MEET THE 2019 ANNUAL OF THE YEAR
Easy, versatile and fun are three reasons you'll want to grow Lemon Coral. This spiky yet soft succulent forms a thick carpet of glowing chartreuse to granny smith apple green foliage that just begs to be touched. Watch it spill down the sides of your containers and fill your garden with amazing texture and color all season with little more than sunshine required. Find out why so many people are planting this award-winning succulent.
EASY TO GROW
The Annual of the Year is a variety that is easy for both growers and gardeners alike to grow. It shouldn’t take an expert to grow beautiful flowers.
Easily recognizable at a glance, the Annual of the Year possesses an iconic style unmatched by lookalikes.
The Annual of the Year is easy to find locally or online. Announcing the winner a year in advance helps growers be prepared for the demand.
BASKETS AND CONTAINERS
This award-winning annual grows beautifully in hanging baskets as well as upright patio containers and window boxes.
Not just for containers, the Annual of the Year also delivers a knockout performance when planted in landscapes.
MEET THE 2019 PERENNIAL
OF THE YEAR
Want to be the envy of your neighborhood? Grow dinner plate-sized flowers! Even if you live in chilly zone 4 (-30°F), it's easy to grow this tropical-looking beauty. Just add sunshine and water, then watch it thrive. See how it can be the highlight of your summer and fall garden.
MEET THE 2019 LANDSCAPE SHRUB OF THE YEAR
Rugged beauty is the best way to describe this refined native shrub. If you have a spot in your landscape you struggle to fill, Low Scape® Mound is ready to step up to the plate and serve up a stellar performance. You'll see white flowers in spring, dark purple fruit that follows, and brilliant red foliage in fall. Find out how this problem solver can alleviate your landscape woes.
MEET THE 2019 HOSTA
OF THE YEAR
Have a shady spot that could use a little brightening? Watch how the buttery yellow and sea blue-green leaves of this distinctive hosta glow as it grows in the shadow of tall trees. Try it once you'll see how easy it is to pick 'Autumn Frost' out of the crowd. See how it can enhance your shade garden and outdoor living areas.
MEET THE 2019 ROSE
OF THE YEAR
Receiving more accolades than any rose we grow, you too will be saying "At Last!" You've finally found a hardy, disease resistant landscape rose that's filled with the heady fragrance so many modern roses lack. Watch its fully petaled, soft peach blossoms unfurl from late spring to frost. Learn how to grow this stunning rose in your own sunny landscape.
MEET THE 2019 HYDRANGEA
OF THE YEAR
Some varieties are so extraordinary, they set the bar by which all others are measured. For us, that's Fire Light®. This remarkable panicle hydrangea boasts a perfect habit, boatloads of blooms, and the strongest shift from white to deep pomegranate red flowers of any we've seen. In a sea of hydrangeas, this is on you just can't miss. Find your new favorite hydrangea here.
MEET THE 2019 FLOWERING SHRUB OF THE YEAR
With so many incredible flowering shrubs to choose from, how could we possibly pick just one? We're highlighting our entire Sonic Bloom® series of four reblooming weigelas this year. Choose from Pearl, Pink, Pure Pink, Ghost or Red, then watch them shower your garden with pollinator-friendly blossoms in spring, summer and fall. See how easy it is to have all-season color with these outstanding flowering shrubs.
Container gardening is easy when you follow reliable recipes like these! We’ve assembled the perfect blend of heat and cold tolerant flowers to keep your outdoor living spaces bright and beautiful all season long. Pick up a pre-assembled container recipe at your favorite local retailer or learn how to grow your own.
pumpkin spice latte
sparkle and glow
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