spikes from early summer to late fall. Blue Boa particularly is an award-winning cultivar that is tremendously heat and humidity tolerant and will bloom for you early and often. The 5” tall flower spikes are a haven for hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators but not palatable to rabbits and deer. The scented leaves are very palatable to humans, though, and are great for flavoring drinks! Agastache Blue Boa is very easy care and will reliably return year after year for you. All they really ask for is a sunny spot with great drainage. Try them in a big garden pot, too! Don’t let another season go by without the beautiful blue spikes of Agastache Blue Boa topping off your garden. Order yours today! * Fragrant * Birds, butterflies and bees love the flowers * Tolerates hot, dry sites * Great in containers * Deer and rabbit resistant.

Little Adder Anise Hyssop

Little Adder Anise Hyssop
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A compact grower that smells like candy! Agastache Rugosa ‘Little Adder’ is sweet little plant with beautiful flowers, pretty leaves and a smell like fresh-made licorice. You know your mouth just started watering! Little Adder is a compact version of the much-loved Black Adder Agastache with all of the same great qualities, just in a smaller package. Tons of violet-blue flower spikes explode all over the plant from summer well into the fall. As a bonus, when the leaves are crushed they release an unmistakable licorice scent into the air. And as a bonus-bonus the flowers are edible! Try them as a garnish on soups or salads or on appetizers. Little Adder is easily grown in dry soil where other plants won’t thrive. Once established these are hardy drought, deer and rabbit resistant flowers that look great in groups, as a border or in a pot. They are beautiful wherever you put them. They make pretty cut flowers too!Don’t miss out on these sweet flowers in your garden this year. Buy your Little Adder Agastache now! * Compact* Loves dry soil* Smells like licorice* Heavy blooms all season.

Cuphea Lavender Lace

Cuphea Lavender Lace
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Great in Mass Plantings and in Containers The Cuphea Lavender Lace, ‘Cuphea rosea’, is a Proven Selections plant that is used in combos and containers. Lavender Lace can be used as a landscape or ornamental plant. They produce masses of purple flowers from spring through fall. Summers heat will not stop these unique flowers. In warm climates it is an ever blooming perennial. The stems become slightly woody, arching and weather tough conditions. Place them in well drained soil and then look for Hummingbirds as they begin to flower. Pinching in early summer will promote branching. For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial. * Months of blooms spring through fall* Thrives in heat* Easy to grow .

Pocahontas Lilac

Pocahontas Lilac
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 Extend Your Lilac Season With This Fast Grower The Pocahontas Lilac is very showy and fragrant. It would make a lovely screen and is beautiful as a focal point. Your Pocahontas Lilac is an extremely vigorous, cold hardy, upright plant that is an early bloomer to extend your Lilac season. The Pocahontas Lilac blooms earlier and longer than most Lilacs. From spring through fall it will be covered in large clusters of rich violet booms, then fade to a pretty deep lilac color. All the while displaying dense, dark green leaves. Plant the Pocahontas somewhere in your landscape so you can truly enjoy it. Near a patio or walk perhaps so you can revel in the outstanding fragrance, the butterflies and hummingbirds. The Pocahontas Lilac will tolerate some shade but it will flower more profusely in full sun. The blooms make excellent cut flowers for bouquets and will bring the color and scent of spring into your house. Plant this showy and fragrant Lilac in your yard for an outstandingly long show of color and fragrance. * Fragrant* Long blooming* Low maintenance  .

Petit Bleu™ Bluebeard

Petit Bleu™ Bluebeard
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Small Shrub with Late Season Color Petit Bleu Bluebeard is a tiny, deciduous shrub with ornamental appeal.  These look wonderful in a mixed border, a perennial bed or as part of a wildlife garden.  You could also effectively use a few as container plants on your patio.  Your Petit Bleu Bluebeard is a Proven Winners selection, and it’s easy to understand why it’s such a popular choice.  When many of your summer flowers have begun their decline, Petit Bleu Bluebeard will be ready to being its show.  From late summer and into fall, this delicate, little shrub will be an asset to not only the ornamental appeal of your yard, but also to the butterflies and other pollinators seeking a late season treat.  Clusters of petite, blue flowers amid tall stalks will rise up above the vibrant green of the glossy, mounded foliage.  Even the foliage itself is of interest, and a light brush of your hand will release its aromatic appeal. Petit Bleu Bluebeard will grow to about 30-inches tall with a 24-inch spread.  It has a compact, tight growth habit, and does best in loose, well-drained soils.  Petit Bleu is drought-tolerant once established and deer resistant.  It has no significant disease or insect issues to be concerned with.  It will grow beautifully in its natural state, but doesn’t mind pruning if you’d like to take a hand in its shaping.    Petit Bleu Bluebeard certainly gives a lot back for the small amount of space and time it requires.  With Petit Bleu, you’ll get a great return on your investment! * Late season bloom * Aromatic foliage * Wildlife interest * Hardy.

Sunjoy® Gold Beret Barberry

Sunjoy® Gold Beret Barberry
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A Unique Barberry with Outstanding Color The Sunjoy Gold Beret Barberry is a unique low mounding shrub, with outstanding color. It’s an excellent choice to place anywhere in your landscape that needs a bright shot of color. Your Sunjoy Gold Beret Barberry will provide multi seasonal color. It shows off its new red foliage in the spring, and then it turns a striking bright yellow-gold for the summer; sure to be an eye-catcher anywhere in the yard. In fall it will transform again to a brilliant orange-red. The Sunjoy Gold Beret Barberry is petite, perfect for tight spaces, as a border or in mass plantings. This would beautiful in front of an evergreen privacy screen. The bright yellow and red against dark emerald green would be a stunning contrast of color and texture. This low mounding shrub needs no maintenance. It is drought and pollutant tolerant which makes it a great choice in city homes that don’t have much room. It’s also deer resistant, and although it can withstand light shade you will see the very best show of color when planted in full sun. The Sunjoy Gold Beret Barberry is a small shrub that provides big drama. It can fit anywhere in your landscape and is sure to be an attention getter. * No maintenance* Deer resistant* Seasonal color.