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Among the fanciest of the broad-petalled French Marigolds, the Marigold Aurora serieshas big, fully double marigold blooms that completely cover neat plants all season long! Early and compact, they bloom heavily and steadily, starting just 48 days from sowing (that’s 2 weeks sooner than Sophia!). The flowers stretch 2 1/2 to 3 inches across, crowning these neat 10- to 12-inch mounds in fiery color until well into fall. This mix gives you all the glorious Auroras: pale yellow, deep gold, bright yellow-and-red, and sultry orange-and-red.Very free-blooming, these plants don’t mind heat and bad weather. They keep their neat shape all season, making them a great choice for formal plantings, the front of the border, and containers. Superb for edging, they are even effective in vegetable gardens, where they repel nematodes naturally. And where Marigolds go, butterflies follow!Sow direct in the garden when the soil has warmed, or start seeds indoors in late winter. Very easy to grow in the sunny garden. Pkt is 50 see
Neat 10-inch impatiens plants are covered in impatiens blooms all season. Create an oasis of soft color in any shady spot with this luscious Impatiens Pastel Mix! 4 shimmering colors combine in an effect both bright (in a shaded setting) and soothing–rose, pink, white, and Bright Eye, a blush-pink with a rose eye. Very elegant, these floriferous varieties carpet the ground or fill any container with long-lasting color.Accent combines all the good qualities you expect from Impatiens: it’s stronger, earlier and longer to bloom, and super-floriferous, with huge 2 1/4-inch blooms all over neat, low-growing 10-inch plants. One of America’s absolute favorite Impatiens, it is versatile enough for beds, shady borders, and containers of all types.Accent begins blooming in early spring in the semi- to fully-shaded garden or container, and keeps coming all the way to frost! In southern areas, it has been known to overwinter. Also a fine houseplant, it is not too fussy about soil and is generally carefree and long-lasti
Petunia Frillytunia is a breathtaking confection of a Petunia, all dressed up in ruffles and big, wide blooms that catch your eye from across the garden! Boasting less plant and more blooms, this compact petunia variety may just be the superstar your hanging baskets, windowboxes, and garden beds have been looking for!The flowers are magnificent, easily measuring 3 to 3
Make Any Occasion a Fiesta with this Trio of Colorful Bells! Only from Park–red, orange, and yellow bells! Juicy-sweet, crisp bite! 74 days. As bright and festive as a mariachi band, these extra-large red, orange, and yellow peppers lend a south-of-the-border look to the appetizer tray or dinner table! Selected for juicy sweet flavor, a crisp bite, and excellent tolerance of disease and virus, they are both delicious and decorative!Fruit ripens midseason on very heavy-bearing, vigorous plants. Measuring a huge 7 inches long and 5 inches wide at the shoulder (tapering to about 4 inches at the base), these 3- to 4-lobed bells have thick walls and shiny skins. Great for stuffing, slicing into rings, or decorating the table! Add them to any dish that needs a little “salsa color”!Start seeds indoors or, in climate with short growing seasons, outdoors at least one week after last frost. If starting indoors, allow 7 to 10 weeks for the seeds to mature into seedlings large enough to transplant safely. Set seedlings
I See You! THE novelty annual, with olive-shaped blooms of golden and rich burgundy just begging to be put in bouquets! This fascinating little plant is simply too much fun to pass up! The olive-shaped blooms look for all the world like burgundy-red eyes gazing at you from atop long, slender stems. Great for cutting and irresistible in a large garden planting, Peek-a-Boo may just become the focal point of your patio or annual bed!A sun-loving mounded plant that can tolerate partial shade as well, Spilanthes shoots up quickly from a spring planting, reaching 12 to 15 inches tall and spreading 24 to 30 inches wide. Pinch it well as it grows to encourage better branching, because each charming 1-inch bloom arises on its own stem, bobbing merrily at you all summer long! The stems are strong enough for cutting, and these bicolor blooms combine well in the vase with all your other summer annuals, from crisp white Cosmos to bold green Zinnia!Even the leaves of the Eyeball Plant are interesting. They emerge a rich br
A Space-Saving Vine with Big Yields of Delicious Fruits! 8-inch cukes are great for slicing! 57 days. A space-saving slicing cuke that produces heavy yields, too! No wonder the AAS judges were impressed! Salad Bush bears a big harvest of dark green, cylindrical, smooth 8-inch fruit. The plants have an improved tolerance of many diseases, including Powdery and Downy Mildews, Target Leaf Spot, Cucumber Mosaic Virus, and Scab. You can’t beat this one for big production in small spaces!Direct-sow seeds in a sunny spot after all danger of frost is past, or start indoors and transplant when the first true leaf appears. Cucumbers can be allowed to grow on the ground, but for longer, straighter fruit and to save garden space, grow them in a cage or on a trellis, allowing 1 foot between plants. Keep them well-watered, and keep the fruits picked promptly. Pkt is 15 seeds.