Compact Plant with Stunning Yellow FlowersThe Nemesia Sunsatia ™ Lemon, ‘Nemesia hybrids’, is a German breakthrough like nothing else on the market. This Proven Winners plant has colorsthat range from glowing bright hues to the softest pastels. Sunsatia™ holds its own in both cool and hot temperatures, and is outstanding in hanging baskets, combos, and window boxes. The Lemon Sunsatia has a beautiful bright yellow flowers. 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.* zones 9-11, this plant can be a perennial.* Easy to grow* Months of blooms Pick your color….
Cucumis Marketmore 76 (USDA Organic) Cucumber, Cucumis sativus ‘Marketmore 76’, is a slicing cucumber that has 8-9″ long, slender, dark green fruits that maintain their uniform color, even under weather stress. Marketmore 76 begins bearing late, but picks for a relatively long time. It remains dark green even in hot weather, has a sweet mild flavor, tapers at both ends, blocky, white spines, and no stippling. Good for both home gardens or market in cool climate areas. Cucumbers originate from India where they have been cultivated for over three thousand years. The cucumber is a quick growing subtropical vine. In fact, many varieties of cucumbers are ready to harvest after only fifty days. They can be trellised if desired. A bit of afternoon shade is helpful in very hot summer-areas. Supply abundant moisture and continue to harvest fruit, even if misshapen, to keep vines productive..
Brassica Gypsy (USDA Organic) Broccoli, Brassica oleracea ‘Gypsy (Broccoli)’, is versatile for summer or fall harvest and provides uniform well-domed heads with a medium-small bead size and medium-sized stem. Large, healthy plants tolerate heat and are resistant to downy mildew. ‘Gypsy’ is suitable for bunching or crown cut. Broccoli is high in Vitamins A and C and is also considered to be a cancer-fighting food. For best flavor, cook broccoli only until tender/crisp or use raw with dips or in salads. Broccoli freezes very well, maintaining its color, texture and taste. Broccoli is a rewarding vegetable to grow and is best planted in soil rich with organic matter where it will be better able to fight disease. Harvest when the broccoli buds of the head are firm and tight, cutting 5 to 10 inches down on the stalk. This will promote the growth of side shoots which will provide an abundance of smaller broccoli heads over a long period..
Brassica Premium Late Dutch Flat (Organic USDA) Cabbage, Brassica oleracea ‘Premium Late Dutch Flat (Cabbage)’, offers large, broad, flat heads, weighing 10 to 15 pounds and measuring 7 x 14 inches. The low-growing heads (big, flattened, full and solid) have a short core and excellent wrapper leaves. Premium Late Dutch Flat grows quickly with the onset of cool, wet weather. Premium Late Dutch Flat Cabbage has very good keeping quality, and is one of the best winter keepers. Suitable for home gardens and market growers.Cabbage is a hardy vegetable that grows especially well in fertile soils. Cabbage is easy to grow if you select suitable varieties and practice proper culture and insect management. Always regarded as a good source of vitamins, cabbage recently has been shown to have disease-preventive properties as well..
Cordyline Corbay Dazzler, Cordyline ‘Corbay Dazzler’, (sometimes called False Dracaena) is an attractive evergreen annual with arching variegated green leaves. This mounding clump will make your combination planter dazzle with color! A low maintenance plant, it likes part shade or full sun. Corbay Dazzler is sure to please; with age it will branch to produce green striped leaves that have a strong cream variegation along the leaf margin. It prefers moist soil, and it is best to add a controlled release fertilizer to the potting mix or garden soil. Remove dead or damaged leaves when needed. In cooler climates, Corbay Dazzler4 can be enjoyed outdoors, but move indoors before the threat of frost. Its unique form and color make an outstanding accent for single specimens in the ground or in simple geometric containers..
