New for 2015

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New Varieties at America’s Best for 2015

New Annuals

  • AGERATUM, Cloud Nine White – Early flowering, smaller leaves, very uniform. Sun lover – White
  • ALSTROEMERIA (Princess Lilies) – Tolerates part shade and light frosts. – Drought tolerant, great in containers, long-lasting cut flower.
    • Amina – Large flowers, strong stems, dense habit.
    • Louise – Large flowers, strong stems, dense habit.
  • ALYSSUM, Easter Bonnet Peach – Dainty & fragrant, tidy & compact, excellent for edging. Sun – Pastel peach – NEW color for us
  • AMARANTHUS, Hot Biscuits – 4-5′ H with 2′ plumes. Outstanding in summer & fall bouquets. Sun – Cinnamon orange
  • ARGYRANTHEMUM – Attracts butterflies, tolerates cool weather.
    • Madeira Crested Merlot – Early flowering, robust, well-branched series
    • Madeira Double White – Long-lasting flowers
    • Madeira Primrose – Fragrant foliage
    • Percussion White Daisy – Classic daisy bloom
  • BACOPA, Epic Pink – Semi-trailing. Full sun. Great for baskets and containers – Rich pink
  • BACOPA, Double Snowball White – Unique, showy double flowers, prolific & well branched – White
  • BEGONIA, Bossa Nova – Nonstop flowering, lush growth in baskets or containers – Orange, Red, Rose & White
  • BOUGAINVILLEA – Full sun. Loves hot and dry.
    • Sunvillea Pink – Dwarf size & upright, mounded growth
    • Sunvillea Rose – Great for containers
  • CALCEOLARIA, Pocketbook Plant – Unique, slipper-orchid-like flower. Bright light, moist. Houseplant – Bright yellow streaked with red
  • CALIBRACHOA
    • Aloha Canary Yellow – Semi-upright series, big flowers, tropical colors
    • Aloha Cherry Cartwheel – Early to flower, excellent in containers
    • Aloha Cherry
    • Aloha Midnight Purple
    • Aloha Purple
    • Aloha Tiki Mango
    • Aloha Tiki Orange
    • Aloha Tiki Soft Pink
    • SuperCal Blushing Pink – Large-flowered & vigorous like petunias,
    • Million Bells Bouquet Amethyst – Compact, mounding series. Great in window boxes & containers
    • Million Bells Bouquet Deep Red
    • Million Bells Bouquet Yellow
  • CALLAS – Elegant in containers, excellent cut flower.
    • Flame – 14-18″ H.
    • Gold Fever
    • Grape Velvet
    • Pink Diamond
  • CANNAS – Dramatic tropical effect. Hummingbird magnets! – Early flowering, compact & robust. Full sun.
    • Cannova Bronze Scarlet
    • Cannova Rose
    • Cannova Orange Shades
    • Cannova Yellow
    • Tropical Salmon – 2.5-3′ H with large, 3-4″ flowers
    • Marmalade Skies – 4-5′ H
    • Orange Punch – 3-4′ H. Blooms early. Self-cleaning pendant flowers hang in clusters
  • CASSIA, Popcorn Plant – Popcorn fragrance – Bright yellow blossoms
  • CELOSIA PLUMOSA, Arrabona Red – Dense habit, blooms on side shoots, drought tolerant. Full sun – Scarlet w/ a hint of orange
  • CISSUS DISCOLOR, Rex Begonia Vine – 1-3′ trailing or trellised. Striking accent for shade containers. – Leaves streaked silver w/ burgundy reverse
  • SUN COLEUS – Upright, mounding habit. Gorgeous mixed in containers.
    • Coleosaurus – geranium combos – 24-36″ H & S.
    • Under the Sea Lime Shrimp – Finely incised leaves
    • Under the Sea Lion Fish – Fine, fish-like leaves.
    • Under the Sea Red Coral – Small, round leaves create reef-like effect.
    • Under the Sea Sun Fish – Deeply dissected leaves.
    • Mainstreet Abbey Road – Bright red central vein on new leaves
    • Mainstreet Fifth Avenue – Attractive serrated leaf, medium texture.
    • Mainstreet Wall Street – Tidy habit, well branched
    • Mainstreet Rodeo Drive – Scalloped leaf
    • Mainstreet Sunset Boulevard
  • TRIXI COMBO CONTAINERS – Full sun.
    • Cherry Kiss – Electric-purple petunia, light-pink calibrachoa, rose-eye verbena
