Flower Color: Pink, yellow center
Habit: Compact, mounding
Heat Tolerance: Excellent
Rooted or Unrooted? unrooted
SunSparkler® xSedoro ‘Blue Elf’ combines the best of both parents! Steel-blue tufted foliage rosettes and numerous lateral branches that elongate away from the center closely resemble the Orostachys parent.
However, unlike Orostachys’ white flower spikes , xSedoro ‘Blue Elf’ boasts tight clusters of dark pink flowers from its Sedum parentage.
Viola MAGNIFI SCENT® ‘Sunny Jim’
Viola = ‘Sunny Jim’
The gorgeous Viola MAGNIFI SCENT® Collection has been bred for beauty and fragrance. Blooms are medium to large, 1.5″ in diameter. Vigorous compact rounded habit, 4-9″ x 6-9″.
Viola x hybrida MAGNIFI SCENT® ‘Sunny Jim’ features pure sunshine yellow blooms, and is ideal for patio pots and containers, garden borders and mass landscape plantings.
Origin: United Kingdom
Description / Plant Notes:
Patent Status: PP 28,422
Viola MAGNIFI SCENT® ‘Blue Sails’
Viola = ‘Blue Sails’
Viola x hybrida MAGNIFI SCENT® ‘Blue Sails’ has frilled blooms in elegant crisp white tones with bold striking delft blue edges, and is ideal for patio pots and containers, garden borders and mass landscape plantings.
Viola MAGNIFI SCENT® ‘Sweetheart’
Viola = ‘Sweetheart’
Viola x hybrida MAGNIFI SCENT® ‘Sweetheart’ features Frilled cream-primrose colored blooms with elegant mauve edges, and is ideal for patio pots and containers, garden borders and mass landscape plantings.
Patent Status: PP 28,353
• Well branched, compact habit• Bright, clean flower colors• Largest breeding program in the industry• Continuous bloom
Violet colored flowers with chartreuse colored flowers. Constant bloomer all summer long, and very quick to grow. In eight weeks you can have a sellable plant. Suitable for borders, mixed containers, or living walls!
‘Plum Dazzled’ is a new Sunsparkler® Sedum with stunning dark purple foliage and large, cherry coloured flowers. Its habit is compact: 16” wide and 8” tall. Sunsparkler® ‘Plum Dazzled’ flowers from summer to autumn but with its beautiful foliage color, it will colour your garden the entire gardening season. Plant Sunsparkler® ‘Plum Dazzled’ in the sun in a sandy, well-drained soil. Sunsparkler® ‘Plum Dazzled’ can excellently be used for landscaping, mass planting, in mixed containers as well as in perennial borders or for on your terrace or balcony.
USDA zone: 4a-9b
Salvia Feathers has unique deeply incised foliage that gives the plant an airy and elegant look. Feathers Flamingo has soft pink flowers with large spikes and blooms even in the first year. The flowering period is longer than for other Salvia: from June to August with a rebloom in autumn. Plant Salvia Feathers in a well-drained soil in full sun or light shade. Salvia Feathers is well branched and remains small with a size of about 45 cm high and 25 cm wide. Salvia Feathers is a beautiful plant for the perennial border or in a pot on terrace or balcony. In addition, Salvia Feathers is also very suitable for mass planting. Hardy to -25 ºC.
Top selling New Guinea series in the market. Very reliable in production
Sun Harmonies can be grown in direct sun.
We’ve teamed up with Greenfuse to bring you a unique line of Echeveria! The Coral Reef series is now available in URCs. With fancy foliage and unique colors, this echeveria is a standout. Deep burgundy tones are great for creating color variation in combos!
We’ve teamed up with Greenfuse to bring you a unique line of Echeveria! The Coral Reef series is now available in URCs. With fancy foliage and unique colors, this echeveria is a standout. The aqua blue foliage is amazing!
We’ve teamed up with Greenfuse to bring you a unique line of Echeveria! The Coral Reef series is now available in URCs. With fancy foliage and unique colors, this echeveria is a standout. The pink-edged ruffles are a perfect contrast to the light green foliage. We can’t get enough of this one!
We’ve teamed up with Greenfuse to bring you a unique line of Echeveria! The Coral Reef series is now available in URCs. With fancy foliage and unique colors, this echeveria is a standout. The red color intensifies in the sun!
Mandevilla ‘Bella’ has large, showy flowers in a variety of colors that bloom continuously throughout the summer and fall. They have a cascading habit, similar to that of a vine.
The Winter series is bushier, with larger flowers that bloom early spring through summer. Wonderful in mass planting. Hardy Zones 8-11. Peak availability weeks 25-45.
Diascia TOWERS OF FLOWERS® Light Pink
Diascia = ‘Aurora Light Pink’
The Diascia TOWERS OF FLOWERS® Collection has a unique erect habit with branching triangular flower spikes. This series is the result of breeding which has created a prolific array of uniform flowers in a variety of colors. Plants are long-flowering and can be grown in garden borders, rockeries, containers, and baskets. This evenly matched series comes from an award-winning breeder and has outstanding retail appeal.
Diascia TOWERS OF FLOWERS® Light Pink: Large light pink flowers.
Patent Status: PP 25,405
Diascia TOWERS OF FLOWERS® Dark Pink
Diascia = ‘Aurora Dark Pink’
Diascia TOWERS OF FLOWERS® Dark Pink: Large dark pink flowers.
Patent Status: PP 25,719
Diascia TOWERS OF FLOWERS® Apricot
Diascia = ‘Aurora Apricot’
Diascia TOWERS OF FLOWERS® Apricot: Large soft apricot flowers.
Patent Status: PP 25,451
Baby Senetti® is a series that finishes in smaller pots and ideal for high-density production. Plants are more compact for production, shipping and finish in smaller pots. A nice color range of three solid and two bicolors are available. Flowers are smaller 1 1/2-2 inches across but still very high in number and thrives in cool conditions. Plants can be cut back to rebloom in one season.
