Posts Tagged ‘Oranges’
New Perennial Plants for 2013… Heucherella ‘Buttered Rum‘. This plant not only stood out with fabulous color during my summer trials but it also is amazing in my fall/winter garden. Heucherella give a great variation of color from spring through fall. They are a semi evergreen perennial which means they will give your garden in all season. Heucherella ‘Buttered Rum’ is a heat and humidity tolerant variety that does well in not only northern climates but also in the south. This is a stunning Heucherella to add to your part shade garden.
If a BIG double Echinacea is what you are looking for Cone-fections™ ‘Hot Papaya‘ Echinacea is one to consider. The large two toned pom pom head sits atop the long ray petals. As the flower ages it continues to get bigger up to 3 “. Plant in mass for a tasteful addition to your garden, but beware you may have tons of butterflies that come to visit. Echinacea do well in full sun and can tolerate drought conditions. Make a beautiful native flower bouquet out of Echinaceas.
(Coral Bells) Heuchera ‘Southern Comfort‘ brings out the warm feelings you experience when you head south. The beautiful array of colors that change from cinnamon peach to burnished copper to amber leave you breathless when you see this beauty. The large mounding foliage make ‘Southern Comfort‘ a must have Heuchera for your part shade gardens. Heucheras are deer resistant and attract the butterflies and hummingbirds that you desire.
Flirtation® Orange Diascia
Another great variety from Proven Winners.Try Flirtation® Orange Diascia in combination planters and hanging baskets.(Twinspur) Flirtation® Orange Diascia offers tremendous flower production and the cute orange flower creates a stunning contrast with the deep green foliage. Flirtation® Orange is an early blooming variety and has a strong growth habit.
(Hybrid tickseed) Bring the heat of the tropics into your own backyard with Coreopsis ‘Tropical Lemonade’. Enjoy the fourth in this series of coreopsis with rose-orange flowers that pop against the bright golden foliage. ‘Tropical Lemonade’ forms a nice low mounding habit and blooms all summer. Beautiful in the border or plant en masse for a dazzling display of color all summer long!