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Garden Ready Annual Flowers 2017

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Perfect Planters YOU GET… 3 Individual Plants that Complement Each Other

YOU GROW… Spectacular Containers

PLUS… Costs Less than 3 Individual Plants! We have selected plants from our Garden Ready Annuals on pages 12-44 that both perform and look great together! Use Mischel’s Perfect Planters for all of your containers and boxes. Each fills a 10-12” planter or a 12” window box. Order multiples for larger containers. See page 50 for plant quantity guide.

Plants are grown and shipped in 4” pots. Shown actual size

3 garden-ready annuals in 3 individual, large 4” pots, $16.50/Planter

Plant Information Key Grow Anywhere 2-10 hours of sun per day

Shade to Part Sun 2-4 hrs of morning sun, or dappled sun all day

FEATURED ON FRONT COVER:

NEW! Heart Strings

Part to Full Sun

Part to Full Sun 4-8 hours of sun per day

Full Sun 6-10 hrs of sun per day

East to Grow/ Maintain

Attracts Butterflies

Award Winning

Attracts Hummingbirds

Self-Cleaning

Attracts Bees

Heat Lover

Fragrant

Cool Lover

Cut Flower

Tolerates Humidity

Repels Rabbits Repels Deer

Tolerates Drought

Also a Houseplant

Dark Red Zonal Queen of Hearts Deep Yellow Geranium, Petunia, Calibrachoa, pg 26 pg 29 pg 33


Mischel’s PERFECT PLANTERS Includes one of each of the 3 plants in large individual 4” pots $16.50

Firecracker

Red Calliope Geranium, pg 35

Blue Salvia, pg 40

NEW! Parade

White Impatiens, pg 15

Velvet Red Begonia, pg 13

Full Sun

White Scaevola, pg 37

Part Sun (morning)

Blue Lobelia, pg 23

Formal Affair

Red Impatiens, pg 15

Black Ipomoea, pg 16

NEW! Candy Cane

Red Calliope Geranium, pg 35

Swiss Dancer Petunia, pg 33

Grow Anywhere

White Euphorbia, pg 20

Part to Full Sun

White Scaevola, pg 37

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Mischel’s PERFECT PLANTERS Includes one of each of the 3 plants in large individual 4” pots $16.50

Balcony Beauty

Red Blizzard Geranium, pg 27

Orange Red Eye Vinca Calibrachoa, Maculata, pg 29 pg 20

Orange Zest

Red Lantana, pg 39

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Part to Full Sun

Part to Full Sun

Yellow Orange Argyranthemum, Calibrachoa, pg 29 pg 28

Allspice

Yellow Gold Rudbeckia, pg 41

Part to Full Sun

Mandeville Petunia, pg 33

NEW! Fiesta

Orange Impatiens pg 15

Dark Blue Dbl Petunia, pg 36

Yellow Bidens, pg 28

Part to Full Sun

Painted Red Bidens, pg 28


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NEW! Up Beat

Oxford Street Coleus, pg 18

Star Jubliee Petunia, pg 32

Lighthearted

Lemon Zest Lantana, pg 39

Varieg. White Impatiens, pg 15

Part to Full Sun

Red Ipomoea, pg 16

Full Sun

White Euphorbia, pg 20

NEW! Renaissance

Chili Pepper Coleus, pg 19

Blkberry Ch. Petunia, pg 33

NEW! Ballade

Riverwalk Coleus, pg 19

Yellow Begonia, pg 13

Part to Full Sun

Lime Ipomoea, pg 16

Part Sun (morning)

Purple Double Impatiens, pg 21

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Mischel’s PERFECT PLANTERS Includes one of each of the 3 plants in large individual 4” pots $16.50

NEW! Sweetie

Magenta Impatiens, pg 15

First Kiss Begonia, pg 24

NEW! Serenade

Pink Calliope Yellow Geranium,pg 35 Petunia pg 30

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Part to Full Sun

White Euphorbia, pg 20

Full Sun

Pink Lantana, pg 38

NEW! Curlicue

Dark Rose Angelonia, pg 43

Pink Flame Geranium, pg 35

NEW! Date Night

Fifth Avenue Coleus, pg 19

Magenta Verbena, pg 31

Part to Full Sun

Hot Pink Verbena, pg 31

Part to Full Sun

Black Ipomoea, pg 16


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Adorable

Shade to Part Sun

Sparkler Pink White Dbl Impatiens, Bacopa, pg 21 pg 23

Pink Boutique

Pink Calliope Geranium, pg 35

Pink Veined Petunia, pg 30

Sky Blue Lobelia, pg 23

Part to Full Sun

Pink Scaevola, pg 37

Inspiration

Pink Geranium, pg 26

Part to Full Sun

Blue Scaevola, pg 37

NEW! Devotion

Scarlet Celosia, Pink Double pg 42 Petunia, pg 36

White Verbena, pg 31

Part to Full Sun

Hula Pink Calibrachoa, pg 29

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Mischel’s PERFECT PLANTERS Includes one of each of the 3 plants in large individual 4” pots $16.50

