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Summer ‘Livin’ Ideas Book

Top Performers! Proven Winners plants are unsurpassed in terms of flowering, growth habit, disease resistance and garden performance. No other plant line goes through the same rigorous selection process, taking 2-3 years at trial stations throughout Europe, the U.S. and Canada, as well as at facilities in Africa, Australia and Japan. Besides producing better plants, Proven Winners is also credited with bringing new plants to market and creating a brand that delivers great value to home gardeners.

Welcome! Welcome to the 2018 edition of our Summer Ideas book. In this fantastic edition you will find almost 300 amazing varieties that are sure to inspire you and others throughout summer and beyond! So why not take a seat, enjoy the sun, and have a good read.

Actaea ‘Black Negligee’ (VR)

Petite berries appear in August followed by architectural plumes of upright, Jasmine-scented, creamy white flowers from September. Foliage is a handsome contrasting sooty-black colour.

Alstroemeria Inca ‘Goal’ (P)

Alstroemeria Inca: A range of hardy Alstroemeria that have been specifically bred to be shorter and have larger flowers which makes them ideal for containers or the garden. This particular variety is easy to grow and has heavenly pink flowers with golden blushes at the centre. A real showy addition to any container or border.

Angelonia Angelface®

‘Wedgewood Blue’ (P) (Imp) Beautiful Wedgewood blue coloured flowers with a white overtone rise above the dark green foliage.

‘Carrara’ (P) EUPVR TBAF

A perfect plant for the container, covered with large white blossoms from late spring and continues to bloom for the whole summer.

‘Blue’ (P) (Imp) ANBLUIM

Glorious royal blue flowers - a beauty for the summer container. Quite compact and produces lots of flowers.

Angelonia Angelface® has vibrant flower trusses that emerge in summer above shiny green, slightly serrated foliage. Height varies between 45 and 60cm tall for the largest variety. Flowering from June to September, it is excellent in large containers, raised beds or borders for the summer months.

‘Pink’ (P) (Imp) EUPVR TBAF

Beautiful pink flowers with blotched throats on upright green foliage.

‘Dark Violet’ (P) ANDEEPVI

Rich, deep-violet coloured bloms sit above purple-green tinged foliage. The most compact plant in the Angelface® series which makes it ideal for containers.

Aquilegia ‘Black Barlow’

This is a delightful, old-fashioned cottage garden plant with dark plum-purple bonnet-shaped flowers which appear in early summer. Perfect for filling the seasonal gap between the last of the spring bulbs and the first of the summer flowers.

Aquilegia caerulea hyb. ‘Red Hobbit’ This a wonderful variety with green foliage and bright-red flowers and white corolla. Perfect for beds, borders, rasied beds and containers!

Anisodontea ‘Lady in Pink’ (P)

A half-hardy plant that is a hybrid of the Cape Mallow. It carries a profusion of medium sized strawberry-pink coloured flowers on a very compact bush.


With good weather resistance, this is a choice plant for the summer border or container and looks good alongside many other plants.


‘Hannah’ (P) Wonderful orange-red coloured flowers emerge from downy greygreen foliage.

‘Hayley’ (P) Flaming yellow-orange coloured flowers over substantial grey-green foliage.

‘Holly’ (VR) Luxurious deep-red coloured flowers emerge in summer over a mound of silvery-green foliage.

‘Hope’ (VR) A variety that produces delicate white flowers with yellow centres and brown eyes on a silver mound.

‘Heidi’ (VR) Shades of golden apricot coloured flowers are produced above greygreen, silvery foliage.



‘Citronelle’ (P) SUPA511

Fine green foliage with single, rounded sherbet lemon coloured flowers.

‘Pacific Gold’ (P) PACARGONE

Ample sized, double primrose yellow pom-pom flowers above green foliage.

‘Coconut Mallow’ (P)

Pure white pom-pom like flowers which will continue to bloom all through summer into Autumn.

‘Lolly’ (P) This will produce an abundance of marzipan pink flowers with a yellow daisy centre throughout the summer.

‘Polly’ (P) INNPOLLY

Masses of white flowers sit above compact foliage and continue to bloom all summer long.

‘Raspberry Ruffles’ (P) Baby pink coloured pom-pom like flowers which will continue to flower all through summer into Autumn.

Artemisia ‘Oriental Limelight’ (VR) A superb foliage plant selected from a plant originating in Japan. Iridescent green and yellow foliage giving the impression of dappled sunlight through a canopy of spring leaves.

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Summerwings® ‘White Elegance’

Begonia Summerwings® ‘Coral Elegance’ (P) Wing shaped, salmon pink coloured flowers cascade over dark green waxy foliage.

‘Dark Elegance’ (P) INSUMDAELE

This has got to be one of our favourites, with masses of red flowers that are so bright, they resemble glowing embers. Rich, bronze coloured foliage sets this off nicely.

‘Ebony and Orange’ (P)

Beautiful, bright orange flowers that contrast with the dark, waxy foliage on this well behaved plant that has won several awards.

‘Pink Elegance’ (P)

Warm pink flowers cascade over dark green waxy foliage.

‘Vanilla’ (P)

A striking combination of creamy yellow flowers with a pinkish hue that sit above dark green foliage.

