Winter Greenhouse

2015 New Annuals

Includes Vegetables

Weather in Winter

Cloudy with rain likely early. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.
  58°F
 

Abutilon Red Glow

Abutilon Red Glow

Bushy compact plant with abundant, long blooming, red, bell-shaped flowers. Abutilon is also known as the flowering maple. Although it is no relation to the maple tree, Abutilon does have maple-like palmate leaves. A happy Abutilon can flower almost non-stop if given warm temperatures and lots of sun. A good house plant. Grow in full sun.

Asarina Joan Lorraine

Asarina Joan Lorraine

Tubular, snapdragon-like, dark purple flowers, with white throats.
Heart to arrow-shaped, bright green leaves. Climber.

Bacopa Boutique Tie Dye White

Bacopa Boutique Tie Dye White

Truly unique,'Boutique Tie-Dye White' is stunning! It features pale white flowers set off by a deep pink ring and a yellow center. Mounded plants spill over the sides of containers and hanging baskets. Use this variety as an accent plant and provide consistent watering for best growth. Great summer performance, as long as it never drys out. Once dry, it takes a couple of weeks to bring back a new flush of blooms.

Begonia Big Pink Green Leaf

Begonia Big Pink Green Leaf

Worlds Largest Fibrous Begonia flower. For fully mature 18-24 inch plants. Use in garden or cointainers. Blooms are absolutely huge, averaging 3 in/7.5 cm in diameter golf ball sized pink flowers are held above the large deep green foliage for maximum contrast. Excellent for combination plantings, window boxes and hanging baskets.

Begonia Fuchsioides

Begonia Fuchsioides

This delicate, pink flowered plant is ideal for conservatories, or in containers that can be transferred inside during the winter, as it needs heat to thrive. Begonia fuschsiodes, or the Fuschia Begonia flowers in the summer with pink and red blooms. Unique old fashioned plant.

Begonia T Rex Ruby Slippers

Begonia T Rex Ruby Slippers

One of the most fantastic Begonias we have ever seen! Deep ruby red leaves are super glossy with a saucy, little black stripe on the mid rib. Excellent for a cooler climate, but performs just as well with heat. Rated highly in the Ohio State University 2012 trials. This series won Retailers' Choice Award at the Farwest Trade Show in Portland, Oregon in 2014. More cold tolerant than most.

Begonia T Rex St Nick

Begonia T Rex St Nick

T REX 'St. Nick' has a jolly red center surrounded by emerald green and white polka dots. With its dense shrubby habit and lovely pink flowers, you'll love this one in containers inside or out. This series won Retailers Choice Award at the Farwest Trade Show in Portland, Oregon in 2014.

Begonia Unstoppable Upright Fire

Begonia Unstoppable Upright Fire

Upright habit with brilliant red flowers but the foliage is the star on these varieties. Outstanding texture and rich, dark color to the foliage with large intense scarlet blooms held out and above the leaves. The contrast of the dark colored foliage to the flower color really set off these blooms. Thrives in moderate to full sun.

Bracteantha Cottage Bronze

Bracteantha Cottage Bronze

A strawflower that offers uniform, compact habit ideal for beds and borders. Looks great in rock gardens. Perfect for all kinds of containers. Wonderful for combination plantings. Can also be used in larger mono baskets or planters without fear of becoming overgrown and splitting.

Cardiospermum Love In A Puff

Cardiospermum Love In A Puff

A climbing annual vine that provides flower, fruit, and foliage interest summer through fall. A 10- to 12-foot-tall vine, it needs a structure on which to climb. It is grown for the 1/4 inch, greenish white flowers that appear from summer to the first frost and for the 3/4 to 1 1/4 inch, green turning brown, balloon-like seed capsules. Foliage is bright green and deeply toothed and its shape can be likened to a 6-8 inch long fern frond.

Coleus Hipsters Zooey

Coleus Hipsters Zooey

Hipsters 'Zooey' has the low spreading habit and the narrow leaves and spiky margins of the series. 'Zooey' has yellow green leaves with a magenta center. Very hot! Hipsters form a low, slightly decumbent mound; just enough to cover the edge of a container or soften a border. Hipsters™ are a new, sleek type of Coleus loaded with panache and pizzazz!

