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Wandering Jew

Wandering Jew (Tradescantia fluminensis)

Wandering Jew is probably most familiar as a house plant, trailing from a pot. But this versatile plant is gaining popularity for use as an outdoor summer annual. The wide range of colorful foliage offers exciting contrast as a seasonal groundcover in garden borders or cascading from…

Wax Begonia

Wax Begonia (Begonia semperflorens)

A tried and true garden favorite! Wax Begonia’s beauty and reliable performance make them a “must-have” for most gardeners. Begonias adapt to a wide range of conditions and can be grown in the garden, patio containers, or even indoors if given a bright location. With green and…

Wishbone Flower, Clown Flower

Wishbone Flower, Clown Flower (Torenia fournieri)

Single or bicolored velvety blooms, each with a stroke of yellow on its lower lip. A lush, loosely open growth habit makes Torenia a nice companion to stiffer or more upright growing selections.

Zinnia, Mexican Zinnia

Zinnia, Mexican Zinnia (Zinnia haageana)

Brilliant color for hot, sunny locations. This zinnia’s spreading habit makes a great seasonal groundcover and it’s also ideal in containers with the bright flowers spilling over the edge of the planter. Blooms all summer long, right up to frost. Carefree and a great choice for…


Zinnia (Zinnia marylandica)

A very disease and heat resistant species of Zinnia. providing bright color and rich texture to any planting. Removal of spent blooms will assure the most prolific and ongoing floral display.

Zonal Geranium

Zonal Geranium (Pelargonium x hortorum)

A classic choice for summer annual containers and window boxes, though evergreen perennials where hardy. The zonal part of their name comes from a zone or band of darker color near the perimeter of each leaf. Bright bloom clusters provide color all season.