‘Deep Red’ (P)

Rich, fiery red single flowers which hang from semi-trailing foliage.

‘Ebony & Coral Elegance’ (P)

Delicate coral-pink flowers are set of beautifully by the striking, ebony coloured, wing-shaped, serrated leaves.

‘Ebony and Orange’ (P) An elegant, stylish, and vibrant flowering begonia with foliage that is reminiscent of dragon wings. Flowering right through summer with little maintenance needed makes its a constant delight! ‘Ebony and Orange’ has beautiful, bright orange flowers that contrast with the dark, waxy foliage on this well behaved plant.

Begonia Belleconia A brilliant Begonia! Awesome flower size, with double ruffles and spectacular colours. A must for summer baskets and patio containers.


Peachy, rose coloured flowers adorn this beautiful variety.

‘Hot Orange’ (P) EUPVR TBAF

Deep orange, double flowers look almost luminescent against semi-trailing green foliage.



What a stunner! This variety has delightful, cream coloured double flowers that are shaped like rose petals. ‘Chardonnay’ also has a semi-trailing habit.

‘Soft Orange’ (P) INNBELLPEA

Gorgeous pinky-orange flowers with a yellow central eye.

Bidens ‘Rockstar’ EUPVR TBAF

‘Rockstar’ has enormous yellow coloured flowers that are almost twice the size of typical bidens flowers. A true star of the show!

‘Spotlight’ is a bicolour variety with buttery yellow flowers and white ends. A compact plant that stays neat and tidy throughout an impressively long season making it perfect for baskets. Loved by pollinating insects.



‘Hot & Spicy’ The large flowers with burning orange and golden honey hues make this the perfect thriller in both containers and baskets. Compact habit which needs little maintenance to enjoy through summer.


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Bracteantha Bracteantha Sundaze® is bred by our friends in Australia. These ‘paper daises’ are very early flowering and sturdy. Plants are covered in shimmering iridescent flowers from May to October and grow to 25-30cm tall. Excellent plants for a pot, or container on the patio.

‘Red’ A simple, brilliant summer lover! As time goes on, the crimson outer petals fade to a yellow centre, on leafy green foliage.

‘White’ Ready and waiting for summer, this plant with perfect daisy like, papery white flowers with an intense yellow centre

‘Totally Yellow’ (P) EUPVR TBAF

A pure lemon-yellow coloured flower which turns slightly more golden with age. This is one of the best Bracteantha available!


Enjoy an amazing burst of golden/orange with these flowers that will continue to shine all summer long!

‘Magenta’ (P) REDBRAMAG

Stunning, bright magenta coloured, slightly double flowers sit above deep green foliage.

Buddleja Buzz Velvet’ (P)

Buddleja Buzz ‘Indigo’ (VR)

Buddleja Buzz ‘Hot Raspberry’ (P)

Buddleja Buzz ‘Ivory’ (P)

Buddleja Buzz ‘Sky Blue’ (P)

Buddleja Buzz ‘Lavender’ (VR)

Buddleja Buzz ‘Candy Pink’ (P)

Buddleja Buzz ‘Magenta’ (P)

Buddleja Buzz A Buddleja for the pot! A revelation in Buddleja, the Buzz series has been bred to be suitable for the container and border planting. Great for butterflies and bees!

Buddleja Buzz ‘Magenta’

Calibrachoa Superbells Unique ‘Pink’

Commonly known as the ‘pot marigold’. Vibrant Calendula PowerDaisy™ yellow daisy-like flowers with many petals that appear from June to October. A sun-loving annual ‘Sunny’ (P) KERCALSUN that is great for pollinators and in wildlife/cottage gardens as well as pots and patios.

A true breeding breakthrough, this is the first tough, Calendula PowerDaisy™ disease resistant, cascading Calendula, producing vivid orange flowers from March until November. It ‘Tango’ (P) KERCALSUN is easy to maintain and tolerant of frost to at least -5 degrees C.

Calibrachoa Calibrachoa SuperbellsÂŽ is a range of Calibrachoa chosen for their habit, flower power and comparative resistance to root diseases. Calibrachoa Superbells Unique is a robust weather resistant variety of this best loved genus. All of the varieties have large blooms and a similar compact habit.

Calibrachoa Superbells


‘Banana Chocolate’ (P)

‘Cherry Star’ (P) EUPVR TBAF


An abundance of small, vibrant, magenta coloured flowers with striking golden yellow star markings that radiate from the centre of the flower.

Orange-yellow coloured flowers with rich chocolate-brown centres.

‘Double Ruby’ (P) EUPVR TBAF A double Calibrachoa covered in masses of small, Ruby Red, double petunia-like flowers.

‘Lemon Slice’ (P) EUPVR TBAF

Yellow and white star patterned flowers.

‘Pomegranate Punch’ (P)

‘Red Devil’ (P) USCALI28


A beauty with marvellous dark cherry-red coloured flowers above compact dome forming foliage.

Small, mini blooms in a deep rose-red colour with a prominent dark red centre. The wonderful trailing and mounding foliage produces an abundance of flowers throughout the season.