    • Double Delight – Double lemon calibrachoa, white lobelia, burgundy verbena
    • Geisha Girl – Deep-red petunia, bright-red verbena, pink calibrachoa
    • Purple with a Purpose – Royal-blue, lavender & white calibrachoas
    • Spring Valley – Orange & purple calibrachoas w/ white lobelia
  • COREOPSIS, Highland Blast – Daisy-like & drought tolerant. Lacy foliage. Full sun. – Scarlet petals tipped yellow, w/ gold centers
  • COSMOS, Rubenza – Vigorous & drought tolerant. Fine foliage. Full sun – Opens ruby red, mature to fire-engine red
  • DAHLIA, Hypnotica Rose Bicolor – 4″ flowers. Well-branched, no stakiing needed – Rose tips, glowing yellow centers
  • DIASCIA – Heat tolerant. Full sun.
    • Sundiascia Rose Pink – Upright 3″ spikes, sturdy & self-cleaning.
    • Sundiascia Upright Blush White
  • DIGIPLEXIS, Illumination Raspberry – Well-branched w/ multiple spikes. Awesome cut flower. – Raspberry-pink w/speckled salmon throat
  • EUCOMIS, Aloha Lily Leia – Long-lasting flower spikes, slight coconut fragrance, for pot or cut – Rich pink flowers, thick wavy leaves
  • FUCHSIA – Hummingbird magnets for part shade, great in baskets.
    • Bella Rosella – Trailing. Stunning 4″ double flowers
    • Deep Purple – High contrast 2″ blooms. More upright than most
    • New Milennium – 3″ double flowers. Semi-trailing.
    • Lena – Hundreds of dainty single & semi-double blooms.
  • GAURA, Ballerina Rose – Compact. Attracts butterflies. Airy upright blooms – Rosy pink
  • GAZANIA – Dynamic flowers open & close with the sun. – Drought tolerant. Full sun.
    • New Day Rose Stripe – Great in containers and as garden edging
    • New Day Strawberry Shortcake Mix – Low maintenance. Try along the driveway
    • New Day Sunny Side Up – Bright flowers
  • GERANIUM – Full sun.
    • Fantasia Raspberry Twizzle – Compact & uniform. Large, semi-double flowers
    • Fantasia Strawberry Sizzle – Large, bright flowers pop against dark-green foliage
    • Patriot Watermelon – Low-branching. Butterfly-shaped blooms on wiry stems.
    • Bullseye Cherry – Leaves have maroon centers rimmed w/ light green
  • IVY GERANIUM, Global Burgundy – Trailing. Large, semi-double flowers. Full sun
  • REGAL GERANIUM, Aristo White w/eye – Classic cool-season elegance. Prefers morning sun. Serrated leaves – Bright white with burgundy eye
  • GOMPHRENA, Pink Zazzle – 3″ blooms, great cut or dried. Cute fuzzy leaves – Hot pink to fuchsia
  • GRASS, Pennisetum – Cherry Sparkler – 2-3′ H. Dark-pink to burgundy plumes midsummer. – White & dark pink w/ thin green stripe
  • GRASS, PENNISETUM – Sky Rocket – 2-3′ H. Smoky-pink plumes age to cream. – Green with white-striped margins
  • HELIOTROPE, Marino Blue – Gorgeous color, sweet “cherry pie” fragrance. Full sun – Dark royal blue with white center, dark eye
  • HERBS
    • Rosemary – Spice Island – Upright. Hints of clove & nutmeg. Good for drying
    • Rosemary – Salem – Upright. Piny scent. Older stems make great skewers for bbq
    • Rosemary – Blue Spire – Upright. Drought tolerant.
  • IMPATIENS
    • NEW GUINEA – Part sun
    • Divine Blue Pearl – Well branched. Green to bronze-green leaves
    • Strike Magenta
    • Strike Orange
    • Strike Orchid
    • Strike Salmon
  • LANTANA – Gorgeous in baskets and combo containers. – Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds, tolerates drought. Full sun.
    • Santana Gold – Semi-trailing series. Eary to flower, abundant blossoms.
    • Santana Red Orange
    • Santana Yellow
  • LAURENTIA, Blue Star Creeper – Profuse blooms until frost, fine foliage, lightly fragrant. Superb filler! – Lavender blue, star-shaped flowers
  • LOPHOSPERMUM, Lofos Compact Rose – Trailing. Great in baskets. No dead-heading! Full sun