Complimentary

Alternanthera, Burgundy Dbl pg 37 Impatiens, pg 21

Daydream

Wt. Verbena, pg 31

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Shade to Part Sun

Gold Torenia, pg 22

Part to Full Sun

Sky Blue Petunia, pg 30

Yellow Calibrachoa, pg 29

Airwave

Part to Full Sun

Yellow Blue Double Argyranthemum, Petunia, pg 36 pg 28

NEW! Journey

Yellow Celosia, pg 42

Lemon Twist Portulaca, pg 41

White Calibrachoa, pg 29

Full Sun

Blue Verbena, pg 31


Mischel’s PERFECT PLANTERS Includes one of each of the 3 plants in large individual 4” pots $16.50

Amethyst Jewel

Purple Angelonia, pg 43

Cloud 9 Petunia, pg 32

NEW! Knockout

Rodeo Drive Coleus, pg 18

Moonstruck Petunia, pg 33

Full Sun

Purple Orn. Pepper, pg 44

Part to Full Sun

Purple Verbena, pg 31

NEW! Rhapsody

White Zonal Geranium, pg 26

Night Sky Petunia, pg 32

NEW! Classy

Orchid Impatiens, pg 15

Black Mamba Petunia, pg 32

Part to Full Sun

Lavender Lobularia, pg 34

Part to Full Sun

White Scaevola, pg 37

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Mischel’s PERFECT PLANTERS Includes one of each of the 3 plants in large individual 4” pots $16.50

Sunburst

Yellow Gold Rudbeckia, pg xx

Part to Full Sun

Freckles Coleus, pg 19

NEW! Paradise

Sunset Blvd. Coleus, pg 19

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Sunset Begonia, pg 24

Orange Calibrachoa, pg 29

Shade to Part Sun

Orange Double Impatiens, pg 21

NEW! Tropical Twist

Orange Salvia, pg 40

Orange Lantana, pg 38

NEW! Tangy

Wall Street Coleus, pg 19

Rose Lantana, pg 38

Full Sun

Citrus Twist Petunia, pg 33

Part to Full Sun

Lucky Strike Begonia, pg 24


Mischel’s PERFECT PLANTERS Includes one of each of the 3 plants in large individual 4” pots $16.50

NEW! Mystique

Granville St. Coleus, pg 19

White Blush Begonia, pg 24

NEW! Romantic

White Angelonia, pg 43

Heartbeat Petunia, pg 33

Shade to Part Sun

Red Ipomoea, pg 16

Full Sun

Light Pink Phlox, pg 39

Seascape

Salmon Geranium, pg 26

Part to Full Sun

Sky Blue Petunia, pg 30

Serenity

Coral Impatiens, pg 15

White Angelonia, pg zz

Shade to Part Sun

Blue Moon Torenia, pg 22

White Bacopa, pg 23

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Create One-of-a-Kind Containers and Landscapes!

Individual Plants

GARDEN READY!

GROWING INFO

Our Garden Ready Annuals are chosen for performance, disease resistance, heat tolerance and vigor. Grown in large 4” pots, they develop strong root systems – you receive established, garden-ready, budded plants that really take off when planted.

With each order you will receive detailed growing instructions including soil preparation, planting, watering and feeding guidelines. Need help determining how many plants to order? See pg 50

WE MAKE IT EASY Choosing your ideal plants is fast and easy. You’ll find detailed information for each plant including sun and heat reqirements, features and benefits, climate needs, height, spread, and suggestions for containers and landscape plantings. $6/plant in 4” pot, 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Our INDIVIDUAL PLANTS are grouped by their sun requirements. It’s MOST IMPORTANT to select plants best suited to your growing location. GROW ANYWHERE! 2-10 hours of sun per day SHADE TO PART SUN 2-4 hours of morning sun, or dappled sun all day PART SUN TO SUN 4-8 hours of sun per day

FREE SHIPPING on ground orders over $80 We use custom packaging for safe transport, and ship at the start of the week; plants arrive by the weekend.

FULL SUN 6-10 hrs of sun per day

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GROW ANYWHERE Shade or Sun

Solenia

NEW! Hiemals Begonia Enjoy continuous double blooms with these semi-trailing, low maintenance plants. A cross between a tuberous begonia and a wax begonia, Solenia likes sun and humidity (but not extreme heat) and is tough enough to plant in containers or landscapes. An excellent branching habit keeps them from getting top heavy and breaking. Allow the soil in these mildew/wind resistant plants to dry a bit between waterings. Mounding/Trailing: Height 8-12”; Spread 8-12”; Bloom 2.5-3” Best Exposure: South: Morning Sun, North: Part Sun to Sun Filler/Spiller in hangers/containers, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 12-14” Heat Tolerance: Medium, Zones 3-7 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Velvet Red

Dusty Rose

Sunset

Orange

Light Yellow

Cherry Red

Evening Glow 13


GROW ANYWHERE Shade or Sun

NEW! Spreading Tropical Rose

SunPatiens Spreading & Compact

Hybrid Impatiens

These easy to grow, robust, sun-loving, heatloving impatiens thrive in full sun or part shade and deliver continuous color from spring through frost. The thicker petals and tough foliage are less prone to disease, (Downy Mildew resistant!!) and their strong sturdy stems tolerate high heat, humidity, rain, and adverse weather conditions. They have massive flower power with huge 2.5” blooms and their fast growing habit means fewer plants are needed. Thriller/Filler: Spreading: Height 18-24”, Spread 24-36”, Landscape spacing 20”, Planter spacing 8-12” Compact: Height 18-24”, Spread 18”, Landscape spacing 12-15”, Planter spacing 8-12” Grown in the landscape both varieties grow to 24-36”tall. Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3 -9 $6/plant in 4” pot, 3+ same color $5.50/plant

