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  • Shade

    • Photo Variety Garden
      Height
      Garden
      Spread
      Heat
      Tolerant
      Notes

      Wizard® Coleus 12-14"
      (30-36cm)
      10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      Yes Mid sized foliage plant with upright habit great for mixed containers or landscape features.

      Kong® Coleus, Premium Shade 18-20"
      (46-51cm)
      15-18"
      (38-46cm)
      Yes HUGE foliage, Unique color combinations on foliage, adds interest to shade garden beds and containers

      Kong Jr. Coleus, Premium Shade 18-24"
      (46-61cm)
      20-35"
      (51-89cm)
      Yes HUGE foliage, Unique color combinations on foliage, adds interest to shade garden beds and containers

      Fiesta™ Double Impatiens 10-16"
      (25-41cm)
      10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      Enjoy an abundance of roselike blooms.
      Fiesta Impatiens provide vivid color and are easy to grow!
      There is no need to remove faded flowers or prune.

      Super Elfin® Impatiens 8-10"
      (20-25cm)
      12-14"
      (30-36cm)
      Many flowers, traditional shade plant, low maintenance, a must have for shade gardens

      Super Elfin XP® Impatiens 8-10"
      (20-25cm)
      12-14"
      (30-36cm)
      Many flowers, traditional shade plant, low maintenance, a must have for shade gardens

      Celebration New Guinea Impatiens 10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      Lots of very large, vibrant flowers on vigorous plants. No need to prune or remove faded flowers. Prefers bright light if used indoors.

      Magilla® Perilla 24-36"
      (61-91cm)
      12-18"
      (30-46cm)
      Yes This striking plant features showy coleus-like foliage, but is extremely heat and cold tolerant. A wonderful addition to large mixed containers or for adding contrast to the landscape.
  • Shade & Sun

    • Photo Variety Garden
      Height
      Garden
      Spread
      Heat
      Tolerant
      Notes

      Purple Knight Alternanthera 18-36"
      (46-91cm)
      24-36"
      (61-91cm)
      Very heat tolerant, vigorous upright, spreading habit arches over the edge of the pot, excellent when used in the landscape

      BabyWing® Begonia 12-15"
      (30-38cm)
      10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      Yes Maintenance free, Season long performance, handles stressful conditions

      Dragon Wing® Begonia 12-15"
      (30-38cm)
      15-18"
      (38-46cm)
      Yes Maintenance-free, season-long performance.
      Handles stressful conditions.
      Excellent flower show.

      Wizard® Coleus 12-14"
      (30-36cm)
      10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      Yes Mid sized foliage plant with upright habit great for mixed containers or landscape features.

      Kong® Coleus, Premium Shade 18-20"
      (46-51cm)
      15-18"
      (38-46cm)
      Yes HUGE foliage, Unique color combinations on foliage, adds interest to shade garden beds and containers

      Kong Jr. Coleus, Premium Shade 18-24"
      (46-61cm)
      20-35"
      (51-89cm)
      Yes HUGE foliage, Unique color combinations on foliage, adds interest to shade garden beds and containers

      Emerald Falls Dichondra 2-4"
      (5-10cm)
      36-36"
      (91-91cm)
      Yes Touchable' foliage adds texture where ever it is used, vigorous

      Silver Falls Dichondra 2-3"
      (5-8cm)
      36-48"
      (91-122cm)
      Yes Touchable foliage adds texture wherever it is used.
      Vigorous.

      Fiesta™ Double Impatiens 10-16"
      (25-41cm)
      10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      Enjoy an abundance of roselike blooms.
      Fiesta Impatiens provide vivid color and are easy to grow!
      There is no need to remove faded flowers or prune.

      Purple Lady Iresine 6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      36-48"
      (91-122cm)
      Yes Dark burgundy foliage, very low maintenance, heat tolerant

      Divine™ New Guinea Impatiens 10-14"
      (25-36cm)
      12-14"
      (30-36cm)
      Yes These heat-tolerant beauties bloom all Summer!
      Great deep green foliage color highlights the bright flowers.