Cuphea Vermillionaire

Cuphea Vermillionaire

'Vermillionaire' is a dark-green-leafed plant with bright orange tubular flowers that bloom all along the stems. Bred for a nice and tidy habit; it does not overtake a bed or container. Great hummingbird attractor! One of their preferred plants in most gardens. Always keep this plant in full sun for best flowering and too avoid it stretching in the shade.
Keep moist throughout the growing season, regular fertilizing will keep it full and constantly flowering. Once established Vermillionaire does not require a lot of water, but water regularly until it has grown a bit.

Diascia Sundiascia Upright Peach

Diascia Sundiascia Upright Peach

Sundiascia® is a completely new form of diascia that offers a stunning show of color. Tall sturdy stems display 3-inch flower spikes boldly. This new shape prevents breakage from the center and has a unique, upright habit with good heat tolerance.

Digiplexis Berry Canary

Digiplexis Berry Canary

'Berry Canary' has a compact, proportional habit and thus a neater appearance in containers and landscapes. Spikes crowded with vivid flowers of torrid pink with creamy-yellow, burgundy speckled throats are borne all the way around the stems above the rosettes of attractive, large, glossy, dark green foliage. It is one of the longest blooming plants, blooms lavishly and lengthily from late spring to frost, in full sun to part shade. Flowers can be seen all season. Most alluring in the border or a patio container. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

Digiplexis Illumination Flame

Digiplexis Illumination Flame

'Flame' is an instant hit: it has already won high honors, like Plant of the Year at the 2012 Chelsea Flower Show and Greenhouse Grower's 2013 Award of Excellence. It was also featured in the March/April 2014 issue of Fine Gardening Magazine and in the June 2014 issue of Garden Gate Magazine. This Digiplexis grows orderly, densely-packed rows of flame-colored blossoms on upright, strong stems over a long period of bloom. The stems boast tubular flowers that look like living flames. The outer petals are a fuchsia hue, while the the throats transition from red to orange to a pale yellow. The gorgeous spikes of big, multicolored blooms will add vibrant vertical color to any bed, border, or container, and they make hot cutflowers. These gorgeous flowers attract bees and butterflies, adding even more color to the display. This plant is a skin irritant and can be harmful or fatal if ingested, so be sure to keep children and pets away from your Digiplexis and any water that the flowers have been in.

Hibiscus Cayenne Pepper

Hibiscus Cayenne Pepper

The tropical hibiscus belongs to the Malvaceae or mallow family. Hibiscus need real daylight to bloom. Potted hibiscus enjoy some protection from our intense, summer sun. A pool/shade screen, providing 25% shade, offers blessed relief during the hottest part of the summer day and helps prevent stressing the plants. Some of the new cultivars are grown very successfully in light shade. Lighter colored pots help prevent the roots from overheating. A slow down in bloom production and a decrease in blossom size will be noticeable once the evening temperatures drop regularly below 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Hibiscus like "even" watering. Don't let your hibiscus get too dry or stay too wet. In short, Do NOT water plants if they are still wet.

Hibiscus Crawfish Pie

Hibiscus Crawfish Pie

The tropical hibiscus belongs to the Malvaceae or mallow family. Hibiscus need real daylight to bloom. Potted hibiscus enjoy some protection from our intense, summer sun. A pool/shade screen, providing 25% shade, offers blessed relief during the hottest part of the summer day and helps prevent stressing the plants. Some of the new cultivars are grown very successfully in light shade. Lighter colored pots help prevent the roots from overheating. A slow down in bloom production and a decrease in blossom size will be noticeable once the evening temperatures drop regularly below 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Hibiscus like "even" watering. Don't let your hibiscus get too dry or stay too wet. In short, Do NOT water plants if they are still wet.

Hibiscus Eye Of Kali

Hibiscus Eye Of Kali

The tropical hibiscus belongs to the Malvaceae or mallow family. Hibiscus need real daylight to bloom. Potted hibiscus enjoy some protection from our intense, summer sun. A pool/shade screen, providing 25% shade, offers blessed relief during the hottest part of the summer day and helps prevent stressing the plants. Some of the new cultivars are grown very successfully in light shade. Lighter colored pots help prevent the roots from overheating. A slow down in bloom production and a decrease in blossom size will be noticeable once the evening temperatures drop regularly below 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Hibiscus like "even" watering. Don't let your hibiscus get too dry or stay too wet. In short, Do NOT water plants if they are still wet.

