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  • Containers – Not Just for Geraniums Any More! Terri James, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Assistant
  • Why Containers?  Continued color  Seasonal Interest  Color  Texture  Form  Space  Easy  Versatile
  • Lots of my favorites! & some new one’s to try!
  • Abutilon – Flowering Maple  Voodoo  Fairy Coral Red  Melon Sorbet
  • Acalypha - Copperleaf
  • Acalypha - Copperleaf  Sizzle Scissors  Beyond Paradise
  • Alternenthera – Joseph’s Coat
  • Something New for 2014 …  White Knight™ Alyssum     Fall interest Long blooming Heat tolerant Attracts bees & butterflies
  • Something New for 2014 …  Angelface® Wedgwood Blue Angelonia hybrid    Fragrant foliage Long blooming Heat tolerant
  • Begoina -
  • Begoina  Baby wing  Angle wing  Bonfire  Big series  Green & bronze leaf
  • Something New For 2014 …  Begonia   Surefire™ Red Rose  Heat tolerant  Rebloomer  Sun & shade
  • Something New For 2014 …  Superbells® Calibrachoa   Spicy Pomegranate Punch
  • Canna floridata.com images.mooseyscountrygarden.com missouriplants.com
  • Something New From 2013 …
  • Carex - Sedges mountaincrestgardens.com calfloranursery.com anniesannuals.com
  • Cleome – Not the Old Fashioned
  • Coleus -
  • Colacasia – Elephant Ear
  • Colacasia – Elephant Ear  Blackstem  Jack’s Giant
  • Cordyline  Red mooseyscountrygarden.com Star pendernursery.com
  • Cuphea – Cigar Plant
  • Cuphea – Cigar Plant  Firecracker  Batface  Mexican Heather  Caribbean Sunset extension.iastate.edu mexicohorse.com monchesfarm.com
  • Eragrostis – Love Grass  Wind Dancer  Purple Love Grass
  • chilternseeds.co.uk flickr.com Erigeron – Mexican Daisy
  • Eupatorium – Elegant Feather
  • Euphorbia  Diamond  Frost Breathless Blush
  • pendernursery.com Gaura o clwa.org Ballerina Rose
  • Geranium -
  • Something New For 2014 …  Timeless™      Geranium Deep Red Orange Pink Rose Lavender
  • Something New For 2014 …  Boldly™      Geranium Burgundy Dark Red Hot Pink Lavender Rose Scarlet Fire
  • Hibicus - Annual o Maple Sugar
  • Impatiens  Various colors  Fusion series  Exotic Sunset
  • Ipomoea – Sweet Potato Vine
  • Ipomoea – Sweet Potato Vine
  • Lantana -
  • Lantana  Lucky series  Red Hot  Peach  Flame  Bandana Red
  • Melinis – Ruby Grass
  • Millet  Jester  Jade Princess  Purple Barron hortgardenstoday.blogspot.com
  • Musa / Ensete – Banana
  • Pennisetum – Fountain Grasses  Purple Fountain  Bunny tails  Prince  Princess
  • Something New for 2014 …  Graceful Grasses® 'Fireworks' Variegated Red Fountain   Heat tolerant 24-30”
  • Pentas -
  • Ornamental Peppers -
  • Osteospermum  Asti     Series White Lavender Purple Asti Mix
  • Perilla – Beefsteak Plant
  • Perilla – Beefsteak Plant  Magilla Purple  Magilla Vanilla
  • Something New For 2014 …  Supertunia® Petunia   Flamingo Orchid Charm
  • Plectranthus - Spurflowers  Variegated  Silver Shield  Mona Lavender  Swedish Ivy
  • Purslane davesgarden.com flickr.com
  • Rudbeckia  Cherry Brandy ozarksgardens.com martinseebergardendesign.co.uk
  • Salvia  Black-n-Blue  Dancing Flame  Evolution – AAS Winner  Summer Jewel Red & Pink  AAS winners
  • Stipta – Ponytail Grass
  • Something New For 2014 …  Sundaze® Blaze Strawflower – Bracteantha hybrid
  • Strobilanthes – Persian Shield
  • Talinum paniculatum - Limòn whiteflowerfarm.com
  • Something New for 2014 …  Catalina® Grape-OLicious Wishbone Flower Torenia hybrid    Long blooming Heat tolerant No deadheading
  • Verbena -
  • Something New for 2014 …  Superbena® Verbena    Royale Plum Wine Royale Whitecap Violet Ice
  • Zinnia  Profusion Series
  • Now that a have your list! What are you going to do with all of these plants?
  • Something New for 2014 …
  •  All-America Selection  Grimes  Proven Winners  Colorado State Annual Trails  Social Media    Pinterest Facebook Twitter Something New for 2014 … Where to find the latest & greatest?