‘Orange’ (P) USCAL41109

Mandarin orange coloured flowers. A good, strong plant.

‘Strawberry Slice’ (P)

Star patterned flowers with petals that are red, pink and white. Stable throughout the season, this is a breakthrough in colour patterns which has created new interest and excitement.

Calibrachoa Superbells Unique ®

‘Dark Red’ (P) EUPVR TBAF

‘Golden Yellow’ (P) EUPVR TBAF

Reminiscent of red hot coals on a summer BBQ. A burning red with the touch of yellow at the centre. A real eye catcher

Bright, sunshine yellow blooms which will lift any white or yellow themed basket or container.

‘Lavender’ (P) EUPVR TBAF

Rich lavender flowers with a yellow centre evoke thoughts of a brilliant sun glimpsing through a brooding lavender sky. A perfect foil when planted with other colours of Calibrachoa Superbells Unique or in mixed baskets and containers.


Dazzling, Candy-red flowers are produced on tidy mounds of green foliage that will brighten up any summer display.



Wonderful lipstick pink flowers with notable yellow throat, a perfect shade variation to bring interest to a colour themed baskets.


The lilac is dark at the centre accentuating the yellow throat and then lightens in the rest of the petals, allowing the flowers to exude an air of sophistication.

The almost neon-pink flowers have a yellow throat, illuminating through the green foliage and any other basket or container fillers it is planted with.


‘Tropical Sunrise’ (P) INCALU-

Masses of pure white flowers with a sunny yellow centre. This is a perfect foil for numerous other basket and container plants.


Flowers of Hot Pink, riven with Caribbean-Sun yellow flecks evoking thoughts of a tropical fruity paradise.

‘Mango Punch’

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Campanula ‘Iridescent Bells’ (P) Commonly known as the ‘pot marigold’. Vibrant yellow daisy-like flowers with many petals that appear from June to October. A sun-loving annual that is great for pollinators and in wildlife/cottage gardens as well as pots and patios.

Cleome Beautiful Cleome! These varieties are short and bushy with no prickly spines. They will flower all summer long and look wonderful in the border or a large pot.

‘Senorita Blanca’ (P) INCLESBIMP Pure, white flowers that resemble freshwater pearls. A self-cleaning and thornless plant that will stand up to most conditions.

‘Senorita Carolina’ (P) INCLESRCAR Stems of long delicate, pastel rose coloured flowers are held above deep green, thornless foliage. With all the same attributes as her sisters this is an impeccable addition to the Cleome ‘Senorita’ series.

‘Senorita Rosalita’ (P) NNCLEOSR Explosions of pink flowers sit on tall palmate green foliage, an real summer stunner!

Campanula ‘Iridescent Bells’ (P)

A compact evergreen bush of fine silvery foliage with pink buds opening to white trumpet-shaped flowers in summer.

Cosmos ‘Chocamocha’ (P) Sumptuous, velvet, bronze coloured flowers sit above lanceolate green foliage with a wonderful chocolate scent. A compact plant that is perfect for a pot or the garden border.

Coreopsis A wonderful series of half-hardy Coreopsis. Stunning flower colours on tall foliage. Ideal for planting in swathes mid-border as the flowers will be noticeable from a distance.





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‘Rum Punch’ (P) Eye-catching rich, fiery, amber flowers turn rose-red in late summer. Foliage is fine, green and upright.

‘Eyes’ (VR)

‘Fantasy’ (VR)

‘Flame’ (VR)

‘Kiss’ (VR)

‘Lips’ (VR)

‘Nights’ (VR)

Dahlia Dreamy™ Bred by our friends in Holland. Semi-compact, beautiful plants with bronze foliage, and contrasting flowers in a range of stunning colours.

Beautiful everlasting flower colours

Diascia Compact, mounds full of flowers.

Sturdy in all weather conditions from Spring through Summer

Perfect for mixed containers, window boxes or the garden border

Diascia Breezee ‘Apple Blossom’ (P) EUPVR TBAF

Diascia Breezee ‘Apple Blossom’ (P)

Stunning, large, pink-tinted flowers on very nice compact foliage.

The name says it all, these are full of sizeable vivid pink flowers from May right through until early autumn on green slightly trailing foliage.

A haze of large, stunning, apricot flowers.

Diascia Breezee Plus ‘Pastel’ (P)

Diascia Breezee Plus ‘Pink’ (P)

Diascia Breezee Plus ‘Red’ (P)

Large, stunning, pastel pink flowers.

Stunning, large, pink flowers.

Diascia Breezee Plus ‘Apricot’ (P)

Large, red flowers, makes a real impression!

Diascia Breezee Plus ‘Orange’ (P)

Large, stunning, orange flowers.

Diascia Breezee Plus ‘White’ (P) DISBPWH

Large, bright, white flowers.


Erigeron ‘Sea Breeze’ (VR)

A hardy, compact form of the well known Erigeron. Lilac flowers with yellow eyes sit above masses of glaucous/green foliage.


‘Diamond Frost’

‘Diamond Star’ EUPVR TBAF

Sprinkled with masses of tiny white flowers which sit above dark green foliage. Blooming continuously from Spring throughout Summer. Drought tollerant and very resistant to high temperatures.

