Annual Pot Stuffers:
Drooping bell-like flowers accent the broad maple-like leaves. Can grow rapidly so control and shape by pinching out branch tips. Partial sun required. Can grow 8' tall. Available in red, yellow cream, rose and coral colors.
The multi-hued mahogany leaves are edged in coral-rose creating a great accent to other plants in pots. Can grow 18-24". Plant in shade to part shade.
A dramatic genus of Euphorbia displaying colorful and furled foliage that gives a major visual impact in outdoor pots. Does best planted in filtered sunlight. Keep pots moist, but well drained.
These Ageratums are extremely free flowering. The plants are compact with a uniform mounding habit. Very heat tolerant. Best planted in full to part sun. Does well in planters and beds. Grow 7-9" tall. Available in Blue and Purple varieties.
ALOCASIA (elephant ear, night scented lily)See "Elephant Ears"
The attractive leaves on this plant make it great in containers and window boxes. This plant is good as an accent. Good in part sun.
The colorful flowers have a contrasting stripe that makes it great as a cut flower. Can grow up to 36" tall. Be careful to acclimatize the plant to the area before planting. Best in well drained soils, away from midday sun.
A species of "Pimpernel". Intense blue flowers cover this plant. Like warm soil, full to part sun. Excellent in planters or in a rock garden. Grows 12-18" tall.
The bright blue flowers are accented by the yellow and red stamens. This plants has a meandering habit, growing 6-12" tall. Does best in sun to part sun.
The tiny orange flowers have a blue center and yellow stamens. This very compact growing plant reaches 6-12" tall. Excellent in planters and containers.
ANGEL FLOWER (Angelonia)
Compact mounds have a multitude of spikes with small flowers resembling Larkspur. Small narrow foliage. Blooms all summer. Prefers rich soil, regular watering. Partial to full sun. Use in beds, planters, and for cut flowers. Pink or Purple Stripe varieties available.
ARCTOTIS (African Daisy)See "Daisy, African"
Greenest in part shade, but will grow in all sun exposures. Plant in well drained soils. Can take some drought, but grow best with ample water. Handles light frosts, but will die in severe cold.
MERERI OR FOXTAIL
Stiffly upright stems can grow 2' or more. Stems have needle like deep green leaves. Plants have a fluffy look.
Branching woody vine. Tiny threadlike leaves form feathery dark green sprays that resemble fern fronds. Foliage often used by florists as fillers in bouquets.
Bright green needle like leaves. Excellent in hanging baskets or containers for indoors and out. Takes full sun to part shade.
Easy to grow. A wonderful filler. Prolific, dainty white blooms accent the green foliage. This plant can be planted in full sun to full shade.
Light blue flowers cover this easy to grow plant. Grows best in partial shade to full sun. This plant has a spreading form. Grows 3-5".
Lavender pink flowers are on a low-growing plant. Grows best in partial shade to full sun. Grows 3-5".
Grow best in shade to partial shade. Protect from hot afternoon suns. Plants prefer rich, moist soil.
Large, double flowers cascade down around the green foliage. Great in hanging baskets and containers.
NON STOP (TUBEROUS)
The large double flowers are borne on stocky plants with large green leaves. Come a variety of flower colors.
Well branched, upright growth. Flowers tend grow close together, sometimes covering the tops of the plants. Very showy.
The foliage colors brighten any shade location. The leaves have purple, pink, silver, and green variegations making these great in beds, pots, and containers.
Roseform, Picotee, and Ruffled varieties are also available. Great in the garden, hanging pots, and mixed baskets.
Bright yellow flowers cover the lacy green foliage. Excellent for mixed baskets or by itself. Can grow very large in one season. Plant in full to part sun.
Showy clusters of flowers appear all during the hot season of the year. The plant has a vining habit. Comes in a variety of colors. Does best in a sunny location.
Abundant lavender daisy-like flowers on mounding plants. Dark green leaves. Good in pots, and mixed baskets. Can be used in garden if planted in partial shade. Grows 12-18".
BRUGMANSIA (Angel's Trumpet)
The enormous and fragrant, trumpet-shaped flowers hang from the branches like fluted bells. Given full sun or partial shade and plenty of water, they grow quickly to 36-48". Available in Pink, Yellow, Variegated, and White
Calla lilies are well-known as long-lasting cut flowers with lots of colors. Their cup-shaped trumpet blooms provide character to the summer bouquet. Callas are great for low-borders and for splashes of color on the patio. In our area, they grow best in a part shade, moist location. Must be dug to over winter.
