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2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers
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2011 NGB New Varieties-flowers

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National Garden Bureau members have submitted their new flower varieties for the 2011 garden season.

National Garden Bureau members have submitted their new flower varieties for the 2011 garden season.

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  • 1. Flowers New Varieties For 2011
  • 2. Argyranthemum ‘Flutterby™ Yellow’ Ecke Ranch •Large 3-inch showy yellow daisy •Mounded upright vigorous plants •Great as a tall background plant •Performs in full to part sun •Blooms throughout the hot summer •Annual hardy to zone 10 •Argyranthemum frutescens
  • 3. Begonia ‘Beaucoup Red’ •Performs in full sun for northern regions, late afternoon shade for southern regions, and partial shade for all regions •Large 2” flowers displayed above the plant foliage create an impressive basket of color •Begonia x hybrida Green Fuse Botanicals Inc.
  • 4. Begonia ‘Cocktail Tequila’ •New intoxicating pink color •8 to 10 inches tall •Blooms late spring to frost •Sun or shade •Heat, wind, rain tolerant •Container, basket, low edging •Annual •Begonia semperflorensErnst Benary of America Inc.
  • 5. Begonia ‘Fairyland’ •Attractive compact fibrous begonia •1-inch blooms are consistently double •Adds season long color to combination pots, as a patio specimen, or as a low edging in landscape plantings •Grow in sun or shade •Heat, drought and rain tolerant •Begonia semperflorensFloranova Ltd.
  • 6. Begonia ‘Gryphon’ •Superb tropical like foliage •Showy silver & green leaves •Prefers shade •Grows up to 24 inches tall •Mixed or solo container •Medium divider to tall background plant •Bring indoors before frost •Begonia hybrida PanAmerican Seed Co.
  • 7. Begonia ‘Illumination Golden Picotee’ •Full mounded habit before it trails •Fully double bicolor apricot blooms •Large blooms 3.5 to 4.5 inches •Creates a waterfall of color from early spring through fall •Sun or shade •Container or basket •Begonia tuberhybrida Ernst Benary of America Inc.
  • 8. Begonia ‘New Star Red’ •Most flower power of any tuberous red begonia on the market •Ruffled 3 to 4 inch fully double blooms cover the plant •Grows less than 10 inches tall •Sun or shade •Hanging basket or container •Begonia tuberhybrida Ernst Benary of America Inc.
  • 9. Begonia ‘Nightlife Blush’ •Rich pink edged 1.5 inch bicolor blooms with bright white center •Dark bronze leaves •Compact plants shorter than 10 inches •Sun or shade •Low edging, basket or container •Blooms early spring through summer •Begonia semperflorens Ernst Benary of America Inc.
  • 10. Calibrachoa ‘MiniFamous™ Double Pink Evol.’ •Full double flowers, early and rich free flowering at the same time •Great trailing and branching habit •Fits any format from baskets to mixed containers of any kind •Compact easy to grow annual for full to part sun •Calibrachoa hybrid Selecta First Class
  • 11. Canna ‘Tropical™ Bronze Scarlet’ •Dramatic bronze foliage •Stunning scarlet red spikes •Dwarf plants 24 inches tall •Full sun, warm and humid •Medium to tall divider plant, container or as a pond edging •Blooms summer to frost •Annual •Canna generalis American Takii, Inc.
  • 12. Carex ‘Zora’ •Butterscotch colored foliage compliments many colors •Dense upright arching habit •Soft fine texture adds dramatic movement to containers, baskets or landscape beds •Full to part sun •Perennial hardy to zone 6 •Carex comans Ernst Benary of America Inc.
  • 13. Celosia ‘Smart Look Romantica’ •Traffic stopper in a mixed container or eye catching bed •10-12 inch plumes mature from soft pink to a fiery rose •Full sun annual •Blooms late spring to frost •Pollinator friendly •Celosia plumosaErnst Benary of America Inc.