Soiree is an exciting new collection of heat-loving plants that retain a beautiful shape while providing outstanding coverage in containers and landscapes. Perfect carefree color all summer! Soiree® Kawaii are micro blooming Catharanthus which will light up any garden with their amazing flower coverage, vivid eye-drawing colors with deep glossy green foliage. Keeps habit all summer long, has no leggy branches, and has tons of flower power.
With a compact growth and great branching, these argyranthemums are sure to please! Continuous blooms of vibrant pink cover the foliage from early spring through fall.
With a compact growth and great branching, these argyranthemums are sure to please! Continuous blooms of pale pink and yellow bloom from early spring through fall.
Dahlia ‘Lubega Power Burgundy’ produces masses of deep red fully double flowers throughout summer and fall. With a dwarf growth habit that reaches just 12″ high, this variety is perfect for pots.
Showy bi-colour blooms
Flower profusely throughout summer
Perfect for containers and window boxes
Great for early spring salesTrailing fuchsias for hanging basketsEarly blooming
The lantana has a compact growth and a round, well-branched plant structure. In sunny locations it blooms tirelessly throughout the whole summer. Overwintering as container plant is possible in frost-free locations.
These low maintenance plants are excellent climbers that can be trained up fencing or trellis for a showy display between June and October.
Thunbergia Sunny Susy White Halo – This beautiful black/white black-eye Susan produces classic ivory and ebony blooms on trailing plants as early as June. Thunbergia White Halo has white flowers with a central black eye growing above attractive leaves.
Vigorous climbing vine• Unique color range• Dark green foliage
There is no competition for these new Mexican Heathers. The FloriGlory series of cuphea has 5x the flower power with excellent garden vigor compared to the industry standards, Allyson and White.
The FloriGlory series of Mexican Heather comes in two types: multfifloriferous bedding plant types (Latina names) and very large flowered landscape types (Latino names).
Princess Nadia is the first multi-coloured version of Ajuga tenorii which is a sport of Chocolate Chip. In spring, cream-purple foliage with glowing pink edges appear. In late spring, the biggest surprise are the royal blue flower spikes that emerge. Not just one, but a lot of them! As a bonus it reblooms in late summer with several flower spikes. It has a controlled creeping habit. Where reptans is open, Ajuga tenorii Princess Nadia is tight like a cushion. It never becomes invasive like other varieties of Ajuga. Ideal for mass plantations, mixed containers, specimen, flowering borders or ribbon plantations.
USDA zone: 4b
Ajuga tenorii Princess Nadia winner of:
Gold Medal Gardenia 2019
Ajuga Princess Leia has striking variegated foliage. Its large leaves have light green with creamy white centers and dark green edges. In spring, you can enjoy the flower force of this Ajuga when a mass of purple-blue flowers rise above its lovely foliage. Princess Leia has also been selected for its vigorous growth. Excellent solo in a container, for mass planting and in perennial borders. Winter hardy to -30 Celsius. Easy to grow.
This Ajuga will be a real star in any garden!
The Jewel of Desert Delosperma’s are an absolute breakthrough. They make your garden smile. A new generation of Delosperma’s that bloom extremely long from spring until frost occurs. The Jewel of Desert-series consists of all sorts of colours. The plant can stand drought very well and is hardy up to USDA zone 5a. Topaz is up to 6″ high and 12″ wide. Loves the sun.
USDA zone: 5a
Welcome to the world of the new Wheels of Wonder with its large, beautiful flowers. Experience Wheels of Wonder and all you can say is ‘Wooooow!’. The WoW Delosperma flower continuously from early summer to early winter. Have you planted WoW in your garden? You can easily go on a holiday for weeks. They can be without water for a long time. When you come back from holiday, the flowers will still be blooming in your garden. Available in many vibrant colors, these guys are a magnet for bees and butterflies. It grows to 6″ high and 20″ wide. It prefers a sunny spot in sandy soil with good drainage. WoW Fire Wonder is perfect as solitary on terrace or balcony, in rock gardens, perennial borders, roof gardens, combined planting and as flowering groundcover.
USDA zone: 6b
The unique, fluted flower petals of Gaillardia grandiflora ‘Frenzy’ have a fiery red color with yellow tips. ‘Frenzy’ is a real ‘plant on fire’: red-hot and full of passion! Don’t worry though: ‘Frenzy’ doesn’t have a temper and is very easy to maintain. This Gaillardia blooms abundantly from summer into autumn. It has a compact size of 18″ high and 18″ wide. ‘Frenzy’ is winter hardy to USDA zone 7a. This charming plant prefers a sunny spot in well-drained soil. A great choice as solitary on balcony or terrace, in perennial borders, for mass planting or in mixed containers. Gaillardia grandiflora ‘Frenzy’ is a passionate plant that will spice up your garden!
USDA zone: 7a
Isoplexis ‘Bella’ is a beauty of a plant. From May to October you can enjoy the beautiful apricot-coloured flowers. ‘Bella’ is a very compact plant of approx. 24″ tall and 12″ wide and so can be used very well in smaller containers. ‘Bella’ flowers abundantly and is well-branched. Because of the rich bloom this plant is very valuable for biodiversity. This Isoplexis needs less time from URC to the end product. Plant ‘Bella’ in the sun or partial shade in a normal, well-drained soil. Can be pruned after flowering. ‘Bella’ is a beautiful addition to the perennial border, as a garden plant or in a container on the balcony or terrace. Moderately hardy.
USDA zone: 9a
Lavandula ‘Meerlo’ is a colourful lavender with beautifully serrated, grey-green leaves with a cream-colored margin. The light blue flowers have a sweet fragrance. ‘Meerlo’ becomes about 36″ tall and 47″ wide and is very suitable for the perennial border or rock garden, for mass planting or for a pot on terrace or balcony. This lavender is very drought, humidity and heat tolerant. Plant ‘Meerlo’ in the full sun to semi-shade in a well-drained soil. Prune after flowering.