Tropical flowers and large leaves make this a great plant for pots and beds. Most effective in groups. Water heavily in blooming period. Remove flowers and stalk after finished blooming. Tuberous roots. Must be dug in fall and stored over winter in a cool dry place. Available in a variety of flower colors with either green or red foilage.
CARICATURE PLANT (Graptophyllum)
Adapts well to heat and humidity. Attractive foliage is a dark mahogany color with light variegations all summer long.
The leathery foliage is green, white and orange. Adds texture to landscape and containers.
Small flowers will cover the plant all season long. Narrow green leaves on this compact plant. Deadhead for continuous bloom. Height 6-8". Part–full sun. Prefers good drainage. Height 6-8". Available in a variety of colors.
Variegated gold and green leaves have a deeper green diamond in the center. Upright growth habit is good for pots and containers. Deep blue blooms in summer. Does best in part shade.
Colorful bronze foliage that reddens in cool weather. Undersides of leaves are bright red. Showy clusters of flowers. Good in the garden or in planters. Available in Magenta and Pink flowering varieties.
This succulent plant needs very little water. Abundant bell shaped flowers bloom against the green foliage. These plants can grow 24" tall. Plant can be poisonous if eaten. Flowers available in Deep Pink and Yellow.
CREEPING CHARLIE (Pilea)
Rounded leaves have a scalloped edge. Light shade if outside. Spreading, trailing plant. Good in pots or mixed planters. Available in green and variegated varieties.
Green leaves have a white edge. Leaves have a slight fragrance. Branching, tailing habit ideal for mixed baskets and containers. Hardy, easy to grow. Tolerates full sun to full shade.
The fuzzy purple foliage is greener on the top of the leaves and a striking purple on the underside. Its habit is mounding and trailing, making a wonderful basket plant or accent in a mixed planter. Best color in full sun, but will grow in shade.
TROY'S GOLD (Plectranthus)
The green leaves have a yellow variegation. Leaves have a slight fragrance. Branching, trailing habit makes this plant ideal for mixed baskets and containers. Tolerates full sun to full shade.
CHENILLE (Acalypha hispida)
Flowers hang in long clusters resembling tassels of crimson chenille. Blooms most heavily in June with scattered bloom throughout the year. Control size by pinching. Best in pots, planters and as a houseplant where allowed to hang.
CIGAR PLANTSee "Cuphea"
This is a very compact variety of Cleome. The pink flowers withstand high temperatures. This plant grows well in low water conditions. Prefers sunny locations.
COBBITY DAISYSee "Daisy, Cobbity"
COLEUS, SUN / SOLAR VARIETIES
These coleus can be planted in part to full sun. They keep their color well in heat and humidity. Easy to grow. Great in the garden and in containers. Come in a variety of colors and textures.
Ruby red flowers bloom from June until frost. Plant grows 18" tall. Heat and drought tolerant. NOT HARDY.
The star-shaped flowers alternate stripes of mahogany and gold that bloom well into the fall. The foliage is dark green, changing to an almost bronze-green late in the fall. Great in sun and dry conditions. Grows 8-10" tall.
tinctoria MAHOGANY MIDGET
This plant has a deep red flower with a yellow eye. Plant will bloom in hot, dry conditions. Plant in full sun. Grows up to 10" high.
CREEPING JENNY (Lysmachia)See Perennial ground cover section.
Grows best in sun to part shade. Pinch tips for compact growth. Interesting for summer color in small beds and in mixed baskets.
The long, tubular flowers have a white tip and dark ring at end. Blooms from summer to fall. Flowers are available in Pink and Orange.
Compact plant with very narrow green leaves. Tiny summer flowers in pink, purple, or white. Plant in shade to part shade.
Flowers showy against medium green foliage. Grow 10-12" high. Come in a variety of colors.
The fully double, involute florets are narrow and pointed. The height is about 60 inches. Does best planted in full to part sun.
Early, double flowers on compact plants. Height 12". Available in orange, red, violet, white, yellow, and mixed colors.
These more compact plants are covered with silvery foliage. Profuse daisy-like flowers bloom through the season. Grow 10-14". Great in planters and beds. Pumpkin Pie has orange red flowers. Sun Spots has yellow orange flowers.
Displays of large, showy daisy-like flowers bloom in the spring. These daisies do not thrive in very hot areas. Plants need to be planted in part sun for the best results.
