Easily one of the darkest red available, Robert Fleming Perennial Hibiscus produces large, full dinner plate size flowers on a compact plant with rich green foliage. Its smaller size makes this selection well suited to container culture or as a garden perennial. Images courtesy of North Creek Nurseries. Item# 10620.
Texas Lantana, Calico Bush, Bacon-N-Eggs, West Indian Shrubverbena
Bright yellow,fiery orange, and red cover this native Lantana species from spring to fall. Texas Lantana is a naturally mounding perennial to subshrub that is at its best in full sun. Butterflies and other pollinators flock to its nectar rich flowers throughout the growing season. The aromatic foliage helps to make it deer resistant and is also drought resistant, salt tolerant, and revels in the heat of Southern summers. Item# 10806.
Pride of Barbados, Mexican Red Bird of Paradise, Dwarf Poinciana, Peacock Flower, Flamboyan-de-Jardin, Barbados Fenceflower
8-14" spiked clusters of up to 40 pinkish-red ball-like buds open to yellow butterfly-like blooms, then fade to a deep orange and gold, and finally turning to a deep reddish-orange to red. This large growing shrub to tender shrub-like perennial makes a fantastic show throughout summer. Give it plenty of room and a well-drained, moderately fertile soil, preferably in full sun. Plant with caution as butterflies and hummingbirds will repeatedly attack the flowers. Item # 571.
Robert Poore Garden Phlox, Summer Border Phlox, Fall Phlox
The show starts in early summer and may last nearly until the first
frost with this reliable and fragrant Garden Phlox. Robert Poore is only one of three
varieties recommended for southern gardens by noted plantsman Greg
Grant of Stephen F. Austin University. This easy Garden Phlox produces
large domed clusters of bright purplish pink flowers on tall sturdy
stems with mildew resistant foliage. Phlox is adored by butterflies and hummingbirds alike! Images courtesy of North Creek Nurseries. Item# 10161.