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Master Gardener Multi-Flower Design

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

state office multi-flower pot with 8 different plants

Purple Grass Canna Coleus Lantana Impatiens Hibiscus Vinca Petunia Portulaca  

Tropical Hibiscus

Tropical Hibiscus

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, with double yellow blooms, 3-4' tall. In the same mallow family Malvaceae as Cotton, Okra, and Hollyhock. Attractive to bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

Shrimp Plant

Shrimp Plant

Pachystachys lutea, 2-3' tall, with unusual upright yellow flowers.  An Arkansas Diamonds plant.

Purple Fountain Grass

Purple Fountain Grass

PePennisetum setaceum atropurpurea, 2-3' tall by 1-2' wide.

Lantana Bandana Orange Sunset


Lantana camara ‘Bandana Orange Sunset,’ 12-14" tall, 12-14" wide. Attractive to bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

Wasabi Coleus

Wasabi Coleus

Solenostemon hybrida ’Wasabi,’ colorful foliage plant, 18-30” tall.  An Arkansas Diamonds plant.

Supertunia mini vista hot pink


Petunia hydrid ’Supertunia Mini Vista Hot Pink,’ 6-12" tall, 12-18" wide. A popular flowering annual that likes sun to part sun and good drainage and will bloom until a hard frost. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.

Trailing Vinca

Trailing Vinca

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

Fireworks Gomphrena

Fireworks Gomphrena or Globe Amaranth

Gomphrena globosa ’Fireworks,’ 3-4’ tall by 3-4’ wide.



 Cinnamon Girl Distylium

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.