      Purple Majesty Ornamental Millet 48-60"
      (122-152cm)
      8-12"
      (20-30cm)
      Yes Chartreuse foliage is more prominent when planted in partial sun. Foliage will be more burgundy in full sun. Improves architecture of mixed combination plantings.

      Matrix® Pansy 8-8"
      (20-20cm)
      8-10"
      (20-25cm)
      Extra-large, thick-petaled, 3.5-in./9-cm flowers are held beautifully over the foliage on strong, sturdy stems.
      Produces more flowers per plant than other pansies to create high-impact landscapes and containers.

      Panola® Pansy 6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      8-10"
      (20-25cm)
      Medium-flowered Panola pansies hold up better in the Winter months when beaten down by rain and snow because the petals are smaller and thicker.

      Panola XP® Pansy 6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      8-10"
      (20-25cm)
      Medium-flowered Panola pansies hold up better in the Winter months when beaten down by rain and snow because the petals are smaller and thicker.

      Spring Matrix™ Pansy 8-8"
      (20-20cm)
      8-10"
      (20-25cm)
      Large, thick-petaled, 3-in./8-cm flowers are held beautifully over the foliage on strong, sturdy stems.
      Produces more flowers per plant than other pansies to create high-impact landscapes and containers.

      Silver Shield Plectranthus 24-30"
      (61-76cm)
      24-30"
      (61-76cm)
      Yes

      Sorbet XP® Viola 6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      Early-blooming, free-flowering plants remain compact in both heat and cold, and have excellent overwintering ability.

      Sorbet® Viola 6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      Early-blooming, free-flowering plants remain compact in both heat and cold, and have excellent overwintering ability.
  • Sun

    • Photo Variety Garden
      Height
      Garden
      Spread
      Heat
      Tolerant
      Notes

      Marvel African Marigold 18-18"
      (46-46cm)
      10-10"
      (25-25cm)
      Yes Extra large flowers make for a great show of color all season long.

      Vanilla African Marigold 16-16"
      (41-41cm)
      10-10"
      (25-25cm)
      Yes Extra large flowers make for a great show of color all season long.

      Serena® Angelonia 16-20"
      (41-51cm)
      12-14"
      (30-36cm)
      Yes This carefree, continuous bloomer is well-suited to landscapes, gardens and mixed containers, and performs well under a wide range of conditions.
      Durable Serena is a perfect choice for consumers looking for water-wise, heat-loving plants.
      Deer and rabbit resistant.

      ColorGrass Eragrostis Wind Dancer 91-122"
      (231-310cm)
      91-122"
      (231-310cm)
      Yes Outstanding architecture for gardens and mixed combinations, great winter interest for landscapes

      Amazon Dianthus 18-36"
      (46-91cm)
      10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      Yes Exceptional performance for backyard cut flower gardens – and an excellent choice for professional cut flower growers. Semi-hardy annual in zone 7 and milder.

      Dianthus Bouquet™ 18-24"
      (46-61cm)
      10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      Yes Lacy, slightly scented flowers are a great selection for landscapes.

      Dynasty Dianthus 16-20"
      (41-51cm)
      10-10"
      (25-25cm)
      Double flowers that resemble mini-carnations, slightly fragrant

      Emerald Falls Dichondra 2-4"
      (5-10cm)
      36-36"
      (91-91cm)
      Yes Touchable' foliage adds texture where ever it is used, vigorous

      Silver Falls Dichondra 2-3"
      (5-8cm)
      36-48"
      (91-122cm)
      Yes Touchable foliage adds texture wherever it is used.
      Vigorous.

      Durango® French Marigold 10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      Yes A great choice for season-long color in a mass planting.

