This photo gallery is a list of plants we typically carry but is not expressive of our current inventory. Please call the store at 515-981-1075 if there is a specific plant you want.


Ageratum / Floss Flower

Ageratum has feather small flower puffs that will bloom all summer in colors of blue, pink, white, and bicolors such as blue white. It can grow up to 6in tall for dwarf varieties and 2.5ft for tall varieties. Plant in full sun.


Alyssum

Alyssum has tiny white, pink, purple, or lavender flowers. It can grow up to 6in tall. Plant in full sun and well drained soils.



Angelonia

Angelonia works great in container plantings. Its tall height makes in great alone or when used in the center of container plantings. The flowers bloom spring ot fall in shades of blue, purple, white, pink, or pairs of these colors. Grows 24in to 36in tall and up to 12in wide. Plant in full sun.



Asters

Asters make a great addition for bright fall color. They bloom late summer into early fall in shades of blue, pink, purple, and white. Smaller varieties grow up to 10in tall, while larger varieties can grow up to 39in tall. Plant in full sun.



Bacopa

Bacopa works great in containers, window boxes, and hanging baskets. Its vigorous growth habit gives containers a very lush appearance. It blooms spring to fall. White is the most common color but there are shades of pink and purple. Trailing growth habit, grows 4in to 12in long and wide. Plant in part to full sun.



Begonias Wax Leaf

Begonias have waxy bright green or bronze leaves with flowers of white, red, orange, or pink. They are a fairly hardy annual that will tolerate hot temperatures. Trailing varieties are also available for use in hanging baskets. Grows 8in to 10in tall. Plant part sun to shade.



Begonias Riegers

Riegers Begonias have waxy green foliage with beautiful flowers in shades of red, pink, orange, yellow, or white from spring to fall. They work well when used in flower beds or containers. They have an upright growth habit and can grow 12in wide by 12in tall. Plant full sun to full shade.



Black Eyed Susan Vine

Black Eyed Susan Vine can have a trailing growth habit or climbing one, depending on how you choose to use it. It can be used effectively on trellis. It has yellow, white, or orange shaped flowers with brown centers that bloom in the summer and fall. Vines grow up to 8ft long. Plant in full sun.



Begonias Non Stop

Plant these beautiful flowers in full shade to part sun. They come in array of beautiful colors including red, orange, yellow, pink, white and combinations. Foliage color can be purple or green in color. As their name suggest they bloom all season long until it frosts. They will grow 6 to 12in tall depending on variety.



Bouganvillea

A plant with beautiful showy flowers in shades of pink, purple, orange or red. Foliage may be green or variegated. It is a versatile plant that can be kept in a small plant, trellised, or grown in a tree form. Bouganvillea love it hot and dry, so plant in full sun.



Bromeliads

Bromeliads have beautiful ornamental foliage and long lasting blooms in many sizes and colors. It works great as an accent plant in containers or all on its own. Blooms of red, orange, and yellow. Most varieties of bromeliads are 8in to 12in tall and wide. They will tolerate full sun but do prefer some midday shade.



Caladiums

Caladiums are grown for their unique heart shaped leaves that come in a variety of different colors and textures greens, reds, whites. They make a great accent planting in containers and can grow up to 18in tall. Plant in part sun to full shade.



Calla Lily

Calla Lilies flower in shades of yellow, pink, green, and purple during the summer months. They can be planted in planting beds or containers and grow 12in to 36in tall and up to 18in wide. They prefer part sun to full shade.



Calibrachoa

This is one of our favorite plants to use in summer containers. It thrives in full sun and has small quarter size flowers that bloom prolifically all summer long. Flowers come in a variety of colors including red, orange, yellow, pink, purple, white and various combinations of these colors. There are also double bloom varieties. Works great in hanging baskets, as a trailer in pots or on its own.



Celosia Intenz

Brilliant bright purple feathery blooms adorn this plant, which grows approximately 12in to 18in tall. Plant in full sun, prefers drier conditions.



Canna

Cannas have attractive glossy green or burgundy foliage with flowers of red, pin, orange, or yellow. They are a unique tropical plant that can really add nice height to container plantings. Grows up to 3ft to 7ft tall and 2ft to 3ft wide. Plant in full sun to part shade.