  • MINA LOBATA, Jungle Queen – 3-6′ trailing/climbing. Tubular flowers attract hummingbirds. – Dark red, orange & creamy yellow “flags”
  • NEMESIA – Fragrant – Delicate,snapdragon-like flowers Cool weather crop.
    • Aromatica Sky Blue – Tidy, a charming filler in combos.
    • Spicy Real Red – Wonderful for cool-season containers.
  • NIEREMBERGIA – Cup-shaped flowers, fine foliage; elegant filler in combo containers.
    • Summer Splash Light Blue – Drought-tolerant once established. Try in the rock garden!
    • Summer Splash White – Drought-tolerant once established. Try in the rock garden!
  • OSTEOSPERMUM – Spectacular daisy-like flowers for cool-season displays. Full sun
    • Blue Eyed Beauty – Stunning, prolific blooms until frost.
    • 3D Berry White – Unique double flowers stay open day & night.
    • Flower Power Compact Bronze – Well branched & heat tolerant.
    • Summertime Sweet Charme – Abundant, large blooms, tolerates heat.
    • Summertime Toffee – Series has nice mounding habit, branches nicely.
    • Summertime Kardinal
    • Summertime Yellow
  • OXALIS
    • Shamrock Plant – Nice accent plant for combo containers in part shade.
    • Dutch Deppii Topsize – Purple “cross” where four clover-like leaves meet.
    • Dutch Regnelli White – Pinwheel leaves add textural interest to shade combo pots
  • PEPPERS
    • ORNAMENTAL – Brightest in full sun
    • Red Missille – Bright filler for fall displays. Dynamic color changes.
  • PETUNIA – Full sun.
    • Surfinia Moonlight Eclipse – Mounded & loaded w/ self-cleaning, 1.5″ blossoms
    • Surfinia Sumo Bold Lilac – Mega mounds for mass planting & big baskets
    • Surfinia Sumo Pink – Profusely covered w/ 2.5-3″ flowers, very vigorous
    • Surfinia Sumo Plum – Big & bold, great landscape plant
    • Potunia Plus Denim – “Bubble-like” mound; compact, upright & tidy.
    • Potunia Purple Halo – Self-cleaning, medium-sized blooms; bounces back after rain
    • Glamouflage Blueberry – Wide, creamy edge on leaves adds vibrant accent
  • PLECTRANTHUS, Red – Great accent for window boxes. Flowers attract hummingbirds – Round, glossy green leaves; pink flower
  • PHYGELIUS, Tie Dye Radiant Red – Graceful vertical accent. Attracts hummingbirds – Dark, rosy-red tubular blooms, yellow throats
  • POPCORN CASSIA, Senna didymobotrya – 3-5′. Bold, tropical effect. Leaves add scaffolding, smell like popcorn – Bright-gold flower spikes, black buds
  • PORTULACA, Pazzaz Fuchsia – Trailing. Perfect spiller for a window box in a hot spot. Loves sun – Bright pink w/ yellow center
  • SALVIA – Bring in butterflies & hummingbirds. Full sun.
    • Sallyfun Bicolor Beauty – Upright habit to 30″, nice in bedding schemes.
    • Saucy Red – Well-branched, a powerhouse for beds or larger pots
  • SUCCULENTS – Drought tolerant. Loves sun
    • Echeveria lilacina – 10-12″ S. Beautifully sculpted rosette. Slow growing,
    • Echeveria – 8″ H & S. Rosette w/ ruffled tips. A unique specimen – Rosea
  • SUNFLOWERS – Superb cutflower, nice in beds. Full sun.
    • Big Smile – 1-2′ H. Blooms early. Nice dwarf selection for containers.
    • Firecracker – 2-3′ H. Early to flower and nicely branched.
    • Suntastic – 1-2′ H 5-6″ flowers. Very floriferous & a long bloom time
  • SWEET POTATO VINE (Ipomoea), Bright Lights Camouflage – Unusual spiller adds texture & visual interest.
  • SYNGONIUM, Pink Allusion – Intriguing textural accent for shady mixed planters. – Olive green w/ white overlay & pink veins
  • TALINUM, Limon – Airy seedheads provide striking vertical effect. Full sun – Rose pink w/ chartreuse leaves
  • VERBENA, Estrella Dark Purple – Semi-trailing. Mounded habit, long-lasting blooms. – Deep purple w/ red center
  • ZINNIA, Magellan Salmon – Large, fully double, ball-shaped flowers. Full sun – Salmon pink w/ yellow eye

