2013 Early Season Favorites!

Some of our favorite plants as of early August 2013.

Angelonia Archangel 'Raspberry Improved'

Angelonia Archangel 'Raspberry Improved'

A well-branched variety in a unique color! Flowers show through the wispy foliage that is characteristic of Angelonia better than other varieties.
 
Calibrachoa Superbells 'Pomegranate Punch'

Calibrachoa Superbells 'Pomegranate Punch'

Great mounding habit. Glowing red flowers with a dark eye.
 
Celosia First Flame 'Red'

Celosia First Flame 'Red'

Extremely bright colors. Blooms two weeks earlier than comparable varieties.
 
Celosia First Flame 'Yellow'

Celosia First Flame 'Yellow'

Extremely bright colors. Blooms two weeks earlier than comparable varieties.
 
Portulaca Cupcake 'Peachy'

Portulaca Cupcake 'Peachy'

Beautiful glowing colors that pull you in for a closer look!
 
Portulaca Cupcake 'Yellow Chrome'

Portulaca Cupcake 'Yellow Chrome'

Beautiful glowing colors that pull you in for a closer look!
 
Geranium Salsarita 'Wild Salmon'

Geranium Salsarita 'Wild Salmon'

Great salmon color with very full flower heads.
 
Geranium Salsarita 'Lilac Splash'

Geranium Salsarita 'Lilac Splash'

One of the few bicolor geraniums trialed this year. Very showy flowers in light pink/purple with a darker pink center.
 
Geranium Survivor 'Dark Red'

Geranium Survivor 'Dark Red'

Many red geraniums are entered into the trial each year and this is one of the best reds for 2013. Huge flower heads with a nice deep red color.
 
Lophospermum Lofos Compact 'Rose'

Lophospermum Lofos Compact 'Rose'

This is one of Daedre's favorite plants this year!

Great hanging basket with unique foliage and flowers, even the unopened buds look interesting. 

 
Petunia Potunia Plus 'Yellow'

Petunia Potunia Plus 'Yellow'

Very full, bubble-like habit with nice creamy yellow color.
 
Petunia Potunia Plus 'Pinkalicious'

Petunia Potunia Plus 'Pinkalicious'

Very full, bubble-like habit in a nice bubble-gum pink color.
 
Petunia Surfinia 'Bouquet Denim'

Petunia Surfinia 'Bouquet Denim'

Fantastic unique blue/purple color with cute small flowers. Absolutely smothered in flowers!

 
Salvia Summer Jewel 'Red'

Salvia Summer Jewel 'Red'

Wave after wave of bright red flowers. Attracts hummingbirds and goldfinches! This salvia was a 2011 AAS award winner. 

 
Scaevola Fairy 'Pink'

Scaevola Fairy 'Pink'

Plants are well-branched and trailing. Would look great in a hanging basket. The light pink flowers pop more than the purple and blue-flowered varieties.
 
Zinnia Profusion Double 'Hot Cherry'

Zinnia Profusion Double 'Hot Cherry'

2013 AAS winner. Showy flowers, held well above foliage unlike some other compact zinnias.

 
Zinnia Uptown 'Grape'

Zinnia Uptown 'Grape'

Disease and drought tolerant. Large blooms almost look like cosmos flowers.
 

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