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Huge, vibrant ball-shaped blossoms 3 inches or more across. If you want a strong Marigold then Taishan is the one for you. Pinch off faded flower heads to encourage more blooms.
Masses of beautiful button flowers from late spring to mid fall, most effective when planted in groupings (so order several!). Can grow in light shade though this sun-loving annual performs well in hot and humid conditions.
Delicate waxy, bronze leaves with pink flowers. Easy to grow and maintenance free perfect for bulk planting in garden beds, hanging baskets or pots. All begonias do well in the shade but the dark leaf varieties are sun tolerant.
Dainty clusters of pink orchid-like flowers emerge from distinctive scarlet flower buds from mid spring to mid fall. Glossy heart-shaped leaves. Best in part to full shade.
Try this green leaf bright begonia in shady areas. It will bloom all summer long and its red flowers will attract pollinators.
Crisp white blossoms rise above bright green foliage from summer to fall. Drought tolerant plant. Excellent in hanging baskets and containers where there is shade.
Extra-large, 12” blooms that look like plumes in scarlet, rose, orange, yellow and cream. They make great cut flowers or dried for wreaths and everlasting bouquets. Attracts pollinators.
Showy mix of leaves that adds vibrant color to your shaded, moist borders or patio containers, as well as indoors on a sunny windowsill.
Silvery velvety foliage adds beautiful contrast and texture in the garden, also a popular cut-flower filler for elegant bouquets. Excellent for edging, is a must for a moon garden.
Large flowers on vigorous, heat tolerant and disease resistant plants, bloom heavily throughout the season. Prefers afternoon or filtered shade and moist soil.
Stunning hot pink flower for use in bed, borders and containers and will bloom profusely all season long. They enjoy moist but well draining soil and partial to deep shade.
For non-stop color in the shade, this colorful blend of impatiens can’t be beat.
Masses of orange flowers will brighten a shady spot in the garden, the bright blooms contrast beautifully with its green leaves.
From early summer until frost, these striking violet blossoms will be a brilliant display in the shade garden.
Brilliant white blossoms from spring through fall can be enjoyed in shady areas or as additions to hanging basket arrangements.
Deep blue flowers with bronze foliage. Easy-to-grow, carefree plant has a delicate texture and abundant flowers that spill over the edges of hanging baskets and containers.
Tolerates poor soil, heat, humidity and drought, and blooms from early summer into fall. Pinch off flower heads after they fade and die to encourage more flowers late into the season.
This riot of bright color in festive shades of yellow, orange, and red, will make you want to boogie! A great choice for beds, borders, and containers. Attracts bees and butterflies.
Dark red extra-large blooms with yellow centers are striking in beds or borders. They also make great companion plants in your vegetable garden.
Jumbo 5" flowers in red, yellow, orange, purple, pink, white on 4’-tall robust plants. Disease resistant with terrific sun and heat tolerance. A wonderful cut flower for bouquets.
Long, spiky green foliage creates a dramatic focal point in garden beds and containers. Good for beginner gardeners, easy to care for, and can be brought inside in the winter and used as a houseplant.
Vibrant, abundant bloomer from spring until fall, grows well in sunny beds, borders, and containers. Move inside during the winter where it’ll thrive as a houseplant. (Fun fact: For minor cuts, apply crushed geranium leaves to stop the bleeding.)
Clusters of white flowers contrast with pretty green foliage. Best for sunny, well-drained areas, drought tolerant once established.
Big, heart-shaped leaves that display amazing color combinations of white, pink, red and green and thrive in hot, humid weather. Plant them beneath trees, between shrubs, in perennial borders and in containers where there is part to full shade.
Vigorous growers with a long blooming season and showy flowers have a high tolerance for heat and humidity. Shiny dark green attractive leaves. Can also be used as house plants and are easy-to-grow year-round. Grows best in part to full shade. Deer and rabbit resistant.
Bright, cheerful and showy daisy-like flowers, short stems and impressive, bright green foliage. They do best in full sun though they’ll appreciate some afternoon shade. Under the right conditions, they can also survive indoors for two or three years.
Clusters of cheery, brightly colored flowers will spill over baskets and containers. Nectar attracts butterflies including the Spicebush Swallowtail. Once established, these plants require little maintenance.
Starts blooming early in the season and its nectar attracts butterflies. Low maintenance and high performance but keep the soil moist.
Deep purple, nearly black five-lobed leaves add great contrasting color, especially when combined with “Marguerite” sweet potato vine. Rapid vigorous growth, heat tolerance, and trailing/vining growth habit for landscape, beds, baskets and containers.
With bright chartreuse color, Marguerite is the ideal spiller in a "spiller-thriller-filler" container garden. Combine with “Blackie” sweet potato vine for a striking pairing, or with pink petunias as shown here. (All available on this website!)