New Fruit & Vegetables

  • COLLARDS, Vates – Succulent & slow to bolt – Heirloom, 75 days
  • CORN, Bodacious (RM hybrid) – Sweet, creamy & tender w/ old-fashioned flavor. – Sugar-enhanced hybrid, 75 days
  • KALE, Red Russian – Vigorous, hardy to -10 F. Tender leaves are mild & sweet – Heirloom, 50-60 days
  • OKRA, Clemson Spineless – Spineless, meaty pods w/ full-bodied flavor. – Heirloom, 55 days
  • PEPPERS
    • Beaver Dam – Mildly hot when seeded, crunchy & flavorul. Try on sandwiches
    • Camelot – Glossy green fruit, 3-4 lobes w/ thick, firm walls. Disease resistant.
    • Margaret’s – Sweet pepper large 7″ fruit turns green to red
    • Red Knight – Big, blocky peppers on compact plants, very disease resistant
    • Serrano – Bright, biting heat, hottter than jalapeno. Try fresh in salsa
    • Tomato Pepper – Sweet pepper resembles tomato – great for stuffing
    • Wisconsin Lakes – Early red bell, heavy yields of 4-6 oz fruit
  • SQUASH, Golden Girl – Yellow summer squash. Open habit, high yields, mildew-resistant. – Hybrid, 50-60 days
  • STRAWBERRIES, Honeoye – Hardy w/ heavy yields, resists rot. Long-time favorite – June-bearing. Large, glossy red fruit
  • SWISS CHARD, Fordham Giant (Fall) – Dependable & tender, attractive puckered leaves & ivory stems. – Heirloom, 60 days
  • TOMATILLO, Pineapple – Sweet & fruity, actually tastes like pineapple. Great for salsa. – Heirloom, 75 days
  • TOMATOES
    • Amish Gold – Paste type, delicious sweet flavor, huge yield
    • Black Cherry – Sweet 1″ fruit on vigorous plants
    • Greenbush Italian – Large red oxheart, high yields, great for sauce
    • Mountain Fresh Plus – Jumbo, 3.5″ fruit. Sweet, mild flavor & excellent disease resistance.
    • Red Mountain – Early w/ heavy yields. Exceptional fruit, great disease resistance.
    • Sheboygan – Pink paste, high yields, good for canning
    • Wisconsin 55 Gold – Gold, thick walled, tolerate to all weather conditions

New Fruit Trees

  • APPLE – Full Sun
    • Honeygold – Cross pollinate with Royal Gala, McIntosh, Honeycrisp – Semi-Dwarf
    • Royal Gala – Cross pollinate with Honeygold, McIntosh, Honeycrisp – Semi-Dwarf