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Spreading White

Spreading Salmon


Compact Royal Magenta

NEW! Compact Fire Red

Compact Orange

Compact Blush Pink

Compact Neon Pink

Compact White

NEW! Compact Orchid

Compact Coral

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GROW ANYWHERE Shade or Sun

Big

Fiberous Wax Begonia These BIG begonias live up to their name, growing larger and faster and with BIGGER blooms than traditional wax begonias. Fewer of these easy-to-grow plants will be needed to create a stunning focal point in your planters or landscape. Upright/Mounding: Height 20”; Spread 15-24”; Bloom (Oval Clusters) 2.5” Thriller/Filler in planters, spacing 6”-8” or in landscapes, spacing 15-24” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-10 $6/plant in 4” pot, 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Red w/Bronze Leaf

Rose w/Bronze Leaf

Red Black

Lime

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New Variety! Solar Power

Ipomoea

This newer, refined “sweet potato vine” variety is more controlled— it works great in containers and landscape beds without taking over! Mounding/Trailing: Height 6-8”; Spread 12” Filler/Spiller in any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 10-12” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot, 3 or more same color $5.50/plant


GROW ANYWHERE

Magilla

Perilla

Shade or Sun

This must-have plant is a very EASYTO-GROW cousin of coleus! A striking, multi-color accent plant, it stands out in a crowd. It tolerates almost all climates and is especially heat and cold tolerant. This vigorous grower fills in containers and landscapes fast and delivers a great summer performance. Upright Mounding: Height 15-18”; Spread 18-20” Thriller/Filler in planters, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 15-18” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3+ $5.50/plant

Pink w/Green Leaf Red w/Green Leaf

Dragonwing

Mounding/Cascading: Height 12-15”; Spread 18” or Trail 12”; Bloom Clusters 3” Best Exposure: Part Sun Multiple award-winning begonia! Virtually Filler/Spiller in baskets and containers, maintenance-free plants flourish in heat and spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 15” humidity and produce large gorgeous bloom Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3 -9 clusters that cascade down from glossy $6/plant in 4” pot, 3 + same color $5.50/plant wing-shaped leaves. MISCHELSGREENHOUSES.COM | 800-830-8447 17

Hybrid Begonia


GROW ANYWHERE

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Shade or Sun

NEW! Mainstreet Rodeo Drive

Designer Coleus Jazz up any planter or landscape with these stunning, low maintenance coleus! The bold colors are perfect for contrasting or echoing other plants and the leaf shapes add terrific texture. Color intensity may be affected by sunlight, heat, and other conditions. Pinch back any flowers to encourage plant growth. Upright/Mounding: Thriller in planters and boxes, Thriller/Filler for focal point and mass plantings Main Street: Height 16-18”, Spread 16-20”, Landscape spacing 15-18” Flamethrower: Height 12-14”, Spread 14-18”, Landscape spacing 12-15” Freckles: Height 16-20”, Spread 16-20”, Landscape spacing 15-18” Heat Tolerance: Medium to High, Zones 3 -8 | Varieties: Main Street, Flamethrower, Freckles $6/plant in 4” pot, 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

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NEW! Mainstreet Oxford Street

Mainstreet Wall Street


Flamethrower Chili Pepper

NEW! Mainstreet Sunset Boulevard

Flamethrower Spiced Curry

NEW! Mainstreet Granville Street

NEW! Mainstreet Abbey Road

Freckles

Mainstreet River Walk

Mainstreet Fifth Avenue

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GROW ANYWHERE

Loreen

Shade or Sun

Euphorbia Dainty clouds of self-cleaning, airy white flowers look delicate but in reality are tough, heat, humidity, and drought tolerant plants. This indispensable accent plant is shown at right with Double Impatiens. Upright/Mounding: Height 10-15”; Spread 24-28” Best Exposure: Part Sun to Sun Filler in containers, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 15-18” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3+ $5.50/plant

Wojo’s Gem

Vinca Maculata

Trailing Vines Long luscious trailing vines add color, texture, and interest in baskets, balconies, planters, rock walls, and embankments. Great ground cover too! These easy-to-grow plants are desired most for their hardy foliage, rapid vigorous growth, drought tolerance and low maintenance. Height 2-4”; Spread/Trail 24-36” Spiller in any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 15-24” Varieties: Vinca Maculata, Vinca Wojo’s Gem, Dichondra Silver Falls Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot, 3+ same variety $5.50/plant

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Dichondra


GROW ANYWHERE

Sunrise Red shown growing with White Euphorbia

Shade or Sun

Sunrise Red

Fiesta

NEW! Double Impatiens Ole’! Fiesta’s colorful, miniature, self-cleaning rose-like blooms cover mounding plants, creating a bouquet of flowers. The vivid, easyto-grow plants fill baskets, boxes, and beds. They grow best in consistently moist soil with morning sun or a filtered sun location such as under trees or a covered porch.

