New Suntory Mixers Suntory Flowers has added three new mixers to its combo kits. Two feature Beedance bidens and one has Summer Wave torenias. Love yellow? The sunny Bee Bananas combo features bidens ‘Beedance Yellow,’ calibrachoa ‘Million Bells Tropical Delight’ and petunia ‘Surfinia Trailing Yellow.’ Bee Colorful is as playful as a box of crayons with bidens ‘Beedance Painted Red,’ lobelia ‘Suntory Lobelia Trailing Sky Blue’ and petunia ‘Surfinia Deep Red.’ Looking for something different for shade? Purple Reign features three dreamy shades of Summer Wave torenias: Large Violet, Large Silver and Amethyst. suntorycollection.com Bacopa MegaCopa™ This series of bacopa from Ball Floraplant is notable for its wellbranched habits, large flowers and improved heat performance. Controlled habit is grower-friendly and offers better centre-fill than other bacopa. It features the largest flower size in the industry, with showy blooms that cover the plant, driving impulse sales at retail. MegaCopa hides older flowers better than other varieties and has more flower coverage in a smaller container. Plant height 10-15 cm and plant Width 30-46 cm. ballfloraplant.com Confetti Garden® Safari Introducing the beautifully innovative Confetti Garden Safari series by Dümmen Orange. Headlined with vigorous, trailing Great Falls Coleus, all six Safari mixes have been tested across North America for matched vigour and habit with excellent results. The Great Falls coleus series roots and times perfectly with the other components while simultaneously lending improved structure, depth, and texture to the mix. Enjoy a wide range of colour options in six distinct mixes that work equally well as season-openers or season-extenders. na.dummenorange.com Ornamental Millet Copper Prince Copper Prince is a unique accent plant from PanAmerican Seed that is appealing at retail and makes a dramatic statement in mixed containers, gardens and landscapes. The foliage begins as a light caramel colour and deepens to copper as it sends up rosy, foxtail-type panicles. The wide blades and excellent tillering make this variety perfect for large containers. It also attracts birds for added garden interest. Plant height 61-91 cm and plant width 46-61 cm. panamseed.com Salvia Rose Marvel Rose Marvel from Darwin Perennials brings a rich, deep rose colour to the popular Marvel family. It can be positioned as a premium perennial item, creating more opportunity for grower margin. It features a long flowering window and re-blooms without being cut back. The largest flowers of any rose or pink S. nemorosa on the market. Ultralarge flowers provide more colour and impact in the landscape. Ideal in USDA Zones 4-9. Plant height 25-30 cm and plant width 25-30 cm. darwinperennials.com Pepper Gold Standard This great, big, green-to-gold bell pepper from Burpee offers resistance to bacterial leaf spot, tobacco mosaic virus and potato virus Y. The plants produce loads of fruit – a great addition to the vegetable garden! Days to harvest 80; fruit size 10-13 cm; plant height 61-76 cm; and plant width 61-76 cm. burpeehomegardensbrand.com
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