New Roses

    • Little Mischief Easy Elegance – Ever blooming compact srub. 2-4′ Full Sun Zone 4-9
    • Mystic Fairy Easy Elegance – Ever blooming compact srub. 3-4′ Full Sun
    • Pinktopia Easy Elegance – Recurrent blooming shrub. 3-4′ Full Sun
    • Screaming Neon Red Easy Elegance – Recurrent blooming shrub, fall foilage burgundy red 2-3′ Full Sun
    • Sweet Fragrance Easy Elegance – Ever blooming shrub. 2-4′ Full Sun

New Perennials

  • DELOSPERMA (Ice Plant), Fire Spinner – Blooms May-June. 18-24″ Full Sun – Orange & magenta flowers
  • DELPHINIUM, Summer Cloud – Dwarf Larkspur, Blooms June-August 10-12″ Sun-Part Shade – Deep-blue flowers
  • ECHINACEA, Butterfly JulIa – Blooms June-October 12-18″ Sun-Part Shade – Opens orange, turning suffused with pink
  • HELLEBORUS, Mango Magic – Blooms March-May 20″ Full Sun-Part Shade – Apricot-orange blooms
  • HEMEROCALLIS, Siloam Peony Display – Blooms July 18-20″ Full Sun-Part Shade – Double rose-pink flower
  • HEUCHERA, Berry Timeless – Blooms June-October 6″ Sun-Part Shade-Shade – Brightpink flowers above green foliage
  • IRIS, SIBERIAN, Witches Wand – Blooms April-May 31″ Full Sun – Deep purple
  • IRIS, JAPANESE, Picotee Wonder – Blooms June-July 24-36″ Full Sun – White w/ deep purple
  • IRIS, LOUISIANA, Anne Chowning – Blooms May 36-40″ Sun-Part Shade – Red
  • LAMIUM, Orchid Frost – Blooms April-May 4-6″ Shade-Part Shade – Orchid pink flowers, silver-green foliage
  • NEPETA, Junior Walker – Blooms May-September 18″ Full Sun – Lavender blue w/ blue-green foliage
  • SEDUM, Firecracker – Blooms August 3-6″ Full Sun – Hot pink blooms on red stems, shiny red foliage

New Shrubs

  • BARBERRY, Limoncello – Fall foliage orange, yellow & red 3-4′ Full Sun – Chartreuse foliage w/ red dotted margin
  • BUDDLEIA
    • Funky Fuchsia – Upright & fragrant. Blooms into fall if deadheaded. 6-8′ Full Sun
    • Psychedelic Sky – Upright & fragrant. Blooms into fall if deadheaded. 4-6′ Full Sun
  • HYDRANGEA, OAK LEAF, Ruby Slippers – Blooms June-July. 3 1/2′ Sun-Part Shade – White to dark pink flowers
  • HYDRANGEA PANICULATA
    • Great Star – Blooms mid-summer to heavy frost. 6-7′ Full Sun to Part Shade
    • Strawberry Sundae – Blooms July-September. 3-4′ Full Sun to Part Shade
  • PEARLBUSH
    • Lotus Moon – Blooms April-May. Bright, dark green leaves – White, dainty flowers resemble Pearls
      3-4′ Full Sun/Part Shade Zone 4-7

New Trees

  • ABIES
  • Green Spiral Silver Fir, Weeping – Pendulous, tristed, narrow tree, spiraling side branches – Dark green, coneless.
    Slow Grower, 8′ in twn years. Full Sun Zone 4
  • GINGKO BILOBA, Autumn Gold – Deciduous. 50′ Full Sun Zone 4 – Bright yellow fall color
  • MAGNOLIA
    • Centennial Blush Star – Blooms early Spring. Leaves turn yellow-bronze in fall. Deciduous.
      Full Sun to Part Shade 12-18′ Zone 4-9
    • Northern Belle – Blooms late spring to mid-summer. Deciduous
      30′ Sun to Part Shade Zone 3b
    • JAPANESE MAPLE – Deciduous, well drained soil. 3’x3′ ull sun to Part Shade Zone 5-8 – Fireball
 

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