Mounding: Height 10-14”; Spread 10-12”; Bloom 1.5” Filler/Spiller for baskets and containers, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 10-12” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3 -9 Fiesta $6/plant in 4” pot, 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Purple

Sparkler Hot Pink

Apple Blossom

Stardust Pink

Burgundy

Sparkler Cherry

White

Orange

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SHADE to PART SUN

2-10 hours of morning or dappled sun all day

Gold

New Variety! Summer Wave Bouquet

Torenia

Don’t settle for less. This hybrid series provides outstanding performance in heat and humidity that no seed variety can match. The trumpet-shaped, tubular flowers have wishbone or snapdragon shaped blooms (Great for hummingbirds!). They provide waves of color spilling from your baskets, planters, and beds. Perform best with moist soil. Mounding/Trailing: Height 10-12”; Spread/Trail 12-14”; Bloom 1.5” Filler/Spiller for baskets and containers, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 10-12” Heat Tolerance: Medium, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Blue

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Rose

White


New! Trailing Sky Blue

Lobelia

SHADE to PART SUN

2-10 hours of morning or dappled sun all day

The perfect blue. Hundreds of clusters create a waterfall-like cascade of blooms spilling out of baskets, boxes, or planters. One of the most heat tolerant varieties but prefers cooler temperatures and moist soil conditions. Mounding/Trailing: Height 8-12”; Spread: 8-12”; Bloom 1” Filler/Spiller in baskets or containers, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 10-12” Heat Tolerance: Medium, Zones 3-7 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more $5.50/plant

White

New Variety! Mega Copa

Bacopa

This trophy-worthy variety has superior heat performance. Hundreds of self-cleaning flowers fill in the top and center to provide a ball of color. Keep soil moist. Mounding/Trailing: Height 10-12”; Spread 24-36”; Bloom .75” Filler/Spiller for baskets and containers, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 15-20” Heat Tolerance: Medium, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

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SHADE to PART SUN

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2-10 hours of morning or dappled sun all day

Dragone NEW! White Blush

Dragone & Unbelievable

Upright Begonia

WOW! Stunning semi-double to double large blooms fill this plant all season long. These plants grow great in containers or make a great houseplant. They perform best when the soil is slightly dry between waterings. Disease-resistant. Upright/Mounding: Height 12-16”; Spread 8-10”; Semi Double to Double Blooms 2.5-4” Thriller/Filler in any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscape, spacing 8-10” Best Sun Exposure: Dragone - Shade to Part Sun; Unbelievable - Shade to Sun Heat Tolerance: Medium, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Unbelievable NEW! First Kiss

Dragone Evening Glow

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Dragone Sunset

Unbelievable Lucky Strike


SUN to PART SUN

4-8 hours of sun/day

Santa Cruz Sunset

Sun Cities

Boliviensis Begonia Create your own private oasis! Key elements for a tropical look are all here: grows in hot/humid conditions + colorful large blooms + dense plant growth. Bell-shaped, shatterproof blooms cover the foliage and gently cascade. Ideal for most containers and even landscape beds. Enjoy your retreat with these extraordinary performers. Mounding/Trailing: Height 12-16”; Spread 16-20”; Bloom 3-5” Thriller/Filler in baskets and containers, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 16” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3+ same color $5.50/plant

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San Francisco

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SUN to PART SUN

4-8 hours of sun/day

Pink

Violet

Rose Splash

Cherry Rose

White Splash

White

Salmon

Dark Red

Americana

Zonal/Cutting Geranium An UPRIGHT award-winning container and garden centerpiece variety for a good reason: unlike seed geraniums, these Americana hybrids produce head-turning, vibrantly colored HUGE 4-5” lollipop-like blooms that stand high above foliage and won’t shatter in wind and rain. They attract pollinators but not critters and withstand heat, humidity, and drought. Fertilize regularly. Remove spent blooms for best results. Upright: Height 12-18”; Spread 10-12”; HUGE Bloom 4-5” Thriller/Filler in planters and boxes, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 12” Heat Tolerance: Medium, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

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SUN to PART SUN

4-8 hours of sun/day

Blizzard Red

Cascade & Blizzard

Alpine Ivy Geranium An easy-to-grow and maintain European balcony favorite. Masses of self-cleaning, single flowers form bloom clusters that mound and cascade over containers providing a spectacular sight no other plant can duplicate. Much more heat and sun tolerant than regular ivy geraniums. Mounding/Cascading: Cascade: Height 10-12”; Trail 12-16”; Bloom Clusters 1.5” Blizzard: Height 12-16”; Trail 24-36”; Bloom Clusters 3-4” Filler/Spiller in any container, spacing 4-6” Heat Tolerance: Medium-High, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Cascade Bright

Cascade Acapulco

Blizzard Blue

Blizzard White

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SUN to PART SUN

4-8 hours of sun/day

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Beauty Yellow

Argyranthemum aka: Marguerite, Paris, Cobbitty daisy This cheerful prolific daisy-like flower brings a color burst to your containers or gardens. An excellent cut flower, this wind and salt tolerant plant likes regular watering and occasional grooming to produce a large mounded mass. Upright/Mounding: Height 14-18”; Spread 12-16”; Bloom 2” Thriller/Filler for planters, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 12” Heat Tolerance: Medium, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more $5.50/plant

