What’s Blooming for 2013

Plant propagators have been hard at work just so you can have a yard filled with color and texture. A new crop of flowers is just being introduced to nurseries and garden centers for you to see.

John Rader, from Proven Winners, unveils this year’s new flowers.

Baptisia Dutch Chocolate

Calibrachoa Lemon Slice

Campanula Samantha

Dianthus Witch Doctor

Dianthus Fruit Punch series

Lavandula Oxford Gem

Pennisetum Vertigo

Senetti Electric Magenta

Last year, John caused a planting frenzy when he pronounced the Snow Princess lobularia as the flower of the summer, with various uses and applications. This year, there are three new varieties of lobularia, also known as alyssum:

Frosty Knight, Blushing Princess and White Knight

Proven Winners flowers can be found at many local Home Depot stores as well as nurseries and garden centers.

Cactus and Tropicals

Diamond Bar Grow Systems

Glover Nursery

IFA Stores

McCoard’s Garden Center

Millcreek Garden Center


Trellis Garden Center

Valley Nursery

Western Garden Centers

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