Annuals

Annuals

Euphorbia Diamond Frost

Euphorbia Diamond Frost Latin Name: Euphorbia hypericifolia
Height: 1.00 to 1.50 feet
Width: 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: DIAMOND FROST, is a vigorous spurge that produces a profuse, non-stop bloom of tiny white flowers from spring to frost. Plants typically grow to 12-18” tall on generally upright stems clad with gray-green leaves. Tiny white flowers reminiscent of baby’s breath (Gypsophila) bloom freely.

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Impatiens New Guinea

Impatiens New GuineaLatin Name: Impatiens walleriana
Height: 1-3 ft
Width: 1-2 ft
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: New Guinea impatiens for the most part features larger plants, larger flowers and better performance in part shade areas than the popular standard impatiens (Impatiens walleriana). They are commonly grown in part shade to shade areas, with little tolerance for full sun. Leaves are in whorls of 3 to 7 leaflets. Oval to elliptic leaflets (2-4″ long) are dark green to bronze to variegated. Flattened 5-petaled flowers come in a variety of colors including white, pink, orange, red, violet, and purple. Plants typically grow to 6-18″ tall. Flowering is non-stop from May to October.

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Lobularia Silver Stream

Lobularia Silver Stream Latin Name: Lobularia hybrid
Height: 4 – 8 Inches
Width: 8 – 10 Inches
Light: Part Sun, Sun
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: Lobularia ‘Silver Stream’ is a fast-growing, floriferous, ball-shaped plant with a wonderful sweet honey fragrance. Plants are heat tolerant and grow through the summer. ‘Silver Stream’ is ideal as a filler in mixed containers, hanging basket or window boxes.

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Phlox Annual

Phlox Annual Latin Name: Phlox
Height: 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Width: 0.75 to 1.00 feet
Light: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: Annual phlox is a native wildflower in areas of Texas. As such, you can guess it’s a wonderfully heat- and drought-tolerant variety. In late spring and summer, it shows off clusters of red, pink, lavender, or white flowers.

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Salvia Victoria Blue

Salvia Victoria BlueLatin Name: Salvia farinacea
Height: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Width: 0.75 to 1.50 feet
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: It features two-lipped, violet-blue flowers in axillary and terminal racemes (to 4-8” long) from summer to fall. Drooping, irregularly-serrate, ovate-lanceolate, gray-green leaves (to 3” long). ‘Victoria Blue’ is a compact, densely-branched cultivar that typically grows to 15-24” tall and features large deep blue flowers from summer to fall. Common name and specific epithet are in reference to the white powdery felting found on the upper stems and calyx.

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Vinca Vine

Vinca Vine Latin Name: Vinca minor
Height: 18
Width: 3
Light: Full sun
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: Vinca minor vines stay short, sprawling out over the ground. They typically stand only 3″-6″ off the ground, but their trailing stems can reach 18″ in length. The stems of these jointed plants root at the nodes as they creep along the ground and spread rapidly to form an attractive ground cover. Vinca minor vines put out the bluish-lavender “periwinkle flower” in spring and bloom intermittently throughout summer.

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Million Bells

Million BellsLatin Name: Calibrachoa hybrid
Height: 6 – 10 Inches
Width: 8 – 10 Inches
Light: Part Sun, Sun
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: Million Bells are hugely popular ask any hummingbird. Their profuse, self-cleaning flowers arrive in spring and keep going until fall. The Cherry Pink, Terra Cotta, and Yellow varieties have a more upright, cascading habit, and bloom even during short days.

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Bacopa

BacopaLatin Name: Bacopa
Height: Over 30 ft.
Width: 10 ft. to 15 ft.
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: This plant has long, cascading stems that smother themselves in tiny, perfect, five-petal flowers. It’s become a favorite for selling in hanging baskets where its pretty trailing habit can be shown off. Also try in pots, planters, and window boxes.Unlike many plants, bacopa doesn’t tend to wilt when it gets dried out. Instead, it loses its flowers and may take two or three weeks to begin blooming again. Keep it evenly watered for continuous bloom.

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Coleus

Coleus Latin Name: Coleus
Height: 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Width: 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: They are best known for their bright colors, and variety of foliage forms. Technically, they are a tender perennial but they are usually considered an annual plant by growers and seed producers. Coleus plants should be grown in the garden in bright, indirect light, or in partial shade. The lower growing dwarf varieties (6-12 inch) will create a colorful border, or you can use the taller (up to 36″) types as a dramatic background planting.

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Evolvulus H. Blue Daze

Evolvulus H. Blue Daze Latin Name: Evolvulus glomeratus
Height: 6-12 in.
Width: 12-15 in.
Light: Full sun to part shade
Water: Average
Soil: Well Drained
Description: Blue daze is an evergreen subshrub that grows in a low, spreading mound, up to 2-3 ft in diameter, but no more than 1 ft tall. The stems become woody as they age. Leaves and stems are densely downy, covered with a light gray fuzz. The egg shaped leaves are about a 0.5 in wide and 1 in long. The funnel shaped flowers are born individually in leaf axils near the stem tips. They are about 1 in across, with five pale lavender or powder blue petals and white throats. Evolvulus blooms profusely and almost continuously, but each flower lasts only a day, opening in the morning and closing by afternoon.