Bee Dance & Bidy Gonzales

Bidens

The mound of honey-scented daisy-like flowers rises above the foliage and draws bees and butterflies to your mono or mixed hanging baskets, window boxes and containers. Heat and drought tolerant plants will intensify their novel bicolor tones as the temperature rises. Mounding/Trailing: Height 8-12”, Spread 12-20”, Bloom 1-1.5” Filler/Spiller in any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 15-18” Heat Tolerance High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

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Painted Red

Red Stripe

Yellow


SUN to PART SUN

4-8 hours of sun/day

s Deep Yellow

New Varieties! Hula & Neo

Calibrachoa

A petite, perky, prolific bloomer, tumbling happily from baskets, boxes, balconies and planters. Sometimes called “million bells”, it produces hundreds of 1” flowers at a time. These “minipetunias” are not petunias at all—no dead-heading is necessary and the fuzzy, faintly aromatic foliage is not sticky. Like petunias they can be trimmed if necessary, like to be fertilized regularly and do best in evenly moist to slightly dry soil. Mounding/Trailing: Height 6-10”; Spread 12-16”; Bloom 1” Filler/Spiller in any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 12-16” Heat Tolerance: Medium to High, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot, 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Hula Apple Blossom

Hula Pink

Hula Blue

Royal Blue

Orange Red Eye

Orange

White

Cherry

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SUN to PART SUN

4-8 hours of sun/day

Sky Blue

Blue Veined

Rose Veined

Pink Veined Deep Red

Surfinia

Mounding/Trailing Petunia

Magenta

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Yellow

Vigorous, fast-growing hybrids create billowing baskets, boxes, and containers or blankets of color in a landscape bed. Unlike most seed varieties these self-cleaning (no dead-heading!!) large flowers hold up to rain, wind, heat, and humidity and fill in on top and along stems with no “bald spots”. The plants don’t get leggy or stretched, and can be trimmed to shape. Fertilize regularly; they do best in evenly moist to slightly dry soil. Mound/Trail/Spread: Height 12-16”; Spread 30-48”; Bloom 3-4” Filler/Spiller in any containers, spacing 8-10” or in landscapes, spacing 24” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant


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SUN to PART SUN

4-8 hours of sun/day

NEW! Pink Bicolor

Endurascape

Verbena

Described as “tough as nails”—it is the first verbena that can tolerate heat, humidity, frost, and is slightly drought tolerant as well. Choose this easy-to-grow, self-cleaning, low-maintenance plant for spectacular landscape beds, edging walks or borders, hanging over embankments or rock walls as well as in baskets, boxes, and large containers. Mounding/Cascading/Spreading: Height 8-12”; Spread 18-24”; Spreading; Bloom Clusters 2-3” Filler/Spiller in any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 12”-15” Heat Tolerance: Excellent, Zones 3-10 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

NEW! Magenta

Hot Pink

Dark Purple

White

Red

Blue

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SUN to PART SUN

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4-8 hours of sun/day

Designer Petunia Fabulous color combinations and patterns. Their magnificent display will stop people in their tracks. These chunky, upright/ mounding/semi-trailing petunias grow quickly and maintain their shape with no bald spots! Superb weather resistance ensures a brilliant performance throughout the summer. Mounding/Cascading: Height 10-15”; Spread 10-12”; Bloom 2-3” Thriller/Spiller in any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 10” Varieties: Cascadia, Crazytunia, Surfinia Heat Tolerance: Medium-High, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/ plant

Cloud 9

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NEW! Night Sky

NEW! Black Mamba

Star Jubilee


Blackberry Cheesecake

Indian Summer

NEW! Citrus Twist

NEW! Moonstruck

NEW! Swiss Dancer

Mandeville

Blackberry Cheesecake

NEW! Heartbeat

NEW! Queen of Hearts

NEW! Queen of Hearts

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SUN to PART SUN

4-8 hours of sun/day

Yolo

Lobularia Unlike old-fashioned seed-type alyssum this new hybrid doesn’t die, it thrives in the heat and is relatively humid/drought tolerant. Semi-trailing clusters of showy flowers emit a sweet fragrance and they cover foliage with a mat of color perfect for edging borders and mass plantings or in baskets, boxes, and mixed containers where they cascade down. Mounding/Cascading: Height 14-18”, Spread 14-18”, Bloom Clusters 2-3” Filler in any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 14-18” Heat Tolerance: Medium-High, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

White

Lavender

Bermuda

NEW! Interspecific Geranium Completely new, completely different! A spin off the classic regal geranium, these have great staying power. Not sensitive to heat, well-suited for containers and mass plantings, they will bloom all season. Tidy, bushy-shaped plants provide intense flower power, producing large clusters that bloom effortlessly into compact bouquets. Upright/Mounding: Height 12-14”; Spread 12-14”; Bloom 2-3” Thriller/Filler in boxes/planters, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 10-12” Heat Tolerance: Med-High, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

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Pink

Cherry

Lavender

White


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SUN to PART SUN

4-8 hours of sun/day

Pink Flame (Medium)

Pink (Large)

Medium & Large Calliope

Interspecific Geranium

A superior cross between a zonal and an ivy geranium. The Calliope series has vibrant, HUGE, semi-double flowers from the zonal geranium PLUS the mounded/semi-trailing habit from the ivy geranium. These are excellent in baskets, boxes, balconies or as a landscape filler. One of the most heat/drought tolerant geraniums offer superb outdoor performance even under hot, dry summer conditions. Fertilize regularly and remove spent blooms for best results. Mounding/Cascading: HUGE 4-5” Bloom Medium: Height 12-14”, Spread 16-20” Large: Height: 14-16”; Spread 20-24” Thriller/Filler in any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 12-14” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Hot Pink (Medium)

