Try Something New This Year!

Here are 3 great plants to try this spring. ..that is if we ever get to Spring!

Tomatoberry

Tomatoberry

Tomatoberry

This tomato plant produces unique, strawberry shaped fruit.  Small 1″ diameter, deep red fruits are thick, juicy and sweet enough to eat right off the vine!  Great for salads and snacks.

  • Indeterminate growth habit
  • Requires Full Sun, minimum of 6 hours of direct sunlight
  • Great for growing in patio pots
  • Days to maturity-60 days




Breezy Red Begonia

Breezy Begonia

Partial-shade to full-sun plants boast big, bright and fringed double blooms. Naturally branching, mounding seed series makes a great container and basket crop. It’s Easy Breezy!

Exposure : Sun

Blooming Season : Spring through Late Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded, Spreading

Height : 7 – 10″

Width : 10 – 18″

 

Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

Humpback Whale Hosta

This hosta forms a massive, dome-shaped mound of blue-green, corrugated, heart-shaped leaves. Its color is bluest in the springtime. Blue-green scapes carry near-white, bell-shaped flowers in early summer.

Mildred Seaver was known among hosta enthusiasts as the “Queen of Hostas”. In her lifetime, she registered 95 new varieties including: ‘Spilt Milk’, ‘Queen of the Seas’, and ‘Komodo Dragon’.

 

  • Height: 3 feet
  • Spread: 7 feet
  • Blooms early summer in shades of white
  • Foliage Color is green with shades of blue
  • Hardy to Zone 3
  • Part to Full Shade
  • Average water needs
  • Attracts hummingbirds
  • Medium growth