Annuals

Annuals

Canna Tropicana

Canna Tropicana Latin Name: Canna ‘Phasion’
Height: 3 ft. to 6 ft.
Width: 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Light: Full sun
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: Tropicanna® flowers are equally gorgeous – a great garden backdrop or hero pot specimen.   Once the soil warms up in Spring,  they quickly grow to produce a stunning exotic tropical look that helps bring life to your garden over summer.

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Eugenia

Eugenia Latin Name: Eugenia uniflora
Height: 4-6 ft.
Width: 36-48 in.
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained

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Impatiens Double

Impatiens DoubleLatin Name: Impatiens walleriana
Height: 10 – 20 Inches
Width: 10 – 12 Inches
Light: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: Double impatiens are annuals that will grow in most areas regardless of the local climate. They require very little hands-on care or maintenance and will thrive in shady areas of the garden where few other flowers will grow.

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Lobularia Blushing Princess

Lobularia Blushing Princess Latin Name: Lobularia hybrid
Height: 4 – 8 Inches
Width: 24 – 36 Inches
Light: Part Sun, Sun
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: Lobularia you will love her sister Blushing Princess™! The beautiful large mound of tiny, fragrant light lavender flowers is as beautiful as its name. Blushing Princess™ Lobularia mixes nicely with petunias and other trailing annuals. Blushing Princess™ does tend to be very vigorous so use in moderation when planting your combination planters and hanging baskets. Lobularia attracts butterflies and hummingbirds for your enjoyment! One of our personal favorite ways to use Blushing Princess™ is as a mounding ground cover.

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Petunia

PetuniaLatin Name: Petunia
Height: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Width: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Light: Full sun
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: These hybrids are generally bushy to spreading in habit, typically growing 10-14” tall but spreading to as much as 2-3’ wide. They feature funnel-shaped single to double flowers in virtually all colors except brown and black with some picotees and bicolors.

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Salvia Black & Blue

Salvia Black & BlueLatin Name: Salvia guaranitica
Height: 2.00 to 5.00 feet
Width: 2.00 to 5.00 feet
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: When grown as an annual, plant height is shorter, more often in the 2.5-3’ area. Two-lipped, tubular, deep blue flowers (to 2” long) with purple-blue calyxes bloom in axillary and terminal spikes (to 10” long) from mid summer into fall. Ovate, wrinkled, pointed, lightly-toothed, dark green leaves (2-5” long) are pale green below. ‘Black and Blue’ is a cultivar that features deep cobalt blue flowers with black calyces. Flowers appear on spikes to 15” long over a long mid-summer to fall bloom. Plants may grow to as much as 6’ tall in optimum conditions where winter hardy, but usually grow much shorter in the St. Louis area. Plants are sometimes commonly called blue anise sage or anise scented sage. When bruised, the foliage has a very mild aroma that has very little if any anise scent.

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Vinca Flowering

Vinca Flowering Latin Name: Vinca
Height: 12 – 10 Inches
Width: 8-10 inches
Light: Full sun
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description:
You’ve gotta love annual vinca — it really delivers. It will tolerate a wide variety of conditions and still keep it up with almost unreal-looking, glossy green flowers and pretty pink, lavender, or red flowers that look like tiny parasols. Whether the summer is dry or wet, hot or cold, vinca plugs along unfazed. It makes a great container plant. Or plant it in a bed or border, grouping at least eight or more together for best effect.

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Millet

Millet Latin Name: Pennisetum glaucum
Height: 3-4 Feet
Width: 1-2 Feet
Light: Full sun
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained

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Angelonia

Angelonia Latin Name: Angelonia angustifolia
Height: 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Width: 6 in. to 12 in.
Light: Full sun
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: Upright, low perennial with deep mauve to violet two-lipped flowers blooming all summer. Angelonia are superlative container plants, and can also be grown as bedding annuals.

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Cleome

Cleome Latin Name: Cleome hassleriana
Height: 3.00 to 6.00 feet
Width: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: Dense elongated terminal racemes of pink, purple or white spider-like flowers with protruding stamens bloom from summer to frost. Flowers are sweetly fragrant. Flowers are followed by thin seed pods that ripen to brown before splitting open and dispersing the seed within. Aromatic, sticky, palmate green leaves with 5-7 lance-shaped leaflets have sharp spines at the base of each leaf stalk. Attractive to hummingbirds (nectar), birds (seed) and butterflies. Synonymous with C. spinosa.