Dark Red (Large)

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SUN to PART SUN

4-8 hours of sun/day

Goldi

Lysmachia “Creeping Jenny” produces the best yellow/ green color in sunny areas with moist soil. The easy-to-grow, long trailing vines and colorful foliage are showcased in mixed baskets, boxes, and planters. In landscapes Lysimachia makes an excellent ground cover or to cascade over walls. Trailing: Height 2-4”, Trail 36” Filler/Spiller for any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 24-36” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot, 3 or more $5.50/plant

Double Wave

Double Petunia Discover why the Double Wave is a favorite for baskets, boxes, and balconies across North America. Fast growing strong branches mound and fill in the center and then trail 2’ covered with selfcleaning (no dead-heading necessary!) ruffled double-petaled blooms. These high-impact velvety flowers are unfazed by high heat and humidity and recover quickly from lack of water. As with all petunias remember to feed regularly. Mounding/Trailing: Height 6-8”; Spread 18-24”; Bloom 1.5-2” Filler/Spiller in any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 15-18” Heat Tolerance: Med-High, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more $5.50/plant

Dark Blue

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Pink

Rose

White


SUN to PART SUN

4-8 hours of sun/day

White

Surdiva

Scaevola

Blue

Pink

This Australian native “Fan Flower” takes the heat, humidity and drought without wilting and sports hundreds of self-cleaning, fan-shaped flowers clustered around arch-shaped, dark green foliage. Ideal for trailing in baskets and containers or in the landscape for borders and beds. Mounding/Trailing: Height 6-10”; Spread 14-18”; Bloom 1-1.5” Filler/Spiller in any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 12” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Little Ruby

Alternanthera Striking, fantastic foliage in shades of burgundy and purple with ruby undersides adds rich color to your landscape and containers. This tough little plant is easy-to-grow and maintain as it is heat and humidity tolerant and has low moisture needs.  

Upright/Spreading: Height 15-18”; Spread 24-30” Filler for planters, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 24” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more $5.50/plant

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FULL SUN

Jolt

NEW! Interspecific Dianthus

6-10 hours of sun/day

Pink Cherry

Expect it to bloom from spring until frost in all but the hottest areas. This award winner changed Dianthus forever! Breeding has made it taller, better branching, self-cleaning, more heat tolerant and more weather resistant. Jolt doesn’t mind long, humid summers where it rains every day. One thing that has not changed is the lovely nosegay bouquets of cut flowers this plant produces. Upright/Mounding: Height 16-20”; Spread 12’-14”; Individual Bloom .75 Filler in large planters, spacing 6-8” or in landscapes, spacing 10” Heat Tolerance: Medium-High, Zones 3-8 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Gisele

NEW! Phlox A star is born! This new hybrid combines the best qualities of many different phlox yielding large, showy, star-shaped flower clusters, a compact, tidy habit, heat tolerance, and disease resistance. This low maintenance, no-fuss flower fills containers and landscapes with tons of color and strong performance all season long. Mounding/Trailing: Height 10-12”; Spread 14-18”;Bloom size .75”; Bloom clusters 2-3” Filler: Container spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 16” Heat Tolerance: Medium-High 3-7 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Pink Hot Pink

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Light PInk

Light Violet

White


FULL SUN

6-10 hours of sun/day

Pink

Orange

Rose

Bandana

Red

Lantana

Got a hot spot? This HEAT LOVING, humidity and drought tolerant plant thrives in full sun—next to a brick wall or paved driveway or other hot spot where few plants survive. Rich, multicolored, self-cleaning, fragrant flowers are easy-to-grow and maintain and attract all pollinators. Lantana plants excel alone or in mixed large planters, and as a focal point or mass planting in the landscape. Upright/Mounding: Height 16-20”; Spread 16-20”; Bloom Clusters 2” Thriller/Filler in planters, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 12-16” Heat Tolerance: Excellent, Zones 3-10 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

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Cherry

Lemon Zest

Cherry Sunrise

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FULL SUN

6-10 hours of sun/day

Red

Orange

Blue

Red Bicolor

Mystic Spires Blue, New Variety! Grandstand

Salvia

Tall columns of self-cleaning, bright flowers tower above foliage to create lush landscape beds and planters. Easy-to-grow, sun-loving plants handle heat, humidity, and drought with ease, while attracting beneficial birds and butterflies. Upright Columns, Height 18-24”, Spread 12-18” Thriller in planters, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 10-12” Heat Tolerance: Very High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

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Red Bicolor


FULL SUN

6-10 hours of sun/day

Mojito

Lemon Twist

Watermelon Punch

Colorblast

NEW! Portulaca A new standard for drought-tolerant color, adding excitement with the first-ever striped portulaca flowers. In garden trials, ColorBlast blooms stayed open longer than other varieties under low light conditions, and also thrived in the summer’s worst heat spells. Perfect for cascading from baskets and containers or in garden borders or beds. Semitrailing: Height 4-6”; Spread 10-16”; Bloom 1” Filler/spiller in baskets and containers, spacing 4-6”, or in landscapes, spacing 10-12” Heat Tolerance: Excellent, Zones 3-10 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Tiger Eye