The double pink daisies are on a nice bushy plant. The flower buds are deep pink and fade to a softer shade as they open. Plant in full to part sun. Grow 14-16" tall.
DAISY, MARGUERITE (Argyranthemum)
The daisy-like flowers are great for cut flowers, in the garden, or in pots. They come in a wide range of colors. These plants are easy to grow. Grow best in well drained soils in sun to part sun. Available in pink, white, blue, rose, carmine, and yellow colors.
Flowers are in spike-like clusters at ends of stems. Best in well drained soil, but will tolerate poor soils. Plant in full to part sun. Use in rock gardens, borders, and pots. Available in pink, coral, rose, and red flower colors.
The rounded, fan shaped leaves hang on long stems. This plant is very heat and drought tolerant. A good plant if you forget to water. Great in hanging baskets and containers.
DIMORPHOTHECA (African Daisy)See "Daisy, African"
ELEPHANT EARS (Colocasia)
This plant produces shiny green leaves and yellow-green flower spathes in the summer. This upright, branching plant should be grown in a warm sheltered spot, away from the midday sun. May reach 3 feet in the first year.
The 24" rich deep purple leaves are supported on strong black stems making an excellent accent for the part sun gardens. Grows up to 60" tall. Bulbs must be dug and stored for winter.
Large bright green leaves cover this large plant. Best used in part sun gardens. Use as a background plant. Bulbs must be dug and stored for winter.
The leaves and stems are green with white to yellow variegation. Large leaves make a great accent. Best used in part sun. Bulbs must be dug and stored for winter.
The 12-24" dark purple leaves have contrasting green veins making this plant a great accent in containers and window boxes. Grows 30" tall. Best in part sun.
This upright plant has green leaves with a white margin. The white flowers are borne on bracts. Very heat and drought tolerant. Plant in full to part sun. Can reach 24" tall.
The variegated leaves are topped by florets of white flowers. Great for borders or containers. Best in part sun. Grows 18-24" tall.
Bright blue flowers. Dense and compact plant has small glossy leaves. Grows 6-8" high. Excellent in hanging baskets or in mixed containers.
Daisy like flowers have yellow centers. Will bloom continuously if groomed. Upright bushy plant, but has a tendency to hang when in containers. Can reach 12-18" high.
PURPLE FOUR LEAF CLOVER (trifolium repens)
The rich burgundy/purple leaves are divided into four sections. Small white flowers are held above the foliage. Good in planters and pots. Be cautious because this plant can spread.
The drooping flowers are borne on hanging, trailing stems. Does well planted in containers and hanging baskets. Prefers cool, partly shady areas that are moist. Best in a exposure protected from wind.
The drooping flowers are borne on upright stems. Some varieties attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Grows well in containers and flower beds in cool, partly shady areas. Prefers moist soils. Best in an exposure protected from wind.
These plants are free-flowering, spreading geraniums. They will produce 3 to 4 times the number of flowers of a regular zonal. Very heat tolerant. Best in full to part sun. Available in a variety of colors.
Trailing plants. Glossy bright green foliage has pointed lobes. Single or double flowers are in clusters. Remove flower stem when finished blooming. Prefers sun. Available in a variety of colors.
Erect, somewhat spreading growth. Leaves somewhat heart shaped with crinkled margins. Large showy flowers. Bloom in spring and summer. Prefer partial shade.
Grown for the fragrance of their leaves. Common name describe the fragrances. Can be used in sachets or just enjoyed in the garden.
Attractive flowers borne in clusters. Flowers last longer and tend to stay on plant better than seed varieties. Remove flower stem when finished blooming. Best in sun to part sun. Available in a variety of colors.
Large, daisy flowers come in many colors. Great for arrangements. Blooms any time of year with peaks in early summer and late fall. Lobed leaves can grow to 10" long. Keep soils moist. Feed frequently with fertilizer.
GRASS, DRACENA (Cordyline)
A popular accent for pots and baskets. Rather stiff, swordlike leaves. Tolerates sun to shade, wet to dry.
RED OR BAUERRI
The long, broad, sword-shaped leaves are a rich burgundy-red. In summer the crown is highlighted by large clusters of fragrant white flowers. Excellent accent or container item. Full sun.
GRASS, FOUNTAIN (Pennisetum)
Dense, rounded clump. Narrow arching leaves. In summer stems are tipped with fuzzy flower spikes. Use in dry locations or as a focal point in beds and pots. The Green Annual variety has longer flower spikes than the perennial version. The Purple Fountain has reddish brown leaves and dark plumes This is not a perennial in our area!
