UACES Facebook Master Gardener Multi-Flower Design

Master Gardener Multi-Flower Design

There's a reason why they call them Master Gardeners! Refer to the list below to learn more about each plant. With a little hard work you too can become the master of your garden!

Plant List

Purple Grass Canna Coleus Lantana Impatiens Hibiscus Vinca Petunia Portulaca  

Purple Fountain Grass

Pennisetum setaceum ‘Rubrum’ Height 24-36” Space 18”.

Canna

‘Cannova Bronze Scarlet’ Height 30-48” Space 7-10”.  Attractive to bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

Coleus

Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Wasabi’ (2018 Arkansas Diamond plant).  Height 18-30”.

Lantana

‘Bloomify Rose’ Height 12-14” Space 10-12”.  Attractive to bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

Impatiens

SunPatiens Compact Tropical Rose Height 14-28” Space 14-20”.

Hibiscus

Rosa-sinensis Pink Rose (In the same mallow family Malvaceae as Cotton, Okra, and Hollyhock).  Attractive to bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

Vinca

Catharanthus roseus ‘Cora Cascade Cherry’ Height 6-8” Space 32-36”.

Petunia

Wave Blue Hybrid Height 6” Space 12-24”. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.

Portulaca

Portulaca ‘ColorBlast Mango Mojito’ and Portulaca ‘ColorBlast Double Magenta.’  Height 6-10” Space 14-20”.  Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.

 

Cinnamon Girl® Distylium

The shrubs in the ground behind the containers are called Cinnamon Girl® Distylium.  This is a new shrub adaptable to different sunlight and water conditions.  It has small red flowers along the end of the stems in the winter, but it is mainly a foliage plant.  The leaves are small and emerge plum-purple turning blue-green as they mature.  The plant is evergreen and stays a compact size:  2-3 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide. 

 

Supertunia Vista® Bubblegum® Petunias

In front of the containers are the Supertunia Vista® Bubblegum® Petunias, a popular flowering annual that likes sun to part sun and good drainage and will bloom until a hard frost.