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 .
Great for Hanging Baskets & Planters Torenia Catalina Midnight Blue, Torenia Catalina® Midnight Blue PPAF, starts blooming early and blooms through the fall. Midnight Blue is a deep blue color with yellow throated blooms. The unique trailing/mounding habit makes this a great choice for both hanging baskets and planters. Torenia is another choice for part shade locations. Torenia Catalina Midnight Blue is a heat and shade tolerant plant that has a snapdragon-like flower all season. It is low maintenance and dead heading is not necessary. Blooms have shades of periwinkle and deep cobalt blue with a yellow throat, so intermingles well with other plants to fill in the middle ground of a combination. This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only. * Trailing/mounding habit* Great in hanging baskets & planters* Snapdragon-like flowers* Shade tolerant.
The Nemesia Blue Bird, ‘Nemesia fruticans hybrids’, was bred in Germany and England. These sweet scented blooms fill the air with their fragrant aroma when the sun hits the flowers. Proven Winners introduces Blue Bird, with it’s blue flowers, to join the Nemesia line of old favorites. Blue Birds scoff at cold weather and keep blooming right through frosts in early spring and late fall. They have a compact form with strong upright flowers. Theyâre superb in planters or baskets where you can catch wind of the refreshing fragrance. This Proven Winners plant has colors that range from glowing bright hues to the softest pastels. This plant is outstanding in hanging baskets, combos, and window boxes. Nemesia hates drought so ensure the soil is kept moist. They perform best in cool gardens or in partial shade in hot areas. The compact plants produce and abundance of showy flowers all summer long. For zones 8-11, this plant can also be a perennial..
Star Flower Beth’s Blue, Laurentia ‘Beth’s Blue’, has star-shaped violet blue flowers on a cushion of medium-green foliage. ‘Beth’s Blue’ intermingles well with other plants to fill in the middle ground of a combination. This plant creates vigorous mats of soft-green foliage strewn with star-shaped, blue flowers. ‘Beth’s Blue’ has petalled steely blue stars that cover a globe shaped plant that will bloom all summer. A great blue, Laurentia is a drought tolerant plant that does best in full sun. It likes to be hot and dry. Use ‘Beth’s Blue’ in pots, window boxes, landscaping and combinations. The blue flowers don’t show up well from a distance, but are incredible when mixed with pastel colors or in a more striking combination with an orange-colored coleus; deadheading is not necessary! This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only. * Violet blue flowers* Soft green foliage* Blooms all summer.
Violet Purple Blooms Summer Through Fall Salvia Evolution, Salvia farinacea ‘Evolution’, makes a striking expression when planted in masses in your landscape! ‘Evolution’ attracts butterflies, birds and hummers with its intense and rich purple blossoms. This is far and away the best Mealycup Sage ever grown, and it deserves a big planting in your sunniest garden spot! ‘Evolution’ really is a whole new generation for Salvia, with richer blooms, better branching, more compact plants, superb weather resistance, and an extra-long season of bloom. Every bloom stalk on these sturdy little plants is packed with deep violet-purple blooms, far brighter and less prone to fading than older varieties. The blooming begins in early to midsummer and keeps going right into fall, extending your season of color in the Sage garden by several weeks. What a low maintenance plant! This plant puts up with bad weather from heat and humidity to drought and unseasonable cold. It’s unstoppable! This ‘Evolution’ plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only. * Long blooming* Violet purple blooms* Weather resistance .
The Torenia Summer WaveÂ® Blue, ‘Torenia hybrid’ (PP10843), a Proven Winners selection, has rich, blue flowers with a violet tint and is a striking groundcover. Torenia hybrids are fast and easy to grow. This heat loving groundcover provides superb color even in the hottest summer months. This Torenia is a foolproof combo plant for pots and window boxes. They mix well with Sutera, Supertunias, and Symphony Osteospermums. For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial..
