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April 25, 2016 admin

Botanical Name: Lilium asiatic Height: 2-3′ Width: 2′ Exposure: Part Sun, Part Sun Performance: Perennial Blooms: Peach, Pink, Raspberry, Red, Sunshine, & White (Mid-Late Spring) Originating from Asia, Asiatic Lilies offer eye-catching color to the landscape or containers. Once a year, a profusion of flowers burst open with exotic color in late spring. This dramatic…

April 8, 2016 admin

Botanical Name: Hosta Height: (Foliage) 12-36″ (Bloom) 24-48″ Width: 18-36″ Exposure: Shade Performance: Perennial Bloom: White, Whitish-Pale Lavender (June-July) Beloved for their beauty, hostas come in an assortment of shapes, sizes, colors, and textures allowing the perfect fit into any shade-garden. Complete a visionary landscape with these lush and easy to grow foliage perennials. Originating from eastern Asia, hostas…

April 8, 2016 admin

Botanical Name: Lilium x Height: 24″ Width: 9-12″ Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade Performance: Perennial Bloom: Rose/White Margins or Solid White (Spring) Large florist quality flowers top this hardy north Texas perennial. Bursting into bloom once a year its elegant upward facing flowers make a bold statement in the garden. Each bulb produces anywhere from 3-5 blooms…

April 8, 2016 admin

  Botanical Name: Tagetes patula Height: 12″ Width: 9″ Exposure: Full Sun Performance: Annual Bloom: Orange & Yellow (April-November) The warm, brightly hued flowers of marigolds are an all time favorite. Alumia is a French Marigold series bred by David Lemon, a legendary marigold breeder from Ireland. He bred the series to produce a fuller plant. Alumias standout…

March 9, 2016 admin

Botanical Name: Veronica umbrosa ‘Georgia Blue’ (Previously peduncularis) Height: 2″ Width: 18-24″ Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Performance: Perennial Bloom: Blue (February-April) In early spring, masses of tiny iridescent blue flowers cover the spreading evergreen foliage of Veronica umbrosa ‘Georgia Blue’. Its glossy deep green foliage becomes tinged with purple hues in winter. Bright yellow daffodils in a sea…

March 9, 2016 admin

Botanical Name: Osteosprmum x Height: 12″ Width: 12″ Exposure: Full Sun Performance: Annual Bloom: Yellow & White (February-June) Looking to add a splash of color to your early season spring garden? Osteospermums add a certain liveliness to waken a wintered garden. Otherwise known as the Cape Daisy, the South African native has a unique luminosity to…

February 26, 2016 admin

Pericallis Senetti Botanical Name: Pericallis x (Previously Cineraria x) Height: 12″ Width: 12″ Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Performance: Annual Bloom: Blue, Magenta, Bi-color Magenta, Bi-color Violet (March-April) Glowing like Las Vegas lights, the high voltage daisy-like flowers of Pericallis are guaranteed to grab attention. It thrives in cool, frost free conditions, perfect for the “in-between” season of winter…

February 16, 2016 admin

Botanical Name: Matthiola x Height: 12″ Width: 9″ Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Performance: Annual Bloom: Rose, White, & Mix (March-May) The beautiful upright inflorescences of stock light up early spring. These colorful flowers are considered cool season annuals in north Texas. Known for their fragrance, stock makes a wonderful cut flower. It can also be used…

February 16, 2016 admin

Botanical Name: Nemesia fruticans Height: 12″ Width: 10″ Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Performance: Annual Bloom: Blue & White (March-May) Nemesia is a small bedding or container plant for cool season color. It can take light frosts, but must to be covered if temperatures drop to 30° or below.  Use its cute little pea-sized flowers in mixed containers…

February 16, 2016 admin

Botanical Name: Primula x polyantha Height: 6″ Width: 6″ Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Performance: Annual Bloom: Blue, Bicolored Pink, Golden, Light Yellow, Magenta, Red, White  (January- March) Primulas have vibrant colored flowers that welcome in the New Year. Commonly known as Primrose, these flowers are one of the first to bloom. The genus Primula is derived from the Latin…

February 16, 2016 admin

Botanical Name: Ranunculus asiaticus ‘Mache Mix’ Height: 12-16″ Width: 6-12″ Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Performance: Annual Bloom: Red, Pink, Purple, Yellow, White  This colorfully rich garden flower has layers of luminous petals that add instant winter color to the landscape. It’s the perfect flower for making a bold colorful statement in containers as well as in a protected courtyard or…

January 11, 2016 admin

Botanical Name: Juncus pallidus ‘Javelin’ Height: 36″ Width: 15″ Exposure: Full Sun Performance: Perennial Giant Rush is an attractive, tall-standing deep green grass providing summer, fall, and winter interest. This versatile Australian native can be grown in wet or dry soil, and is drought tolerant once established.  It works well as a vertical accent to a pond’s…