GROUND IVY (Glechoma)See "Parachute Plant".
Violet flower spikes in summer. Good drainage and ample water are a must. Likes cool areas. Part sun best. Grows 18-24" tall. Good in containers, beds, and borders.
HELICHRYSUM, Petiolare TypeSee "Licorice Plant"
HELICHRYSUM, StrawflowerSee "Strawflower"
Fragrant Delight – Purple
Large clusters of fragrant deep purple flowers cover this vigorous plant. A great plant for pots, containers, and for the garden. Grows best in full to part sun.
White fragrant flowers cover this plant. Excellent for pots, containers, and for beds. Grows best in full to part sun, in well drained soils.
PURPLE HIBISCUS (Acetuella)
Dark red, pointed leaves. Red flowers bloom. Best in full to part sun. Can reach 3'. Good in pots and mixed baskets.
Hundreds of brilliant miniature flowers. Dark green foliage covers this compact, uniform plant. Vigorous growth habit. Ideal in planters, hanging baskets, or for color in the garden. Exhibits good heat tolerance.
Large flowers. Best in partial shade, protected from late afternoon sun. Water thoroughly and frequently to prevent drying out. Fertilize periodically with a balanced fertilizer. Grow approximately 8-10" tall, 10-14" wide. Excellent for beds and baskets.
The fully double flowers cover the green foliage. Great planted in pots or in the garden. Plant in full to part shade. Best planted in a moist area.
The fully double flowers cover the green and white foliage. Excellent for beds and for baskets. Available in blackberry, cherry pink, peach blush, and raspberry varieties.
IRESINE, PURPLE LADY
Dark purple leaves cover this low, spreading plant. High light and fertilizer gives the leaves a crinkled look. A very good choice for mixed containers, hanging baskets, or landscapes.
Dainty creeper. Trailing stems root at joints. Small, single lilac blue flowers on stalks. Best in part shade to shade.
The leaves are green and yellow. Trailing stems make it good for hanging pots and containers. Does best in shade to part shade.
The leaves are green with white. Trailing stems make it good for hanging pots and containers. Grows best in shade to part shade.
Dense clusters of very fragrant flowers cover this vining plant. Great for climbing or in hanging baskets.
LAMIASTRUMsee Perennial ground cover section.
LAMIUMsee Perennial ground cover section.
Clusters of flowers offer a show of color over long season. Plant in sun to part sun. Water deeply but infrequently. Feed lightly, too much water and fertilizer cuts down on bloom. Use in planting beds or containers.
LEONOTIS (Lion's Tail)
Dense whorls of tubular pink flowers covered with fine hairs. Blooms summer into fall. Plant in full sun. Drought resistant.
LICORICE PLANT (Helichrysum petiolare)
Vigorous growth. Velvety soft foliage. Semi-upright to trailing plants. Great for pots and mixed baskets. Leave types include Icicle, yellow, silver, mini, and variegated.
The red to orange flowers emerge from a sheath as if they were being twisted from a lipstick tube. Blooms are sporadic. Grow best in filtered light. This plant is good for baskets because it will hang from the pot.
COMPACT ROYAL JEWELS
Rich blue flowers cover the compact growth. The long lasting blooms flower all season. Does well in sun to part sun.
Blue flowers cover compact growth habit. They are very heat tolerant. Great in hanging baskets. Can grow in sun to shade.
Unique flowers, resembling parrot beaks, are set when night temperatures are below 45 degrees. Silvery gray, lacy, needle like leaves. Trailing habit makes it ideal for combination planters or hanging baskets. Flowers are red or orange.
Bright, flowers cover the glossy dark green foliage. These plants like to have their roots in a cool place, while the top is in warmer conditions. Need to plant in part sun in our area.
MARGUERITE DAISY (Argyranthemum)See "Daisy, Marguerite".
MILLION BELLS, CALIBRACHOA
The flowers look like miniature petunias. Hundreds of small blossoms on plant at one time. Cascading habit. Perfect for baskets, window boxes or as a ground cover. Grow rapidly and bloom heavily, thriving in the sun. Comes in pink, terra cotta, and yellow.
MINT (Mentha)See "Mint" in the Herb Section.
Small, scale like leaves are spirally arranged on elongated stems. This small creeping plant has medicinal value. Plant in a cool, shady area. Available in green and yellow varieties.