Capsicum / Ornamental Peppers

Capsicum are small ornamental pepper plants that can be used in planting beds and containers. The small peppers can be used for cooking or just for decoration. The plants can have purple or green leaves and peppers that are red, green, purple, or cream colored. Upright growth habit, grows 12in to 36in tall and up to 12in wide. Plant in full sun.



Celosia / Cockscomb

Celosia can have deep crested flowers or feathery plumes. They can be used in container plantings, in the ground, and for cut flowers. They come in many textures and colors reds, oranges, yellows, pinks. They grow up to 30in tall, although most varieties grow more like 10in to 12in tall. Plant in full sun.



Cleome

Cleomes are also called the spider flower. They can be used in container plantings or planting beds. They work best in the middle or back of a pot because of their height. They can grow 10in to 18in tall. They have beautiful pink, red, purple, or white flowers that bloom summer to fall. Plant in full sun.



Coleus

Coleus is a wonderful annual because of its wide variety of colors, textures, and its versatility in both sun or shade. The plant is grown primarily for its foliage which come in colorful combinations of orange, red, green, white, purple, burgundy, and more. They can really add interest to annual plantings. They can grow up to 24in tall and can be grown in sun or shade depending on the variety chosen.



Cordyline

Cordyline is also called False Dracena and can be used in container plantings as an accent plant. It is grown for its spiky purple foliage but it can also have tints of pink or red depending on the variety. Upright growth habit, grows 36in to 60in tall. Plant in full sun.



Corkscrew Rush

Corkscrew Rush has dark screen spiraled leaves that grow upright. Its unique foliage is the perfect accent for container plantings. It can grow up to 18in tall and 12in wide. Plant in full sun. Prefers moist soil.



Dahlia

Dahlias can be used in containers and as bedding plants. They have beautiful showy flowers in a rainbow of colors and different textures. Short varieties grow up to 12in tall while larger varieties grow up to 5ft tall. Plant in full sun in an area that is protected from strong winds.



Daisy Seascape

Seascape Daisies are also called Brachycome or Swan River Daisies. They grow great in containers or planting beds and can tolerate cooler temperatures. They produce profuse flowers during the spring and summer months in shades of pink, purple, lavender, and white. They grow up to 9in tall and wide. Plant in full sun.



Diamond Frost

Diamond Frost works great when used along or as a filler in container plantings. It blooms tiny white flowers all summer long. It has a mounding growth habit and will grow 12in to 18in tall. Plant in full sun to part sun.



Dianthus

Dianthus can be used in planting beds or containers and works well with other plants or in the middle of an assortment. Flowers from summer to fall in shades of pink, red, white, blue, or purple. Upright growth habit 12in to 24in tall. Plant in part sun to full shade.



Doreanthus Mezoo

Thick green and white leaves with a trailing growth habit make this a great accent plant or used on its own in summer plantings. Dark pink flowers will adorn the plant intermittently but the plant is grown primarily for its foliage. Plant in full sun for best results, it has great drought and heat tolerance.



Dusty Miller

Dusty Miller has silver fuzzy foliage from spring to fall and works well when used in window boxes, containers, and hanging baskets as an accent. It has an upright growth habit and will grow 10in to 12in tall and 6in wide. Plant full sun to full shade.



Elephant Ears

This tropical plant gets its name from the large leaves which look like a shield or elephant ear. Foliage is often ornate with different colors and patterns such as spots or stripes. Colors are green, burgundy, black and combinations of these colors. Most elephant ears need full to part sun. They can grow 3ft to 6ft tall depending on variety.



Ferns

For use in container plantings, hanging baskets, as an accent or alone. Ferns unique foliage in a wide variety of textures and shades can add unique accent to summer planters. Ferns can be planted in full sun to full shade depending on the variety.



Flambe

Flambe has tiny round blooms that are either yellow or orange through the summer months. Upright growth habit of 8in to 14in tall. Flambe works well when used alone or in combination with other flowers. Plant in full sun to part sun.



