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Sanvitalia

Sanvitalia (Sanvitalia speciosa)

A fun trailing plant with lush foliage and blooms resembling miniature sunflowers. Native to the Southwest U.S. and Mexico, Sanvitalia make a wonderful groundcover or hanging basket selection for hot, sunny garden spots.

Sanvitalia

Sanvitalia 'Sunvy' (Sanvitalia speciosa)

Compact, rounded plant blooms earlier than other varieties. Native to the Southwest U.S. and Mexico, Sanvitalia make a wonderful groundcover or hanging basket selection for hot, sunny garden spots.

Scaevola, Fan Flower

Scaevola, Fan Flower (Scaevola aemula)

The blooms of this species resemble tiny fans, unfolded against the summer heat. Perennial in its native Australia, fan flower is a favorite for use in annual combinations elsewhere. Very heat tolerant.

Scarlet Sage, Texas Sage, Tropical Sage

Scarlet Sage, Texas Sage, Tropical Sage (Salvia coccinea)

The perfect choice for seemingly hopeless hot, dry locations with poor soil. Brilliant flower spikes brighten up the scene and things will really liven up when the butterflies and hummingbirds arrive seeking the nectar from the tubular flowers. Put a few in patio planters to enjoy…

Schizanthus, Butterfly Flower, Poor Man's Orchid

Schizanthus, Butterfly Flower, Poor Man's Orchid (Schizanthus)

Lots of small, orchid-like flowers against ferny foliage. An elegant, long-season display of showy blooms. Easy to grow and very rewarding.

Scoparia, Licorice Weed

Scoparia, Licorice Weed (Scoparia hybrid)

An abundance of dainty, star-shaped blossoms. Blooms continuously from spring to autumn. Attractive, fine-textured foliage has an unusual red licorice fragrance for added appeal.

Seed Geranium

Seed Geranium (Pelargonium)

Seed geraniums may or may not have zoned or dark-banded foliage, but all have large clusters of colorful blooms over a long period. The use of seed in the common name merely indicates that they were grown from seed rather than from cuttings off a parent plant. In the past cutting…

Semi-trailing Verbena

Semi-trailing Verbena (Verbena x hybrida)

A versatile semi-trailing form of Verbena that is suitable for growing in a garden bed or in containers. The mounding habit and dense foliage create a lush, full display wherever this plant is used. Long-lasting flower clusters appear right up to frost.

Senecio, Narrow-Leaf Chalksticks

Senecio, Narrow-Leaf Chalksticks 'Blue Chalk' (Senecio vitalis)

Commonly referred to as “Chalksticks” or “Blue Chalk Fingers”. This species produces long, succulent foliage that extends from the main stem like "fingers". Brings a truly unique form and texture to the landscape and is ideal for hot, dry conditions. Makes an excellent indoor…

Senecio

Senecio (Senecio vitalis)

Senecio adds fantastic form and texture to the landscape with its succulent, needle-like foliage. Even better, it stands up to hot, dry conditions that would cause many other plants to collapse. This is a tender perennial in areas with mild winters, but it can be grown as a potted…