  • 14. Dianthus ‘Diabunda™ Purple Picotee’ •Striking color combination provides a beautiful low border in early spring •Cold tolerant •Full sun •Annual hardy to zone 5 •Pollinator friendly •Dianthus x barbatusSyngenta Flowers/Goldsmith Seeds
  • 15. Dianthus ‘Diana Lavender Picotee’ •Combines earliness and a dwarf plant habit with showy flowers •Very free flowering •Unique bicolor •Pollinator friendly •Dianthus x barbatus Hem Zaden B.V.
  • 16. Dianthus ‘Telstar™ Burgundy’ F1 •Vibrant red blooms •Delicate fragrance •Upright plants 10 inches tall •Full sun •Cold tolerant •Annual hardy to zone 6 •Resistance to Phytophthora •Dianthus barbatus x chinensisAmerican Takii, Inc.
  • 17. Foxglove ‘Mountains Mixed’ Gorgeous mixture of upward facing flowers & sturdy stems Hardy biennial for zones 4-8 Excellent for borders or cottage style gardens Full sun or part shade 36-56 inches tall Digitalis purpureaThompson & Morgan
  • 18. Gaillardia ‘Arizona Apricot’ AAS 2011 Winner •Unique rich apricot color •Upright 12-inch tall plant is covered with stunning 3-3.5 inch blooms •Cold, heat, wind, rain & drought tolerant •Grow in full sun container or landscape •USDA zones 2-10, heavy blooms first year •Blooms late spring to frost •Gaillardia x grandiflora Ernst Benary of America Inc.
  • 19. Gaillardia ‘Punch Bowl’ F1 •Splashy pink and lavender blooms with frilly white edges •Lights up a border or container with dazzling color •3-4 inch bicolor blooms cover plant •Hardy upright plant 16 inches tall •Heat and drought tolerant •Full sun annual •Blooms June through September •Gaillardia aristata The Cook’s Garden
  • 20. Geranium ‘Caliente® Pink’ •New class of geraniums which is a cross of Ivy and Zonal geraniums •Bred for heat tolerance and vibrant colors •Brilliant pink blooms contrast strikingly with dark green foliage •Mounded upright plant •Blooms late spring to frost •Container, hanging basket, garden •Pelargonium interspecfic Syngenta Flowers/Goldsmith Seeds
  • 21. Geranium ‘Caliente® Orange’ •Free flowering variety performs well in containers and beds •New class of geraniums which is a cross of Ivy and Zonal geraniums •Bred for heat tolerance and color •Full sun annual •Expect vibrant scarlet blooms from late spring to frost •Pelargonium interspecfic Syngenta Flowers/Goldsmith Seeds
  • 22. Geranium ‘Calliope® Scarlet Fire’ •Expect great performance in containers, baskets and garden beds •New class of geraniums which is a cross of Ivy and Zonal geraniums •Bred for heat tolerance and vibrant colors •Brilliant scarlet blooms late spring to frost •Pelargonium interspecfic Syngenta Flowers/Goldsmith seeds
  • 23. Geranium ‘Fusion® Flame’ •New interspecific geranium with a unique bright flower color •Mounded, compact trailing habit excellent for combination planters and hanging baskets •Sun or part sun •Pelargonium peltatum x hortorum Ecke Ranch
  • 24. Gerbera ‘Floriline Maxie Eyecatcher Red’ •Red/white is a unique bicolor for potted type gerbera •Enjoy this potted beauty indoors or in mixed patio containers •Large flowers 3 to 4.5 inches •Annual for partial sun location •Blooms late spring though fall •Gerbera jamesonii Northern Innovators Inc.
  • 25. Gerbera ‘Garvinea Linsey®’ •New gerbera for garden & terrace •Perennial hardy to zone 7 •Long stemmed 2-inch flowers can be enjoyed in cut flower arrangements •Continual bloomer provides color from early spring to frost •High resistance to pests & diseases •Grow in full to part sun •Gerbera hybridaNorthern Innovators Inc.