Snapdragon like flowers. Heat tolerant. Most have semi-trailing growth, making them ideal for baskets and containers. Pinch back to induce bushiness. Excellent in containers, baskets, and beds. Full to part sun. Available in blue (Joan Wilder), pink and white.
This type of Nemesia is great in cool and hot temperatures. Excellent planted in containers and beds. Plant in full to part sun. Available in Cranberry, Lemon, and Peach Varieties.
Daisy like flowers close at night or on cloudy days. Vibrant colors against the green foliage. Great in beds, pots, and in mixed baskets.
Bushy plants with daisy like flowers. Plants maintain their compact bushy shape without pinching. Heat and drought tolerant.
SPOON, AFRICAN DAISY
Unique flower form. The petals have a spoon shape at the ends. Mounding plants. Suited for use in borders and beds and in baskets.
The most heat tolerant varieties. They flower continuously all summer, even in hot climates. Mounding growth habit. Suitable for baskets, planters and flower beds. Available in yellow, peach, vanilla, cream, and orange colors.
OUTBACK SUNSET (Lysimachia)
Blend of yellow and green foliage. Yellow flowers throughout the summer. Does well in partial shade. Loves the heat. Great in pots and in mixed baskets.
PARACHUTE PLANT (glechoma)
Trailing plant with neat pairs of round, scalloped leaves. Bright green or white edged leaves. Usually used to trail from hanging baskets, in pots or as an annual groundcover.
PENTAS, CUTTING GROWN
Clusters of small, star shaped flowers. Leaves are long, somewhat hairy. Spreading, multistemmed plants. Grow in full sun. Give ample water. Heat tolerant. Remove dead flowers for a long bloom season.
PERSIAN SHIELD (Strobilanthes)
Outstanding foliage plant. It maintains its pink and purple foliage color even in the heat of summer. Best in sun to part sun.
The small, brightly colored flowers cascade over pots, baskets, or trailing in the garden. Comes in a variety of colors.
Waterfalls of bright colored flowers. Cascading plants are great for pots, baskets, or for trailing in a garden. Come in a variety of colors.
Colorful, double flowers on a mounding plant. Excellent for containers. Come in a variety of colors.
These free flowering plants have flowers that can reach up to 1" across. Their cascading habit makes them good for containers and hanging baskets. Best planted in full to part sun. Available in Lavender Glow, Lilac Rose, and Neon Pink varieties.
PLECTRANTHUS (candlestick)See "Charlie, Candlestick"
POTATO VINE (Ipomoea)
A trailing tropical vine that is excellent for planters and the garden. Leave a large space. Prefers well drained soils. Tolerate drought once established. Available in Blaskie, Black Heart, Terrace Lime, and Tri-color varieties.
Upright Potato Vines – see "Solanacia"
Heat and sun loving plants with bright colored flowers. Succulent, mid-green foliage. Come in a variety of colors. Excellent in containers and rock gardens.
Flowers are semi-double to fully double. 3-5" wide. Comes in many shades of yellow, orange, red, pink, cream, and white. Superb cut flowers. Green, almost ferny foliage. Plant after frost. Cool season plant. Hot spells may shorten the bloom period.
RED CREEPER (Alternanthera)
Somewhat resembles a coleus. Colorful leaves. Plants grow 6-12" tall, 4-10" wide. Average water required. Keep low and compact by shearing. Good in the garden and mixed baskets.
The large double and semi-double flowers come in a range of yellow, orange, red, bronze, and mahogany. The strong stems hold this 30" plant upright. Plant in full to part sun. Deer resistant.
The mahogany to bronze, single flowers have a darker center and yellow tips. The upright plant grows 12-15" tall. Plant in full to part sun. Can tolerate dry conditions.
Large golden yellow flowers have a black center that bloom through the season. The single and semi-double blooms make excellent cut flowers. Sturdy plants reach 3-31/2' high. Hardy to a zone 6.
A dwarf variety that is great for beds and containers. Grows 10" tall and wide. The flowers make a stunning display in late summer. Plant in full to part sun. Can tolerate drought conditions.
SAGESee the "Herb" Section
Flowers are much like petunias in shape and size, but more unusual in color. Narrow, oblong leaves are somewhat sticky. Plant in sunny location, in rich soil. Do not over water. Pinch to induce branching. Good background plant for border and for cut flowers.
AUTMN 'DESERT BLAZE'
The red flowers are on plants that have green foliage with white margins. Good in hot, dry areas.
