"Summer's-Best" Garden Plant Links


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Butterfly Bush

Penn State Univ., Butterfly Bush Garden Information

http://www.penpages.psu.edu/penpages_reference/29401/29401163.html

Butterfly Gardeners’ Quarterly, Butterfly Bush Cultivars

http://butterflywebsite.com/articles/bgq/buddleia.htm

Michigan State University, Butterfly Bush Garden Information

http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/imp/modzz/00000231.html

‘Dragon Wing’ Begonia

Pan American Seed, ‘Dragon Wing’ Begonia Cultural Information

http://www.panamseed.com/pas_GF_DragonWing_page.htm

Ball Horticulture, ‘Dragon Wing’ Begonia

http://www.ballhort.com/

Rhubarb Chard

Johnny’s Selected Seeds, ‘Ruby Red’ Rhubarb Chard

http://www.johnnyseeds.com/

GrowSeeds.com, ‘Ruby Red’ Rhubarb Chard

http://www.growseeds.com/cgi-local/SoftCart.exe/online-store/scstore/
p-100102129101.html?E+scstore

NC State Cultivar Trial 2000, ‘Ruby Red’ Rhubarb Chard

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/floriculture/crop/ornveg/ruby_red2.htm

Swiss Chard

Johnny’s Selected Seeds, ‘Bright Lights’ Swiss Chard

http://www.johnnyseeds.com/

NC State Cultivar Trial 1999, ‘Bright Lights’ Swiss Chard

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/floriculture/crop/ornveg/swiss_chard.htm

NC State Cultivar Trial 2000, ‘Bright Lights’ Swiss Chard

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/floriculture/crop/ornveg/swiss_chard2.htm

Ornamental Grasses

NC State Univ. Extension, Ornamental Grasses for North Carolina

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/hil/hil-605.html

Univ. of Georgia Extension

http://www.ces.uga.edu/Agriculture/horticulture/orngrass.html

Ornamental Ginger

Gingerwood Nursery, Ornamental Ginger Source

http://www.gingerwoodnursery.com/ginger.html

Timothy Chatman, Ornamental Ginger Information

http://www.premier.net/~chapman/book.html

Vegetative Strawflower

Paul Ecke Ranch, Flower Fields, Outback Plants

‘Florabella’ Series Bracteantha

http://www.ecke.com/html/h_fields/ff_frameset.html

Paul Ecke Ranch, Flower Fields, Outback Plants

Bracteantha Growing Guidelines

http://www.ecke.com/html/fastfax/ff_ffx_outb.html

Michigan State Univ., Strawflower Information

http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/imp/mod03/01700463.html

Gomphrena

Park Seed, Gomphrena Cultivars

http://www.parkseed.com/

Lynn Purse, ‘Strawberry Fields’ Gomphrena

http://www.creativegardener.com/gomphren.html

Michigan State Univ., Gomphrena Information

http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/imp/modzz/00000678.html

Blue Salvia

Salvia farinaceae

Park Seed, ‘Victoria’ Blue Salvia

http://www.parkseed.com/

Ball Seed, ‘Victoria’ Series Blue Salvia

http://www.ballseed.com/

California Gardens, ‘Victory Blue’ Blue Salvia

http://www.californiagardens.com/Plant%20Pages/Salvia/
salvia_farinaceae%20victoria.htm

African Marigold

Tagetes erecta

Park Seed, ‘Inca Gold’ Marigold

http://www.parkseed.com/

Fort Valley State University, Marigold Garden Information

http://www.ag.fvsu.edu/html/publications/teletips/lawn%20and%20garden/
flowers/519.htm

Goldsmith Seeds, ‘Inca Gold’ Marigold

http://www.goldsmithseeds.com/

Vinca

Park Seed, ‘Pacifica Red’ Vinca

http://www.parkseed.com/

Waller Flower Seed

‘Mediterranean’ Series Vinca and Cultural Information

http://www.wallerflowerseed.com/

Ball, ‘Cooler’ Series Vinca

http://www.ballseed.com/

Vinca (white cultivars)

Sakata Seed, ‘Victory Pure White’ Vinca

http://www.sakata.com/flowers.asp?menu=catalog&item_id=117&x=23&y=13

Ball Seed, ‘Cooler Peppermint’ Vinca

http://www.ballseed.com/

Waller Flower Seed

‘Pacifica White’ Series Vinca and Cultural Information

http://www.wallerflowerseed.com/

Annual Fountain Grass

Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

University of Illinois Extension, Garden Information

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/grasses/annual_fountain_grass.html

