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Astilbe 'Chocolate Shogun'

Zone 5-8
Partial Sun/Full Shade 

An award-winning variety with distinctive, dark purple-chocolate foliage. Pink-tinged white plumes contrast beautifully with the glossy foliage from July-August. Grows 18-24" tall. Tolerates some sun with adequate moisture.

Astilbe ‘Maggie Daley’

Zone 3-8
Full Sun/Partial Sun 

28" tall, with purple-rose flowers in July. A vigorous grower.




Coleus Color Clouds™ 'Honey Pie'

Zone 10-11
Full Sun 

A compact, trailing Coleus with honey-amber foliage veined and peppered with cherry red, occasionally dotted with pink and white splashes.


Coleus ‘Kong™ Lime Sprite’

Zone 8-11
Full Sun/Partial Sun 

Large, lime-chartreuse, scalloped leaves with mahogany centers add a bold splash of color to summer containers and landscapes. Grows to 18" tall and wide. Periodic pruning will help maintain leaf size. Prefers shade for best performance.

Coreopsis Coloropsis™ 'Sunshine Suzie'

Zone 9-10
Full Sun
DEER RESISTANT 

A Sunny Border Introduction! This new addition to the Coloropsis™ Series is like a sunny yellow version of C. 'Limbo', another member of this great series! It shares all the same great traits of the series and is sure to brighten things up wherever planted!

Dahlia pinnata ‘Dahlietta™ Alexia’

Zone 9-11
Full Sun

A long time favorite, Dahlias mix and match readily and can grow into sizable plants in a single season. They look spectacular when massed together but look equally nice in the summer border or in containers. They also make a great cut flower.
 

Dianthus caryophyllus ‘SuperTrouper Orange’

Zone 6-9
Full Sun/Partial Shade  

Fully double sherbert orange flowers bloom over neat tidy clumps of blue green strap-like foliage in summer. Grows 6-10" tall and 8-12" wide. Excellent for pots and gardens.
 

Digitalis 'Digiplexis® Illumination Flame'

Zone 8-10
Full Sun/Partial Shade  

Dense spikes of brilliant red flowers with warm orange-yellow throats bloom summer to fall on 36" tall stems. A cross of Isoplexis caneriensis and Digitalis pupurea. Long bloom time. A no-brainer if you want season long impact! Winner of Greenhouse Grower's Medal of Excellence Editor's Choice Award.

Evovulus gl. 'Hawaiian Blue Eyes'

Zone 8-11
Full Sun/Partial Shade 

An attractive, low-growing tropical with trailing stems of fuzzy, grayish green foliage and showy periwinkle blue morning glory type flowers early spring to first frost. Grows to approx. 12" tall with a spread of 24-36". Flowers close in the afternoon and at night. Fast-growing, heat-loving, salt tolerant and easy to grow! Can be used as an annual ground cover, bedding plant or trailing addition to containers.






Fuchsia Windchimes® Series

Zone 10-11
Full Sun/Partial Shade 

The Windchimes® series makes a great landscape and container plant with its mounded, upright, well-branched habit. They also flower earlier than most, blooming throughout summer and they exhibit good heat tolerance as well as tolerance to high light. Grows 6-10" tall.


Fuchsia Windchimes® Red & White
Red sepals with red-tinged white petals and red stamens. 

Fuchsia Windchimes® Rose & Purple
Rose red sepals with purple petals and rose red stamens. 

Fuchsia Windchimes® White
White flowers with pale pink stamens and pink blushed sepals. 

Iresine herbstii 'Red Heart'

Zone 9-11
Full Sun/Partial Shade  

This South American native has stunning, dark crimson red, heart-shaped foliage with red venation. The well-branched plants grow to 20" tall, with an upright habit. Ideal for combinations, beds, mixed borders and both indoor and outdoor containers.