Sedum Atlantis shows a fascinating combination of colours: green leaves with cream-coloured edges, pink flower buds, cherry red leaf buds and yellow flowers in summer. The foliage retains its colour during the summer and autumn. Atlantis has a dense growth and remains low until about 4-6″ high and 18″cm wide. Plant Atlantis in an average to dry soil that is well-drained. Atlantis stands preferably in full sun but also tolerates partial shade. It is a beautiful plant for in, for example, the rock garden, for green roofs, as a ground cover or in a container on terrace or balcony. Heat resistant, drought resistant, humidity resistant, disease free, so the ideal plant for everyone!
Sedum takesimense Atlantis™ winner of:
Sedum Banana Split has colors like the traditional Banana Split ice cream: dark foliage like the chocolate sauce and creamy yellow flowers like the banana. And where the ice cream tastes great, Sedum Banana Split is a great performer in the rock garden, perennial border, for mass planting or as a specimen plant on the patio or balcony. It has a compact habit and strong stems that don’t flop. Banana Split grows up to about 20” tall and 22” wide. It prefers a spot in full sun in a sandy, well-drained soil.
USDA zone: 4a-11a
Sedum Black Knight is a strong plant that is disease-resistant (no mildew detected so far) and does not rot so it is ideal to make big pots. Black Knight has glossy, black foliage and red flowers in August-September. The foliage is fine and elegant. Plant Black Knight in the sun in an average soil that is well-drained. It is an excellent Sedum for the rock garden but also for the perennial border or for in a pot on terrace or balcony. Black Knight becomes about 50 cm tall and wide and is hardy to -15 ºC.
Salvia Feathers has unique deeply incised scented foliage that gives the plant an airy and elegant look. Feathers Peacock has purple-blue flowers with large spikes and blooms even in the first year. In nature it is the earliest flowering Salvia. The flowering period is longer than for other Salvia: from June to August with a rebloom in autumn. Plant Salvia Feathers in a well-drained soil in full sun or light shade. Salvia Feathers is well branched and remains small with a size of about 22” high and 10” wide. Salvia Feathers is a beautiful plant for the perennial border or in a pot on terrace or balcony. In addition, Salvia Feathers is also very suitable for mass planting.
Coral Red is a beautiful, strong Sempervivum in a bright red colour. This Coral Red draws plenty of attention in the rock garden. Also very nice for in a pot on the balcony or terrace or mixed planting. Sempervivum Coral Red is a compact plant of about 10 cm high and 15 cm wide. Plant in full sun in a sandy, well-drained soil. Coral Red is hardy to -20 °C, it has a good branching and a strong rooting system.
Sempervivum Colorockz Coral Red winner of:
Multiple colors with a “Rosy” look. These larger flowers cover green foliage with a mounded, compact habit.
Floriferous, compact growth habit, sun loving, intense. Early blooming and moderately trailing. These guys are sun-lovers and tolerate heat well.
The Portulaca Pazzaz NANO™ series from Danziger is the new, compact sub-series to the popular PAZZAZ™ series. It has been consistently ranked among the top-performing varieties in trials across the country. Pazzaz NANO™ has a compact and moderate habit with big beautiful flowers that offer strikingly bright color.
Pazzaz NANO™ stands apart from other Portulacas for its extremely controlled growth. It grows to approximately 8 inches tall, flowers very early and even keeps developing overnight.
Flowers open up very early in the morning, enabling a touch of color even with the morning coffee on the patio. And, they stay open, well into the day or evening.
This easy-growing, low-maintenance series includes four intense, vibrant colors for the summer garden. Orange features a semi-trailing compact habit and sizzling orange blooms. Semi-trailing and compact Fuchsia flowers early with beautiful blooms. Hot Pink offers pink-red, semi-trailing flowers on a compact plant. Yellow is the semi-Upright variety in the series, showing beautiful bright blooms still on a compact habit.
Extremely versatile, Pazzaz NANO™ fits the pot it’s in, so you can produce a larger pot or basket, but it’s also good for 4-inch pot or gallons.
NANO™ may be used for hanging baskets, combinations and even as a groundcover. Plants grow to approximately 8 inches high and spread to 12 inches wide.
Kickin‘ Asters Late bloomers from late summer and fall. These asters are worth the wait! They are profusely covered with 2-3′ tall blossoms. they also attract butterflies. Great for cut flower use, as well as containers and landscape.
Mandevilla ‘Bella‘ boasts large, showy flowers in a variety of colors. Blooming is continuous with trumpet-shaped blooms throughout summer and fall.
The smallest of the Erysimums, this series has a super tight, ground-hugging habit. They are early spring bloomers, with flowers that are right above the foliage, keeping the height of the plant short. Hardy in Zones 5-11. Peak availability weeks 25-45
Medium-sized, scented flowers in a range of colors. Continuous blooming from early spring to summer. The habit is bushy and perfect for use in landscape. HardyZones 8-11. Peak availability weeks 25-45.
Euphorbia WATERSAVER™ ‘Ascot Rainbow’
Euphorbia = ‘Ascot Rainbow’
Euphorbia x martinii ‘Ascot Rainbow’ has been selected for its distinct and unique variegated flowers and foliage. The flower color consists of cream, lime, and green while the foliage displays tones of cream, green/blue with stunning red-pink coloring throughout cooler months. One of the major benefits of this selection is extreme tolerance to heat and dryness. Easy to root and grow! With no known pests or diseases and stunning foliage color throughout the year.
Gaura WALBERTON’S® Silver Fountain
Gaura = ‘Walsilfou’
Isotoma FIZZ N POP™ Pretty In Pink
Isotoma = ‘Tmli 1401’
Isotoma axillaris FIZZ N POP™ ‘Pretty In Pink’ features outrageous large flowers that pop up to 1 1/2″ in size.
Isotoma FIZZ N POP™ Glowing Violet
Isotoma = ‘Tmlu 1301’
Isotoma FIZZ N POP™ ‘Glowing Violet’ is a new variety of Laurentia, featuring nectar-rich blooms. Great for beneficial pollinating insects! Bred for long season of interest in patio pots and containers. Perfect for containers, borders and mass landscape planting.