Tri-colored Blooms Last Spring Through Fall Nemesia Opal Innocence, Nemesia fruticans ‘Opal Innocence®’ PP#17,035, has wonderful tri-colored pastel flowers that appear spring to fall. The sweet fragrance of ‘Opal Innocence’ is delightful. Great to use either in the back or middle of a container to add height and drama to your container. Nemesia Opal Innocence produces an abundance of opalescent tri-colored flowers with a strong scent! It is self cleaning so no dead heading is necessary. This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only. * Sweet fragrance* Months of blooms* No dead-heading required .
The Angelonia Angelface Blue, Angelonia angustifolia hybrid ‘Anbluim’, displays gorgeous blue flowers. Angelface Blue comes from a great new series for Proven Winners. These Angelonias have been bred for flower performance as well as a great upright branching growth habit. Angelonias in containers make full blooming specimen plants that are great for the patio and yard. Planted in the landscape, Angleface will WOW gardeners. They will flower well into the fall season. The flower stems are great for making vase arrangements providing enjoyment for 10 days or more. Use this plant in containers, beds, in combinations, planter boxes or borders. For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial. * Deer resistant* Drought tolerant* Long Blooming* Fragrant Foliage .
Trailing Habit Looks Great in Containers & Hanging Baskets The Coleus Chocolate Drop, ‘Coleus hybrid’, is a terrific trailing plant that has lobed, rounded green leaves and has a deep crimson center and crimson venation. It has a diversity of foliage color, leaf shape, and growth habit, and they all make glorious container subjects. Though most tolerant of full sun, they are more valuable in shade, where summer color is scarce. * Summer color* Adaptable as a houseplant* Deadheading not necessary .
Brighten Up Any Shade Area in Your Yard Impatiens Rockapulco Purple, Impatiens walleriana ‘Rockapulco® Purple’, displays miniature rose-like purple blooms that perform great in shady locations. Rockapulco Impatiens are a must for pots and garden beds with filtered sun. They bloom all summer long. Impatiens provides brilliant color in the shade where few other flowers thrive. Unlike most flowers, you never need to trim off spent blooms to tidy up the plant and promote longer flowering because Rockapulco requires no deadheading. As long as you give them plenty of water, Rockapulco impatiens will bloom magnificently. Light up any shady area with masses of blooms that resemble miniature rosebuds! This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only. * Shade loving* Blooms all summer* Perennial in zones 9-11 .
The Petunia Supertunia® Mini Blue Veined, Petunia hybrids ‘Supertunia® Mini Blue Veined’ (PP13543), has wonderfully fragrant flowers that smother a vigorous trailing plant that turn hanging baskets and decorative urns into garden masterpieces. ‘Supertunia® Mini Blue Veined’ shows off its blue flowers and is a great addition to anyone’s garden! With its profusion of lovely blue flowers, ‘Supertunia® Mini Blue Veined’ provides long-term blue color in full sun areas throughout the season. It can grow nearly an inch a day, so plant alone or in combinations in all container types and landscapes for a great display of color. Supertunias are very heat and drought tolerant once established and do not need deadheading. Since they grow fast be sure to give them a good supply of moisture and fertilizer all season long. For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial. * Pretty blue flowers* Fragrant* Drought tolerant.
Versatile Ornamental Grass Looks Stunning in Containers! The Grass – Graceful Grasses® – Purple Fountain’, Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum,’ is a spectacular ornamental that is versatile, and easy to grow! The rosy, pink plumes transition to deep purple foliage that lasts all summer until the first frost. This grass is especially eye-catching in clusters, mass plantings, or along slopes! Although this beautiful specimen is only an annual in northern climates, it is perennial in zones 8 through 11. It makes a great specimen plant and can be used as a center piece in a container. It is also a favorite for fresh or dried arrangements. Plant in fertile well drained soil in full sun after all danger of frost has passed. The Graceful Grasses® Purple Fountain is a vigorous grower that will quickly fill in any bed or container. Graceful Grasses is virtually pest and disease free! * Great for containers* Easy to Grow* Often used in drfied arrangements.