Leucanthemum 'Angel Daisy'

Zone 3-8
Full Sun/Partial Shade  

A compact, long-blooming Shasta Daisy with lightly fragrant, double white (3") flowers that have pompom centers. Blooms late spring through summer with consistent deadheading. Grows 6-12" tall with a spread to 12".
 

Leucanthemum 'White Mountain'

Zone 4-9
Full Sun/Partial Shade  

Large, white, lightly fragrant shasta daisies bloom spring through fall on plants growing to 18-24" tall. Said to be one of the earliest blooming of the large Leucanthemum. Regular deadheading promotes continuous bloom. Garden and containers.

Osteosperum e. 'Blue Eyed Beauty'

Zone 9-11
Full Sun 

Vibrant, pastel yellow daisies with contrasting blue eyes bloom in abundance spring through fall from compact, bushy plants growing 10-14" tall and 14-20" wide. An excellent plant for patio containers and mass plantings!
 

Penstemon mexicali 'Peregrine'

Zone 4-9
Full Sun/Partial Shade  

An exceptional hybrid with large, rose pink flowers blooming through much of the summer from vigorous plants with attractive, glossy green foliage. Exhibits good drought tolerance. Grows to 18" tall and 15" wide.


 

Penstemon barbatus ‘Riding Hood Red’

Zone 5-8
Full Sun/Partial Sun

Masses of bright red flowers bloom through summer on sturdy, upright spikes with bluish green, lanceolate leaves. Grows 24-30" tall and up to 24" wide. Works well in borders and makes a great cut flower. Hummingbirds love it!

Penstemon barbatus ‘Riding Hood Hot Pink’

Zone 5-8
Full Sun/Partial Sun

Gorgeous, hot pink flowers with white throats bloom in abundance throughout the summer on 18" tall spikes with bluish green foliage. Compact, upright plants. Attracts hummingbirds.

Salvia nemorosa ‘Sallyrosa April Night’

Zone 5-11
Full Sun/Partial Sun

Blooms earlier than 'May Night' with an abundance of vivid blue flowers. An upright, compact variety that grows 12-14" tall. Great for pots, gardens and patios! Drought tolerant.

Rudbeckia hirta 'Prairie Sun'

Zone 7-9
Full Sun/Partial Shade  

This bi-colored gem has lemon-yellow petals with orange coloring midway down each petal, to the center cone. 5" flowers bloom June-Sept. on stems over 30" tall. Half hardy perennial.



Salvia nem. 'Swifty® Deep Rose'

Zone 4-9
Full Sun 

Spikes of deep rose flowers bloom throughout summer on plants growing 8-12" tall and 10-12" wide. Said to have better branching and higher yield of flower spikes than many other Salvia. Great as a bedding plant and in containers for summer color. Good drought tolerance.

Sedum 'Sunsparkler Firecracker'

Zone 4-9
Full Sun/Partial Shade  

Shiny, cherry red foliage puts on show April through Nov. with compact mounds growing 4-6" tall and up to 18" wide. Large (4") clusters of bright pink flowers bloom mid-late August.
 



Sedum 'Sunsparkler Cherry Tart'

Zone 4-9
Full Sun/Partial Sun
DEER RESISTANT  

Compact plants with exceptional dark cherry red foliage and large clusters of dark pink flowers blooming above the foliage in later summer. Grows 6" tall and up to 18" wide.

Sedum 'Sunsparkler Lime Zinger'

Zone 4-9
Full Sun/Partial Shade  

An exceptional, new succulent groundcover with lime green foliage, edged in cherry red. Rosetted foliage forms tight mats, with clusters of soft pink flowers blooming late Aug. into Sept. Grows to 4" tall and 18" wide.
 



Stokesia laev. 'Peachies Pick'

Zone 5-9
Full Sun 

A native, dwarf, late blooming stokes aster named for Peachie Saxon, the plantswoman who found it. Large, blue blooms appear in early July. Growing just 8-12" tall, this tidy compact, upright form is great for the border front.