A fabulous variety with unique red growth tips in autumn and

‘Rudolph’ (P) winter— red noses like Santa’s reindeer! EUPVR TBAF

Felicia ‘Forever Blue’ Native to South Africa. Felicia ‘Forever Blue’ has daisy-like flowers in a topaz blue colour with a vivid yellow centre. Foliage is compact and forms a small mound. Perfect for containers, walls along path edges.


‘Diana, Princess of Wales’ (P)

A very attractive upright Fuchsia with flamingo pink sepals and unique frilled, single lilac-blue corolla which matures to a stronger violet colour.

Another beauty, this hardy Fuchsia has variegated cream, green and red foliage, flowers are lipstick pink with a purple corolla.


Gaillardia ‘Arizona Apricot’


The golden yellow blooms with a hint of apricot sit gracefully above even, well-branched foliage.

Vibrant yellow frilled flowers with bright red insets over luscious green foliage.


‘Karalee White’

‘Freefolk Rosy’ (P) HARRFOLK

A cloud of white flowers with a baby pink picotee will wave and flutter in the wind from May to September above cream and green variegated foliage.

‘Papillon’ (P) NUGAUPAPIL

A far more compact form of this popular garden plant. White butterfly flowers hang above green foliage.

‘Flamingo White’ (P)

White flowers with a pink blush on elegant, slender stems, that branch out above mid-green coloured foliage. Vigorous but with a compact habit.

‘Karalee White’ (P) NUGAUWHITE

Chosen for its early and prolific flowering qualities. This variety has long stems of white flowers all through summer.

‘Lillipop Pink’ (P)REDGAPI Plenty of lovely pink coloured flowers throughout the summer months above purple-green foliage.


’Tikal’ (VR) Glowing orange blooms with a coppered red stripe on each petal. This variety seems to open even in lower light unlike many other Gazania.

Gazania ‘Tiger Eye’ (VR)

Glowing orange blooms with a coppered red stripe on each petal. This variety seems to open even in lower light unlike many other Gazania.

Hardy Geranium - These are one of the most popular perennials in Britain. They’re tough and easy to grow, and will flower for months on end. There are also a multitude of foliage and flower forms to choose from. We have selected some of the best for you.

‘Berty Crug’ (VR) - With a bushy trailing habit, this Geranium has dark green-bronze leaves and stunning pale magenta flowers all summer long.

‘Tiny Monster’ - Dreamy, yet lurid plum coloured flowers held just above finely cut green leaves. This looks great when planted with silver and dark foliage plants.

x cantabrigiense ‘Westray’ (P) - A dwarf selection of this hardy Geranium with masses of bright pink flowers on compact green foliage that turns burnt orange-red in autumn.

Gerbera Garvinea™ Super-sized and super-vibrant series suitable for any garden situation. Each plant will produce up to 100 blooms in a season as they start flowering in early spring and continue well into autumn.

'Sweet Caroline' (P)

‘Sweet Dreams’ (P) GARDREAMS

‘Sweet Glow’ (P) GARGLOW

‘Sweet Honey’ (P) GARHO

'Sweet Love' (P)

‘Sweet Memories’ (P)

‘Sweet Sixteen’ (P) GARSIXTEEN

‘Sweet Smile’ (P) GARSMILE

'Sweet Spice' (P)

'Sweet Surprise' (P)


Geum ‘Totally Tangerine’ (P)

Masses of tall flower stems can be seen blowing in the breeze throughout the summer, holding hot peach coloured flowers high above a clump of downy green leaves.

Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Tuscan Sun’ (P) This US native, is closely related to the Sunflower - (Helianthus), thus it also has vibrant yellow flowers - but these are daisy-like flowers on up-

Heliotropium ‘Midnight Sky’ (VR) Deep purple flowers with the heavenly scent of vanilla and cherry pie held over dark green foliage.

Choose the best plant quality! Proven Winner plants are the result of long and intensive work carried out by the most innovative plant breeders worldwide.



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A vibrant and vigorous foliage plant that grows well in cool conditions but loves warm, sunny spots. They make the ideal companion plant in containers with other varieties and come in a range of colours and shapes; creating a versatile and interesting display of colour and texture. Ipomoea Sweet Caroline ‘Purple’

Ipomoea Sweet Caroline ‘Light Green’

Ipomoea Sweet Heart ‘Purple’

Ipomoea Sweet Heart ‘Light Green’


Ipomoea A vibrant and vigorous foliage plant that grows well in cool conditions but loves warm, sunny spots. They make the ideal companion plant in containers with other varieties and come in a range of colours and shapes; creating a versatile and interesting display of colour.

Sweet Caroline ‘Light Green’ (P)

Sweet Caroline ‘Purple’ (P)

Sweet Heart ‘Light Green’ (P)

Sweet Heart ‘Light Purple’ (P)

Lamium ‘Pink Chablis’ CHECKIN

Silver-white leaves with green margins sit beneath clusters of hooded pink flowers, which appear from late spring to early summer.