Hibiscus Foxy Lady

Hibiscus Foxy Lady

The tropical hibiscus belongs to the Malvaceae or mallow family. Hibiscus need real daylight to bloom. Potted hibiscus enjoy some protection from our intense, summer sun. A pool/shade screen, providing 25% shade, offers blessed relief during the hottest part of the summer day and helps prevent stressing the plants. Some of the new cultivars are grown very successfully in light shade. Lighter colored pots help prevent the roots from overheating. A slow down in bloom production and a decrease in blossom size will be noticeable once the evening temperatures drop regularly below 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Hibiscus like "even" watering. Don't let your hibiscus get too dry or stay too wet. In short, Do NOT water plants if they are still wet.

Hibiscus Imperial Dragon

Hibiscus Imperial Dragon

The tropical hibiscus belongs to the Malvaceae or mallow family. Hibiscus need real daylight to bloom. Potted hibiscus enjoy some protection from our intense, summer sun. A pool/shade screen, providing 25% shade, offers blessed relief during the hottest part of the summer day and helps prevent stressing the plants. Some of the new cultivars are grown very successfully in light shade. Lighter colored pots help prevent the roots from overheating. A slow down in bloom production and a decrease in blossom size will be noticeable once the evening temperatures drop regularly below 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Hibiscus like "even" watering. Don't let your hibiscus get too dry or stay too wet. In short, Do NOT water plants if they are still wet.

Hyacinth Bean

Hyacinth Bean

A beautiful twining legume, this entire plant is ornamental - the deep red stems and glossy veiny foliage bear an airy cascade of delicate, inch-long lilac-rose blossoms. Ruby-purple beanpods, 3 inches long, arise beneath the flowers over a long season. For a colorful ornamental display, 'Hyacinth Bean' is unsurpassed!

Osteospermum Blue Eyed Beauty

Osteospermum Blue Eyed Beauty

Blue Eyed Beauty is a knock out! This unique bicolor African Daisy will add a splash of bright color to your garden in early spring.

Osteospermum Voltage White

Osteospermum Voltage White

Voltage White is the first African Daisy to flower in the Spring and the last one still flowering in the Autumn.

Pansy Cool Wave Blueberry Swirl

Pansy Cool Wave Blueberry Swirl

More vigorous than any other spreading pansy. Superior overwintering hardiness. The earliest pansy to return in the Spring. A great spiller in combos and a fast-growing, high-impact groundcover. Easy-care, all-season color.

Petunia African Sunset

Petunia African Sunset

African Sunset blooms with an attractive, designer color in shades of orange flowers that stands out against other similarly colored petunias currently available. Gardeners are always looking for a petunia that grows evenly and uniformly in the garden while producing a prolific number of blooms all season-long and this beauty certainly fills that need. Mounded spreading plants are 12 inches tall spread up to 32 inches.

Petunia Easy Wave Burgundy Velour

Petunia Easy Wave Burgundy Velour

These new wave trail and spill from their container, or cover the ground with their luxurious color, they have a never-before-seen velvety TEXTURE that we're sure Wave gardeners will go nuts for!

Petunia Supertunia Black Cherry

Petunia Supertunia Black Cherry

Supertunia petunias are vigorous with slightly mounded habits that function as both fillers and spillers in containers. They are also excellent landscape plants, best suited to be placed near the front of beds. They have medium to large sized flowers. 'Black Cherry' shows off a unique burgundy color flower with a black throat, while still offering great heat and humidity tolerance.
'Black Cherry' is more upright , so use more as a thriller than a spiller in a mixed container.

Pseudeuranthemum Steely

Pseudeuranthemum Steely

An excellent tropical foliage plant that makes colors of other plants shine. A very rare and unusual tropical plant with spectacular variegated foliage. Light green leaves with silver-grey to white variegated markings. Each leaf is somewhat different and highly variegated. Best used in mixed containers or garden beds. May be brought indoors during winter months as a houseplant. Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings.

Salvia Lighthouse Red

Salvia Lighthouse Red

So big, bright, and bold it could only be a Whopper, this annual Salvia takes the world by storm. It's happy in just about any light from full sun to complete shade. Not only are these blooms far larger than other Salvias', but they arise in big clumps for a very full, colorful look.

Thunbergia Sunny Arizona Glow

Thunbergia Sunny Arizona Glow

This vigorous vine produces very large, brightly colored flowers all summer. Great for baskets, large containers, and upright vining areas.


