You can’t beat annuals for color and wow-factor. And, at Rabbit Shadow, we’re excited to debut some new showstoppers this season. Of course, we’ll still have all of your tried and true favorites as well. Check out the following beauties…we promise your neighbors will be green with envy!
Looking for a plant with panache? Alternanthera provides striking foliage that is great as a background or as an accent for gardens and containers.
This plant is almost Doctor Seuss like in its unique growing habit. Its whimsical, spiral foliage is sure to attract attention. Great as a center piece for containers or in any water setting. No deadheading necessary. Fragrant flowers. Attracts hummingbirds.
|Dahlia – Dahlinova “Alabama” Yellow & “Carolina” Red
A chic addition to your garden or patio, Dahlias are sure to please with large continuous blooms from spring through fall. Easy to grow indoors or out in pots or in beds, dahlias make great gifts for both you and your loved ones.
|Fiber Optic Grass
This stylish grass has fine green foliage and tiny flowers that resemble fiber optic lights. Its clumping growth habit makes it a great centerpiece in any container or a fantastic border for outdoor beds. The perfect solution when you’re looking for contract and movement. Can also be used in any pond or water feature.
|Hibiscus - Luau “Lilikoi Yellow” & “Pink Kai”
Spread a little aloha with this gorgeous series of hibiscus that bloom from summer to fall. Vibrant colors dress up any patio during the summer (hardy to 25 degrees) and make the perfect addition inside your home the remainder of the year. Heat tolerant. No deadheading necessary. Attracts hummingbirds.
|Lobularia Snow Princess
Snow Princess was created to mimic the look of alyssum, but it it’s designed to pack a stronger punch. It is extremely vigorous, and because it puts no energy into setting seed it has an incredibly long bloom time. In fact, in trials in Florida, Snow Princess™ displayed mounds of fragrant, white blooms from January through July. Creates a great hanging basket or window box and is a perfect filler in combinations. Heat tolerant. No deadheading necessary. Fragrant flowers.
|Nemesia - Juicy Fruit Kumquat & Watermelon
Oodles of beautiful sorbet-like flowers make this spring-bloomer a true work of art. It’s hard to believe this vigorous annual is drought tolerant and doesn’t require deadheading. With an upright habit, it works well as a filler and intermingles nicely with other plants in landscapes and containers.
|Pennisetum Setaceum Fireworks
A new multi-colored Purple Fountain Grass with foxtail like blooms and hints of pink, red, burgundy and cream throughout its foliage. A fantastic Colorado annual that creates a lovely focal point in containers and flower beds alike.
|Pretty Much Picasso Petunia
A new addition to the Proven Winner family of plants, this new petunia is the talk of the town. Its unique flowers are violet purple flowers with lime green edging. This vigorous plant is great for mixing in combination with other vigorous plants and can be used successfully in landscapes and combinations planters. Heat tolerant. No deadheading necessary.
|Purple Star & Red Star Petunias
A Rabbit Shadow favorite from the CSU Trial Gardens, this standout is sure to steal the show in your garden. All of the characteristics of a petunia that you’ve grown to love plus a style all its own.
|Sweet Potato Vine – Illusion Emerald Lace
A sassy version of Sweet Potato Vine designed to add some extra flair to your landscapes and containers. A vigorous trailer that’s easy to grow. Heat tolerant.