Lamium Grown primarily for their foliage colour, Lamium are happy in almost any situation; in a bowl, tub, basket or border and they make great companions with other summer flowering and winter patio plants.

maculatum ‘Golden Anniversary’ (P)

‘Pink Chablis’

Flowers last until early autumn

Lantana Calippo

Bright, sweet shop coloured blooms on a compact, bushy variety of this traditional plant. Flowers from May to September and is ideal for pots and containers as well as in the border.

Lantana Calippo ‘Orange’ (P)

‘Bushy Yellow’ (P)


Lantana Calippo ‘Tutti Fruitti’ (P)

Lantana Calippo ‘Red’ (P)

This is a neo-classic range of French Lavender. Not fully hardy, but will last if protected from the worst frosts. All great habits for the pot or garden with delightfully subtle, pastel flower shades and fragrance.

Lavender sto. Prov. ‘Antibes’ (VR) Pink, slightly more petite flowers on a very upright habit.

Lavender sto. Prov. ‘Arles’ (VR) True lavender-blue flowers on glaucous green foliage.

Leucanthemum ‘Angel’ (VR) A heat and cold tolerant ‘Shasta Daisy’, with large, clean white daisy flowers with yellow centres. These impressive flowers are supported by sturdy, thick green foliage.

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Leucanthemum ‘White Mountain’ (P) GFLEUWHMTN

Large ‘Daisy’ type flowers with a Yellow centre and long white petals that are held on strong, sturdy stems.

‘White Mountain’

Lobelia Lobelix A very free-flowering series that will flower from May through until the autumn making it ideal as a traditional edging plant or as a semi upright filler in a basket or container.

‘Blue’ (P)

‘Blue White Eye’ (P)



Blue flowers with a dainty white eye.

Porcelain-blue flowers with white markings on the lower lip.

‘Lilac’ (P)

‘White’ (P)


Smothered in soft-lilac flowers.


A profusion of large snow-white coloured flowers above dark green foliage.

‘Purple’ (P) - This beauty bears a mass of purple flowers with a delicate white eye over dark green, semi-trailing foliage. Reminiscent of amethysts sparkling in the sun.

Lobularia ‘Snow Princess’

‘Snow Princess’ is a multi award-winning variety due to its incredible, long lasting mounds of honey scented white flowers which form a complete cover over the fine green foliage for most of the summer. A must-have for your pots and baskets!

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‘Princess in Purple’ EUPVR TBAF

Lobularia ‘Princess in Purple’ (P) ‘Princess in Purple’ has clouds of dark purple flowers that exude an unmistakable honey scent and appear all over the mounding, trailing foliage throughout Summer.

Lychnis flos-cuculi ‘Nana’ In early to mid-Summer small, frilly, baby pink flowers on 10cm to 15cm stems emerge in all directions from a rosette of greyish-green, polished foliage that lies horizontal to the ground carrying small frilly, baby pink flowers.

Lysimachia ‘Candela’ (VR) INNLYSCAND

White flower spikes above compact, green foliage.

Mint ‘Strawberry’ Mint with the merest hint of strawberry, perfect in that most English of summer drinks.

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Adagio’ Silver green spines which turn ochre red through the summer showing off the fluffy white seed heads.

Monarda ‘Pardon My Pink’ (P)

The distinctive, full-sized, magenta pink, Bee Balm flowers are produced on a compact, bushy plant. The bright coloured blooms are complemented by the healthy, dark green, foliage splendidly.

Ipomoea Sweet Caroline ‘Purple’

Monarda ‘Pardon My Purple’ (P) EUPVR TBAF

The distinctive, full-sized, plum coloured, ‘Bee Balm’ flowers are produced on a compact, bushy plant. The vibrant blooms are complemented by dark green, foliage.


Nemesia Maritana® ‘Blue Lagoon’ PENGOON

Nemesia Karoo


This ‘Karoo’ series from Proven Winners® are unique in that they are triploid, which means they have prolific, sweetly perfumed, large flowers and will not set seed and therefore have a far better chance of flowering for longer without cutting back.


Intense blue, almost violet flowers.

‘Pink’ (P) (Imp)EUPVR TBAF

Blushed pink flowers with a yellow eye.

‘Soft Blue’ (P)INNKARSOFB This has a great compact, free-branching habit with prolific skyblue flowers and white eyes.

‘Violet Ice’ (P)INNEMKAVIC A wonderful blend of indigo, pink and white flowers.


Beautiful, white flowers.

Nemesia Sunsatia


Nemesia Sunsatia® is an outstanding Nemesia hybrid distinguished by a healthy, compact, rounded habit with slightly trailing flower bearing stems and a profusion of beautiful flowers from spring to autumn.

‘Cassis’ (P)INUPSPINK8 Dark pink flowers with blue markings and a golden yellow eye. This Nemesia has a short, stocky habbit.

‘Peach’ (P) INUPCREAM Flowers have hints of peach, cream, pink orange and purple. A compact, densely branching upright variety with tight clumps of flowers.



Nemesia ‘Wisley Vanilla’ (VR) Your senses are immediately hit with the wonderful scent of rich vanilla, particularly on a warm day. White flowers with a very pale pink flush to the upper petals and a yellow eye, sit on a fantastic upright habit. It just keeps on going!

Nemesia Sunsatia Plus



A frilly white flower with dark veins towards the central yellow eye.