Rudbeckia Fragrant, golden yellow blossoms provide non-stop color in beds and boxes and make great cut flowers. Carefree plants are heat, humidity, and drought tolerant as well as disease resistant. Upright/Mounding: Height 16-24”; Spread 16-24”; Bloom 3.5” Filler in Planters, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 20” Heat Tolerance: Very High, Zones 3-9 6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more $5.50/plant

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FULL SUN

6-10 hours of sun/day

Scarlet

New Variety! Kelos Fire & Dragon’s Breath

Celosia Dragon’s Breath

Purple

Pink

Yellow

Orange

Red

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A sizzling addition for planters, borders and beds, the large long-lasting spiky feathery blooms add vertical appeal and texture and create beautiful bouquets. This plant prospers from a little neglect—do not over water or over feed and it will exhibit more intense color in the heat and humidity. Kelos Fire: Upright; Height 10-12”; Spread 8-10”; Bloom Spikes 4-6” Dragon’s Breath: Upright; Height 20-24”; Spread 16”; Bloom Columns 6-8” Thriller/filler in planters, spacing 4-6”or in landscapes, spacing 8” (Kelos Fire), 12-14” (Dragon’s Breath) Heat Tolerance: Very High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant


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FULL SUN

6-10 hours of sun/day

NEW! Light Pink

Dark Rose

Raspberry

Archangel

NEW! Dark Cherry

Angelonia

Also called “Summer Snapdragon”, its salvia-like flower spires reach a foot high and are covered with snapdragonlike blooms. This variety produces blooms 3x larger than other varieties and attracts pollinators of all kinds. An easy-to-grow and maintain, tough plant, it blooms though adverse weather conditions all summer long. Bloom spikes make great cut flowers. Upright/Mounding: Height 12-14”; Spread 10-12”; Individual bloom .75”; Bloom columns 6-8” Thriller/Filler in planters and boxes, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 10-12” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

White

NEW! Blue Bicolor

Purple

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FULL SUN

6-10 hours of sun/day

Rubrum

Fireworks

Cherry Sparkler

Cherry Sparkler, Fireworks, Rubrum

Pennisetum Setaceum

Commonly called “Ornamental Grasses”, these 2-3’ tall plants have stunning foliage topped with graceful, feathery plumes from summer all the way to frost. Easy-to-grow and maintain, they are ideal as centerpieces in large planters or as a focal point in the landscape. Upright: Height 24-36”; Spread 18-24” Thriller in planters, spacing 6-8” or in landscapes, spacing 12-18” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot; 3 or more same color $5.50/plant

Purple Flash

Ornamental Pepper This unique sun lover has exotic, smoky-purple (almost black) foliage with flashes of cream on a scaffolding, layered growth habit. This fabulous foliage shows-off glossy, ebony, marble-sized, non-edible fruits. Easy-to grow and maintain, they take on the hot summer with no sweat. Upright/Mounding: Height 13-15”; Spread 19-21” Thriller/Filler in any container, spacing 4-6” or in landscapes, spacing 15-18” Heat Tolerance: High, Zones 3-9 $6/plant in 4” pot, 3 or more $5.50/plant

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Grow Beautifully Blended Containers

Trio Mixes

3 Plants in 1 Pot!

Tangerine Tango

TRIO MIXES provide the fastest, easiest way to grow spectacular containers! Three complimentary plants are grown together in one large 4” pot to create a blend of color and texture. Trio Mixes grow in PART SUN TO SUN and have a mounding/trailing habit. Each fills a 6-8” pot. Order multiples for larger pots, see page 50. $10/Trio Mix Combine Trio Mixes with our Part Sun to Sun, Upright Individual Plants, found on pages 26-37

Bel Air Red

This photo shows one fully grown Trio Mix

Salmon Verbena Orange Petunia Orange Calibrachoa by Confetti Garden

Plants are grown and shipped in 4” pots. Shown actual size

NEW! Santa Fe Sunset

Dark Red Petunia Peach Verbena Orange Calibrachoa by Confetti Garden

Yellow Bidens Terracotta Calibrachoa Blue Velvet Verbena by MixMasters

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TRIO MIXES for Part Sun to Sun 3 plants growing together in one large 4� pot. $10/Trio Mix

Shocking Blue

Treasure Chest

Midnight Blue Calibrachoa Blue Sky Petunia Cool Blue Verbena by Confetti Garden

Blueberry Parfait

Nightfall

Lavendar Star Petunia Lavender Eye Verbena Blue Calibrachoa by Trixi Mix

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Violet Dark Eye Petunia White Verbena Electric Purple Lobelia by Trixi Mix

Pearl Bacopa Lavender Blue Calibrachoa Light Pink Eye Verbena by Trixi Mix


TRIO MIXES for Part Sun to Sun Large size of Trios means fewer plants to create lush containers! $10/Trio Mix

