Posts Tagged ‘Water’s Edge’

Primula capitata ‘Salvana’

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(Primrose)  Salvana™ Primula will brighten up your spring with its button-like flowers that grow on silver stems over a basal rosette of serrated green leaves. The deep violet-blue flower clusters are flared bell-shaped and surround a silvery top. Blooms will appear from late spring into early summer and Salvana will make a unique addition to your cut floral arrangements as well as a striking border for your landscape.


Graceful Grasses Baby Tut

Are you looking for a great specimen that adds character to your combination planters? You may want to consider Graceful Grasses Baby Tut. Last year I added one plant to the center of my planter and it was beautiful. I choose to plant Petunia Bubblegum, Heuchera ‘Electra’, and then in the fall I added in some asters around it for a striking planter. Baby Tut adds motion and a creative touch you your landscape.

(Umbrella Grass) Graceful Grasses Baby Tut Cyperus provides interesting foliage to your flower gardens. This water garden friendly plant grows well in your landscape also. Plant Baby Tut in a full sun to part shade location to enjoy the beauty of this baby.  Graceful Grasses Baby Tut intermingles well with other plants to fill in the middle ground of a combination planter.


Graceful Grasses™ King Tut® Cyperus papyrus

Cyperus King Tut® was a fun “little” plant that I tried last year. Actually it is not little at all measuring up to 6ft tall! I love the texture that it adds to the landscape. I had it in a large pot on my front porch and so many people wanted to know what it was.

(Egyptian Papyrus) Graceful GrassesKing Tut® Cyperus produces large heads of pendulous leaves; greenish flower spikelets can measure 1′ across. Plant Graceful GrassesKing Tut® in full sun to part shade with moderate to moist water needs.  King Tut® is a taller plant that adds drama to your container gardens.


Colocasia ‘Coffee Cups’

From 6 to 3 1/2 foot in 2 months

From 6" to 3 1/2 foot in 2 months

I could not believe how fast Colocasia ‘Coffee Cups’ grows. I planted 2- 4.5″ pots in this container in late May and by the beginning of August this is what I had. A gorgeous, huge planter!! They love it hot and that is what they got in the middle of my back yard. In addition to the Colocasia I mixed Petunia’ Bordeaux’ and Angelonia Angelface® Pink, I was really happy with the results I got.

(West Indian Kale) Colocasia ‘Coffee Cups’ is an exciting new elephant ear that has black stems and black-tinted dark green leaves, which form an upright cup that will hold water. It grows to about 4′ or 5′ tall and prefers full sun to part shade locations.This plant does like the soil moist to wet so you could also use this as a bog plant or on the edge of water.  ‘Coffee Cups’ will add striking height to your combo planters.