‘Little orange’ (P) INNEMLCO15

Fiery, hot-orange flowers on a great little, compact Nemesia. Will provide hundreds of flowers right into summer.


Each flower is the colour of the glowing embers of a fire fading from deep red to golden yellow.

‘Cherry on Ice’ (P) INNEMCHEOI

Stunning two-toned flowers. Upper petals are scarlet red and lower petals are white.

‘Little vanilla’ (P) INNEMLCO15

‘Ciruela’ (Imp) (P) EUPVR TBAF

Flowers with shades of plum to magenta and golden yellow eyes on slightly trailing foliage.

‘Little Coco’ (P) INNEMLCO15

Reminiscent of vanilla ice cream Brilliant white flowers with a with a little dab of ‘plum sauce’ at the bi-coloured purple and yellow centre. throat. Almost good enough to eat!


Vibrant, golden, honey-yellow flowers make a splash of colour for any garden.

‘Raspberry’ (P)EUPVR TBAF

Butterfly-shaped, scintillating raspberry-red flowers with orange centres, smother the trailing foliage to create a cloud of colour.

‘Granada’ (P) INNEMSUNDA

Crimson red flowers, very striking in colour and form.

‘Lychee’ (P) Lightly scented, bi-coloured white and pink flowers with yellow centres, are held above a nice compact mound of green foliage.

Nepeta faassenii ‘Purrsian Blue’ (P) One of the best Nepeta we have ever seen, as it is absolutely smothered in sky blue flowers over silvery green mounds of foliage.

Ophiopogon Planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’: A very interesting ornamental grass with strikingly black strapping foliage which curls back on itself. Unique in form and colour compaired to others, perfect for standing out from the crowd!

Oenothera ‘Siskiyou’ Green and red foliage shows nicely in the spring with pink cup shape flowers to follow.

Osteospermum ‘Banana Symphony’® (VR) Osteospermum Symphony®: This is a wonderful breakthrough in South African daisies. Long flowering from spring and even into the hottest summer, vibrant petal colours with the characteristic blue Symphony eye. April - October. Height & spread 50 x 35cm. The best recommendation would be to try the ‘Symphony’ Osteospermums in a bowl together or in a collection of separate bowls.

Osteospermum ® ‘Orange Symphony’ (P) The original orange Osteospermum with the eye-catching centres. Flowers are luscious tangerine-orange, very early and perpetual.

Oxalis Xalis™ ‘Burgundy Wine’


Oxalis Xalis™ ‘Black Velvet’ (VR)

Oxalis Xalis™ ‘Burgundy Wine’ (VR)

Dark velvet trefoil foliage, almost black in colour with clean white flowers.

Burgundy foliage contrasts beautifully with white flowers of summer.

Oxalis Xalis™ Beautiful, star-shaped flowers sit above richly coloured, trefoil shaped foliage. Perfect for planting in combinations for early summer through to autumn providing colour and interesting foliage. Grows to 25 x 30cm and flowers May - September.

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Petunia Supertunia® ‘White’

Papaver ‘Plum Pudding’ The sultry black centre of this long flowering, oriental poppy are surrounded by creased chiffon pink petals, giving an air of shabby chic style. Not only will it hold its flowers from June to August but will sometimes re-bloom in late summer.

Parahebe ‘Snow Clouds’ (VR): A sprinkling of white flowers with pink eyes emerge over blue-green foliage. This variety is a wonderful addition containers with other hardy patio plants or alpines. Can also be

Pennisetum ‘Vertigo’ (P): This grass is big and bold, with large purple, broad leaves...What else is there to say about this stunner!

Pennisetum x advena ‘Rubrum’ A wonderfully graceful swaying tall grass with swards of deep purple and hanging flower heads.


Petchoa SuperCal™

‘Artist Rose’ (P)

‘Blue’ (P)

‘Terracotta’ (P)

‘Cherry’ (P)

White flowers blushing to rose pink on the edges with strong rose pink veining, and a yellow eye. Flowers appear on a mound of beautifully trailing bright green foliage.

A great variety with royal blue flowers. Good compact growth habit.

Wonderful apricot coloured flowers with hints of peach, blush rose and light veining.

Glowing cherry red flowers cover this excellent variety in spring through summer.





Petchoa SuperCal™ ‘Neon Rose’(P)

‘Neon Rose’ (P) KAKEGAWA S89

Glowing, bright yellow flowers with a contrasting dark mauve eye.

Petchoa SuperCal™ Truly one of the best annuals that we’ve ever seen for hanging baskets, windowboxes, and tall flowerpots. Flowers are as abundant and colourful as Calibrachoa with the larger flower size of Petunias. They stand up to wind and rain without closing up or looking stressed and are available in a range of incredible colours. They also flower continuously and unlike Petunias, they are not sticky to touch!


Petunia ‘Amarena Twist’ (P) Beautifully bicoloured raspberry pink and white flowers give it an air of elegance. It will keep a tidy shape and requires very little maintenance through summer.

‘Cranberry Blast’ (P)

‘Daybreak Charm’ (P)

A strong plant with appealing cranberry and white coloured flowers, set apart by its soft mid green foliage which forms a compact habit.