NEW! Cajun Flare

Violet Dark Eye Petunia Burgundy Verbena Yellow Bidens by Trixi Mix

NEW! Twinkle Star

Pearl Bacopa Yellow Bidens Dark Blue Calibrachoa by Trixi Mix

NEW! Eye Carumba

Bluerific Petunia Violet Wink Verbena White Calibrachoa by MixMasters

NEW! Pineapple Punch

Yellow Bidens Yellow Petunia White Verbena by Confetti Garden

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TRIO MIXES for Part Sun to Sun 3 plants growing together in one large 4� pot. $10/Trio Mix

NEW! Nightwatch

Geisha Girl

Yellow Bidens Velvet Petunia Red Verbena by Trixi Mix

NEW! Color Theory

Blue Petunia Dark Red Verbena Apricot Calibrachoa by MixMasters

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Light Pink Eye Calibrachoa Red Petunia Red Rose Verbena by Trixi Mix

NEW! Primetime

Yellow Bidens Dark Red Verbena Violet Verbena by Trixi Mix


TRIO MIXES for Part Sun to Sun Large size of Trios means fewer plants to create lush containers! $10/Trio Mix

NEW! Shocking Pink

Cherry Kiss

Electric Purple Petunia Rose Eye Verbena Light Pink Eye Calibrachoa by Trixi Mix

NEW! Bejeweled

Burgundy Petunia Blue Velvet Verbena Deep Yellow Calibrachoa by MixMasters

Hot Pink Petunia Hot Pink Verbena Soft Pink Calibrachoa by Confetti Garden

NEW! Jazzberry Jam

White Calibrachoa Pink Petunia Blue Velvet Verbena by MixMasters

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GUARANTEED! From Our Greenhouses to Your Home MischelsGreenhouses.com

Gardening never gets old or boring! 2017 brings with it many new plants, varieties and colors. We have chosen the best of the best again this year. Thank you for 26 years and counting! Sincerely, John & Renee Mischel

All plants are guaranteed to be top quality, true to type, and safely delivered to your home at the proper planting time. Notify us within 72 hours if a plant was damaged in shipping and within 30 days if you’re not satisfied with any of your plants and we’ll replace (if available) or refund your money. Please note: Plants shipped earlier than the recommended shipping schedule or plants delivered to areas outside their heat tolerance are not guaranteed.

How many plants do I need? The diagram below shows our large 4” pot at actual size. Dimensions show the inside measurement of containers/pots that you may be planting in. Container Size

Number of Number of Number of INDIV. PLANTS TRIO MIXES PERFECT PLANTERS

10” square/round

3

2

1

10” hanging basket

3

2

-

12” square/round

4

3

1-2

12” hanging basket

4

3

-

14” square/round

5-6

4

2

14” hanging basket

5-6

4

-

16” square/round

7-8

5

2-3

18” square/round

9-10

6

3

18” x 6”H x 8”D box

4-5

3

1-2

24” x 6”H x 8”D box

5-6

4

2

30” x 6”H x 8”D box

6-7

5

2-3

36” x 6”H x 8”D box

8-9

6

3

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Plants are grown and shipped in 4” pots. Shown actual size


ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY We’re certified by the Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program; We only use recyclable pots, and our growing practices are all pollinator friendly.

SELECT ANNUAL PLANTS Our annual plants are chosen for performance, disease resistance, heat tolerance and vigor. Grown in large 4” pots, they develop strong root systems – you receive established garden ready budded plants that take off when planted. We don’t ship dormant or bare root plants.

GROWING INFORMATION With each order you will receive detailed planting and growing instructions.

FREE SHIPPING on ground orders over $80 We use custom packaging for safe transport, and ship via UPS at the start of the week; plants arrive by Friday so they are not boxed any longer than 3 days. Some states require air shipping.

Order Online: MischelsGreenhouses.com

800-830-8447 customerservice@mischels greenhouses.com Fax 231-264-0289 Mischel’s Greenhouses LTD 11660 Arrowhead Drive Williamsburg, MI 49690

2017 Index PERFECT PLANTERS..................... 2-11 INDIVIDUAL PLANTS.................. 12-44 Grow Anywhere!...................... 13-21 Shade to Part Sun..................... 22-24 Part Sun to Sun........................ 25-37 Full Sun.................................... 38-44 TRIO MIXES ................................. 45-49 Photo credits: AAS Ball Horticulture, Danziger, Dummen Orange, NGB, Fleuroselect, Greenfuse, PAC, Selectra, Suntory, Syngenta, Westhoff

Garden Zone Map and Shipping Schedule Our plants are suitable for most of the country, but some tolerate heat better than others. Find your region on the map and reference our Heat Tolerance Zone classification to determine suitablity for your area. We are not responsible for plants ordered outside of your recommended Heat Tolerance Zone. Visit MischelsGreenhouses.com for more info.

Shipping Dates by Garden Heat Zone Zones 10/9 Mar 27 - 31 Zone 8 Apr 3 - 14

Zone 7 Apr 17 - 28 Zone 6 May 1 - 12 Zone 5 May 15 - 26 Zone 4/3 May 29 - Jun 2 51


White Verbena, pg 31

Blue Scaevola, pg 37

Part to Full Sun

YOU GET…3 Complimentary Plants YOU GROW…Spectacular Containers PLUS…Costs Less than 3 Individual Plants!

Dk Red Zonal Geranium, pg 26

Declaration

3 garden-ready annuals in 3 individual large 4” pots, $16.50/Planter

Mischel’s Perfect Planters

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