Key / Plant Features:
Lysimachia HILLIER™ Sunburst
Lysimachia = ‘HILLYSSUN’
Lysimachia christianiae ‘Sunburst’ is part of the HILLIER™ Collection, from Hillier Nurseries.
Sedum Angelina’s Teacup is a wonderful addition to the Sunsparkler® series. This Sedum has a bright colour all year round without the use of fertilizers. In spring, summer and autumn, Angelina’s Teacup is golden yellow; in winter, this Sedum turns more orange. Compared to Sedum Angelina, Angelina’s Teacup has a more dense and better branched habit. Angelina’s Teacup does not bloom and therefore retains her beautiful, compact shape. It is a perfect Sedum as a ground cover but can also be used as a garden or pot plant. Angelina’s Teacup becomes about 10 cm tall and 45 cm wide. Is hardy up to -25 ºC. Plant Angelina’s Teacup in a well-drained soil that is not too heavy. Angelina’s Teacup can be placed in the full sun as well as the semi-shade, but she prefers a spot in the sun.
Sedum SunSparkler® Cherry red foliage and a very compact habit! This perennial sedum will survive all but the harshest climates. It makes a wonderful ground cover and is perfect for rock gardens. It has deep pink flowers that offset the red foliage perfectly.
Sedum Sunsparkler® Dream Dazzler is a dream come true! A beautiful and easy plant in dazzling colours that are different depending on their spot: in the sun the foliage is dark purple with bright pink edges, in the semi-shade the foliage is light purple with bright pink edges and in the shade the foliage is blue-green with white and pink edges. Dream Dazzler blooms in summer with pink flowers. So you can place Dream Dazzler in many places in the garden but a sunny spot is preferred. It is a compact plant of approx. 45 cm high and 25 cm wide that does not fall open. Plant Dream Dazzler in well-drained, not too heavy soil. Very well applicable as a groundcover, in the rock garden or the perennial border and for mass planting. Dream Dazzler is very disease resistant. Hardy to -30 ºC.
6″ tall groundcover SunSparkler® Sedum with shiny cherry-red foliage from April thru November!
Plants form 6″ tall and 18″ wide mounds of colorful foliage which combines superbly with other drought-proof perennials.
Firecracker’s compact habit also allows for a multitude of uses including mixed container plantings on your deck, edging along walkways, and green roof gardens!
It’s taken nearly 6 years and over 3,000 seedlings to create this exciting new inter-specific hybrid SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Jade Tuffet’. This newest addition to the SunSparkler® Sedum program was selected for its 14″ tall ultra-compact habit and unique narrow leaves which are smothered in large trusses of dark pink flowers in late summer.
In spring, narrow, shiny-green leaves emerge and contrast beautifully against bright cherry-red stems. This unusually showy foliage remains attractive from early spring thru fall and extends the window of garden center sales appeal on your benches.
Foliage of SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Jade Tuffet’ reminds me of Boxwood as it emerges in tight cushions of shiny green leaves in the spring and remains colorful into mid summer, before being topped with masses of dark pink flowers in late summer.
WOW! It has finally happened and we are so excited! One of our best selling groundcover SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Lime Zinger’ has produced a variegated branch sport featuring stunning cream-colored edges on every leaf.
We’ve named this wonderfully colorful new groundcover SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Lime Twister’ after its parent ‘Lime Zinger’.
This ultra-cool plant was discovered in February of 2014 as a tiny 2-leaf branch sport on a small 128-cell plug of SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Lime Zinger’.
‘Wildfire’ is a new addition to the Sunsparkler® Sedum series. It has beautiful red variegated and the flowers are intense red. Its habit is compact: 16” wide and 8” tall. Sunsparkler® ‘Wildfire’ flowers from summer to autumn but with its beautiful foliage color, it will colour your garden the entire gardening season. Plant Sunsparkler® ‘Wildfire’ in the sun in a sandy, well-drained soil. This is a very fast branching Sedum. Sunsparkler® ‘Wildfire’ can be used for landscaping, mass planting, in mixed containers as well as in perennial borders or for on your terrace or balcony.
SunSparkler® Sedum ‘Lime Zinger’ continues to fascinate me with its wonderful ability to form a multitude of crowns and present a very full gallon specimen which is perfect for garden center displays as well as the home gardener!
Beedance® is strong, sturdy and compact. Beedance® varieties are easy to propagate, they root fast and grow effortlessly. Beedance® is loved by bees and butterflies, giving every garden and balcony a lovely biodiversity.
Soiree® Crown has gorgeously ridged petals shaped like a queen’s crown. These regal gems will light up any garden with their full flower coverage, vivid eye drawing colors and deep glossy green foliage. Soiree Crown keeps its habit all summer long, has no leggy branches, and tons of flower power.
Soiree® Double blooms have two distinct layers of frilly petals and will light up any garden with their amazing flower coverage, vivid eye drawing colors and deep glossy green foliage. These plants keep their habit all summer long, with no leggy branches and tons of flower power.
Sundiascia® is a completely new form of diascia with unique, upright habit and tall sturdy flower spikes. This variety is more heat tolerant with an extended bloom time. A great thriller component!
Lofos Compact is significantly more compact than most lophospermum. These plants are easier to handle, earlier to bloom, self-branching and self-cleaning. A premium flowering vine!
These Lophospermums have large trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom throughout the season. Lofos are self-cleaning and have a vigorous, trailing growth. Perfect as for hanging baskets!
The original Sun Parasols have the widest color range, including the first stable dark red and crimson, shades of pink, white and novelties. Plants are natural climbers and suitable for patio containers, hanging baskets, balconies, bedding and even as a houseplant.