  • 26. Gerbera ‘Jaguar™ Fire Dark Center’ •Great gift item, tabletop garden, or in patio container •Annual hardy to zone 11 •Grow in full sun •Shades of fire blooms with a dark eye will provide delight from summer to frost •Gerbera jamesonii Syngenta Flowers/Goldsmith Seeds
  • 27. Gerbera ‘Landscape Saratoga’ •Perennial hardy to zone 10 •Huge 4 to 5-inch blooms will fill your garden, patio container or cut flower arrangement •Abundant flowering from late spring to autumn •High resistance to pests & diseases •Grow in part sun •Gerbera hybrida Northern Innovators
  • 28. Hellebore ‘Gold Collection® Pink Frost’ •Elegant, burgundy and white buds open to pink flowers that age to a burgundy red •Great groundcover for a woodland garden •Deer and disease resistant •Perennial hardy to zone 5 •Grow in part sun or shady border •Cold, rain and frost tolerant •Helleborus x ballardiae Skagit Gardens
  • 29. Melampodium ‘Casino Light Yellow’ •Annual hardy to zone 7 •Very vigorous knee-high plants •Daisy like 1.25-inch flowers cover the plant summer to frost •Thrives in hot and humid conditions •Medium height garden divider and containers •Melampodium paludosum American Takii, Inc.
  • 30. Morning Glory ‘Split Second’ •Stunning peony flower form with huge powderpuff 2-inch double blooms •Blend of softest pastel to deep rosy- pink, with no two flowers looking just alike! • Container, hanging basket, or ground cover •Full sun annual blooms summer to frost •Ipomoea purpurea Geo. W. Park Seed Co., Inc.
  • 31. Ornamental Corn ‘Field of Dreams’ •Highly variegated green and white foliage with touches of rose •Exciting new accent for large combination pots and landscape •Grow in sun or shade •Plants can reach four to five feet tall •Attractive corn ears have dark kernels that can be popped •Zea mays Floranova Ltd.
  • 32. Ornamental Kale ‘Glamour Red’ F1 AAS 2011 Winner •Unique shiny leaves are an excellent breeding achievement •Waxless quality intensifies the color •Leaf coloring begins when nights fall below 55 degrees for about 2 weeks •Fringed leaf flower is 10-12 inches •Full sun annual •Brassica oleraceaAmerican Takii, Inc.
  • 33. Pansy ‘Dynamite Blue Jeans’ •Large flowering pansy known for outstanding garden performance •2-inch blooms in multiple blue tones •Spring and fall blooming annual •Full to part-sun container, hanging basket and ground cover •Cold, rain, frost tolerant •Viola x wittrockiana Sakata Seed America Inc.
  • 34. Pansy ‘Freefall’ •Plants are covered with 1.5-inch flowers • ‘Freefall’ begins as a low mounding plant that develops into a full spreading cascading habit as it grows •Covers an area with fewer plants per square yard or fewer per basket or pot •Early flowering biennial for sun or shade •Viola sp.Floranova Ltd.
  • 35. Pansy ‘Iona Heavenly Blue’ F1 •Large flowering pansy known for outstanding garden performance •Early, very compact and free flowering •2-inch blooms in multiple blue tones •Performs well in spring and fall •Full to part-sun annual for containers, hanging baskets or groundcover •Cold, rain, frost tolerant •Viola x wittrockiana American Takii, Inc.
  • 36. Pansy ‘Plentifall Lavender Blue’ •Spreads and trails vigorously •Perfect “spiller” for containers or groundcover •2.5-inch lavender and blue bicolor blooms •Biennial hardy to zone 5 •Bred for overwintering •Viola wittrockianaPanAmerican Seed Co.
  • 37. Pansy ‘Plentifall Purple Wing’ •Spreads and trails vigorously •Perfect “spiller” for containers or groundcover •2.5-inch purple and white bicolor blooms •Biennial hardy to zone 5 •Full sun to part sun •Viola wittrockianaPanAmerican Seed Co.
  • 38. Pansy ‘Plentifall White’ •Spreads and trails vigorously •Perfect “spiller” for containers basket, or as a low edging •2.5-inch white blooms from spring to fall •Biennial hardy to zone 5 •Holds up in rain and chilly weather, excellent overwintering •Full to partial sun •Viola wittrockiana PanAmerican Seed Co.