Spreading annual with bright magenta-purple flowers that don’t stop from spring until frost. Cascades beautifully over walls or from containers. Thrives in full sun to part shade.
Big, bright, double flowers bloom all season long. An excellent choice for a hanging basket or container. Easy to grow and maintain.
Vibrant, vigorous, and versatile, these annuals add va-va-voom to the summer garden, containers and hanging baskets. Tolerates midsummer drought and baking heat.
With an eye-catching pop of color, these are easy to care for, have a spreading growth habit, and the ability to fill flower beds and planters with blooms that sprout all along their stems. Bloom profusely throughout the growing season.
Fast growing annual with bright pink flowers that can quickly fill a large area of the gar-den with a wave of color!
Clusters of red flowers dangle from lush, shade-loving plants tolerant of hot and humid weather.
A showy combination of vibrant blooms and pretty foliage, they can be brought inside to over winter. (Fun fact: Thomas Jefferson had geraniums shipped from France to America in 1786.)
Named for the town of Jalapa, Mexico, this chile pepper produces moderately hot pods (around 5,000 Scoville Heat Units). Heat will vary, even those from the same plant. Peppers that stay on the plant a long time, or that develop slowly and under stressful conditions will be hotter. The compact plants grow well in containers.
Deliciously sweet variety producing brilliant red, thick walled fruit ideal fresh or grilled, roasted, or stir-fried. Early and prolific. Grow your own and avoid premium prices at the grocery store!
Sweet, mild peppers that mature from yellow, to orange, to crimson red. Plants fruit prolifically, easily producing up to 25 to 30 pods per plant. Great for frying and pickling. Great for containers.
A staple of summer cuisine, from ratatouille to mixed grills, summer salads, and stir-fries. Easy to grow and prolific in the garden.
Smooth skinned, large fruit (some up to 1 lb!) with flavor with just the right balance of acid and sugar. This is a great slicing tomato. Grow it in a tall cage or tie to a stake for support.
One cluster of fruit can produce up to 100 cherry tomatoes! Great for snacking, even right off the vine (nicknamed “vine candy”). Excellent fresh in salads or stewed, canned or frozen, and very high in Vitamin C.
Vigorous, fast growers perfect for patio pots with tasty, thick-walled peppers that mature from green to deep orange, making an attractive addition to salads and veggie trays.
This tropical herb packed with strong citrus flavor prized in Asian cooking forms a tall, grassy clump 3 to 5 feet tall and rivals the appearance of many ornamental grasses Easy to grow. Try it!
Brought to North America from Cuba about 15 years ago. A real mojito can only be made with the true Mojito Mint. The scent and flavor are spicier and zestier than other mints. Recent studies have also concluded that the smell of mint has proven to stimulate brain activity and may be useful before a test as well as in the kitchen! Like other mints, likes to spread so consider growing in containers. Pollinators love the flowers.
Known around the world for its wonderful fragrance and flavor it is a key ingredient in classic Italian pesto. Big leaves that are fast and easy to grow. Loves hot weather, great for containers. If you were to grow only one herb, this should probably be it.
Intensely fragrant plant with lavender-blue blooms, makes a wonderful cut flower. Drought resistant perennial tolerant of poor soils, heat lover known to withstand even heavy doses of summertime humidity. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds love it.
Used for thousands of years to add flavor to dishes and to treat health conditions, it’s a great antibacterial agent, loaded with antioxidants, excellent source of fiber, vitamin K, manganese, iron, vitamin E, tryptophan and calcium. Trailing growth makes it a good seasonal ground cover, in late summer, enjoy white flowers against its bright-green leaves.
Deep robust flavor popular in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. High in iron and in vitamins A, C, and E, also a natural breath sweetener. Great for containers, tolerant of hot weather and also frost tolerant.
Pungent, peppery bite with a cool aftertaste. Attracts pollinators. Easy to grow—if there was ever a plant that could make the blackest thumb turn green, it’s mint. Lushest growth occurs in moist soil in partial shade. Crush fresh leaves into water for a refreshing beverage, or add to iced tea.
A beautiful, very cold hardy, fragrant and evergreen rosemary that can grow to 4’ tall, a great for first-time rosemary gardeners. Abundant clear-blue flowers in the spring. A terrific foundation plant or potted plant on a balcony, patio or porch.
Low-growing hardy perennial with a pleasant, pungent flavor with dietary, medicinal, and ornamental uses. Drought- and pollinator-friendly.
A versatile herb essential in many Mexican, Middle Eastern, Indian, and Asian recipes. This is a double-duty herb, let it go to seed and you’ll have coriander.
Please note, the flowers purchased may vary from the pictures in color and style.
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