AAA Ornamentals, Purple Fountain Grass Information

http://www.hostas.com/grasses/gallery/grass-34.html

Argyranthemum

Daisy Paradise, Argyranthemum Garden Information

http://www.daisyparadise.fsnet.co.uk/daisyA-Z/A-C/argyranthemum.htm

Proven Winners, Argyrathemum Cultural Information

http://www.provenwinners.com/catalog/info.php?catID=1&ID=17

Paul Ecke Ranch, Flower Fields, Argyrathemum

‘Summer Stars Pink’ or ‘Comets Pink’

http://www.ecke.com/html/h_fields/ff_frameset.html

Melampodium

Park Seed, ‘Million Gold’ Melampodium

http://www.parkseed.com/

Ball Seed, ‘Showstar’ Melampodium

http://www.ballseed.com/

Pentas

Ball Seed, ‘Butterfly’ and ‘Star’ Series Pentas

http://www.ballseed.com/

Vegetative Verbena

Novartis Seeds, ‘Babylon’ Series Vegetative Verbena

http://www.novartisflowers.com/

Proven Winners, Vegetative Verbena Cultural Information

http://www.provenwinners.com/catalog/cultural.php?catID=1&ID=4

Ballflora Plant, ‘Aztec’ and ‘Wildfire’ Series Vegetative Verbena

http://www.ballfloraplant.com/bfp_frame.htm

Angelonia

Ballflora Plant, Angelonia ‘Angelmist’

http://www.ballfloraplant.com/bfp_frame.htm

Red Salvia

Salvia splendens

Ball Seed- ‘Red Hot Sally’ Salvia

http://www.ballseed.com/

Fort Valley State Univ., Salvia Garden Information

http://www.ag.fvsu.edu/html/publications/teletips/lawn%20and%20garden/
flowers/524.htm

Celosia (plume-type)

Park Seed, ‘Purple Flamingo’ Wheat Celosia

http://www.parkseed.com/

Celosia (crested-type)

Park Seed, ‘Prestige Scarlet’ Celosia

http://www.parkseed.com/

Ohio State Extension, Garden Information

http://www.hcs.ohio-state.edu/mg/AASsheets/CelosScarlet97.html

Novartis Seeds, ‘Prestige Scarlet’ Celosia

http://www.novartisflowers.com/

Zinnia ‘Profusion’ Series

Park Seed, ‘Profusion’ series

http://www.parkseed.com/

All America Selections Winner, ‘Profusion White’

http://www.aaswinners.com/recent_aaswinners/2001winners/

All America Selections Winner

‘Profusion Cherry’ and ‘Profusion Orange’

http://www.aaswinners.com/recent_aaswinners/1999winners/1999_5.html

‘Wave’ Petunia

Pan American Seed, F1 Hybrid Spreading Petunia

http://www.panamseed.com/

Pan American Seed, Wave Rave

http://wave-rave.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=dsp_home

National Garden Bureau, Petunia Information

http://www.ngb.org/how_a_garden_grows/1100/petunia.htm

‘Medusa’

Ornamental Pepper

Pan American Seed ‘Medusa’ Ornamental Pepper

http://www.panamseed.com/

NC State Cultivar Trial 1999

Landscape Suitable Ornamental Peppers

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/floriculture/crop/pepper.htm

NC State Cultivar Evaluation of ‘Medusa’ Ornamental Pepper

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/floriculture/crop/ornveg/medusa.htm

Scaevola

NCSU 1998 Summer Bedding Plant Trial Summary

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/hort/floriculture/bp98/bp98.html

Paul Ecke Ranch, Flower Fields, Outback Plants, ‘Purple Fan’ Scaevola

http://www.ecke.com/html/h_fields/ff_frameset.html

Proven Winners, Scaevola Cultural Information

http://www.provenwinners.com/catalog/cultural.php?catID=1&ID=45

‘Yubi’ Portulaca

Paul Ecke Ranch, Flower Fields, Portulaca ‘Yubi’ series

http://www.ecke.com/html/h_fields/ff_frameset.html

Paul Ecke Ranch, Flower Fields, Portulaca Growing Guidelines

http://www.ecke.com/html/fastfax/ff_ffx_port.html

Calibrachoa

Paul Ecke Ranch, Flower Fields, Calibrachoa ‘Colorburst’ series

http://www.ecke.com/html/h_fields/ff_frameset.html

Paul Ecke Ranch, Flower Fields, Calibrachoa ‘Liricashower’ series

http://www.ecke.com/html/h_fields/ff_frameset.html

Paul Ecke Ranch, Flower Fields, Calibrachoa Growing Guidelines

http://www.ecke.com/html/fastfax/ff_ffx_pcal.html

 

Recommendations for the use of cultivars are included in this publication as a convenience to the reader. The use of brand names and any mention or listing of commercial cultivars, products, or services in this publication does not imply endorsement by North Carolina State University nor discrimination against similar cultivars, products, or services not mentioned.

 

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