Cucumis National Pickling (USDA Organic) Cucumber, Cucumis sativus ‘National Pickling’, was developed by the National Pickle Packers Association in collaboration with the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station. This is the pickling cuke that pickle growers asked for, and it is high yielding, has early fruit on vigorous, medium vines, and retains quality over a longer season than Northern Pickling. This National Pickling Cucumber has a dark green fruit with 5-6″ black spines. It is small, thick and blunt ended when young. Ideal for making dill pickles, so a perfect variety for the home garden.Grow cucumbers in a series of small hills, spaced about 3 feet apart, and make sure your garden can accommodate the spreading once it begins to grow. Cucumbers are actually a climbing vine, so plant at the bottom of a trellis if you are short on space. It takes 54 days to mature. National Pickling has a bitter-free gene that ensures sweet cucumbers even under stressful conditions. Bitterless varieties also attract less insects..
Coreopsis Cherry Lemonade, Coreopsis ‘Cherry Lemonade’ (Hybrid tickseed), displays bright, feathery light green to golden foliage that combines with its brilliantly colored cherry red flowers. This color-combination plant lasts all summer long. Cherry Lemonade will certainly restore energy and color to your landscape! The low mounding form of this coreopsis creates a wonderful edge for a border and makes a fantastic container plant. This easy to grow annual attracts butterflies and bees. If spent flowers are trimmed, it ensures a constant flush of new flowers. Cherry Lemonade is capable of enduring light drought; water it if both heat and dry soil occur in unison to prevent browning. It also needs a winter dormancy to return, even in frost-free gardens..
Solanum Black Beauty (USDA Organic) Eggplant, Solanum melongena ‘Black Beauty Eggplant’, is characterized by its large glossy black eggs on a large vigorous plant that requires staking. The fine flavored fruit average 6 ½ long by 5″ in diameter and weighs approximately 3 lbs. An average yield of Eggplant ‘Black Beauty’ is about 15 fruits per plant. This is excellent for stuffing as well as providing perfect-size slices for parmagians & lasagnas.Black Beauty Eggplants are ready for harvest quite early compared to other varieties. Eggplants want much the same soil conditions as tomatoes, but they are also a little more sensitive, being generally susceptible to wilts, and fond of near-tropical weather. Growing in pots can help alleviate or lessen some of these concerns. Warming the soil with plastic ground covers, and situating the plantings near south-facing walls can also help keep things warm enough. Tomato fertilizer and plenty of water will help the plants develop nice fruits. “.
Smaller Watermelon for Smaller GardensSugar Baby Watermelon, Citrullus lanatus ‘Sugar Baby’, is a very sweet melon that does not require the space of larger varieties. Watermelon ‘Sugar Baby’ is a 10 to 20 lbs. melon that is firm, sweet, and has red/orange flesh with small, dark brown seeds. The thick rind turns from dark green to almost black when mature. Growing Sugar Baby watermelon is easy & this early maturing variety provides abundant melons. Sugar Baby Watermelons are popular, small, round and sweet, dark skinned watermelon for summer treats. The pink flesh is mouth-watering, flavorsome and not too seedy, while the rind is quite tough and resists cracking. Watermelons like well-drained, sandy loam with a pH of 6 to 6.8. They don’t want wet feet, and regular, but average, water will do.* Great for smaller gardens* Early ripening to enjoy all summer* Heavy producer .
Makes a Great Flower BorderThe Strawflower Sundaze ® Flame Strawflower, ‘Bracteantha bracteata’, a Proven Winners plant, is an upright, ever blooming plant that produces red/orange flowers all season long. Strawflower are also commonly called everlasting daisy or golden everlasting.They are very heat tolerant, and are a standout in combinations. Strawflower has thin, lance shaped, grayish green leaves that may reach a length of 5 inches. The flowers are held on sandpapery, hollow, branching stems. Use strawflower in annual beds, borders and as cut flowers. Strawflower is the everlasting flower of choice for dried floral arrangements. The papery bracts dry beautifully without losing their color or shape, and they last indefinitely. For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial.* Great cut & dried flower* Heat tolerant* Months of blooms .