When it comes to early spring color, you can’t beat the Senetti pericallis series from Suntory Flowers. Three inches across flower count can be as high as 200 on a plant grown in a 10-inch pot in electric shades of blue, purple, pink, magenta and new white. Senetti varieties are dramatically different from old-fashioned cinerarias. Although the vivid bicolor flowers look familiar, the cool weather garden performance, durability, and vigor Senetti offers is so much better. Plus Senetti has a unique reblooming ability and can be cut back for a fresh flush of flowers.
Surdiva® Scaevola is now one of the most heat tolerant plants around and offers continuous color even through summer and bad weather. Its blossoms are unique fan-shaped. They bloom well into the fall. Their habit is compact and semi-trailing. Easy to grow and maintain. They are self-cleaning. General usage is in baskets, combination plantings, window boxes, and landscaping.
These lush trailing Torenias thrive in the summer heat! Self-cleaning and well-branched, these Summer Wave Trailing plants bloom all season!
Summer Wave Bouquet Torenias are early flowering and withstands the heat and diseases of the summer. They are easy to grow and maintain by being self-cleaning and well-branching.
Tapien® is a fined leaved series of Verbenas known for their spreading habit and good cold and heat tolerance and mildew resistance. Tapien makes an excellent ground cover plant and is constantly in bloom. Its spread can act as a good weed suppressant. Blooms are compact.
‘Taka Tuka’ are simply magnificent! They are further decoratively highlighted by their contrast to the dark-green foliage. Therefore they are jolly eye-catchers on balconies, patios or beds. The plants are Well-branched and grow new flowers all summer long. They are perfect for balcony boxes, tubs or hanging baskets due to their overhanging shoots in sunny and half-shaded locations. The Sonnenmarie ‘Taka Tuka’ perfectly chimes in with other summer flowers such as geraniums and petunias in mixed beds.
Dahlia x hortensisLubega® Power
• Double flowers all summer long• Bright, novelty colors• Thrives in the sun
Fuchsia x cultivars
• Great for early spring sales
• Trailing fuchsias for hanging baskets
• Early blooming
Thunbergia alataSunny Susy®
• Vigorous climbing vine• Unique color range• Dark green foliage
Westhoff brings a new vegetative line of Ageratum. These strong performing plants have very uniform growth habits across the series that produce mounds of soft, pollinator-friendly flowers The Bumble series produces pot-perfect plants in quarts or gallons and make excellent additions to mixed containers These vegetative Ageratums are more uniform and flower more consistently than seed grown varieties and continually cover spent blooms with new ones so landscapes always remain looking fresh. They are heat-tolerant, weather-resistant and thrive in bright full sun.
Reinvent your basket components with Epic bacopa. Like a bolt out of the blue (or pink or white), this is the bacopa that makes a big color statement. Full plants, with a very vigorous, trailing, yet compact and well-branched habit, boast epic-sized owers. The glimmering, star-shaped owers of Epic bacopa add a shade for a must have jolt of color to any basket along with the durability and vigor for gardener success.
The Rise Up collection of garden begonias are recognized by the best branching in the industry, followed by unstoppable flower power in both sun and shade. These begonias have an abundance of medium sized flowers that stay facing upright in the garden for maximum color impact. The collection contains both singles and doubles in a wide range of vibrant colors.
These varieties will make superb additions to hanging basket programs, quart containers and combination planters.
The Shine Bright series of boliviensis begonias make stellar plants for hanging baskets and in combination containers. Plants are very well-branched with unbeatable flower power, thriving in hot and humid summer climates. Shine Bright begonias will perform well in both sun or shade, making them an easy and versatile pick for the gardener.
Eager to reinvent the category of strawflowers, we’re excited
to introduce the vastly superior Cottage series of bracteantha. Combining the most disease resistant genetics available with all season durability, these plants mean success for the gardener. The colors are matched perfectly in production and can easily be mixed in larger containers for 4-in-1 color combinations for spring through autumn sales.
A bullet proof summer performer, Silver Strand is a spreading succulent subshrub that is indestructible in the summer months. The semi trailing habit makes this an ideal component plant in hanging baskets and container gardens for a splash of velvety, silver color.
The new ColorBlast portulaca set a new standard for drought tolerant color. From the vivaciously colored single mixes to the explosive fully doubles, to the industry changing stripes, the ColorBlast line is bringing a lot of excitement to garden beds and borders for low maintenance summertime color.
No other series comes close to the performance of Scalora scaevola. Vigorous, well-branched plants are loaded with color that is simply impervious to the heat that summer can bring. Truly breakthrough breeding has not only the best blues that growers expect, but remarkable pink, white, yellow and bicolor varieties too.
The Estrella series of verbena has been bred for the highest mildew tolerance on the market. As such, the series has won numerous awards for its garden performance and all-season durability in the landscape. These plants start with an upright habit, which makes for an excellent retail presentation. As the plants grow, they become more semi-trailing, beautifully filling out gardens and hanging baskets.
Bred from the award winning Estrella series, the Voodoo line features unique starburst patterned flowers. The plants have the same great habits and mildew tolerance that growers and gardeners have come to expect with Estrella but with novel blooms that really pop in containers, hanging baskets or in the garden.
Light Levels: High
Temperature: 65-72 degrees F
Watering: keep pots moist
Fertilizer: 200 ppm nitrogen
Ph: 5.8 – 6.4
Pinching: Pinching will create better plant structure
Pests: Standard practices
Disease: Standard practices
4″ to 4.5″ pot = 6 wks (1 RC)
6″ or gallon = 8-9 wks (1 RC)
10-12″ basket = 9 -11 wks (4 RC)
Light Levels: Medium
pH Level: 5.5 – 6.0
Fertilizer: 150-200 ppm nitrogen
Pinching: Pinching once is optional
Pests: Standard practices; spider mites & whiteflies can be problems
4″ to 4.5″ pot = 7-9 wks (1 RC)
6″ or gallon = 10-12 wks (1 RC)
10-12″ basket = 14-15 wks (4 RC)
pH Level: 5.6 – 6.0
Pinching: Pinch once
Pests: Standard practices; spider mites & whiteflies can beÂ problems
USDA HARDINESS: 10 – 11
ROOTING: 2-3 weeks at temperatures of 64-75 F
For 4″ (10 cm) pot, use 1 plant per pot. Ready for sales (from rooted cutting) within 5-8 weeks.