      Dakota Gold Helenium 12-14"
      (30-36cm)
      24-28"
      (61-71cm)
      Yes Loaded with golden yellow flowers, incredibly tough, interesting foliage texture.

      Silver Mist Helichrysum 6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      18-24"
      (46-61cm)
      Yes Adds texture to mixed combinations, silver foliage reflects the colors around it

      Hibiscus Luna 24-36"
      (61-91cm)
      24-24"
      (61-61cm)
      Yes Huge flowers, extremely heat tolerant once established, large number of flowers on one plant, excellent perennial

      Landmark™ Lantana 15-20"
      (38-51cm)
      18-24"
      (46-61cm)
      Yes Brightly colored flower clusters cover mounds of dark green leaves.
      Vigorous lantanas are ideal for mass plantings.

      Lucky™ Lantana 12-16"
      (30-41cm)
      12-14"
      (30-36cm)
      Yes The dark green foliage contrasts beautifully with the bright flower colors.
      Lucky stands up well to heat, humidity and other stressful conditions.
      The plants stay upright and mounded with a controlled habit all season, making them ideal for small-space gardens and containers.

      Celebration New Guinea Impatiens 10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      Lots of very large, vibrant flowers on vigorous plants. No need to prune or remove faded flowers. Prefers bright light if used indoors.

      Purple Majesty Ornamental Millet 48-60"
      (122-152cm)
      8-12"
      (20-30cm)
      Yes Chartreuse foliage is more prominent when planted in partial sun. Foliage will be more burgundy in full sun. Improves architecture of mixed combination plantings.

      Black Pearl Ornamental Pepper 14-18"
      (36-46cm)
      12-16"
      (30-41cm)
      Yes

      Chilly Chili Ornamental Pepper 9-10"
      (23-25cm)
      13-14"
      (33-36cm)
      Yes

      Matrix® Pansy 8-8"
      (20-20cm)
      8-10"
      (20-25cm)
      Extra-large, thick-petaled, 3.5-in./9-cm flowers are held beautifully over the foliage on strong, sturdy stems.
      Produces more flowers per plant than other pansies to create high-impact landscapes and containers.

      Spring Matrix™ Pansy 8-8"
      (20-20cm)
      8-10"
      (20-25cm)
      Large, thick-petaled, 3-in./8-cm flowers are held beautifully over the foliage on strong, sturdy stems.
      Produces more flowers per plant than other pansies to create high-impact landscapes and containers.

      Butterfly Pentas 12-22"
      (30-56cm)
      10-18"
      (25-46cm)
      Yes Large, star-shaped flowers on large umbels attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

      Magilla® Perilla 24-36"
      (61-91cm)
      12-18"
      (30-46cm)
      Yes This striking plant features showy coleus-like foliage, but is extremely heat and cold tolerant. A wonderful addition to large mixed containers or for adding contrast to the landscape.

      Silver Shield Plectranthus 24-30"
      (61-76cm)
      24-30"
      (61-76cm)
      Yes

      Fairytales Purslane 4-8"
      (10-20cm)
      14-16"
      (36-41cm)
      Yes Super low spreading, drought tolerant plants thrive through summer heat. They look great in hanging baskets, large containers, landscapes and rock gardens!

      Black & Blue Salvia 24-36"
      (61-91cm)
      12-18"
      (30-46cm)
      Yes Tender perennial has sky-blue flowers and pitch-black calyxes.

      Flare Salvia 14-14"
      (36-36cm)
      8-8"
      (20-20cm)
      Yes Heat-tolerant plant is perfect for landscapes.

      Mystic Spires Blue Salvia 18-24"
      (46-61cm)
      12-18"
      (30-46cm)
      Yes This salvia has dark green leaves, covered with true blue flowers and is naturally compact and well branched.
      It is perfect for landscape and mixed combos.