Flowering Maple

Flowering Maples work great alone or when intermingled with other plants. It has orange blooms during the summer months and can have unique variegated foliage. Upright growth habit 12in to 18in tall. Plant in full sun to part sun.



Fuchsia

These beautiful flowers are great when used in hanging baskets or containers. Flower from spring to fall with two colored blooms in shades of pink, fuchsia, white, or purple. Trailing or upright growth habit depending on the variety, 12in to 24in tall. Plant in part sun to full shade.



Gardenia

Gardenia have beautiful white flowers that are known best for their sweet fragrance. It also has beautiful glossy green foliage. Gardenia may be found in bush and tree form. Plant in full to part sun.



Gazania

Gorgeous bold beautiful daisy like blooms in oranges, reds, yellow and white sit atop toothed glossy green foliage. Gazanias thrive in full sun, hot and dry conditions. They grow about 6in tall.



Geraniums

Geraniums come in a wide variety of colors in shades of pink, red, salmon, and white. The foliage can be green or variegated. Varieties may have upright growth and get 12in to 18in tall or a trailing growth habit. Plant in part sun to full sun.



Gerbera Daisy

Gerbera Daisies have beautiful sunny flowers during the summer months, in a wide range of many colors. They look great in containers alone or planted with combinations of other plants. They can grow up to 8in tall and 6in wide. Plant in full sun.



Goldilocks

Goldilocks are grown for its lush lime green foliage. Goldilocks or Lysimachia makes a great accent or border plant in containers and hanging baskets because of its trailing growth habit. They can grow up to 18in long and 2in tall. Plant in full sun to part sun.



Grass Fiber Optic

This cool little grass has slender green leaves with tiny white little ball like seed heads on the end, thus giving its name. Use this plant as an accent in containers. Grows up to 12in tall and 8in wide. Plant in sun to full shade. Keep soil moist.



Baby Tut Grass

A grass with graceful umbrella like fans atop the grass. Can be used in water features or in planters. Plant in full sun, prefers moist conditions. Grows 18in to 24in tall.



Grass Purple

Annual Purple Grass is grown for its purple plumes and interesting foliage, plumes appear in late summer to early fall. It works great as an accent plant in container plantings for summer or fall. Upright growth habit, grows 18in to 36in tall. Plant in part sun to full sun.



Hibiscus

Hibiscus are a tropical plant that can be found in shrub forms or tree forms in a variety of sizes and colors. Blooms during the summer months in colors primarily of red, yellow, pink, and orange. Smaller plants can grow up to 18in tall while larger tree forms may have a braided or singular stems and up to 48in tall. Plant in full sun.



Iboza Vine

For use in container plantings, window boxes, or in hanging baskets as an accent. Trailing growth habit, can grow up to 3ft long. Plant in full sun.



Impatiens

Impatiens flower summer through fall with a beautiful selection of colors in reds, pinks, white, and oranges. Grows from 6in to 12in tall and wide depending on the variety. Plant in part sun to full shade.



Impatiens Fusion

A beautiful hybrid impatien that has yellow or peach flowers that will add a pop of color to any shady area. Grows up to 16in tall.



Impatiens New Gineau

New Gineau Impatiens flower spring to fall in shades of red, white, orange, and pink. Their foliage is more pronounced that regular impatiens. Upright mounding growth habit, grows 10in to 14in tall. Plant in part sun to full shade.



Lantana

Lantana can be used in containers, planting beds, or hanging baskets. Flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Grows up to 2ft tall and up to 4ft wide depending on the variety. There are also trailing or upright varieties. Available in a wide variety of colors and combinations. Pinks, yellows, oranges, red, and purples. Plant in full sun in well drained soil.



Licorice

Licorice has a trailing growth habit, growing up to 12in long. It works well when used as a trailer in containers. Its foliage can be bright lime green or variegated foliage. Plant in part sun to full sun.



Lisianthus

Lisianthus blooms spring to summer in shades of white, pink, purple, blue, or light pink. It can be used in planting beds or containers and they make great cut flowers. Upright growth habit of 10in to 14in tall. Plant in full sun.



