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James H. Schutte

(Sweet Scented Marigold)

Sweetie is a compact, highly aromatic selection of Tagetes lucida, a shrubby, anise-scented perennial from Mexico and Guatemala.

The toothed, narrowly lance-shaped, licorice-scented leaves of 'Sweetie' are oppositely borne on upright, 2-foot (60 cm) stems. Flat-topped clusters of small, yellow, 5- to 7-petaled blooms are produced at the stem tips and leaf axils in late summer. Plants die back to a woody base in winter.

This sun-loving perennial does best in moderately fertile,...

Image of Talinum paniculatum photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Jewels of Opar)

A thrifty, heat-tolerant, tender perennial that bears sparkling clusters of small bright flowers, this native of Central America and southern North America is often grown as an annual in cold-climate gardens. The fleshy tuberous roots give rise to many unbranched, upright, wiry stems with fleshy, oval, medium green leaves that are often bunched in whorls. During the warmth of summer small yellow or red flowers appear at the stem tips in large airy branched clusters. Each flower is short-lived, but...

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James Burghardt

(Golden Jewels of Opar, Jewels of Opar)

Grown for its sparkling clusters of small bright flowers, jewels of Opar is a thrifty, heat-tolerant, tender perennial from Central America and southern North America. It is often grown as an annual in cold-climate gardens. The cultivar 'Limon' has chartreuse leaves and rose-red flowers. The fleshy tuberous roots give rise to many unbranched, upright, wiry stems with fleshy, oval leaves that are often bunched in whorls. During the warmth of summer the flowers appear at the stem tips in large airy...

Image of Thymophylla tenuiloba photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Dahlberg Daisy, Golden Fleece)

A tender, short-lived perennial that bears sunny flowers over low lacy mounds of ferny foliage, this native of Mexico and the southern United States is typically used as a summer or winter annual. Small, starry, bright yellow daisies appear on calf-high stems from early summer to fall, attracting bees and butterflies. The thread-like, dark green leaves are pungently fragrant if bruised.

Dahlberg daisy needs ample sun and average to fertile, well-drained soil. It appreciates some water while...

Image of Tillandsia tectorum photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Rock Airplant, Roof Air Plant)

Resembling something between a spider and centipede with white legs, roof airplant has very narrow leaves that are lined with fuzzy white hairs. It is a frost-tender perennial bromeliad from the higher elevations of the northern Andes in South America. Unlike many other Tillandsia species, it is better adapted to areas with lower humidity and more intense sunlight. It is a lithophyte, which means it naturally grows on rocks.

Roof airplant forms a rosette of wiry leaves that slowly elongate...

Image of Tithonia rotundifolia photo by: Felder Rushing

Felder Rushing

(Clavel de Muerto, Mexican Sunflower)

Mexican sunflower is a tall, erect, branching tender perennial native to Mexico and Central America. It is prized for its beautiful bright orange to orange-red flowers produced summer to fall. The leaves are large and fuzzy. Among its many cultivars are 'Torch', with dazzling orange-red flowers, and the compact, vivid-orange-flowered 'Goldfinger'.

Mexican sunflower is at its best in full sun and moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soil. It adds vertical impact to a mixed or annual border,...

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Jesse Saylor

(Wishbone Flower)

The pretty blooms of ‘Clown Blue and White’ have white petals spotted with purple-blue. The striking hybrid wishbone flowers in the Clown Series are superior bedding plants. They are vigorous, heavy blooming, have low habits and come in many colors. Another perk is that these carefree bloomers require no deadheading and are particularly tolerant of high heat, humidity and full sun.

Garden Torenia is a reliable tender perennial derived from species native to tropical Asia. The pretty...

(Wishbone Flower)

The pretty blooms of ‘Clown Burgundy’ have white petals spotted with red-purple. The striking hybrid wishbone flowers in the Clown Series are superior bedding plants. They are vigorous, heavy blooming, have low habits and come in many colors. Another perk is that these carefree bloomers require no deadheading and are particularly tolerant of high heat, humidity and full sun.

Garden Torenia is a reliable tender perennial derived from species native to tropical Asia. The pretty spreading...

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James H. Schutte

(Wishbone Flower)

The pretty blooms of ‘Clown Lemon Drop’ have white petals spotted with yellow. The striking hybrid wishbone flowers in the Clown Series are superior bedding plants. They are vigorous, heavy blooming, have low habits and come in many colors. Another perk is that these carefree bloomers require no deadheading and are particularly tolerant of high heat, humidity and full sun.

Garden Torenia is a reliable tender perennial derived from species native to tropical Asia. The pretty spreading...

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Jessie Keith

(Clown Rose Wishbone Flower, Wishbone Flower)

The pretty blooms of ‘Clown Rose’ have white petals spotted with rose. The striking hybrid wishbone flowers in the Clown Series are superior bedding plants. They are vigorous, heavy blooming, have low habits and come in many colors. Another perk is that these carefree bloomers require no deadheading and are particularly tolerant of high heat, humidity and full sun.

Garden Torenia is a reliable tender perennial derived from species native to tropical Asia. The pretty spreading plants...