For 6″ (15 cm) pot, use 1-2 plants per pot. Ready in 7-10 weeks.
PINCHING: Once, in trays – about 10 days before liner planting, or about 10 days after planting and establishing.
LIGHT INTENSITY: Full sunlight to partial shade (min. 6000fc / 60000 lux).
TEMPERATURE: Day: 68-82 F. Night: 62-65 F
FERTILIZATION: Constant feed with a balanced fertilizer (200-250 ppm N) that contains average levels of micronutrients.
IRRIGATION: Keep moist, but not over watered, to prevent root damage.
MEDIUM: Use a well-drained, disease-free potting mix. pH 5.5 – 6.3, EC 0.6 – 0.9.
GROWTH REGULATORS: Optional. Not necessary under high light intensities.
1-3 sprays of ALAR (B-Nine) 3 gr/L according to required plant size.
DISEASES & PEST CONTROL:
Insects: Aphids, Thrips.
Diseases: Botrytis, Pythium
USDA HARDINESS: 9 – 11
ROOTING: 14-21 days at temperatures of 64-75o F.
For 4″ (10 cm) pots, use 1 plant per pot. Ready for sales (from rooted cutting) within 8-10 weeks.
For 6″ (15 cm) pot, use 1-2 plants per pot. Ready in 9-11 weeks.
For 10″ (25 cm) hanging basket or pots, use 3-4 plants. Ready in 12-14 weeks.
PINCHING: Optional. Once, in trays – about 10 days before liner planting, or about 10 days after planting and establishing.
LIGHT INTENSITY: Full sun to partial shade (min. 6,000 fc / 60,000 LUX).
TEMPERATURE: Normal day 64-75 F, cool night 45-55 F
FERTILIZATION: Constant feed, with a balanced fertilizer (200-250 ppm N), that contains average levels of micronutrients with a slightly increased level of iron.
IRRIGATION: Maintain moderate moisture levels. Avoid over-watering.
MEDIUM: Use a well-drained disease-free potting mix.
pH: 5.5-6.0 E
GROWTH REGULATORS: Optional in a 4 crop. Otherwise not necessary.
1-3 sprays of ALAR (B-Nine) 2 gr/L according to required plant size.
Insects: Aphids thrips and White Flies. Spray preventatively.
Diseases: Botrytis, Rhizoctonia, Pythium.
Drench with a broad-spectrum fungicide at liner planting
USDA HARDINESS: 9 – 11
ROOTING: 14-18 days at temperatures of 64-75 oF
For 4″ (10 cm) Pot, use 1 plant per pot. Ready for sales (from rooted cutting) within 6-8 weeks.
For 6″ (15 cm) pot, use 1-2 plants per pot. Ready in 8-10 weeks.
For 10″ (25 cm) hanging baskets, use 3 – 4 plants. Ready in 10-12 weeks.
LIGHT INTENSITY: Full sunlight to partial shade (min. 4,000 fc / 40,000 LUX).
TEMPERATURE: Day: 60-75oF (15-24oC), Night: 55-60oF (13-15oC). Tolerant to both cooler and higher temperatures.
FERTILIZATION: Constant feed, with a balanced fertilizer (150-250 ppm N ), that contains average levels of micronutrients with a slightly increased level of iron.
IRRIGATION: Keep moist, but not over-watered.
MEDIUM: Well-drained, disease-free potting mix. pH : 5.5 – 6.5, EC: 0.6 – 0.9.
Insects: White Flies, Aphids, Thrips.
Diseases: Botrytis, Pythium, Rhizoctonia.
ROOTING: Easy to root, within 10-14 days at temperatures of 64-75 F (18-24 C).
For 4″ (10 cm) pot, use 1 plant per pot. Ready for sales (from rooted cutting) within 6-8 weeks.
For 6″ (15 cm) pot, use 1-2 plants per pot. Ready in 8-10 weeks.
When grown as 10″ (25 cm) hanging baskets, use 3 – 4 plants. Ready in 10-12 weeks.
PINCHING: One soft pinch during planting.
LIGHT INTENSITY: Full sunlight is preferable (min. 6,000 fc / 60,000 LUX).
TEMPERATURE: Day: 64-75F (18-24oC) Night: 55-65F (13-18C).
FERTILIZATION: Constant feed with a balanced fertilizer, at levels of 200-250 ppm N, containing average micronutrients levels.
IRRIGATION: Constant moderate moisture. Excessive Dryness can cause petal drop.
MEDIUM: Well-drained, disease-free potting mix. pH : 5.5 – 6.3, EC: 0.6 – 0.9.
PESTS AND DISEASES:
Insects: White Flies, Aphids, Trips. Spray preventatively.
Diseases: Botrytis, Pythium.
Drench with broad-spectrum fungicides as a preventative measure
ROOTING: 3-4 weeks at temperatures of 64-75
For 4″ (10 cm) pot, use 1 plant per pot. Ready for sales (from rooted cutting) within 7-11 weeks.
For 6″ (15 cm) pot, use 1-2 plants per pot. Ready in 9-13 weeks.
For 10″ (25 cm) hanging baskets, use 3-4 plants. Ready in 12-14 weeks.
First pinching is done about 4 weeks after rooting while plants are still in tray.
Additional pinching is needed only if growth overstretches, or if flowering starts too early.
Avoid late pinching as it delays flowering and marketing.
LIGHT INTENSITY: Full sunlight to partial shade (min. 5000fc / 50000 lux).
Supplement lighting should be applied during short days, up to 14-16 hours.
TEMPERATURE: Day: 64-75 Night: 52-62
FERTILIZATION: Apply constant feed program with a balanced fertilizer. Nitrogen levels of 250-300 ppm, and average levels of micronutrients with slightly higher levels of Iron, that keeps the foliage green.