Vegetables

Cabbage Savoy Alcosa

Cabbage Savoy Alcosa

Early producer of round, 2-4 lb., deep blue-green, crinkled heads. Alcosa's well-packed, thin, yellow interior leaves quickly fill in, making it a smart choice for closely spaced plantings of mini cabbages. Flavor improves with cold weather. Best in cooked dishes

Cucumber Saladmore Bush

Cucumber Saladmore Bush

AAS Winner 2014.
Semi bush vine that sets sweet crisp 7-8 inch cucumbers as long as you keep them picked. Good garden performance due to the multiple disease resistances. Has duel use, pick small for processing as pickles and harvest larger for fresh slices or spears.

Eggplant Gretel

Eggplant Gretel

AAS Winner 2009. Petite fruit perfect for large containers.
'Gretel' has clusters of pure white, elongated 3-4 inch fruits with tender skin and sweet flavor. It is the earliest white eggplant. For maximum fruit set, harvest the clusters of mini eggplant regularly.

Eggplant Patio Baby

Eggplant Patio Baby

AAS Winner 2014. A very early and highly productive eggplant with a compact habit, thornless leaves and calyxes, allow for painless harvesting for containers or in the garden. Deep purple, egg-shaped fruit should be harvested at baby size -2 to 3 inches. Plants will continue to produce fruit throughout the entire season.

Lettuce Butterhead Red Cross

Lettuce Butterhead Red Cross

Suitable for spring, summer, and fall crops. Resistant to downy mildew. A heat-tolerant butter head lettuce that just taste great.

Lettuce Sandy

Lettuce Sandy

An attractive oakleaf type lettuce with a multitude of sweet tasting frilly dark green leaves. Not just pretty and tasty, Sandy has exceptional disease resistance, especially to powdery mildew and is slow to bolt.

Ornamental Pumpkin Jack Be Little

Ornamental Pumpkin Jack Be Little

Adorable, orange, miniature pumpkins, just 3" across and 2" high, for fall/winter decorations. Each plant bears about 8 fruits.
You can grow them in a large container or train up a fence as well.
Edible.

Pepper Mama Mia Giallo

Pepper Mama Mia Giallo

AAS Winner 2014. Golden yellow sweet Italian pepper. 7-9 inches long tapered fruits with easy to remove skin. Juicy, rich and meaty - excellent either fresh, grilled or roasted.

Pepper Yellow Sparkler

Pepper Yellow Sparkler

Yellow Sparkler is a sweet snacking pepper that turns from green to bright, rich yellow. Fruits are prolific in number and extra sweet and crisp compared to similar types. The peppers are elongated with a blunt tip, growing 2-3 inches long by 1.5 inches in diameter.

Spinach New Zealand

Spinach New Zealand

Not a true spinach, but similar in flavor and usage. Keep picking the young shoots when about 3 inches long and tender and the plant will continue branching out with new shoots through the sommerheat until frost.
Blanch and freeze down for the winter as regular spinach .

Tomato Chefs Choice Orange

Tomato Chefs Choice Orange

8-12 oz beefsteak. AAS Winner 2014. An update of the heirloom Amana Orange. Good flavor.
Resistant to Crack, Tobacco Mosaic Virus and Anthracnose.

Tomato Heirloom Mariage Perfect Flame

Tomato Heirloom Mariage Perfect Flame

4 oz small globe tomato. Hybrid cross of two heirlooms Peron and Flame. Orange, tasty fruits on vigorous plants plants.

Tomato Heirloom Marriage Genuwine

Tomato Heirloom Marriage Genuwine

10.5-11.5 oz beefsteak
Heirloom Marriage Genuwine
Hybrid cross of two heirlooms Genovese and Brandywine. Pink fruit of great taste.

Tomato Indigo Blueberry

Tomato Indigo Blueberry

1-2 oz cherry tomato. Delicious plum like flavor and high level of anthocyanin. Ripe when black with a maroon-colored bottom.

Tomato Jubilee

Tomato Jubilee

6-7 oz golden globe tomato. Old AAS Winner from 1943. Great tasting solid fruits. Heat tolerant.

Tomato Orange Zinger

Tomato Orange Zinger

A dark orange, great tasting 1 oz cherry tomato with a good balance of sweet and tangy.

Crack resistant.
Resistant to Fusarium Wilt1 and Tobacco Mosaic Virus.

Tomato Sweetheart Of The Patio

Tomato Sweetheart Of The Patio

1 oz cherry
Plant is pretty compact, only spreading 18 inches.
Sweet taste. Can take hot and dry conditions. Resistant to Late Blight.

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