  • 39. Petunia ‘Easy Wave Neon Rose’ •Grow beautiful containers and beds fast with Easy Wave •Same great spreading habit as Wave, but with more height •Plant any sunny place you want loads of bold color •Blooms early spring to frost •Petunia hybridaPanAmerican Seed Co.
  • 40. Petunia Fusables™ Multi-Pellets Petunias ‘Sophistica™’ and ‘Dreams Midnight’ •New seed technology that combines varieties determined to grow well together and complement each other •Grow petunia blends that are perfect for combination planters and baskets •Petunia seeds are blended together into pellets easy to sow and grow •Petunia x hybrida Harris Seeds
  • 41. Petunia ‘Limbo Pink Morn’ •Easy-to-grow •Natural dwarf petunia does not stretch or get “leggy” •Longer garden shelf life •Pollinator friendly •Petunia hybrida Hem Zaden B.V.
  • 42. Petunia ‘Limbo Salmon Morn’ •Easy-to-grow •Natural dwarf petunia does not stretch or get “leggy” •Longer garden shelf life •Pollinator friendly •Petunia hybrida Hem Zaden B.V.
  • 43. Petunia ‘Opera Supreme Raspberry Ice’ F1 •Very floriferous with a low, spreading habit •Abundance of closely spaced blooms •One plant covers 3.5 to 4 feet •Less day length sensitivity •Hanging baskets, containers, or as ground cover •Pollinator friendly •Petunia hybrida American Takii, Inc.
  • 44. Petunia ‘Ramblin™ Sugar Plum’ •Deep tri-color jewel-tones atop mounding/trailing plants •Great for pots, hanging baskets or spilling over a retaining wall •Sunny annual hardy to zone 8 •Pollinator friendly •Petunia x hybrida Syngenta Flowers/Goldsmith Seeds
  • 45. Rose ‘Boogie Woogie’ •Well rounded compact habit •2.5-inch bright reddish-orange blooms with yellow reverse are mildly fragrant •Easy to grow, low maintenance •Disease resistant •Enjoyable indoors, extraordinary outdoors! •Perennial hardy to zone 5 •Rosa, miniature rose Greenheart Farms
  • 46. Rose ‘Pink Flamenco’ •Bushy mounded habit •Pink blooms are mildly fragrant •Up to 24 inches tall •Easy to grow, low maintenance •Excellent specimen, foundation or border plant •Needs a minimum 6 hours of full sun •Perennial hardy to zone 5 •Rosa, miniature roseGreenheart Farms
  • 47. Salvia ‘Summer Jewel Red’ AAS 2011 Winner •Rated “superior” for its early and generous flower blossoms from spring to autumn. •Each dwarf and densely branching plant remains a tidy 20 inches tall •Ideal for full sun borders, containers, and mixed beds •Perfect for the bird lover’s garden •Salvia coccinea American Takii, Inc.
  • 48. Scabiosa ‘Fama Deep Blue’ •Darkest blue flowering scabiosa on the market •Giant, 4-5" deep blue blooms •Perennial hardy USDA zones 3-7 and heat tolerant to AHS heat zones 8-3 •Strong stems make this a favorite for cut flower arrangements •Scabiosa caucasicaErnst Benary of America Inc.