A strong, compact plant with fresh pink and white flowers that have a large yellow eye.


Petunia ‘Picasso in Pink’ (P) A lovely sister variety to the well known ‘Pretty Much Picasso’. This has baby pink flowers with a distinctive green edge. A tidy mounding, but slightly trailing habit.

‘Merlot’ (P)

‘Nerolina’ (P)



The intense burgundy veins nearly cover the whole of the purple-pink flower. Compact semi-trailing foliage.

Deep aubergine purple, almost black flowers on this compact plant. Perfect for any combinations.

Petunia ‘Bordeaux’ LANBOR

Medium sized flower with rich purple veins, almost black in the centre to white at the edges.

‘Petunia ‘Raspberry Star’ (P) EUPVR TBAF

A cascade of vivid, raspberry-pink flowers, each emblazoned with a white star are produced by a neat mound of lush green foliage. An absolute stunner in any basket or container.

‘Pink Star’ (P) Tiny pink and white star patterned flowers above mid-green foliage which creates a nice compact, dome shape.

Petunia ‘Violet Star’ (P)

Petunia ‘Bubblegum’

Petunia Tumbelina®

Petunia Tumbelina® ‘Anna’ (P)

Petunia Tumbelina® ‘Bella’ (P)

This is one of the first picotee petunias. Masses of frilly pink flowers are delicately edged in white. The attractive two-tone blooms will cascade over containers and hanging baskets right through the summer.

The two-toned, ruffled flowers are plum- purple and white, each its own little brooch of colour.

Petunia Tumbelina® ‘Damson Ripple’ (P)

Petunia Tumbelina® ‘Susanna’ (P)

Double white flowers with a swirl of luscious damson mauve running through them.

A posy of tissue like, pale yellow, double flower.

Petunia Veranda®

Petunia Veranda® ‘Dark Blue’ (P) Incredibly deep blue, star-shaped flowers on compact habit.

Petunia Veranda® ‘Dark Blue’ (P)

Petunia Veranda® ‘Salmon’ (P)

Petunia Veranda® ‘White’ (P)

Masses of sizzling, hot-pink flowers on a very tight semi-trailing plant. Looks great all summer.

Superb Salmon - a stunning colour and great compact habit with an abundance of flowers.

Beautiful white flowers on this compact, habit which spills over container edges.

Phlox paniculata Flame ‘Light Blue’ (P) - Large, slightly scented, white flowers flecked with sky blue, evocative of hazy summer days on upright stems of glossy green foliage.


Phormium ‘Veneer’ (P) This variety has arched leaves, which display wonderful shades of antique polished wood! With rich tones of mocha through to latte and even russet-pink and cream.

‘Recipe’ Range! We have an amazing range of ‘Recipe’ ideas for you to chose from! You will never be short of ideas for that perfect combination ever again! Take a look at a just a few of our collection and we are sure you will find a recipe to suit you.

“Airy Fairy” “All Fired Up”

“Beautiful Bride”

“Bermuda Beach”

“Bermuda Sky”

“Bubblegum Pop”



“Cup Cake” “Dazzler”

Pssst - Occasionally we may recommend a slightly different variety to you than one in the photograph. This is because on our travels we constantly search the world for bigger, better, brighter varieties that perform more strongly in the garden. If we find one, we might suggest you use that one instead. Rest assured, your planting recipe will still look brilliant because you are using the best plants in town!

Rhodohypoxis The Rhodohypoxis is a South African bulbous alpine plant with leaves that are grassy in appearance with star-shaped flowers. Ideal for pots on the patio, in border fringes or raised beds. Often used in granite planting sinks with other alpines and low-growing varieties.

A delightfully delicate herbaceous beauty. Sturdy, dark green swards will emerge from corms in spring and will bear solitary, pale-pink flowers that fade to near white with maturity.

This variety tends to be a little more upright than the other species of Rhodohypoxsis. Flowers are a sumptuous cerise red in colour emerging in summer from the juicy green, lance shaped foliage.

Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii

Perfectly formed yellow flowers with black centres. This is a real garden champion; very robust, resistant to slugs with a long flowering time. Perfect for any cutting garden or border.


Salvia ‘Ember’s Wish’ (P) Large scarlet red flowers in coral calyces, flowering continuously from early summer until autumn frosts. The plant produces many stems which each carry an abundance of flowers.

Salvia Fari ‘Midnight Candle’ (P)

Beautiful deep, midnight-blue flower spikes on upright stems, above soft grey/green coloured foliage. Early, floriferous and very robust. They look great in pots and containers and also stay tidy all summer long.

Salvia ‘Love & Wishes’ (P)

It has almost black flower buds that open to large claret-red flowers held in dark calyces. Like the other Wish Salvias, it flowers continuously from early summer until autumn frost. It makes a well-branched bushy plant, with many stems.

Salvia Go-Go ‘Purple’ (P)

Salvia Go-Go ‘Scarlet’ (P) INSALGOSCA

Masses of bright flower spikes Enormous spikes of scarlet red appear throughout the summer and flowers the whole summer long. quickly grow up to 120 cm in height and width. They are spectacular in large, decorative containers, and happy in full sun or partial shade.