The Sanvitalia Sunbini, Sanvitalia speciosa ‘Sunbini’, is a Proven Winner selection and is a full and lush grower that is more compact than other varieties.This version of creeping Zinnia blooms even in triple-digit heat. This plant trails nicely out of pots and baskets. The 1/2 inch dark petite yellow orange flowers bloom all summer; extremely heat-tolerant and is very low maintenanceSunbini can also be used in the foreground of an annual bed or as an annual groundcover. Deadheading not necessary for continuous bloom; plant’s new flowers will quickly cover old flowers so no deadheading necessary.It is a good idea to apply fertilizer or compost on garden beds, and the regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance!For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial; otherwise it is an annual.* Yellow petite flowers* Low maintenance* Heat tolerantPick your color….
Unique Elephant Ear with Black StemsColocasia Coffee Cups, Colocasia ‘Coffee Cups’, is an exciting new elephant ear that has black stems and black-tinted dark green leaves that form an upright cup which will hold water. ‘Coffee Cups’ will add striking height to your combo planters. New elephant’s ears are always fun to try, especially when you find one as unusual as this one. With its nearly black stems, cup-shaped leaves, and vigorous growth habit, ‘Coffee Cups’ will make a quick impact. It is perfect to add pizzazz from the middle to the back of a border. With this elephant’s ear, you get height, rich color, and intriguing leaves and a fun name. Divide in winter or early spring. This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only.* Fast growing* Rich color* Intriguing leaves Pick your color….
Easy to Grow with Showy Blooms All Summer Long!The Nemesia Sunsatia ™ Cranberry, ‘Nemesia hybrids’, is a German breakthrough like nothing else on the market. This Proven Winners plant has colors that range from glowing bright hues to the softest pastels.Sunsatia™ holds its own in both cool and hot temperatures, and is outstanding in hanging baskets, combos, and window boxes.The Cranberry Sunsatia has a beautiful cranberry flowers. 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 an abundance of showy flowers all summer long. For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial.* No deadheading* Easy to grow* Drought tolerant Pick your color….
Exotic grass for your pond or pool! Drenched in sweat and desperate for relief from the sun, they saw the crystal clear pool of water shimmering in the heat and sand. Using the last bit of strength left in them they ran to it and dove headlong into the cool water. The pool was shaded by palms and grasses lining the banks. Eventually they paddled to the shore and fell asleep among the reeds. Refreshed as the sun was setting, they decided that this should be more than a resting spot…this should be home.Make your own backyard an oasis by planting beds of Graceful Grasses Baby Tut Umbrella Grass around your pool or in your pond. Thriving in moist soil – or even planted in standing water – Baby Tut will give a quintessentially exotic look to your landscape. Tall slender reed-like stems hold sprays of green leaves out straight like umbrellas. A much smaller version of the typical cyperus grass, Baby Tut only grows 2 feet tall and wide, which makes it perfect for smaller gardens, water features and even well-watered containers.If you live somewhere where winter temps never get below 25 degrees, Baby Tut will give you years of pleasure. If you tend toward colder winters, Baby Tut is a great annual that will bring some of the tropics to your home landscape.Baby Tut is easy to grow and sure to impress. Don’t wait for the heat of summer – buy yours today!* Exotic foliage * Full sun * Easy care * Thrives with wet feet * Great in container* Zones 3-8 plant can be used as an annual Pick your color….
Drought Tolerant with Unique Colored BloomsThe Nemesia Sunsatia ™ Coconut, ‘Nemesia hybrids’, is a German breakthrough like nothing else on the market. This Proven Winners plant has colors that range from glowing bright hues to the softest pastels.Sunsatia™ holds its own in both cool and hot temperatures, and is outstanding in hanging baskets, combos, and window boxes. The Coconut Sunsatia has a beautiful white flowers with a splash of yellow in the throat.Nemesia performs 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 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial.* No deadheading* Easy to grow* Drought tolerant Pick your color….