Lobelia

Dainty pink, blue, purple or white flowers bloom prolifically during the summer months. Grows best in part sun. Lobelia has more of trailing growth habit and does well in hanging baskets, patio pot and window boxes.



Magilla Perilla

Magilla Perilla is grown for its striking attractive purple foliage. It works great when used in combination with other plants. It has an upright growth habit up to 24in to 36in tall and 12in wide. Plant in full sun to full shade.



Mandevilla

Have glossy green foliage with bright colored trumpet shaped flowers. Flowers may be white, red, pink or a combination of the colors. They have a bushy growth habit with vines that may reach up to 15ft tall. Thrives in full to part sun.



Marigolds

Marigolds or Calendula make great border plantings in beds and in container plantings. Blooms during the summer months in a variety of yellows, golds, and rusty reds. Dwarf varieties grow up to 6in tall while larger varieties grow up to 2ft tall. Plant in full sun.



Mexican Heather

Mexican Heather has fern like leaves and continually blooming purple, pink, or white flowers during the summer months. Hummingbirds and butterflies are attracted to Mexican Heather. Use it as a border plant, in containers, or window boxes. Grows 8in to 15in tall and wide. Plant in part sun to full sun.



Moonflower Vine

Moss Roses or Portulaca should be planted in sandy well drained soils. They also work well in rock gardens. They will flower all summer in shades of pink, red, yellow, orange, and white. They can grow up to 6in tall and can have a spread of 12in or more. Plant in full sun.



Moss Rose

Moss Roses or Portulaca should be planted in sandy well drained soils. They also work well in rock gardens. They will flower all summer in shades of pink, red, yellow, orange, and white. They can grow up to 6in tall and can have a spread of 12in or more. Plant in full sun.



Mums

Mums make a great addition to planting beds or containers for a burst of fall color. They bloom in the fall months in many colors reds, pinks burgundy, orange, yellow, and white. Smaller varieties grow up to 12in tall while larger varieties can grow up to 30in tall. Plant in full sun.



Naturium Red

orange and yellow flowers garnish beautiful round leaves that are either green or variegated. Flower blooms are edible. Grow in full sun for best results. Grows up to 12in tall.



Nemesia

Has pretty little snapdragon like flowers. It does best in the cooler temperatures of our spring and fall. It prefers bright light but moist well drained soil. Flowers are red, orange, yellow, blue, and pink. Grows 6in to 24in tall depending on variety.



Nicotiana

Nicotiana also known as the Flowering Tobacco Plant can be used in planting beds or containers. It works well alone or used in combinations. Flowers bloom in red, pink, white, yellow, or lavender. Upright growth habit, grows 18in to 16in tall and 8in wide. Plant in full sun to part sun.



Pansies

Pansies love cool temperatures and bloom best in the spring and fall. They are available in many solid colors as well as combinations of purple, lavender, yellow, orange, burgundy, and white. Mounding or upright growth habit. Will grow 6in to 8in tall and wide. Plant in sun to part shade.



Passion Flower

This vine produces some of the most ornate and beautiful flowers in shades of purple or red depending on variety. Plant in full sun, vines may grow 6ft to 20ft long when trellised



Pentas

Beautiful star like flowers cover plants all summer long in shades of red, pink, and white. Hummingbirds and butterflies will flock to pentas. Grow up to 24in to 30in. Plant in full sun.



Persian Shield

Persian Shield is grown for its striking purple, green, and silver foliage in the summer months. This plant can get fairly tall so it works best when used towards the middle or back of container plantings. Grows 18in to 36in tall. Plant sun or part sun.



Petunias

Petunias bloom profusely throughout the summer in shades of pink, red, fuchsia, purple, and white. There are mounding and trailing varieties. They can grow up to 6in to 12in tall and wide. Plant in full sun.



Petunias Million Bells

Million Bells Petunias or Calibrochoa look just like mini petunias with just as many profuse blooms. They can be found in colors of yellow, red, orange, pink, and purple. Mounding and trailing varieties available. Will gorw up to 6in to 12in tall and wide. Plant in full sun.



