Year-Round Radiance

Year-Round Radiance

 

Ball FloraPlant

With striking flowers and dark foliage on upright, airy plants, ‘Ballerina Compact White’ is a compact gaura for use in smaller spaces and mixed containers. It grows 12 to 18 inches tall and spreads 24 to 36 inches. Hardy to Zones 6 to 10.

 

Ball FloraPlant

Viola ‘Harvest Moon’ is a mounding, trailing variety with fragrant, bright yellow blooms over dark green foliage. It blooms continuously and offers excellent heat tolerance. ‘Harvest Moon’ grows 6 to 8 inches tall and spreads 18 to 24 inches. Hardy to Zones 5 to 8.

 

Ball Ornamentals

Fireball Red photinia is a new Red Tip bred and selected for its bright red new growth. Fireball Red grows into an upright shrub, approximately 3 to 4 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide and is perfect for low-growing foundation plantings. Hardy to Zone 7 and warmer.

 

Ball Ornamentals

Lady In Red physocarpus is a naturally compact shrub with richly-colored burgundy foliage that highlights the large pink flowers in the summer. The plant performs well in the often difficult location of dry, sandy soil.

 

Bailey Nurseries

All The Rage, Easy Elegance rose has coral buds that swirl open to apricot-colored blossoms with yellow centers, aging to deep pink. Super Hero, Easy Elegance features red hybrid, tea-shaped blossoms that stand out strongly against dark green foliage.

 

Benary

Armeria maritima ‘Morning Star Deep Rose’ is a FastraX perennial that flowers the first year from seed, offering versatile uses in the pot or the garden. Its habit is compact (6-inch) with a multitude of rose-pink flowers.

 

Benary

The bellis Speedstar series offers beauty, vigor and increased uses. Speedstar can be produced for both fall and spring sales, which, along with a compact habit and leaf size, makes Speedstar a great companion to pansies.

 

Blooms of Bressingham

Centaurea montana ‘Amethyst Dream’ introduces a bold new, deeper purple color than typical of the genus. Radiant, royal purple blooms in May are big and showy, 2 ½ inches in diameter. Unique “shingled” flower buds offer interest even before blooming.

 

Blooms of Bressingham

Dendranthema ‘Cool Igloo’ offers sweet, rich raspberry flowers that hold color beautifully. Tough and reliable, it is tested hardy to at least Zone 5.

 

Centerton Nursery

‘Mean Mister Mustard’ is a new daylily from Dr. Darrel Apps, the breeder of ‘Happy Returns’ and ‘Rosy Returns.’ Hardy to Zone 4, ‘Mean Mister Mustard’ has a 6-inch, mustard yellow flower with a wine red eye and picotee edge and amazing bud counts.

 

Donahue’s Clematis

An Evison/Poulsen cultivar, Bourbon has stunningly vibrant red, 5- to 6-inch, round flowers with contrasting yellow anthers. This clematis is an ideal plant for container growing as its height is only 4 to 6 feet. It blooms from June through early August.

 

Jelitto

Gaura lindheimeri ‘Summer Breeze’ is a perennial hardy to Zone 6, but sometimes tricky to get through cold winters. A new seed strain, ‘Summer Breeze’, has been better able to handle over-wintering in containers after several years
on trial.

 

Jelitto

Dianthus arenarius f. nanus ‘Little Maiden’ is a new compact (6 inches), dense form of ‘Sand Pink.’ Thin grass-like leaves are topped with dozens of pure white, fringed, fragrant blooms. Drought tolerant, summer flowering ‘Little Maiden’ is hardy to Zone 3.

 

Novalis

‘Mystical Ruby’ hydrangea blooms in spring with ruby red flower heads. As flowers fade, they take on a richer red color with a green eye. Dark green foliage holds up to summer heat. Hardy to Zones 5 to 8.

 

Novalis

‘Mystical Red Star’ hypericum is a large, red-berried form that fills the fall garden with interest. Hypericum can be used as a specimen plant or in showy drifts. Offering bright yellow flowers in spring, this variety is rust resistant and hardy to Zones 5 to 9.

 

PanAmerican Seed

Aquilegia ‘Songbird Cardinal Improved’ is a first-year flowering perennial with large, deep red and white flowers. It grows 11 inches tall and spreads 10 to 14 inches. Songbird can be flowered in spring from a fall sowing. Hardy to Zones 3 to 8.

 

PanAmerican Seed

Delphinium ‘Guardian White Improved’ features uniform blooming in each variety, especially under short days, so growers can program multiple ship dates. New for 2009 is White Improved, with longer, stronger stems, shorter crop time and better uniformity. Hardy in Zones 4 to 7.

 

Selecta First Class

‘Belleza White Evol. (improved)’ is a new addition to the Belleza gaura series. Its large, long-lasting white flowers have a well-branching habit and medium vigor.

 

Spring Meadow Nursery

‘Let’s Dance Starlight’ Hydrangea macrophylla, a Proven Winners Color Choice shrub, is the first new wood-blooming lacecap variety. Its massive blooms sit atop strong stems and provide color all season long.

 

Spring Meadow Nursery

Berberis thunbergii ‘Sunjoy Gold Pillar’ is a barberry in the Proven Winners Color Choice line. The first upright, golden barberry with red new growth, it is burn resistant and reaches a mature height of 3 to 4 feet.

 

STEPABLES

Gypsophila ‘Rosea’ is a charming perennial for surrounding shrubs or accentuating a rock garden. Its gray-green, thin, elongated foliage stays low to the ground and is covered in small, pink flowers in late spring.

 

STEPABLES

Herniaria glabra ‘Sea Foam’ adds a splash of color to the ground. Because of its durability, this creeper is great for pathways and as a lawn substitute. It reaches 12 inches in height.

 

Terra Nova Nurseries

Campanula ‘Blue-Eyed Blonde’ features brilliant gold foliage that gives rise to large, 1-inch bells of deep blue flowers. Hardy to Zones 4 to 9, it forms a slow-spreading, low-growing mat and thrives infull sun.

 

Terra Nova Nurseries

Helleborus ‘Regal Ruffles’ is a strain of vigorous, double blooms that include giant, fluffy flowers with triple the usual number of petals. A colorful mix of red, green, pink, yellow and picotee offers interest and are hardy to Zones 5 to 8.


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