GUARANTICA BLACK & BLUE
Dark blue flowers have a darker calyx. The plant is covered with oval, medium green leaves. Grows 18-24" tall. Plant in full to part sun.
A type of painted sage that has blue flowers borne in broad bracts. Grows 24-30" tall. Plant in full to part sun. Good in beds and containers. Can tolerate drought conditions.
The red flowers have a white throat. A type of tropical salvia. Good in hot, dry areas. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden.
RED, ROSE, AND PASTEL VARITIES
A tropical type of Salvia. Great in hot dry areas. Great planted in dry places in the garden. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.
Bright golden flowers with a green eye cover the semi-mounding plants. Bloom even when the temperatures are over 100 degrees. Plant in full sun.
Fan shaped flowers continue to bloom all season. Tolerate heat well. Prefers full to part sun. Great in pots, baskets, and borders in the garden. Available in white and blue varieties.
SHRIMP PLANT (Justicia brandegeana)
Tubular white flowers spotted with purple are enclosed in a bronze, overlapping bract that form drooping spikes. Somewhat resembles large shrimp. Attract birds. Does best in partial shade. Keep moist, if too wet or dry the leaves will drop.
SOLANACIA (potato vine)
Upright, climbing vine. Blue or White rounded flowers. Medium green leaves. Best in sun to part sun. Likes well drained soils.
STRAWFLOWER, Bracteantha (Helichrysum)
Free flowering strawflower. Well branched plants are good in containers and baskets. Mounding habit is approximately 12-18" tall. Available in yellow and pink varieties.
Well branched plants are heat and drought tolerant. Large flowers cover the compact upright growth all season. Good for dried flowers. Plant in a sunny location. Available in Bronze and Pink.
This very compact, free flowering strawflower grows well even in the summer heat. Good for dried flowers. Grows 10-12" tall. Best planted in sunny locations.
TAHITIAN BRIDAL VEIL
The dainty foliage is green above with a purple underside. Tiny white flowers are born on this cascading plant. Good in planters and hanging baskets. Does best in shade to part shade.
TORENIA, SUMMER WAVE
Unlike other Torenias, these love heat. From spring until fall, profusions of flowers cover the plant. Spreading, trailing habit make this plant suitable for pots, mixed planters, and as borders in the garden. Does best in part sun to shade. Available in Amethyst, Blue and Deep Violet, and Pink/white.
Trailing verbena. Best mildew resistance. Continuous blooms with large individual flowers. Suitable for pots, mixed baskets, and in the garden. Best in full to partial sun.
Trailing, vigorous growth. Large, deep purple flower heads. Large green leaves. Great in pots, mixed baskets, or as a groundcover. Not hardy in our area.
Trailing variety that is great used in hanging baskets and containers. This low growing plant has delicate foliage. Grows well in full to part sun. Available in Pink and Lilac.
This low growing plant has delicate foliage. This variety is great used in hanging baskets and containers. Plant in full to part sun. Available in White and Pink.
Free flowering and trailing. They produce an abundance of flower clusters. . Good disease resistance. Good in baskets and mixed planters.
Large flowers cover the upright/cascading habit. These are some of the most vigorous Verbenas. They are best used for combos and landscapes. Very heat tolerant and best planted in sunny locations.
Low growing, trailing habit. Vibrant colored flower clusters cover the dark, delicate foliage. Very heat tolerant. They are best planted in sunny locations. Great in hanging baskets and mixed planters.
Richly colored flowers cover the abundant foliage. These plants have an upright habit that allows the colors to cascade over the edge of containers and window boxes. Does best in full to part sun.
Very large, rounded flower heads cover the broad leafed foliage. Very good disease resistance. Best planted in sun to part sun.
VERONICA, MIFFY BRUTE
The bright blue flowers contrast against the white center. Great for gardens, pots, and containers. Plant in part sun for best show.
This variety is known for it huge, tow inch flowers all summer. They do best in hot temperatures. Grow 18-24" tall. Available in Lavender, Purple, Scarlet, and White.
WANDERING JEW (Tradescantia)
Although known as a houseplant, the wandering jew grows well in planters and mixed baskets. Also works well as an annual groundcover. Fast growing. Oval to oblong leaves. Leaves can be purple with a pink stripe, green with a yellow stripe.
The small, bronze leaves hang delicately on "wirey" stems. Good planted in containers and mixed planters. Grows best in sun to part sun. Available in regular and miniature.