Portulaca

Bold and bright cactus like flowers in shades of orange, red, pink, yellow, and white cover the succulent like leaves of the plants. Portulaca thrives in hot, dry and full sun conditions. They work well in containers, hanging baskets, and rock gardens.



Ranunculus

Ranunculus are bulbs that have beautiful big blooms for about a month during the summer months. They come in red, orange, yellow, pink, white, and purple. They will grow about 6in to 8in tall. Plant in full sun.



Roses Mini

Mini Roses work wonderful in container plantings. They flower during the summer months in shades of pink, red, orange, yellow, and white. They can grow up to 12in tall and wide. They will flower best in full sun but will tolerate some part shade.



Salvia

A tropical plant grown for its spiky bright colored blooms. Blooms can be found in purple, white, salmon, and bright red. Smaller varieties get about 8in tall while larger varieties can get up to 3ft tall. Plant in full sun.



Scaveola

Scaveola is also called the fan flower. It can be used in containers, window boxes, and hanging baskets. It is available in both purple and white. It has a trailing growth habit and will grow 8in to 12in long. Plant in full sun.



Senetti

Looking for an alternative to pansies in the spring? Senetti can tolerate temperatures as low as 35 degrees and have beautiful bright colored blooms in shades of purple, pink and blue. Grow up to 2ft wide and tall.



Silver Falls

Silver Falls is grows for its trailing silvery mint green foliage during the summer months. Grows up to 6in tall and 24in long. Plant in sun to part sun.



Snapdragons

Snapdragons bloom in many colors red, orange, yellow, pink, and white. Tall varieties can be used for the center of container plantings while dwarf varieties can be used for the borders. Upright growth habit up to 12in to 18in tall and 8in to 10in wide.



Strawflower

Strawflowers bloom spring through fall in colors of yellow, pin, or white. They flowers truly are straw or paper like making them great long lasting cut flowers. Mounding and trailing varieties are available. Grow 10in to 18in tall and up to 12in wide.



Streptocarpella

Dainty purple flowers cover velvety green leaves. Plant in full shade to part sun for best results. This plant can also be used as a houseplant. Grows 8in to 12in tall.



Sunflowers

Sunflowers bloom mid summer to fall in various shades of yellow, gold, brown, and burgundy. They can be used for container plantings, bed plantings, and cut flowers. They can range in height from 18in to 15ft depending on the variety. Plant in full sun.



Sunpatiens

A hybrid impatien that can be grown in full sun or part shade. Sunpatiens will provide large endless blooms until frost in the fall. Grows 24in to 30in tall depending on variety. Various colors include Red, Orange, Pinks. Foliage may be green, burgundy or variegated in color. Use in planting beds, patio pots, hanging baskets and window boxes.



Sweet Potato Vine

Sweet Potato Vines is grown for its vigorous colorful foliage available in lime green or purple shades. The vine has a trailing growth habit and will quickly cover the outside of a pot. Grows up to 6in tall and 12in to 36in long. Plant in full sun to part shade.



Talinum Limon

This plant is grown primarily for its bright chartreuse green foliage. It also has tiny red flowers that will appear in the heat of the summer. Talinum Limon grows approximately 30in tall and does well in full sun. Thrives in heat and drought like conditions.



Torenia

Torenia is also called the Wishbone Flower. It blooms in colors of pink, purple, and yellow. Trailing growth habit 6in to 10in tall. Plant in part sun to full shade.



Verbena

Verbena blooms spring through fall in a wide array of colors (all except yellow). Trailing growth habit, will grow 4in to 14in long. Plant in full sun to part shade.



Vinca Flower

Beautiful flowers that look similar to an impatiens come in shades of red, pink and white. Vinca can be found in a trailing or upright form. They will grow up to 16in tall depending on variety. Plant in full to part sun.



Vinca Vine

Vinca is most often used as an accent plant in container plantings. It has a trailing growth habit, growing 6in to 18in long. Plant in full sun.



Zinnias

Zinnias make great border plantings in beds or for large container plantings. They bloom in colors all shades of the rainbow. Dwarf varieties can grow up to 6in tall while large varieties grow up to 2ft tall. Plant in full sun.