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Image of Exacum affine photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(German Violet, Persian Violet)

Usually grown as an annual, Persian violet is a short-lived tender perennial native to streambanks on Yemenese island of Socotra at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. The squared stems are branched and erect with pointed, smooth dark green leaves. The sweetly scented five-petalled flowers are saucer-shaped, violet to blue and sometimes white, with a yellow center.

Persian violet needs a rich soil with good drainage in full sun and performs remarkably better with high humidity. Suitable...

Image of Felicia amelloides photo by: Jessie Keith

Jessie Keith

(Blue Daisy, Blue Marguerite)

A bushy, cold-tender, evergreen subshrub often grown as an annual, this South African native is prized for its showy blooms that resemble small daisies. Dense, calf- to waist-high plants clad with small, mid- to dark-green, oval leaves give rise to luminous blue, yellow-eyed blossoms on long stems. Bloom continues year-round as long as nights are cool and days not too hot, provided plants are deadheaded. The popular cultivar 'Read's White' has white flowers; the leaves of 'Variegata' have creamy-white...

(Blue Marguerite)

A native of South Africa, balpinperi pinwheel series blue marguerite is a rounded, bushy, blooming subshrub often grown as an annual. Characterized by its early bloom-time this plant provides a splash of bright color from late spring to autumn when covered in blue daisy-like flowers with bright yellow centers. It has green, oval, slightly aromatic leaves and will bloom nearly continuously if spent flowers are deadheaded. Tolerant of poor soils, balpinperi pinwheel series blue marguerite is a highly...

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Jesse Saylor

A native of South Africa, the pinwheel periwinkle series blue marguerite is a rounded, bushy, blooming subshrub often grown as an annual. This plant provides a splash of pastel color from summer to autumn when covered in periwinkle daisy-like flowers with bright yellow centers. It has green, oval, slightly aromatic leaves and will bloom nearly continuously if spent flowers are deadheaded. Tolerant of poor soils, pinwheel series blue marguerite is a highly versatile annual that performs well in containers,...

(Blue Marguerite, San Gabriel Blue Marguerite)

A native of South Africa, san gabriel blue marguerite is a rounded, bushy, blooming subshrub often grown as an annual. This plant provides a splash of intense color from summer to autumn when covered in light to deep blue daisy-like flowers with bright yellow centers. It has green, oval, slightly aromatic leaves and will bloom nearly continuously if spent flowers are deadheaded. Tolerant of poor soils, san gabriel blue marguerite is a highly versatile annual that performs well in containers, rock...

(Blue Marguerite)

A native of South Africa, the pinwheel periwinkle series blue marguerite is a rounded, bushy, blooming subshrub often grown as an annual. This plant provides a splash of pastel color from summer to autumn when covered in periwinkle daisy-like flowers with bright yellow centers. It has green, oval, slightly aromatic leaves and will bloom nearly continuously if spent flowers are deadheaded. Tolerant of poor soils, pinwheel series blue marguerite is a highly versatile annual that performs well in containers,...

Image of Fittonia albivenis photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Mosaic Plant, Nerveplant)

Vibrant green foliage with ornate netting and white veins lend delicate beauty to this coveted tropical groundcover. Mosaic plant is a low, spreading, frost-tender perennial native to tropical South America. It only prospers in areas with ample warmth and tropical humidity but is otherwise very easy to grow.

Each small, rounded, oval leaf is medium to dark green and intricately laced with thin, white veins. Cultivars often have leaf veins that are blushed in shades of pink, red or peach. The...

(Electric Lights Fuchsia, Fuchsia)

Perfect for cooler, frost-free mountainous regions or summertime hanging baskets, 'Electic Lights' is a miniature selection of fuchsia with small purple and magenta-pink flowers. This lovely hybrid grows into an upright yet bushy plant. The flower bud leaf (calyx) and floral tube are vividly red-pink while flower petals are deep purple. These pendent blossoms attract hummingbirds.

Fuchsia grows best in partial shade and rich, evenly moist garden loam. High summer heat coupled with high humidity...

(Fuchsia)

Honeysuckle fuchsias are shrubby, evergreen plants from the mountainous regions of the West Indies with interesting flowers. The leaves are whorled or arranged around the stem in multiples. They are downy, lance shaped and slightly toothed. Leaf color is medium green often with purplish backs. The branches are upright to arching. The showy flowers are borne at the ends of the branches in clusters, and are small, tubular and long. Flower color is a vibrant orange red and appear all year in the warmest...

(Firecracker Fuchsia, Fuchsia)

Fuchsia ‘Firecracker’ took the gardening world by storm at the 1999 Hampton Court Palace Flower Show in England with large variegated leaves and brilliant flowers. Honeysuckle fuchsias are shrubby, evergreen plants from the mountainous regions of the West Indies. The leaves are whorled or arranged around the stem in multiples. They are downy, lance shaped and slightly toothed. Fuchsia ‘Firecracker’ leaves are olive green with irregular marginal cream to white variegation, pink to plum-colored veins...