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Annuals & Perennials

Read about the best annuals and perennials for your garden and how to keep them looking beautiful.
  • Rainbow of Color

    You don't have to wait for spring to have bold color in your garden beds and pots. Fill your garden with a rainbow of colorful blooms that can be planted now. Primrose, Pansies, Violas, Cyclamen and Snapdragons are beautiful late winter and early spring blooms. They cheer up the winter blues and transition [...] Read Full Article
  • Waterwise Blooms

    Your yard doesn't have to look like a desert landscape to have a low-maintenance and waterwise garden. You can have a garden that is full of beautiful summer flowering plants that is also waterwise. These 5 plants will bloom year after year requiring little maintenance. Coneflower - This hardy perennial is a favorite [...] Read Full Article
  • Heat Tolerant Plants

      There are many perennial flowers that thrive in the heat of the summer, providing us with loads of color in sunny spots. Four of our favorites are Coreopsis, Echinacea, Rudbeckia and Verbena. They also attract birds and butterflies and make great long lasting cut flowers to bring indoors and enjoy. Coreopsis Get [...] Read Full Article
  • Perfect Perennials

    Color your summer garden with perennial blooms and foliage that you will enjoy year after year. The greenhouses are full of the beautiful blooms and foliage of some of our favorite perennials including Agapanthus, Coreopsis, Delosperma, Echinacea, Daylilies, Heuchera, Hostas, Lantana, Rudbeckia, Salvia, Sedum, and Verbena. Annuals vs Perennials: Differences Explained [...] Read Full Article
  • Begonia Big is a Big Deal!

    With so many new and interesting plants for the garden becoming available every season, it’s pretty easy to overlook the humble begonia and head toward an exciting new tropical or ornamental grass. BIG mistake!  Begonia Big is about as easy, and as Big as it gets. The name really says [...] Read Full Article
  • Daylilies Deliver

    Get that mental picture of the ubiquitous, narrow-petaled golden daylily right out of your mind.  Today’s daylilies are so much more than that.   New Colors To begin with, prepare to be bowled over with ravishing color. Cranberry red, dark purple, vivid pink, blackish-red, butterscotch, burnt orange, ivory cream, and startling combinations of [...] Read Full Article
  • Welcome in Spring with Senetti

    A Punch of Color to Draw You Outdoors. Kick-off spring with a burst of Senettis. These brilliant flowers are available in shades of blues, pinks, and purples and even bi-colors. Senettis make great container garden flowers. Blooming from late winter to late spring, they love cool, wet weather. They can even tolerate temperatures [...] Read Full Article
  • Sedum

    Blooming Now - Sedum (September) Sedums are a diverse group of plants that range from ground hugging varieties to upright varieties. Commonly called stonecrop, they are succulent plants that hold water in their leaves, making them very drought tolerant. They prefer full sun and well draining soil. This time of the year [...] Read Full Article
  • The Secrets of Southern Perennials

    It’s best to think of perennials as “featured attractions.” Superstars that make a glorious entrance, steal the spotlight, then disappear for beauty rest before their next big show.  Perennials are some of the easiest plants to grow, but sometimes misunderstood. Yes, perennials are “permanent” plants, although their lifespans can vary from 3-5 [...] Read Full Article
  • Coneflowers

    Echinacea purpurea - Coneflower (July) Well... Purple coneflowers aren't just purple anymore!  This perennial has long been loved by gardeners, florists, butterflies and hummingbirds for years. And now there are so many beautiful new varieties to choose from in various flower colors and shapes. Echinacea prefer a full sun spot and are [...] Read Full Article
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