Salvia nemerosa ‘Caradonna’ ‘Caradonna’ is perfect for mid border planting as it has knee high spikes of deep violet-blue flowers held on unusually dark stems. It really stands out when planted amongst other complimentary perennials.

Salvia Rockin’™ ‘Deep Purple’ (P)

What a show stopper! Sumptuous royal velvet blooms held by lovely black calyx on healthy green upright foliage. Far more compact (less rangy) that previous forms of this Salvia, which means it’s much easier to look after in containers and borders.

Sanvitalia Pennisetum ‘Rubrum’

Sanvitalia ‘Starbini’

Ipomoea Sweet Caroline ‘Purple’

Sanvitalia speciosa ‘Starbini’ (P) and Sanvitalia speciosa ‘Powerbini’ (P) ‘Starbini’ a lovely compact form of Sanvitalia and a variety which will keep its shape. Very low maintenance. Lovely little yellow star-shaped flowers on tight green foliage. ‘Powerbini’ has intense buttercup flowers from May to October, growing to 25x35cm.


Scabiosa incisa ‘Kudo’ (P) Colossal, dazzling pink flowers which have a tight ‘button’ effect in the centre and flowers around the outside, form a pleated, lacy edge on long, naked stems from early spring to the middle of summer.

Scabiosa caucasica ‘Fama Deep Blue’ Beautiful, denim-blue flowers are held on strong stems and are excellent as cut flowers, lasting well in water.

Silene hybrid ‘Sparkling Rose’ (P) By the end of May this fantastic new Silene will start to produce intense pink blooms and will continue to flush with colour through summer. This is ideal both as a pot filler or as a border plant. It really is a summer show-stopper.


Suteranova (Bacopa) These varieties of Sutera (Bacopa), are all ideal for raised beds, baskets and mixed containers as they do not require much attention. Suteranova are a selection of large flowered Sutera which all trail from the container to create a lovely foil.

‘Everest Dark Blue’ (P) INSUTEVDAB

A mass of intense dark-blue flowers, on multiple stems that last throughout the summer.

‘Everest Ice’ (P)

‘Everest Rose’ (VR)

Soft white flowers adorn numerous stems on this perfect basket filler.

Dark rose-pink flowers with a yellow fleck to the centre that maintain their strong colour, even during summer heat.


Tricyrtis formosana ‘Pink Freckles’ (P) Tricyrtis in general are autumn flowering plants. This variety is notable - not only for its early flowering summer nature, but also its particularly good, compact habit. Flowers are star shaped, lilac-white with exotic fine burgundy spots.

Tradescantia ‘Blue ‘n’ Gold’ This wonderrful, upright hardy perennial has golden foliage with a magnificent violet/blue flower. Ideal for the bowl, on its own or as a central feature in a mixed tub!

Trio Mio Range: Trio Mio plugs have been trialled and tested to produce the perfect summer pot in one easy plug, with impeccably matched growing habits, flowering times and vigours.

“Algeria (Nemesia)”

“Everest (Sutera)”

“Night Fire (Verbena)”

“Poetry (Nemesia)”

“Tutti Frutti (Nemesia)”

Trollius chinensis ‘Golden Queen’ Tall flower spikes of large buttercup shaped, orange - yellow flowers with large stamen held over delphinium like leaves.


Verbena Superbena


This series of Verbena was selected for their colour range, large flower clusters and their vigorous, robust nature. They have also demonstrated very good mildew tolerance. Ideal for containers, garden beds and borders.

‘Burgundy’ (VR)

Unique claret-burgundy flower clusters over strong broad leaved foliage.

‘Coral Star’ (P) EUPVR TBAF

Intense coral coloured spikes combined with a shaped decoration in the centre of the flower.

Verbena Vepita


These Verbena form a compact habit and are early flowering. They last all summer long, have a great mildew resistance with an added bonus that the blooms are spread throughout the plant giving masses of colour.

‘Blue Violet’ (P)

Large round clusters of dainty flowers in a deep, rich shade of intense purple. Flowers appear all over the leafy green spreading foliage.

‘Scarlet’ (P) Clusters of dainty, brilliant scarlet coloured flowers cover the dark green spreading foliage.

‘Dark Red’ (VR) Large round clusters of burning red dainty blooms appear against luxurious green spreading foliage.

‘Sky Blue’ (P) Clusters of dainty, gentle sky-blue coloured flowers cover the dark green spreading foliage.

‘Hot Pink’ (VR)

‘Lavender’ (VR)

Large round clusters of beautiful, shocking pink dainty flowers appear all over the leafy green spreading foliage.

Large round clusters of dainty lavender purple blooms appear all over the leafy green spreading foliage.

‘White’ (VR) Pretty snow-white round clusters of dainty flowers cover the dark green spreading foliage.

Vinca minor ‘Illumination’

Stunning golden variegated foliage which trails like liquid gold from the basket or container with fantastic mauve periwinkle flowers for spring and summer.

5 good reasons to choose a Proven Winners plant! You will love your Proven Winners plants, because they are: Extremely floriferous Easty to care for Healthy and resistant to disease Proven and tested Award winners

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Summer Livin’ Ideas Book 2018  
Summer Livin’ Ideas Book 2018