Maintain low pH level, 5.2-5.8, to avoid iron deficiencies.
Best maintained on the dry side, but avoid drying-out as it will cause a non uniformed crop and leaf yellowing.
Leach periodically to prevent salt accumulation.
pH 5.5 – 6.0, EC 0.6 – 0.9.
Insects: Mites, Whiteflies, Aphids and Leaf Miners.
A standard preventative spray program is sufficient to control most pests.
Disease: Botrytis, Pythium, Rhizoctonia, Powdery Mildew. Avoid excessive moisture on foliage, to prevent botrytis.
Light Levels: High; 50% shade in propagation
Temperature: 73-79 degrees F
Watering: light mist in propagation (once per hour) during the day or as needed. Do not over mist or over-water. Cassia favor dry conditions once roots are well established.
Fertilizer: 200-250 ppm nitrogen
Ph: 5.5 – 5.8
Pinching: Pinching may increase plant branching but is not necessary
Light Levels: Full sun to part shade
Foot candles: 5000-7500
Day temperature: 68° to 85°F (20° to 29°C)
NightÂ temperature: 58° to 75°F (14° to 24°C)
Watering: Do not over-water. Crassula favor dry conditions once roots are well established. Allow soil to dry completely between irrigation.
Media: Use well-drained soil mix. EC = 0.25 to 0.75 in peat with sand/perlite mix.
Fertilizer: 75-125 ppm nitrogen
Ph: 6.5 – 7.0
Pinching: Pinching will promote branching. It may also delay the finish time.
Pests: Standard practices. Pests to watch for are aphids, mealybugs and spider mites
Disease: Keeping the plants dry will emiminate most of the potential for disease
Succulents are sensitive to pesticides & fungicides. Trial applications on smaller groups of plants before are recommended.
Rooting time: 4-5 weeks
Mist: 7-10 days at a light interval
Rooting Hormone: not necessary
Media Temperature: 70 – 75 F
Notes: Be careful of overmisting
4 or 5-inch 6-8 wks
Gallon 7-8 wks 3″
4″ to 4.5″ pot = 6-8 wks (1 RC)
6″ or gallon = 8-10 wks (1 RC)
pH Level: 5.8 – 6.3
Temperature: 68-74 degrees F
Pests: Standard practices; whiteflies can be a problem
4″ to 4.”” pot = 6-8 wks (1 RC)
6″ or gallon = 7-10 wks (2-3 RC)
pH Level: 5.9 – 6.4
Temperature: 65-74 degrees F
Watering: keep pots moist, but not too wet
Pinching: 1-2 pinches as needed; B-nine application recommended
Pests: Standard practices; whiteflies, thrips, aphids can be a problem
Disease: Standard practices; watch for Oedema is plants are too wet
Temperature: 68-72 degrees F
Watering: keep pots moist; do not let the plants wilt
Fertilizer: 250-300 ppm nitrogen
Ph: 6.0- 6.5
4″ to 4.”” pot = 6-7 wks (1 RC)
6″ or gallon = 7-9 wks (1-3 RC)
10-12″ = 11-13 wks (4-5 RC)
pH Level: 5.8 – 6.2
Temperature: 62-74 degrees F
Pinching: Pinch as needed; no PGR necessary
Pests: Standard practices; whiteflies, can be a problem
Ph: 5.8 – 6.5
Pests: Standard practices; thrips may be a problem
Watering: Do not over-water. Graptopetalum favor dry conditions once roots are well established. Allow soil to dry completely between irrigation.
Media: Use well-drained soil mix. EC = 0.25 to 0.5 in peat with sand/perlite mix.
Ph: 5.6 – 6.2
Succulents are sensitive to pesticides & fungicides. Trial applicationsÂ on smaller groups of plants before are recommended.
4 or 5-inch 7-9 wks 1
Gallon 8-10 wks 3
Night temperature: 58° to 75°F (14° to 24°C)
Watering: Do not over-water. Graptosedum favor dry conditions once roots are well established. Allow soil to dry completely between irrigation.
Media: Use well-drained soil mix. EC = 0.25 to 0.5 in peat with sand/perlite mix.
4 or 5-inch 7-9 wks 1
Gallon 8-10 wks 3
Light Levels: Medium to high
Temperature: 66-72 degrees F
Ph: 5.5- 6.0
Watering: Do not over-water. Kalanchoe favor dry conditions once roots are well established. Allow soil to dry completely between irrigation.
Media: Use well-drained soil mix. EC = 0.5 to 0.75 in peat with sand/perlite mix.
Fertilizer: 100-150 ppm nitrogen
4 or 5-inch 6-8 wks 1
Gallon 7-9 wks 3
4″ to 4.5″ pot = 5-6 wks (1 RC)
6″ or gallon = 6-8 wks (1-2 RC)
Light Levels: medium
pH Level: 5.7 – 6.2
Temperature:65-72º F day & 58-65º F night
Watering: keep pots evenly moist
Pinching: 1-2 pinches as needed
Watering: Do not over-water. Pachyphytum favor dry conditions once roots are well established. Allow soil to dry completely between irrigation.
Ph: 5.7 – 6.3
4 or 5-inch 10-12 wks 1
Gallon 12-14 wks 3
Light Levels: Medium – high
6″ or gallon = 8-10 wks (2-3 RC)
10″ =9-11 wks (3-4 RC)
Light Levels: high
pH Level: 5.5 – 6.1
Temperature: 68-72º F day & 65º F night
Pinching: 1-2 pinches or more as needed
Watering: keep pots moist or slightly dry
Pinching: Not necessary
Ph: 5.5 – 5.9
Pests: Whitefly or spider mites could be a problem
ROOTING: 3 to 4 weeks, at temperatures of 64-75 F. Rooting hormone is optional.
USDA HARDINESS: 9 -11
For 4″ (10 cm) pot, use 1 plant per pot. Ready for sales (from rooted cutting) within 7-8 weeks.
