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Abyssinian Lovegrass, Teff Grass

Abyssinian Lovegrass, Teff Grass (Eragrostis abyssinica)

Eragrostis is an important crop plant in its native range in Ethiopia (historically known as Abyssinia). It has found its way into ornamental use as a result of its beautiful texture, good drought tolerance, and general freedom from pest or diseases. Dense foliage is excellent for…


Acalypha (Acalypha amentacea)

High impact color without flowers! Fantastic variegated foliage in blends of burgundy, copper, and green shades make this a wonderful garden accent on its own, or the perfect backdrop for bright blooming annuals.

African Bush Daisy

African Bush Daisy (Euryops chrysanthemoides)

This South African native is the perfect choice for hot, dry locations everywhere. This is a fast grower, with a dense, shrubby habit and an abundance of bright daisy flowers over a long season. Grown as a perennial in frost-free climates.

African Marigold

African Marigold (Tagetes erecta)

African Marigolds sport large blooms and sunny bright colors. Their texture is the perfect compliment to broad leaf and trailing companion plants. Removing spent blooms will assure the most prolific flowering.

Ageratum, Floss Flower

Ageratum, Floss Flower (Ageratum houstonianum)

Heat tolerant and attractive to butterflies, Ageratum are perfect for bringing long lasting color and definition to summer containers and garden beds. Dainty, flossy blooms form mounds of soft color and texture perfect for combining with trailing and spiky, upright annuals.

Alocasia,  Elephant's Ear

Alocasia, Elephant's Ear (Alocasia species)

Easy-care plants add a tropical touch to the landscape. Worth growing for beautiful foliage alone. Boldly accents other selections. These unique plants are sure to attract attention!


Alternanthera (Alternanthera dentata)

Alternanthera works well whether you need bold color contrast or a calm filler. Its many varieties offer choices of foliage that are solid or variegated and in shades of greens, reds, ands purples. An easy, season-spanning choice that also makes a wonderful houseplant.

Alternanthera, Parrot Leaf, Calico Plant

Alternanthera, Parrot Leaf, Calico Plant (Alternanthera species)

The ultimate plant for those who want carefree color in the landscape with almost zero maintenance. The multi-colored foliage and range of color choices available among Alternanthera species provide a great palette for coloring a garden without planting flowers. Also makes a…

Anagallis, Blue Pimpernel

Anagallis, Blue Pimpernel (Anagallis monellii)

A non-stop display of starry blue flowers through the growing season. This Mediterranean native has a low, trailing habit that is ideal for cascading over a wall, draping from a mixed container planting, or carpeting a garden bed.


Angelonia (Angelonia angustifolia)

Free-flowering selection with an upright habit. Produces tall, graceful spires of colorful blooms. The flowers contrast beautifully with the lush green foliage. This robust plant withstands heat and rain.

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