Browse The Library

Viola Sorbet® Series (Viola cornuta)

Delightful flowers resembling little whiskered faces. Sorbet® varieties tolerate cold weather better than other Violas. Makes an excellent pressed flower for crafts or putting in a note or greeting card.


Wallflower (Erysimum cheiri)

Wallflowers are a classic favorite for cottage gardens because of their uplifting brightly colored flowers, which have a sweet fragrance. The flowers are known to attract butterflies and hummingbirds. The plants bloom early in the season and they partner nicely with spring-blooming…


Wallflower (Erysimum kotschyanum)

This groundhugger of an Eysimum puts on a lovely spring display of fragarnt, yellow blooms. Wonderful as a backdrop to Crocus or a filler between pavers. A good clipping after bloom and dry toes in winter are all it takes to bring out the best in Erysimum.

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.

Yellow Impatiens

Yellow Impatiens (Impatiens repens)

A fun source of instant color for shaded locations. Red succulent stems and little round, deep green leaves are a dramatic contrast to this plant’s bright yellow blooms. This is a creeping plant, with the ability to spread several feet. Native to Sri Lanka.

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 'Indian Dunes' (Pelargonium x hortorum)

Unique and colorful leaves really make these Geraniums stand out! An elegant, long-season display of showy blooms.

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.