      Mystic Spires Improved Salvia 18-24"
      (46-61cm)
      12-18"
      (30-46cm)
      Yes This salvia has dark green leaves and is covered with true blue flowers.
      Naturally compact and full.
      It is perfect for landscapes and mixed combos.

      Mysty Salvia 12-18"
      (30-46cm)
      12-18"
      (30-46cm)
      Yes This salvia has dark green leaves and is covered with true blue flowers.
      Naturally more compact than Mystic Spires Blue, with a full appearance.
      It is perfect for landscapes and mixed combos.

      Vista Salvia 10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      8-8"
      (20-20cm)
      Yes Heat-tolerant and vigorous plants are perfect for landscapes.

      Solstice Snapdragon 16-20"
      (41-51cm)
      10-14"
      (25-36cm)
      Great for cool-season landscapes and backyard cut flower gardens.

      Peek-A-Boo Spilanthes 12-15"
      (30-38cm)
      24-30"
      (61-76cm)
      Yes Foliage is more bronze in full sun.
      Adds texture and interest to mixed containers.

      Easy Wave® Spreading Petunia 6-12"
      (15-30cm)
      30-39"
      (76-99cm)
      Yes

      The fast-growing plants bloom freely all season in landscapes and containers without cutting back, and tolerate both heat and cooler conditions very well. Flower-filled plants grow a little more mounded than original Wave, with a more controlled spread.


      Tidal Wave® Spreading Petunia 16-22"
      (41-56cm)
      30-60"
      (76-152cm)
      Yes Mountains of color in big gardens and containers! The biggest petunia series in the Ride The Wave family, Tidal Wave grows and grows and grows into an awesome, flower-filled hedge! These award-winning plants serve as excellent “screens” for unsightly air conditioners or to adorn wooden fences. They also work well in large planters. Space them 24 in. (60 cm) apart and watch them spread into an unbelievable groundcover!

      Wave® Spreading Petunia 5-7"
      (13-18cm)
      36-48"
      (91-122cm)
      Yes Creates a ground-hugging carpet of color! This series is the lowest growing in the Ride The Wave™ family. It also spreads out, making a beautiful groundcover. Plant 12 in. (30 cm) apart and watch it spread up to 4 ft. (1.2 m)! These plants are perfect for garden beds, baskets, planters and window boxes.

      Aztec Magic™ Verbena 8-10"
      (20-25cm)
      12-18"
      (30-46cm)
      Yes The mounded, trailing plants stand up to heat and humidity plus cool temperatures, assuring that these three season performers stay lush and healthy from Spring through Autumn. Excellent performance in landscapes and small to large containers and baskets.

      Aztec® Verbena 8-10"
      (20-25cm)
      12-18"
      (30-46cm)
      Yes The mounded, trailing plants stand up to heat and humidity plus cool temperatures, assuring that these three-season performers stay lush and healthy from Spring through Autumn.
      Excellent performance in landscapes, as well as small to large containers and baskets.

      Pacifica XP Vinca 10-14"
      (25-36cm)
      6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      Yes Low maintenance and full of color all Summer long.

      Titan® Vinca 14-16"
      (36-41cm)
      10-12"
      (25-30cm)
      Yes Very low water needs – outstanding in sunny, hot and dry conditions.
      Largest vinca flowers on the market.

      Sorbet XP® Viola 6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      Early-blooming, free-flowering plants remain compact in both heat and cold, and have excellent overwintering ability.

      Sorbet® Viola 6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      6-8"
      (15-20cm)
      Early-blooming, free-flowering plants remain compact in both heat and cold, and have excellent overwintering ability.

      Star Zinnia 14-14"
      (36-36cm)
      8-8"
      (20-20cm)
      Yes Graceful plants covered with star shaped flowers.

      Fantasia® Zonal Geranium 12-14"
      (30-36cm)
      12-14"
      (30-36cm)
      Yes Very uniform with large, semi-double flowers and dark green leaves.
      A stand out in landscapes, large pots and baskets.