For 10″ (25 cm) hanging baskets or pots, use 3 – 4 plants. Ready in 10-13 weeks.
PINCHING: Once at liner planting.
LIGHT INTENSITY: Full sunlight is preferable. (min.5,000fc / 50,000 LUX). Grows well in hot weather, very heat tolerant (35-38Â¡Ã¦).
TEMPERATURE: Day: 64-80 F, Cool Night: 55-64 F.
Grows well in hot weather, very heat tolerant
FERTIZILATION: Constant feed, with a balanced fertilizer (150-200 ppm N), that contains average levels of micronutrients with a slightly increased level of iron.
Very sensitive to phosphate toxicity levels above 125 ppm.
IRRIGATION: Moderate moisture levels.
MEDIUM: Well drained peat/perlite mix. pH 5.5 – 6.0. EC 0.6 – 0.9.
Insects: Watch for White Flies, Thrips and Leaf Miners. Spray as a preventative.
Diseases: No apparent problems if average sanitation practices are followed.
Drench with broad spectrum fungicides at liner planting.
Light Levels: Full sun
Temperature: 62-77 F day; 55-62 F night
Watering: Do not over-water. Sedum favor dry conditions once roots are well established.
Ph: 6.0 – 6.5
Pinching: One pinch may be necessary.
Pests: Standard practices.
Watering: Do not over-water. Sedum favor dry conditions once roots are well established. Allow soil to dry completely between irrigation.
Succulents are sensitive to pesticides &Â fungicides. Trial applicationsÂ on smaller groups of plants before are recommended.
4 or 5-inch 6-8 wks 1
Gallon 8-10 wks 3
Day temperature: 65° to 75°F (18° to 24°C)
Night temperature: 58° to 70°F (14° to 21°C)
Watering: Do not over-water. Senecio favor dry conditions once roots are well established. Allow soil to dry completely between irrigation.
Media: Use well-drained soil mix. EC = 0.5 to 1.0 in peat with sand and/or perlite mix.
Ph: 5.7 – 6.2
4 or 5-inch 6-8 wks 1
Gallon 8-11 wks 3
4″ to 4.5″” pot = 6-7 wks (1 RC)
6″ or gallon = 7-9 wks (1-2 RC)
Light Levels: medium to high
pH Level: 6.0 – 6.5
Temperature: 65-72º F day & 60-65º F night
Pinching: 1 pinch or more as needed
Pests: Standard practices; watch for aphids
ROOTING: Torenia cuttings root easily within 12-14 days at temperatures of 64-75 F. Addition of rooting hormone is not necessary.
When grown as 10″ (25 cm) hanging baskets or pots, use 3-4 plants. Ready in 10-13 weeks.
PINCHING: One soft pinch 1-2 weeks after planting according to plant size.
LIGHT INTENSITY: Moderate to high light is optimal for growth and flowering, min. 5000fc / 50000 LUX .
Partial shade is required in summer. Protect from direct sunlight.
During the winter, Torenia plants should be exposed to maximum light intensity.
TEMPERATURE: Day: 75-80 F; Night: 60-70 F. First 3 weeks 61-65 F. From 4th week, 64-70 F
Cool temperatures of 50-54 Â will turn foliage to bronze color and stunt growth,
except for Torenia Purple Moon, which tolerates even cooler temperatures.
Temperatures of 95 -104 F in summer is tolerable if shade and irrigation are provided properly.
FERTILIZATION: Constant feed with a well-balanced fertilizer containing adequate amounts of micronutrients, slightly higher FE.
NH4 up to 20% of total N. Use 200 ppm N as a starting point and then adjust in accordance to growth.
E.C 2 -2.5. Occasional leaching is required to prevent salinity.
IRRIGATION: Torenia dries out easily. Keep soil moist, but avoid over watering. Do not allow wilting.
Drip irrigation is recommended. Avoid wet foliage.
MEDIUM: Use a well-drained peat perlite mix, pH 5.8-6.2, EC 0.6 – 0.9.
For rooting, use a disease-free peat mix, or Jiffy pellets.
FLOWERING: 8-12 weeks, depending on growing conditions and variety.
Early: Torenia Purple Moon, Indigo Moon.
GROWTH REGULATORS: Maintain high light intensities and temperatures as recommended. Use cool morning drop and DIF. Soft pinch. Reduce feed.
Avoid products that have high levels of ammonium nitrogen or phosphorus. Space in time.
Use growth regulators as last option – use Alar at a concentration of 1700-2500 ppm as a foliar spray, 1-3 times.
Begin growth regulator treatment 2-4 weeks after transplant and discontinue when flowering buds are visible.
Expect delay in flowering. Varieties differ in response, so we recommend testing it first on a smaller scale.
Insects: Watch for Aphids and White Flies.
Diseases: Powdery mildew can be a problem.
Avoid moisture condensing on the foliage.
Spray with broad-spectrum fungicides as a preventative measure.
6″ or gallon = 9-10 wks (2-3 RC)
pH Level: 5.6 – 6.3
Temperature: 65-76º F day & 58-65º F night
Pests: Standard practices; watch for white flies
4″ to 4.5″ pot =6-7 wks (1 RC)
6″ or gallon =7-8 wks (2-3 RC)
pH Level: 5.5 – 5.8
Day temperature: 72° to 85°F (24° to 2°C)
Night temperature: 60° to 75°F (16° to 24°C)
Watering: Do not over-water. Echeveria favor dry conditions once roots are well established. Allow soil to dry completely between irrigation.
Media: Use well-drained soil mix. EC = 0.6 to 0.8 in peat with sand/perlite mix.
Ph: 5.6 – 6.0
Pinching: Not necessary.
Disease: Keeping the plants dry will emiminate muchÂ of the potential for disease.
Pot Size Wks from RC PPP
Gallon 8-10 wks 3
Fertilizer: 250 ppm nitrogen
Pinching: Pinching 1-2 times will create better plant structure
Pests: Standard practices; aphids & whiteflies can be a problem