Great in Mass Plantings and in ContainersThe 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 Pick your color….
Tri-colored Blooms Last Spring Through FallNemesia 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 Pick your color….
Great for Hanging Baskets & PlantersTorenia 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 tolerantPick your color….
The Morning Glory Grandpa Otts, ‘Ipomoea tricolor’, is a Heirloom variety that is so stunning that it belongs in every old-fashioned garden. The intense, 2 to 4 inch across violet blue flowers, have a vivid, incandescent ruby star on the petals. Grandpa Otts blooms from summer until first frost and will bloom more abundantly during cool weather. The flowers open in the morning and close in the evening.Grandpa Otts Morning Glory prefers full sun and average ,sandy, well drained soil. Water them frequently so they do not dry out. Morning glories seem to bloom earlier and with more blooms when they are constricted to a pot. Plant in the spring after the last average frost date. Plants started too early are less vigorous than those started later. This excellent vine will cover fences and trellises, grow as ground cover, or hang in large baskets or pots..
The Salvia Victoria Blue, Salvia farinacea ‘Victoria Blue’, is a compact plant that is a late bloomer but can continue blooming for a long time. ‘Victoria Blue’ has intense deep blue flowers. It is great for center pieces in containers or in mass plantings in rows, or as backdrop for other shorter flowers.Victoria is a dwarf form of the species only getting up to 1-2 feet tall. The plant habit is erect but densely branched. This Salvia is also known as Mealy-Cup Sage because the flowers and stems are fuzzy.Having bluish green leaves, the intense blue flower spikes of this plant are a great contrast and will bloom until first frost in autumn. Deadheading might help insure rebloom into autumn.Native to the Southwest, ‘Victoria Blue’ works well in borders, in mass plantings and as a cut flower. It will also attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden!* Intense blue flowers* Mass plantings* Dwarf.
Verbena Lanai Royal Purple w/Eye, Verbena Lanai® Royal Purple with Eye, is a deep purple flower with a striking white eye. Lanai™ flowers early and is free flowering from tip to crown. This striking purple flower, with its white eye, exhibits the same powdery mildew resistance as other Lanai® varieties. The flowers on this verbena look wonderful and attract butterflies. Verbena is one of those garden essentials that bloom from spring to fall with very little fuss. In frost-free climates it is grown as a perennial, but most of us will have to grow it as an annual. Plants grow in clumps that reach a height of six to twelve inches. These charming little plants are relatively carefree. In fact, the main cause of problems with verbena is over-pampering, especially overfeeding and over watering. There are just three things you will need to do to keep your plants healthy and blooming all season: deadhead faded flowers, fertilize once a year, after they are growing, and water only when dry – once they are established. This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only..
Phlox Intensia Pink, Phlox hybrid ‘Intensia® Pink’ PPAF, boasts a bright, intense pink color!Being low maintenance makes ‘Intensia® Pink’ a great choice for your baskets and combination planters. It has won rewards for heat tolerance and performance.When planted in early spring, the flowers almost immediately cover the foliage in an umbrella of color. This continues from April until late August.Like all phlox, Phlox Intensia Pink will not withstand waterlogged conditions, so amend the soil with organic matter or plant in a raised bed.When planted in pots, the soft mounded foliage spills over the edge to make a lovely cascading effect. Phlox Intensia Pink is a definite addition to any perennial garden.It needs to be planted in a full sun area in well-drained soil. Use this phlox in rock gardens, as a border, in containers or in a cut flower garden.This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only.* Long blooming* Heat tolerant* Intense pink flowers.
The Streptocarpella Concord Blue African Violet, ‘Streptocarpella; a Proven Selections plant, is a shade loving member of the African Violet family. The lovely blue blooms hover over the felted leaves. Streptocarpella is a small, tender basket plant from southern Africa that quickly grows to eight inches tall with a spread of 12 inches across. It branches freely and produces soft, velvety green leaves that are about two inches long. Streptocarpella should be grown in a well drained, organic potting mix in either a hanging basket, window box, or decorative container. Concord Blues are absolutely great for baskets and pots.For zones 9-11, 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 summerPick your color….
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. They’re 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.Pick your color….
The Scaevola Whirlwind™ Blue Fan Flower, Scaevola aemula ‘Whirlwind™ Blue Fan Flower’ (PP17840), a Proven Winner selection, has non-stop flowers, attractive foliage, and better branching than other Scaevola. This new series tolerates a wide range of conditions and endures stress without leaf loss. They have an open, prostrate habit. This ‘Blue Fan Flower’ is a knockout with its dark blue flowers.This new series tolerates a wide range of conditions and endures stress without leaf loss. They have an open, prostrate habit. This ‘Whirlwind™ Blue Fan Flower’ is a knockout with its beautiful blue flowers!‘Whirlwind™ Blue Fan Flower’ is immune to extremes in temperatures and conditions. They are stunning in combination planter or alone; self-cleaning, deadheading not necessary.Apply fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots. This will help ensure the best possible performance!For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial; otherwise it is an annual.* Blue flowers* Prostrate habit* No dead heading Pick your color….