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(Wishbone Flower)

Pretty and tough, hybrid wishbone plants in the Moon™ Series are superior performers in bed, great for containers and shaded borders. They are vigorous, heavy blooming, have mounding-spreading habits and come in many innovative colors. Another perk is that these carefree bloomers require no deadheading and are tolerant of high heat and humidity. The striking flowers of Torenia ‘Pink Moon™’ are magenta-hot pink along the outer edges of the petals, light pink inside, have a yellow spot on...

Image of Trachelium caeruleum photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Blue Throatwort)

Offering a summer-long succession of frilly flower heads, this tender perennial from the Mediterranean region has long been grown in gardens. The flat clusters of small starry blue, pink, or white flowers appear in late spring and continue through summer. They are held on waist-high stalks over loose clumps of toothed oval leaves. Plants bloom the first summer from an early spring sowing, making them useful as seed-grown annuals. They also often self-sow.

Give this plant full to partial sun and...

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James H. Schutte

(Blue Throatwort)

Offering a summer-long succession of frilly flower heads on compact plants, the Devotion Series comprises several seed-grown cultivars of the Mediterranean native Trachelium caeruleum. These tender perennials bear flat clusters of small starry blue, purple, white, or burgundy flowers on knee-high stalks from late spring through summer. The somewhat shrubby plants have paired, oval, mid-green leaves. Plants bloom 4 months after sowing, making them useful as seed-grown annuals. They also often...

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James H. Schutte

(Purple Heart, Purple Queen)

An eastern Mexico native, purple queen is an evergreen, tender perennial with a trailing habit. Its fleshy stems are lined with lance-shaped, dark green leaves that may be red or purple hued, especially on leaf undersides. In summer it bears pink, three-petaled flowers in the tips of its stems, which contrast nicely with its foliage.

Purple queen excels in full sun to light shade and average, well-drained soil. It is almost always encountered in the form of its brighter purple-violet leaved cultivar...

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Felder Rushing

(Purple Heart, Purple Queen)

Vibrant with rich purple, wine or magenta-violet leaves and stems, purple heart selection 'Purpurea' is widely recognized. An eastern Mexico native, this evergreen, tender perennial has lax fleshy stems with long, oval, pointed, burgundy-purple leaves. In summer three-petaled pink flowers are borne in pairs in tips of the stems. The sprawling stems will root in the moist soil, soon to create a mass of ground-hugging foliage.

A drought tolerant plant, its foliage color is best in full sun in a...

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Jessie Keith

(White Gossamer, White Velvet)

White gossamer is a trailing evergreen plant with silvery green leaves densely covered in silky white fibers. The foliage of this Mexican native is so showy it’s attractive even when not in bloom though the flowers are pretty too. In summer it produces many dainty three-petaled lavender-pink blooms. These sometimes have a thin white stripe down the middle of each petal.

Somewhat fertile well-draining soil is ideal and bright indirect light is preferred though white gossamer will handle full...

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Felder Rushing

(Boatlily, Cradle Lily, Moses-in-the-Cradle, Oyster Plant)

This bold tropical offers spreading clumps of green and burgundy-purple leaves all year around. When growing conditions are favorable, small white flowers appear in the boat-like cradles at the base of the leaves. Boatlily originates from Central America and is a popular houseplant as well as landscape plant.

The thin, juicy leaves of this succulent tender perennial are lance-shaped, upright and radiate outwards from a short basal stem. The lush green leaves have vibrant burgundy purple undersides....

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Carol Cloud Bailey

(Boatlily, Cradle Lily, Tricolor Moses-in-the-Cradle, Variegated Oyster Plant)

This bold tropical offers spreading clumps of vibrant variegated leaves all year around. When growing conditions are favorable, small white flowers appear in the boat-like cradles at the base of the leaves. Boatlily originates from Central America and is a popular houseplant as well as landscape plant.

The thin, juicy leaves of this succulent tender perennial are lance-shaped, upright and radiate outwards from a short basal stem. They are green striated with creamy stripes infused with pink and...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Wandering Traveler)

The showy bicolored leaves of inchplant contrast well with brightly colored bedding plants. This evergreen native of Mexico is a fleshy-stemmed perennial with a trailing habit. Its leaves are oval to lance-shaped and clasp the stems, which have swollen joints at the base of each leaf. These have silvery purple on tops lined with two distinct silver stripes and vibrant violet-purple undersides. In summer it produces small lavender-pink flowers that are marginally showy.

This tender perennial is...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Wandering Traveler)

Purple inchplant is an evergreen, fleshy-stemmed perennial with a trailing habit. This native to southern Mexico has oval to lance-shaped leaves that clasp the stems at swollen joints. Its leaves are bronze purple on top, with two distinct stripes, and vibrant violet-purple beneath. Plants produce small pink flowers that are marginally showy.

This tender perennial is happiest in bright, indirect light and moist (but not wet), organic soil. It is used as a perennial ground cover in frost-free...