Pack Trials Preview: Ball Horticultural Company
March 11, 2009
Taishan marigold is a Simply Beautiful Selection that delivers excellent, season-long landscape performance with high-impact color and its dwarf habit offers better branching to provide full, lush plants that perform longer. Shorter peduncles and thicker stems mean less breakage in shipping and beautiful blooms at retail. Taishan was a top performer and survived the humid, summer heat in Beijing, China for the 2008 Olympic Games. They are available in three colors: Gold, Yellow, Orange and also a mixture.
- Height: 10 to 12 in.
- Spread: 8 to 10 in.
- Full Sun
Awesome specialty flower colors of the Can-Can calibrachoa series, part of the Simply Beautiful Selection, combine smoothly with the solid colors of Cabaret to create full-bodied, unique flowering planters and baskets. Well-branched and free-flowering plants have a uniform, mounded and trailing habit. Strong, vigorous plants offer season-long garden performance. Can-Can has a wide-range of vibrant colors, including one-of-a-kind patterns. It is ideal for outdoor production and is very pH tolerant, assuring that foliage stays consistently dark green even at higher pH levels. Available in colors Apricot, Mocha, Orange and Strawberry.
- Height: 10 to 15 in.
- Spread: 10 to 15 in.
- Full Sun
The all-new Breathless euphorbia series includes the only red-flushed leaf form, plus a better-branched white. It is durable, low-maintenance and long-lasting in containers and in-ground plantings. Versatile, heat-tolerant, fine-textured varieties fill in fast, make stocky and mounded plants and display a showy mass of self-cleaning flowers all season long in all summer conditions. Suitable for 4.5-in and 6-in pots and gallons. Breathless works well in mixed plantings for Christmas, Mother's Day and Valentine's Day.
- Height: 8 to 15 in.
- Spread: 20 to 28 in.
- Full Sun to Partial Shade
Debonair Petunia Collection features new and unique colors in a popular, consumer-known product class. Very versatile for pots, baskets and combination containers in never-seen-before colors! Dusty Rose color will become lighter, more yellow in higher light and warmer conditions. Lime Green is yellow with underlying lime tone that is a very solid color with no veining or fading like traditional yellow petunias. These two petunias will change colors as the environment change.
- Height: 10 to 15 in. (25 to 38 cm)
- Spread: 10 to 12 in. (25 to 30 cm)
- Full Sun
Visit the Ball Horticultural website for more varieties information.