  • All-America Selection Come visit us!  All-americaselections.org
  • All-America Selection - 2014  Flower Award Winner -Angelonia Serenita™ Pink F1
  • All-America Selection - 2014  Vegetable Award Winner -Bean Mascotte
  • All-America Selection - 2014  Vegetable Award Winner -Cucumber Pick a Bushel F1  Regional Winner
  • All-America Selection - 2014  Bedding Plant Award Winner -Gaura Sparkle White
  • All-America Selection - 2014  Bedding Plant Award Winner -Impatiens New Guinea Florific™ Sweet Orange F1
  • All-America Selection - 2014  Bedding Plant Award Winner -Ornamental Pepper NuMex Easter
  • All-America Selection - 2014  Bedding Plant Award Winner -Osteospermum Akila® Daisy White F1
  • All-America Selection - 2014  Flower Award Winner Penstemon Arabesque™ Red F1  Regional Winner
  • All-America Selection - 2014  Vegetable Award Winner -- Pepper Mama Mia Giallo F1
  • All-America Selection - 2014  Bedding Plant Award Winner -Petunia African Sunset F1
  • All-America Selection - 2014  AAS Vegetable Award Winner -Radish Rivoli  Regional Winner
  • All-America Selection - 2014  AAS Vegetable Award Winner -Tomato Chef's Choice Orange F1
  • All-America Selection - 2014  AAS Vegetable Award Winner -Tomato Fantastico F1
  • All-America Selection - 2014  AAS Vegetable Award Winner -Tomato Mountain Merit F1  Regional Winner
  • All-America Selection - 2013     Canna, South Pacific Scarlet Echinacea, Cheyenne Spirit Geranium, Pinto Premium White to Rose Tomato, Jasper F¹     Melon, Melemon Watermelon, Harvest Moon Zinnia, Profusion Double Deep Salmon Zinnia, Profusion Double Hot Cherry
  • BYF Garden AAS Plants
  • Also look for Perennials!  Nebraska Statewide Arboretum   Perennial Plant Association     Great Plants® Perennial Plant of the Year Plant Select® All-America Rose Selections American Hosta Society
  • Something New for 2014 …  Great      Plants Program 2014 Winners Showy Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida var. speciosa) Tuliptree (Liriodendron tulipifera) Korean fir(Abies koreana) Purple beautyberry(Callicarpa dichomata) Gray’s sedge(Carex grayi)
  • How to Create Show Stopping Containers! For all Four Seasons!
  • Planning   Find great containers Use good potting soil   Bark, peat moss, pearlite, vermiculite Use a slow release fertilizer    For big pots use a filler in the bottom Mulch, cans, Styrofoam peanuts Use hardscape items   Trellis, obelisk, woody stems Steal ideas!
  • Something New For 2014 …  Think  Color Pantone color of the year  Radiant Orchid
  • When planting think o Design o o o www.thrillersfillersandspillers.com Thriller Filler Spiller
  • Spring!       Photos: Proven Winners Pansy Cabbage Chard Heuchera Viola Tiarella (Foamflower)
  • Spring!  Cabbage  Chard  Viola  Nasturshims  Lettuce  Bok Photos: Proven Winners choy
  • Summer Photos: Terri James
  • Summer  Fillers      Spillers       Plectranthus Ponytail grass Persian shield Peppers Lantana Geranium Euphorbia Plectranthus   Begonia Wind Dancer - grass Sweet potato vine Thriller     Cana Cordyline Banana Elephant Ears
  • Common Fillers
  • Uncommon Fillers  Swiss Chard  Peppers  Eggplant  Tomatoes  Okra  Artichokes
  • Patio Gardening       Cauliflower, Attribute Hybrid Peppers, Sweet Red Popper Eggplant, Shooting Star Corn, On Deck Lettuce Blends Herbs
  • Patio Gardening  Tomato, Patio Princess  Zucchini, Ball Hybrid  Cucumber, Spacemaker  Carrot, Caracus
  • Summer
  • Fall  Keep things that will take the cool weather   Grasses Add     Mums Artificial flower picks Scarecrows Mini pumpkins
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Winter  Trim shrubs for color & texture interest    Red dogwood  Gentility trim shrubs for greens Yellow dogwood  Pines Curly willow  Yews  Add  Junipers    Pinecones Snowflakes Christmas ornaments
  • Winter
  • Something New for 2014 … Garden trends for 2014
  • Something New for 2014 … 2009 2011 2012 2013 Favorite Flower Color Trends form 2009 – 2013 Proven Winners
  • Something New For 2014 …  Think  Color Pantone color of the year  Radiant Orchid
  • Something New For 2014 … Garden Trends for 2014       Ground up Super foods Drink your yard Dress-up your yard Bee-nifcials Cultur-vating       Simple elegance Frac’d up Young men get down and dirty Think gardens Fingertip gardening Tree-mendous reversal
  • Something New For 2014 …      Remove lid Choose sunny spot Push seed pod into loosened soil until level with soil surface No need to cover Keep pot moist
  • Something New For 2014 … 2014 Green Thumb Awards    Square foot garden seed mats GrowBox - Planters in designer colors GrowBox Support Cage  Brolly  Snip-N-Drip Pot and Planter Soaker System
  • Something New For 2014 … 2014 Green Thumb Awards  Clematis ‘Sweet Summer Love’ PPAF  Zone 4-9
  • Something New For 2014 … 2014 Green Thumb Awards  Vaccimium Complex Hybrid ‘Blueberry Glaze’  Zone 5-8
  • Something New For 2014 … 2014 Green Thumb Awards   ‘Habitat Hero’ Birdwatcher PrePlanned Garden from High Country Gardens Zone 5-8
  • Something New For 2014 … 2014 Green Thumb Awards  ‘Bloomerang Dark Purple Lilac PPAF, CBRAF  Zone 3-7
  • Something New For 2014 … 2014 Green Thumb Awards  Baptisia ‘Blue Towers’ PPAF  Zone 3a-8b
  • Something New For 2014 …
  • Something New for 2014 …  Try     something different for a container Find one new plant and try it in several different settings Add something edible to your container Start a back-yard fruit garden Your imagination is your limit!!
  • Questions  Terri    James tjames2@unl.edu 402/472-8973 Slideshare.net
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