  • 49. Sunflower ‘Coconut Ice’ F1 •Extraordinary new white sunflower •Flowers with coconut brown centers are 4 to 8 inches across •Dynamic addition to cut flower arrangements or as an everlasting •Stands 5 to 6 feet tall •Pollinator friendly •Helianthus annuus Burpee/The Cook’s Garden
  • 50. Sunflower ‘Frilly’ F1 •Uproariously striking sunflower loaded with a crowd of 6-inch flower heads on 6-foot stems •Unique ragged narrow-stranded rays with curved inverted secondary petals •Flowers long and prolifically •Stunning in bouquets •Helianthus annuus Cook’s Garden
  • 51. Sunflower ‘Goldie’ •Goldie produces showy double flowering heads of bright yellow • Easy to grow and establish • Multi heading plants grow up to 5-6 feet •Excellent for tall borders •Pollinator friendly •Annual hardy to zone 5 •Helianthus annuus Terra Organics
  • 52. Verbena ‘Costa del Sol® Pink’ •New series that makes a spectacular showing in the garden •Good resistance to powdery mildew helps all summer garden performance •Trailing, mounded habit is ideal for containers, baskets, and low edging •Full and part sun •Annual hardy to zone 11 •Verbena hybrid Ecke Ranch
  • 53. Verbena ‘Lanai® Bright Eye’ •Unique flower color, exposed to the sun the pink turns to white with a deep pink eye •Works well in combinations •Full sun annual blooms late spring to frost •Trailing habit ideal for container, hanging basket •Verbena hybrid Syngenta Flowers/Goldsmith Seeds
  • 54. Viola ‘Floral Power® Gold Purple Wing’ F1 •Abundance of round-shaped thick petaled 2-inch blooms •Compact, yet vigorous plants •Attracts bees and butterflies •Container or edging •Decorate salads or desserts with this edible ornamental •Annual hardy to zone 7 •Viola cornutaAmerican Takii, Inc.
  • 55. Viola ‘Floral Power® Lilac Rose White Centre’ F1 •Abundance of thick petaled 2-inch bi-color blooms •Compact, yet vigorous plants •Blooms spring and fall •Container or edging •Decorate salads or desserts with this edible ornamental •Annual hardy to zone 7 •Viola cornutaAmerican Takii, Inc.
  • 56. Viola ‘Floral Power® Yellow Blotch Red Wing’ F1 •Ideal for early spring •Red and yellow bi-color blooms •Mounded, compact habit •Annual hardy to zone 7 •Cold, rain, wind, & frost tolerant •Full sun patio container or cheerful garden edging •Viola cornuta American Takii, Inc.
  • 57. Viola ‘Shangri-La Marina’ F1 AAS 2011 Winner •New color for Viola cornuta •Early flowering, 70 days from sowing seed to first flower •Vigorous frost-tolerant biennial •6-inch mounded plants •Full sun patio baskets and pots or low garden edging •Bred by Tokita Seed Co., Ltd. PanAmerican Seed Co.
  • 58. Viola ‘Sorbet Yellow Duet’ XP •All new color to Sorbet •1-inch yellow and purple bicolor blooms •Thrives in full or partial sun •Remains compact in heat and cold making it a standout performer in spring and fall •Free-flowering plants have excellent overwintering •Biennial hardy to zone 5 •Viola cornutaPanAmerican Seed Co.
  • 59. Zinnia ‘Art Deco’ •Create stunning bouquets with this pink, lavender and royal purple color combo •Large 5-inch fully double blooms •Striking 2-3 foot plants make a gorgeous backdrop to shorter plants •Fabulous in mass plantings •Annual, will bloom summer to first frost •Zinnia elegans Botanical Interests
  • 60. Zinnia ‘Profusion Sunrise Mix’ •Bright color combination perfect for any garden or mixed container •Blooms in abundance until first frost in a sunny or part-sun location •Thrives in cool and warm climates •Tolerant of mildew & alternaria •Zinnia x hybrida, Z. elegans, and Z angustifolia Sakata Seed America. Inc.
  • 61. Zinnia ‘Queen Red Lime’ •Statuesque 24 to 30-inch garden height •Unique lime green and mauve coloration •Durable stems work well as cut flowers •Perfect for distinctive beds and patios •Annual, blooms late spring to fall •Zinnia elegans Ernst Benary of America Inc.
  • 62. Harris Seeds Zinnia ‘Zahara Double Fire’ •This recent AAS Winner has proven garden performance •Highly basal-branching plants result in beautiful well proportioned plants •Consistently double and symmetrical scarlet- orange flowers provide an amazing effect •Highly dependable tolerances to leaf spot and mildew diseases assure garden longevity •Zinnia marylandica

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